August 1 , 2018 /

Cataracts? Surgery may not be your only option

Dr. E. Trevor Elmquist and the team at Elmquist Eye Group believe that any medical procedure should be approached conservatively. If you have just been diagnosed with cataracts, you may be thinking that surgery is the only option. However, the existence of cataracts does not necessarily mean that surgery is needed immediately, so it is [...]
April 10 , 2018 /

Surgery to fix droopy eyelids offers visual improvements

By Dr. Sarah Eccles-Brown, Elmquist Eye Group Maintaining healthy eyesight is essential. That’s why it is important to seek proper treatment for issues that can impact the quality of your vision. Changes in the eyelid tissues and surrounding skin are a common, yet often overlooked, development that can affect the way you see the world.  [...]
January 27 , 2018 /

Finding the perfect fit

Choosing the eye care team that you will trust with the health of your eyes is an important decision, and it is essential to consider the team of medical professionals that will be caring for you, as well as the services and capabilities that are available to ensure that you are getting the care and [...]
October 27 , 2017 /

Varilux lenses offer sharper vision within arm’s reach

In today’s ever-changing and digitally connected world, we are faced with a multitude of near-vision tasks. For those suffering with presbyopia, which is the age-related loss of the ability to see objects up close, simple day-to-day activities may be difficult to complete. However, those that wish to maintain their active lifestyles without being limited by [...]
July 31 , 2017 /

Is a comprehensive eye exam part of your child’s back to school routine?

Changes in vision are a natural part of your child’s varying stages of development. However, children often don’t realize that their vision is causing them trouble, simply because they haven’t experienced the clarity of what “normal” eyesight should look like. That’s why comprehensive eye exams are key to monitoring children’s vision development and should be [...]
April 19 , 2017 /

Spa Scrubs treatment eases the pain of blepharitis

Blepharitis is a chronic inflammation of the eyelid, a common eyelid disease that can lead to infections and further complications if left untreated. A condition that can affect people of any age, patients with blepharitis often experience redness, itching or swelling along the edge of the eyelids. Patients can sometimes feel that there is a [...]
January 26 , 2017 /

Safety first: Exercise your eyewear

It is essential for athletes to protect their bodies during any sport-related activity, especially the eyes. Gearing up with the right protective eyewear can reduce the risk of serious injury, allowing you to continue enjoying the activity you love. Both professional and recreational athletes should consider three things – safety, comfort and sun exposure - [...]
November 16 , 2016 /

Breast cancer and treatment’s vision-related side effects

Breast Cancer Awareness Month serves as a valuable reminder to take an active approach to your health, and reflect on the variety of cancer treatment options and how each course of action can impact your body as a whole. While it is commonly understood that any type of treatment can result in varying side effects, [...]
August 8 , 2016 /

Reducing the risk of age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of severe, irreversible vision impairment in the United States. It affects the macula, the central part of the retina supplying central vision. There are two types of AMD: dry and wet. Dry AMD, also known as atrophic or non-exudative AMD, is the most common form, accounting for [...]

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