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Tips to minimize misery of spring allergies

  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) say this spring could be extra rough for allergy sufferers. The cold and wet winter could lead to the spring’s pollen counts being higher than usual. For the millions of you who suffer from seasonal allergies, your eyes could be redder, itchier and more watery than usual. While… Read More »

Choosing the Best Sunglasses

Summer is just around the corner. Hot, summer days also mean bright sunny days. Chances are you will be spending more time outside whether it be going to the swimming pool, kids going to summer camp, doing yard work, playing at the park, going to the lake, etc. It is imperative that you remember to… Read More »

When is the Right Time to Have Cataract Surgery?

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, nearly 25.7 million Americans over age 40 have cataracts and the number is projected to increase to 45.6 million by 2050. First let’s discuss what a cataract is in general. A cataract occurs when proteins clump together in the eye’s lens and interfere with light passing through to the… Read More »

Benefits of Laser Cataract Surgery with the CATALYS System

The CATALYS® Precision Laser System can provide you with a gentle, precise and customized approach to cataract surgery. Benefits of Laser Cataract Surgery with the CATALYS® System: Customized treatment with advanced 3D imaging Laser-precise treatment Gentle approach to cataract surgery Normal recovery  Still have questions? Please give us a call at (502) 458-9004.    Give Us a… Read More »

Safety Tips this Fourth of July Holiday

  It’s that time of year again. The Fourth of July holiday is approaching. The day where we celebrate America’s independence also means pool parties, cookouts, vacation time, and oh yes–millions of Americans setting off fireworks. While this day is usually full of fun times, it can actually be quite a dangerous holiday. Although, many… Read More »

Tips and Adaptations to Help Seniors with Low Vision Decrease Reliance on Others, Reduce Associated Health Risks

  A big obstacle for seniors being able to maintain their indepennce and thus not rely on others for assistance is low vision. Low vision occurs when a person only has partial sight that cannot be corrected by glasses, contact lenses, medicine or surgery. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), more than 2.5 million… Read More »

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Have you explored all the features of If so, you will notice we added a new feature, in particular for our patients who have had eye surgery. If you have had eye surgery at the Taustine Eye Center than you have seen our post-operative video on how to properly care for your eyes. But… Read More »

August is Back-to-School Eye Health Month

It’s that time of year again. If you haven’t already, you will soon start to see yellow school buses passing by your street or neighborhood. Yes, that’s right, we are now in the middle of August and kids are starting to head back to school. The start of the school year also means kids are… Read More »

VIDEO: The importance of back-to-school vision screening

Dr. Anne Summers, a practicing ophthalmologist and spokesperson for the American Academy of Ophthalmology, joined “CBS This Morning” to discuss why it’s important to test your kids before they go back to school.     Give Us a Follow on Social Media   FACEBOOK TWITTER GOOGLE+