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Weed for glaucoma treatment?

Glaucoma (Link to is a slowly progressive eye disease where elevated pressure in the eyes can lead to damage to the optic nerves. This type of elevated pressure can be treated with the help of medicated eye drops as well as surgery. Studies have also shown that marijuana use can also lower pressure in the eyes. Marijuana has become…

Published 1 year ago

Eyedrops instead of cheaters?

People in their mid-40’s often begin to notice that they are having a very hard time reading items that are at arm’s length. This age-related problem is called presbyopia, and it can be quite annoying! The most frequent treatment for presbyopia is the use of over-the-counter readers, which is a pair of glasses that can improve near vision. Recently, a new…

Published 1 year ago

Contoura LASIK arrives at Lucent Vision

For years we have used the state-of-the-art Allegretto WaveLight laser platform for our LASIK and PRK procedures at Lucent Vision. This laser platform uses cutting edge technology with “wavefront optimization” to maximize visual outcomes.  We now have the capability of performing even more customized laser treatments with the arrival of the upgraded Contoura LASIK technology. With this new feature we…

Published 1 year ago

A Different Vaccine

COVID-19 is not the only virus that can cause problems with your health. The varicella zoster virus (also known as the chickenpox virus) can be a painful and difficult viral infection to deal with, especially in people over the age of 50. An attack of this virus is commonly known as “shingles.” If shingles affects the eye, it can cause…

Published 1 year ago

Excessive Smartphone Use In Teens

Excessive smartphone use in teens may contribute to myopia (near-sightedness) Both teens and adults seem to be spending more time on their smartphones. An article published in the December 2021 Ophthalmology journal studied teens from six Dutch high schools by seeing if there was any link between teens with increased smartphone usage and myopia, or near-sightedness. There were some very…

Published 1 year ago

Do you know that Lucent Vision strives hard to be a paper free “GREEN” office?

Do you know one thing that makes Lucent Vision unique from a lot of other offices? We are an environmentally "green" friendly office. Our office is completely paper free. Most of our sign in documents are reused. All our medical "charts" are digital and accessible via IPAD. You can sign up online to access all your records for FREE and…

Published 5 years ago
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