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Important tips to protect your eyes from sun damage

Summer is officially here. What do you think of when you think of summer? I think of days spent at the pool, cookouts, trips to the park, bike rides, trips to the beach, summer camps, boating, and a whole lot more. What is one thing those activities all have in common? In addition to just… Read More »


Safety tips this Fourth of July holiday

 It’s that time of year again. The Fourth of July holiday is here. 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 American… 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 Americans… 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, the calendar has turned to August and kids are starting to head back to school. The start of the school year also means kids are busy with… Read More »


Baby Shower celebration a blast this weekend!

If you’re a patient at the Taustine Eye Center, you probably notice a few things when you come into our office: a friendly staff, doctors who care deeply about each of their patients, and our commitment to personal care, honesty and integrity. What you might not know is how close our staff is at the Taustine… Read More »


Interesting new option for cataract patients

  Dr. Taustine is offering new options for patients desiring the least dependance on glasses after cataract surgery.  New this year is the Symphony Intraocular Lens.  It is described as an extended range of focus lens.  In addition, it is made with astigmatism correction for those patients who would have been ineligible before.  Dr. Taustine… Read More »


Avoid Eye Injuries during New Year’s celebrations

The holidays mean time with family and friends, lots of good food, the season of giving, and lots of parties. The final holiday we celebrate is New Year’s and we are now just days away. The Taustine Eye Center would like to wish everyone a happy, healthy, and safe New Year’s! But, before you begin… Read More »


February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness month

  February is age-related macular degeneration (AMD) awareness month. Seniors are at heightened risk for AMD, which is the leading cause of blindness among older Americans. AMD is a disease of the macula, an area of the retina at the back of the eye that is responsible for fine detail vision. Here are some tips to lower your risk… Read More »


NCAA tournament brings excitement to the Taustine Eye Center

(Image via Turner Sports) In Kentucky, when the calendar turns to March, excitement turns to an all-time high. Why you ask? ‘March Madness’ of course! ‘March Madness’ refers to the excitement surrounding the NCAA basketball tourament. It’s a 68-team field, who over the course of three weekends, compete to determine the National Championship in college… Read More »


The Taustine Eye Center welcomes Dr. Victor Neamtu

  The Taustine Eye Center is pleased to welcome Dr. Victor Neamtu to our practice. Dr. Neamtu is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in diseases and surgery of the retina. He is particularly interested in ocular complications of diabetes and macular degeneration.  Dr. Neamtu graduated from the Speed School of Engineering at the University of… Read More »