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Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatment to Alleviate Dry Eye Syndrome

August 12, 2019
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Kirk Eye Center offers a wide range of treatments to address dry eye syndrome. In order to provide you with the latest and most advanced options, we are proud to offer IPL treatment as a new alternative. Intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy has been used to treat a variety of common dermatology conditions for years. […]

Reduce Your Risk of Cataracts by Eating a Healthy Diet

April 15, 2019
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As you get older, your eyes undergo certain changes. Some of these result in the development of age-related vision conditions, such as cataracts. While cataract surgery can be performed to restore clear vision, there are also certain steps you can take on a daily basis to reduce your risk of this condition. One of the […]

Preparing for Cataract Surgery

February 5, 2019
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Cataracts are one of the leading causes of vision loss in the United States, impacting more than 25 million people. Fortunately, cataracts don’t have to result in blindness. You can safely and effectively restore clear vision with cataract surgery. During cataract surgery, your eye’s clouded natural lens is removed and replaced with an artificial intraocular […]

6 Ways Smoking Can Damage Your Vision

December 28, 2018
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The dangers of smoking have been widely documented. It damages just about every organ in your body, including your eyes. In fact, smoking is the largest preventable causal factor of disease. If you’re looking for a great New Year’s resolution this holiday season, consider making a concerted effort to quit smoking once and for all. […]

When should I Consider Cataract Surgery?

September 18, 2018
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Cataracts are one of the most common age-related vision conditions. Currently, more than 25 million people over the age of 40 have cataracts, and this figure is expected to rise significantly over the next 20-30 years. A cataract is a clouding of your eye’s lens. It develops when protein fibers in the lens become damaged. […]

Will I Need Glasses after Cataract Surgery?

March 20, 2018
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Cataracts are a common vision condition. More than 24 million Americans over the age of 40 have cataracts, and approximately 50% of Americans will develop the condition by the time they are 75 years old. A cataract is a clouding of your eye’s natural lens. As the condition progresses, your lens becomes increasingly clouded, preventing […]

Over-the-Counter Treatments for Dry Eyes

October 12, 2017
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Dry eye syndrome, or more accurately called dysfunctional tear syndrome, is a common condition impacting many Americans. It occurs as a result of your tear glands failing to produce either sufficient quality or quantity of tear film. Often, dry eye syndrome can cause you to experience painful symptoms, including: Burning sensation in your eyes Scratchy, […]

What are Cataracts?

May 26, 2017
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Over time, your eyes may undergo certain changes as part of the aging process which can result in age-related vision conditions. Cataracts are one of the most common age-related vision issues impacting people over 60 and if left untreated, they can potentially result in blindness. Your eye’s lens is typically clear. When cataracts develop, they […]

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