With the holiday season upon us, children’s wish lists are growing longer for new, exciting toys. While parents want to give their children great joy, some toys may pose safety issues. Providence Eye & Laser Specialists takes a moment to discuss a few safety precautions parents should consider this year in order to protect their children’s head, face and eyes.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, emergency rooms treat more than 250,000 toy-related … Continue
There are numerous technologies used for LASIK procedures. Providence Eye & Laser Specialists looks at the best, FDA-approved advancements that eye surgeons should be ideally using in their offices.
At Providence Eye, we believe in using the latest LASIK advancements. Our office aims to maximize safety and provide the best results, while minimizing recovery windows, procedure times and patient discomfort. While the FDA has approved many different kinds of lasers for LASIK eye surgery, Providence … Continue
A common question asked when patients come into the office is, “What is glaucoma?” Most people have heard of the issue, but are unsure of what exactly glaucoma is and how it is detected. A disease of the optic nerve, glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in America. The optic nerve (image below) is the nerve that sends messages from the eyes to the brain.
As glaucoma continues to develop, progressive nerve … Continue
Many people do not realize LASIK eye surgery comes in several forms. Providence Eye looks at the three kinds of LASIK procedures available and the factors that determine which procedure works best for qualified candidates.
During a LASIK consultation, your eye care specialist will evaluate whether or not laser vision correction is a suitable solution. Dr. Mozayeni considers several factors when determining if someone’s eyes will benefit from a laser procedure. A few examples of … Continue
November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness month. In the United States, 25.8 million children and adults have diabetes. The eye care specialists at Providence Eye & Laser Specialists provide diabetic eye care for patients affected with diabetes on a daily basis.
Many might wonder, “What does diabetes have to do with your eyes?” Diabetes affects the small blood vessels in the body due to poor insulin control, which can lead to serious complications affecting many … Continue
Several factors go into researching and choosing the best eye care doctor for you and your family. Providence Eye reflects on a few top priorities to help you during your search.
What type of eye care specialist are you looking for?
Are you considering LASIK? If so, you want to look for an eye care specialist who is an Ophthalmologist and specializes in LASIK eye surgery. While not all Ophthalmologists are LASIK surgeons, all LASIK … Continue
When the leaves begin changing and the weather cools down, it is very common for patients to feel a sandy, gritty feeling in their eyes. This is known as ocular dryness. Cool, dry weather coupled with heat from home furnaces can lead to symptoms of ocular dryness rarely experienced in the warmer, more humid of summer months. Patients usually notice dry eye when they first wake up and before they go to sleep at night. … Continue
Even though Providence Eye specializes in LASIK vision correction surgery, our eye care specialists are dedicated to providing patients with complete eye care. From eye glasses to contacts to diabetic eye care, Providence Eye is here to maximize your vision health needs.
Eye Glasses and Contacts
At Providence Eye & Laser Specialists, our eye care professionals do everything in their power to help you see a clearer world. Should your vision become blurry or hard … Continue
Drs. Mozayeni, Mills and Engle are eye care specialists who want the best for their patients. Providence Eye wants to prepare you with healthy eye protection habits that reduce your chances for eye-related injuries and the need for an emergency eye care doctor.
This time of year, Providence Eye receives numerous patient calls, saying they have something in their eye. Many times, yard work is the main culprit for this issue. Our eye care specialists … Continue