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Eye Injury Prevention

There’s No Place Like Home, Especially for Eye Injuries Home may be where the heart is, but it can also be a dangerous place for the eyes. More than half of the 2.5 million eye injuries that occur every year happen within or around the home.   According to results from the “Annual Eye Injury… Read More


Aging and Vision Care

Remember when you could sit down to read a newspaper without reaching for your glasses? You may never have those young eyes again, but that doesn’t mean you’re doomed to a life of poor vision.  In fact, many older people have good eyesight into their 80’s and beyond. “Growing older does not always mean poor… Read More


Children’s Eye Health

When supplying your student as they go back to school, don’t forget to also have their eyes checked. Children of all ages can have eye exams. If the patient can’t speak yet, the doctor still will be able to check the child’s vision and give a glasses prescription if it is needed. Children with conditions… Read More


Sunglasses…. not just for looking cool

Sunglasses…not just for looking cool   You know that when you have a sunburn on your skin, it hurts and lasts for a few days or maybe even weeks. UV rays, the aspect of sunlight that causes sunburn, also affects your eyes. Damaging effects from sunlight have been linked to eye conditions including macular degeneration,… Read More


Clearing up Cataract Myths

Nearly 25 million Americans age 40 and older have cataracts, one of the most curable causes of vision loss.  In recognition of Cataract Awareness Month, the board-certified ophthalmologists at The Eye Clinic want to debunk the myths about cataracts and remind people they don’t have to live with vision loss from cataracts.   A cataract… Read More


Hyperpigmentation

Age spots uncovered!  Hyperpigmentation, also referred to as discoloration, is defined as uneven dark spots or patches on your skin.  Some of the culprits for this skin discoloration can be acne, hormones or sun exposure.   Once hyperpigmentation takes place, reversing the damage can take weeks or months to repair with treatment. Sun exposure causes inflammation… Read More


Shades of the Season

Shades of the Season   Sunglasses are more than a trendy fashion accessory. Besides making you look cool, they can protect your vision, help you see the world more clearly and even prevent lines and wrinkles around your eyes. Although the human body miraculously replaces some damaged cells, the cells in the lens of the… Read More


Arrrgh you curious?

Why did pirates wear eye patches? At the beginning of May every year in Lake Charles, we celebrate the Louisiana Pirate Festival. Pirates are often shown wearing an eye patch over one of their eyes. Do you know why that is? Some pirates may have worn the patch because of an eye injury, but many… Read More


Women’s Eye Health

Women Need to Focus on Eye Health   It’s been rumored that many women have eyes in the back of their heads (just ask any kid caught with his hand in the cookie jar), but this alleged superpower doesn’t seem to give women an edge for better vision.   In fact, when you take a… Read More


Dry Eyes

Dry Eye Symptoms Aren’t Always What You Think   We’ve all seen the commercials on TV discussing dry eyes and when to talk with your doctor about medication. You may watch those commercials and think, ‘I’ll never need that medication because my eyes are never dry. They actually are always watering!’ Well, this sounds like… Read More


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