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Swimming Without Glasses & Contacts

For many people, contact lenses and glasses are lifesavers as they provide the ability to see clearly and accomplish many … Continue reading Swimming Without Glasses & Contacts

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Is Blepharoplasty Covered by Health Insurance?

Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery, is a common cosmetic surgical procedure performed to remove sagging, drooping skin on the … Continue reading Is Blepharoplasty Covered by Health Insurance?

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The Importance of Eye Exams

If you’re like most people, you are well aware of how important it is to schedule your yearly physical exam … Continue reading The Importance of Eye Exams

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Resolutions for Healthier Eyes

As we usher in a new year, the trusted Fredericksburg and Culpeper ophthalmologists at Vista Eye Specialists want to encourage … Continue reading Resolutions for Healthier Eyes

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What Is Digital Eye Strain? How Can I Avoid It?

If you are like the majority of people these days, you spend at least two hours a day staring at … Continue reading What Is Digital Eye Strain? How Can I Avoid It?

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What Is Pterygium?

Pterygium, also known as “surfer’s eye,” is an elevated, wedge-shaped bump that grows on the white of the eyeball (known … Continue reading What Is Pterygium?

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Risk Factors for Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss among Americans. The eye condition is characterized by the deterioration of … Continue reading Risk Factors for Macular Degeneration

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Study: Six out of 10 Diabetics Skip a Sight-Saving Exam

People with diabetes are susceptible to various health issues, including those that affect vision. Diabetics have a heightened risk of … Continue reading Study: Six out of 10 Diabetics Skip a Sight-Saving Exam

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Choosing Between Epithelium-off CXL and Epithelium-on CXL

Clinical trials have shown that corneal crosslinking (CXL) can be very effective in halting the progression of keratoconus. In some … Continue reading Choosing Between Epithelium-off CXL and Epithelium-on CXL

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What Is the Difference Between LASIK and PRK?

While LASIK is the most popular laser vision correction procedure for correcting common refractive errors (e.g., nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism), it … Continue reading What Is the Difference Between LASIK and PRK?

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What Is the Difference Between Standard Cataract Surgery and Laser Cataract Surgery?

Cataract surgery is one of the most common (and successful) surgical procedures performed today. In recent years, lasers have been … Continue reading What Is the Difference Between Standard Cataract Surgery and Laser Cataract Surgery?

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Will Insurance Cover LASIK?

If you are considering LASIK surgery, you likely have many questions regarding the procedure. One of the most common questions … Continue reading Will Insurance Cover LASIK?

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Photo Refractive Keratectomy (PRK) vs LASIK

Many may ask,”What is better for my sight problems, photo refractive keratectomy (PRK) or laser-assisted-in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK)?” Although PRK was … Continue reading Photo Refractive Keratectomy (PRK) vs LASIK

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Dry Eye Treatments That Work

Do you wish you could find dry eye treatments that work? Vista Eye Specialists has options available to treat chronic … Continue reading Dry Eye Treatments That Work

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Preventative Eye Care and Vision Correction

All types of preventative medical care are important in maintaining health and limiting the risk of disease; this is just … Continue reading Preventative Eye Care and Vision Correction

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Cataract Surgery: What You Need to Know

Cataract surgery has saved and improved the eyesight of a countless number of individuals over the years. Thankfully, blurred eyesight … Continue reading Cataract Surgery: What You Need to Know

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What Are the Primary Symptoms of Chronic Dry Eye?

 

What Are the Primary Symptoms of Chronic Dry Eye?

Although this condition is commonly referred to as “dry eye,” the symptoms of the condition do not necessarily reflect its … Continue reading What Are the Primary Symptoms of Chronic Dry Eye?

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Is Lasik Right For You?

 

Is Lasik Right For You?

Some people are simply not comfortable wearing glasses or contacts. If you are one of those people, you have probably … Continue reading Is Lasik Right For You?

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Eye Headaches

 

Eye Headaches

Are you living with headaches and aren’t sure about the cause? If so, ask yourself when you last saw your … Continue reading Eye Headaches

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Eye Flashes

 

Eye Flashes

When you were a kid, did you ever close your eyes and squeeze your fingers against your eyelids? Or maybe … Continue reading Eye Flashes

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