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LESA™: How It Can Correct Your Vision Jul 1st, 2022

Have you had it with wearing glasses or contact lenses? Do you wish you had a way to improve your vision permanently without corrective lenses? Here’s the good news: The eye care specialists at Advanced Laser & Eye Center of Arizona, home of MyEyesToday.com, offer patients several types of vision correction surgery, including LASIK and LESA™. These...

Allergies? Try These Noninvasive Treatments to Help With Your Symptoms Jun 1st, 2022

If you suffer from allergies, you have plenty of company: Allergies affect approximately 50 million Americans. In fact, allergies are so common that the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America points to them as the sixth top cause of chronic illness in the United States. Although people can develop allergies to almost anything, the...

Why You Shouldn’t Miss Your Regular Eye Exam May 1st, 2022

You’ve got a busy life, filled with responsibilities at home, work, and with family and friends. Nobody would blame you if, when your to-do list starts growing, you might feel tempted to skip your annual eye exam. After all, you may think that because you can see pretty well and...

Warning Signs of Astigmatism Apr 4th, 2022

Nearsightedness and farsightedness are two common conditions that can affect your vision. Quite simply, nearsightedness means you need help seeing things in the distance, and farsightedness means you need help seeing things that are close. Astigmatism is another common condition that we often see at Advanced Laser & Eye Center of Arizona, home of MyEyesToday.com. It can...

Helping Your Child Adjust to Glasses Mar 3rd, 2022

If your child needs glasses, they’re in good company. About 25% of children between the ages of 2 and 17 wear eyeglasses or contact lenses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Wearing glasses can take some adjustment, especially in younger children who may not understand why they...

Myths and Facts About Glaucoma Feb 1st, 2022

If you don't know much about glaucoma, now is a good time to change that. Glaucoma, a group of diseases in which pressure within your eye damages the optic nerve, affects more than 3 million Americans, according to the Glaucoma Research Foundation. And about half of the people living with...

How to Protect Your Eyes From the Sun Jan 11th, 2022

Arizona has wonderful weather, including plenty of sparkling sunshine. But all of that sunlight presents a risk to your eyes, because ultraviolet (UV) light in the sun's rays can increase your chances of developing certain eye conditions. Fortunately, you can take some simple steps every day to help protect your...

What Everyone With Diabetes Should Know About Eye Health Dec 9th, 2021

If you have diabetes, you know that it affects your blood sugar. Diabetes influences how your body breaks down the food you eat into glucose, or sugar, that your cells use for energy. When diabetes is out of control, levels of sugar in your blood can remain higher than they...

6 Tips for Supporting Eye Health Nov 10th, 2021

Eye health is so important, yet many people take their healthy eyes for granted — until there’s a problem, that is. Like every other part of your body, your eyes benefit from healthy self-care. The smart choices you make each day can help protect your vision, prevent or postpone eye...

How Your Eyes React to Allergens Oct 11th, 2021

You're probably familiar with seasonal allergies that cause sneezing, sniffling, and wheezing. And you're likely also aware that certain foods can cause gastrointestinal symptoms or other allergic reactions. But you may not think about how your eyes respond to allergens. It's important to understand eye allergies, because their symptoms can...

What to Expect From Cataract Surgery Sep 8th, 2021

Cataracts are a very common eye condition in older adults. They occur when the lens in one or both eyes become cloudy. According to the National Eye Institute, about half of Caucasian Americans have cataracts by age 75. And by age 80, about 70% of white-skinned people in the United...

Recovering From LASIK: What to Expect Aug 18th, 2021

If you wear eyeglasses or contact lenses, you may dream of tossing them in a drawer and never needing them again. Thanks to LASIK, that dream comes true for many people. LASIK laser eye surgery corrects certain types of vision problems caused by what's known as refractive errors. These are...

What Can I Do About My Astigmatism? Jul 26th, 2021

If you’ve been told you have astigmatism, you may be wondering what it is and what you can do about it. Fortunately, it’s a common eye condition that can be corrected in several different ways.   At Advanced Laser & Eye Center of Arizona, home of MyEyesToday.com, our eye care specialists...

Is Dropless Cataract Surgery Right for You? Jun 21st, 2021

Cataracts are a common eye condition. They occur when the lens of your eye, which is ordinarily clear, becomes foggy. There's a good chance you'll develop cataracts at some point in your life, if you don't have them already. Cataracts affect more than 24.4 million Americans age 40 or older,...

5 Ways Diabetes Can Affect the Eyes May 23rd, 2021

You probably know that diabetes can affect your heart health. But you may not realize that it can also impact the health of your eyes. Diabetic eye disease is the name used for a group of eye conditions that can affect people with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. However,...

Eye-Light® Therapy for Dry Eyes Apr 21st, 2021

Dry eyes are a common problem, especially as you age. When you have dry eyes, your eyes don’t make adequate tears to keep your eyes moist and comfortable. In addition to dryness, dry eyes may cause you to experience a gritty feeling in your eyes. Eye drops can temporarily moisten...

PRK vs. LASIK: What’s the Difference? Mar 21st, 2021

When it comes to vision care and eye health, this is an age of innovation. So many new treatments are becoming available that it can be hard to keep them straight. LASIK and PRK are two popular vision-correction procedures. Although both address vision problems, the two approaches are slightly different....

Cataract Surgery With Zepto® Technology Feb 18th, 2021

Your eye lenses focus light and help you see. If your lenses begin to deteriorate and become cloudy, you may have a condition known as cataracts. Cataracts are a very common eye condition, affecting many people as they age. By 2050, roughly 50 million Americans will have cataracts, according to...

How to Stop the Progression of Glaucoma Jan 25th, 2021

Our entire team here at Advanced Laser & Eye Center of Arizona, home of MyEyesToday.com, is committed to providing outstanding eye care for individuals of all ages in and around the communities of Gilbert, Chandler, and Queen Creek. Board-certified ophthalmologist Kianoush Kian, MD, FAAO, optometrist Scott Wayment, OD, and allergy...