The purpose of this blog is to inform, update, and at times to entertain you about your eyesight and the happenings around Atwal Eye Care.
We hope you enjoy - please check back for new posts often.
Nov 20, 2014
At Atwal Eye Care, we have helped thousands of people achieve lens-free vision through laser vision correction. And while our LASIK in Buffalo allows most of our patients to toss out their glasses, we encourage those patients to protect their new-found clear vision by wearing protective safety glasses when performing certain activities.
Nov 13, 2014
You know the feeling. It starts with a slight tickle in your throat, or the feeling that something “isn’t quite right.” Then…boom! You’re sick.
But how do you know if you have a common cold or the full-blown flu?
The flu typically comes on fast, while a cold can start slowly and gradually become worse. The symptoms of each condition are different, too.
Nov 4, 2014
Dry eye can be a fairly common side effect of LASIK vision correction due to the potential for reduced sensitivity of the corneal nerves, leading to a reduction in tear production. Tears are necessary to lubricate and protect the eyes and if there is not adequate tear production, the eyes can become irritated.
Oct 28, 2014
Unless you want to dress up as Clark Kent, Austin Powers, Harry Potter or a hippie chick, there aren’t too many Halloween costumes that feature glasses. But if you…
• Are nearsighted, farsighted or have astigmatism…
• Can’t wear contact lenses…
• And actually want to see your friends at a Halloween party…
Oct 21, 2014
According to Medical News Today, a recent survey of optometrists has shown that the number of young people being diagnosed with serious eye conditions such as dry eye and blepharitis (inflammation of the eyelids) is growing. Many of these doctors were also concerned that certain sight-stealing vision conditions may be developing at a younger age: