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Skouras Eye Centre Blog

Why is it necessary to wear sunglasses in the sun?

May 1, 2019

Blinded by love don’t get blinded by the light! Just like you use your SPF in the summer and winter months to protect your largest organ. Your skin. do you know it is important to protect your eyes as well? According to The American academy of ophthalmology; snow blindness, a form of photokeratitis (“photo” =...  read more

How to Protect your Eyes From the Sun this Summer

February 28, 2018

Brace yourselves, summer is here! We know how to take care of our skin by using sunblock. But what about our eyes? UV rays can be detrimental to your eye health. Prolonged exposure can cause blurred vision which can be associated with cataracts and macular degeneration. Whether you’re on the beach, playing golf, or just...  read more

How Cataract Surgery Can Restore Your Quality of Life

February 17, 2018

Our eyes are made up of several parts that work in unison for us to process the world around us. These are the cornea, which draws in light; the lens, focuses the light; and the retina, which helps to process the image. If any part of the eye gets damaged, especially these three crucial parts,...  read more

Medical Conditions Linked to Dry Eyes

February 12, 2018

Eyes are the window to the soul. Through them, we can see how a person feels. However, an ophthalmologist looking into your eyes could see early signs of disease. One of the most common complaints is dry eyes. A person with dry eyes might have a burning sensation in the eyes as well as redness...  read more

How to Alleviate Digital Eye Strain

February 5, 2018

Screens are a part of our lives from sunup to sundown. Although for many their social lives and livelihood depend on them, it’s extremely hard on your eyes. In fact, a study revealed that the majority of people working on computers had experienced vision issues related to prolonged staring at a screen. The most common...  read more

Careers That Require Mandatory Vision Examinations

January 22, 2018

Most of us take our five senses for granted. Two vital senses are the ability to see clearly and hear clearly. They help us to learn, develop relationships, enjoy nature, participate in sports, and appreciate music and arts. Growing up wearing glasses or contact lenses, we may not think much about them until we are...  read more

Ophthalmologist vs Optometrist: What Is The Difference?

January 15, 2018

An eye doctor is an eye doctor right? Well, not really. Many patients confuse these two kinds of doctors and what they are able to do, diagnose, and treat. For certain situations you may want to see an Optometrist, but in other instances, an Ophthalmologist is best. Knowing which type of eye doctor is the...  read more

4 Options For Facial Rejuvenation Without Surgery

January 8, 2018

“I just love looking older,” said no one ever! No matter our age, most people would prefer not to see those wrinkles around their eyes, sagginess, dark spots, nor lose the firmness of their skin. Looking in the mirror can be hazardous to your health — mental health that is. At Skouras Eye & Cosmetic...  read more

5 Misconceptions Of LASIK Eye Surgery

January 1, 2018

LASIK has been successfully performed for decades, and yet some misconceptions still persist. They continue to be shared through social media, word of mouth and the internet in general. However, if you are looking for facts, you can trust us as a reliable resource to learn everything you need to know about LASIK eye surgery....  read more

What Makes The iLASIK Procedure Unique?

December 26, 2017

Do you realize that no two eyes are exactly the same, including your own? Each one is as unique as your fingerprints. Consequently, correcting your vision shouldn’t be a “one size fits all” approach. It requires a precise treatment plan utilizing today’s advanced state-of-the-art technology to give you optimum results. And isn’t that what you...  read more