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Whom do you Trust?

August 15, 2017

We’re so ingrained in the culture of the information age that it has become easy to put our trust in services and content found online. The internet has improved the methods used for research; this cannot be denied. However, there are certain questions that must also be asked. One that we want to pose here...  Read More


What a Dilated Eye Exam is All About

July 15, 2017

A dilated eye exam is an integral part of your regular eye exam. Your doctor will administer special eye drops that will dilate (widen) your pupils. This will allow them to have access to various features of your retina that can reveal your current vision health. At your eye exam, remember to inform your doctor...  Read More


3 common eye issues and what they mean

June 15, 2017

Our eyes can reveal a lot about our current well being. Eye strain, eye redness, eye twitch, and dry eye are typically minor problems, but important factors in helping us feel at our best. If you are experiencing any of these issues, consider what you can do to alleviate it today: Eye strain: If you...  Read More


Are you Putting your Eyes at Risk?

May 15, 2017

As summer quickly approaches, more people are thinking about skin cancer and their personal risk for this frightening but common disease. Consumers are strolling the aisles looking for high SPF products to carry with them throughout their busy summer; they may even purchase a hat to wear on long days at the pool. But is...  Read More


Top Reasons for Eye Pain

April 15, 2017

It’s not uncommon to have sore eyes at some stage of your life. Eye pain can happen on its own, but sometimes eye pain is paired with one of the following: Blurry vision Gritty eye or the feeling like something is in the eye Sensitivity to light Headache Excessive tearing Red eye Nausea Vomiting Discharge...  Read More


Top Tips for Treating Dry Eyes

March 15, 2017

One of the most frequent complaints eye doctors hear from patients is dry eyes, a condition that is generally caused when your tears are not the correct consistency and quickly evaporate. The result is eye pain and redness, blurred vision, eye fatigue, or the feeling that something is in your eye. The good news is...  Read More


Astigmatism Explained

February 15, 2017

Like nearsightedness or farsightedness, astigmatism is not a disease of the eye but a problem in the way the eye focuses light. This is called a refractive error. Refraction is the bending of light as it passes through one object to another, ultimately converting the light rays into messages that are sent to your brain,...  Read More


Ring in 2017 with Regular Eye Exams

January 15, 2017

Losing weight, quitting smoking, spending less money. These are some of the most common New Year’s resolutions. While these definitely benefit your body (and your pocket book), there are other things you can commit to as you ring in the New Year that are just as good for you. How about caring for your eyes?...  Read More


Macular Degeneration: Can it be Prevented?

December 15, 2016

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in the elderly population. AMD occurs when your central vision begins to diminish over time, eventually making it impossible drive, read or recognize familiar faces. While there isn’t currently a cure for AMD, there are several tips to consider to slow the progression of...  Read More


Lens Replacement Options for Cataracts

November 15, 2016

Cataracts, a clouding of the lenses of the eyes, is a common condition, especially among those over age 60. Their care is an important part of our services at Marion Eye Center. And that care keeps getting better as new replacements lenses come on the market. There are many factors that can cause a patient...  Read More