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Does Insurance Cover Vision Correction Procedures?

Are you considering a vision procedure? Private health insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid cover some vision procedures.  However, they do not cover most elective vision correction procedures. Vision correction procedures like LASIK are considered elective because they are not medically necessary.  But there are some situations where health insurance will cover certain vision correction procedures. Even… Read More

Ready to Get Rid of Your Reading Glasses?

Are you tired of wearing reading glasses? If you’ve entered your 40s or 50s, you may have noticed that you are suddenly having trouble seeing up close for tasks like reading your phone. Some folks consider it a “right of passage” when the time comes for reading glasses but if you’d rather skip the hassle… Read More

6 Things an Eye Exam Can Tell You About Your Health

Eye exams are vital for healthy eyes. Staying current on them is especially necessary as you get older and are at higher risk for many age-related eye conditions.  Seeing your eye doctor regularly can save your vision from these various conditions. You may not realize that an eye exam can also potentially save your life,… Read More

What to Expect After a Macular Degeneration Diagnosis

As you get older, your risk of developing certain eye conditions increases. Your eyesight changes with age and can lead to deterioration in vision.   One vital area that can be affected by several eye conditions is the retina. The retina is the thin membrane on the back of the eye that contains photoreceptor cells.  These… Read More

What Your Ophthalmologist Wishes You Knew About Contact Lenses

Do you wear glasses? Although glasses can help you see the world, they aren’t the only way. Contact lenses are another excellent way of seeing clearly. If you’re considering contact lenses for the first time, there are many things to think about. When you get contact lenses, you must first see your eye doctor and… Read More

5 Signs Your Dry Eyes May Be Out of Control

Do your eyes feel dry, itchy, or irritated? Although these symptoms are uncomfortable, it’s more common than you think for your eyes to feel drier than they should sometimes.  When you don’t get enough water, or you’re in an extremely dry place, your eyes can struggle to produce tears or keep them on the surface… Read More

Does Everyone Eventually Need to Have Cataract Surgery?

Age-related eye conditions are highly prevalent. With age, vision changes as chemicals in the body change.  Some age-related eye conditions are more common than others. As you age, you’re at higher risk for glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy to name a few.  Your risk of developing cataracts is far higher than any other eye… Read More

Does Myopia Treatment Work?

Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a common eye condition often diagnosed in childhood. Children and adults with myopia often need prescription glasses or contact lenses to correct their vision.  However, myopia can become more severe over time. This usually happens in children, as their eyesight is still changing as they continue growing.  As a result, their… Read More

Does Glaucoma Have Any Signs or Symptoms?

Have you or a loved one recently received a glaucoma diagnosis? Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in adults over 60.  Developing glaucoma doesn’t necessarily mean going blind. Although glaucoma does not currently have a cure, it is manageable with several treatments.  But the reason that glaucoma is a leading cause of… Read More

Louisiana’s First DURYSTA Implant

Williamson Eye Center was the first eye clinic in Louisiana to use the DURYSTA implant to treat Glaucoma! The DURYSTA™ implant represents a potential paradigm shift in the way we treat Glaucoma as it is the first sustained drug release implant which can be used to lower eye pressure. Instead of having to use daily… Read More

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