Author: Shannon Wong

Fireworks Safety Month

According to the latest statistics from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, fireworks were associated with an estimated 11,100 injuries requiring emergency room treatment in 2016 (2017 statistics have yet to be released). June 1 to July 4 is Fireworks Safety Month, a campaign designed to educate the public on the dangers of fireworks. In […]

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What Is Causing Your Eye Pain?

Pain in or around the eye can have many causes, and while some may be obvious, others are not. In any case, eye pain should never be ignored. In this blog post, Austin Eye, a premier vision care practice, reveals common causes of eye pain and their solutions.

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LASIK Myths

LASIK is the most commonly performed laser vision correction procedure today but there are still a lot of misconceptions and myths surrounding it that may prevent some people from seeking treatment. Austin Eye believes in educating our patients on the most up-to-date and accurate information to help them make the best decisions when it comes […]

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What Are Eye Floaters?

Everyone experiences floaters at one point or another. Floaters are tiny spots, lines and specks that appear as dark shadows floating in the eye. They are perhaps most noticeable after staring at a plain white computer screen or on a sunny day. In most cases, floaters are completely harmless. But in some rare cases, floaters […]

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How Often Should I Get an Eye Exam?

Although strong vision is essential for overall health, statistics show that many people, young and old, do not get their eyes checked regularly. At Austin Eye, a LASIK and cataract surgery practice in Austin, we are committed to helping our patients stay on top of their eye health by offering comprehensive eye care, including regular […]

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Unexpected Benefits of LASIK

LASIK surgery is the most popular laser vision correction procedure for improving eyesight compromised by a refractive error (e.g., nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism). Following LASIK, patients are able to see clearer while drastically reducing their dependence on glasses or contacts. But clearer vision isn’t the only benefit of LASIK. In this blog post, the trusted vision […]

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