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About Pediatric Ophthalmology

About Pediatric Ophthalmology

What is Pediatric Ophthalmology? | Tayani Institute Pediatric ophthalmology is an ophthalmology subspecialty concentrating on the treatment of different eye problems affecting children. One in every six kids has vision-related issues such as lazy eye, refractive...

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Dry Eyes – Diagnosis and Treatment

Dry Eyes – Diagnosis and Treatment

Tears are a necessary feature of the human eye. Your eyes depend on the presence of a tear film to provide constant moisture and lubrication while maintaining vision and comfort. Dry eyes is a common condition where your tears are unable to adequately lubricate your...

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UV Protection 101: What You Should Know About Sunglasses

UV Protection 101: What You Should Know About Sunglasses

With summer activities in full swing, July is an excellent time for UV Safety Month. UV Safety Month is intended to raise awareness about the risks that UV exposure poses to your eyes and learn about options for protecting your eyes from the sun's rays, like...

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Fireworks and Eye Safety

Fireworks and Eye Safety

Many families and communities are making plans for a star-spangled July Fourth in anticipation of the holiday's traditional fireworks displays. There is always an increase in consumer fireworks displays at this time of the year, but it's also the time when the country...

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What Are the Three Types of Cataracts

What Are the Three Types of Cataracts

A cataract is caused by the clouding of the eye's lens due to protein build-up in your body, which may result in light sensitivity, impaired vision, or blindness. The three main cataract types include: nuclear sclerotic, cortical, and posterior subcapsular.Let’s...

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RxSight™ Light Adjustable Lens

RxSight™ Light Adjustable Lens

The RxSight™ Light Adjustable Lens is the first and only intraocular lens (IOL) that can be customized after cataract surgery. The Light Adjustable Lens is made of a special photosensitive material that can be adjusted in response to ultraviolet (UV) light. This...

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Why Are My Eyes So Dry

Why Are My Eyes So Dry

Why Are My Eyes So Dry? 8 Causes of Dry Eyes & How To Treat Them Are you experiencing dry eyes? You aren’t alone. Recent statistics show that 16 million to 49 million Americans suffer from chronic DED (Dry Eye Disease). You can tell when you have...

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The Importance of Annual Eye Exams

The Importance of Annual Eye Exams

Most people do not go for eye exams and only visit their optometrist when they start having vision problems. Unfortunately, most eye problems have no symptoms, and you only notice them when they have progressed and become more complicated. Eye exams play a crucial...

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Eye Pressure and Glaucoma

Eye Pressure and Glaucoma

The CDC tells us about 3 million Americans have glaucoma. It is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. It doesn’t have to be this way, though. If it’s caught early, you can preserve your vision and prevent additional vision loss. That’s why it’s...

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Tips for Managing Eye Health When You Have Diabetes

Tips for Managing Eye Health When You Have Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious medical condition that, if left unmanaged, can wreak havoc throughout your body. More than 34 million Americans have diabetes, and the condition can cause many complications, including heart disease, stroke, nerve damage, and eye issues. But,...

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How Are You Supporting Your Vision?

How Are You Supporting Your Vision?

The five human senses of sight, touch, smell, taste, and hearing are essential tools that help us navigate and interpret the world around us. Our eyesight, however, truly stands out among our senses. In fact, according to clinical research, 80-85% of everything we...

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Say Goodbye to Dry Eye This Spring With iLUX

Say Goodbye to Dry Eye This Spring With iLUX

Visual acuity is a complex process. From the moment light enters the eye through the cornea to the moment the optic nerve delivers visual data to the brain, everything needs to occur in a precise way. If things don’t happen the way they’re supposed to, you may need to...

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How Visian ICL surgery or LASIK Can Correct Your Eyesight

How Visian ICL surgery or LASIK Can Correct Your Eyesight

It’s the middle of the night and you’re thirsty, but the first thing you need to do before you walk into the kitchen is figure out where you left your eyeglasses. Or you go to your favorite restaurant, and the waiter hands you the menu and you start rifling through...

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3 Stages of Macular Degeneration

3 Stages of Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration, often referred to as age-related macular degeneration or AMD, is an eye disease that’s not only the No. 1 cause of permanent vision loss — more than glaucoma and cataracts combined — but it’s also the No. 1 cause of vision loss for straight-on...

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5 Causes of Red Eyes

5 Causes of Red Eyes

Eye redness is one of those ambiguous symptoms that can signify a wide range of conditions, from a minor nuisance — such as smoke — to a serious eye disease, such as glaucoma. So how do you know when having red eyes is just a minor thing and when you should contact...

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Understanding Astigmatism and Your Treatment Options

Understanding Astigmatism and Your Treatment Options

Have you had to squint to make the blurriness go away when attempting to read a menu or a traffic sign in the distance? Although there are a range of conditions that can cause blurry vision, one of the most common is astigmatism. In fact, about one out of every three...

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Is LASIK Surgery Right For You?

Is LASIK Surgery Right For You?

If you need vision correction lenses, you’re not alone. In fact, 195.3 million Americans wear eyeglasses or contacts. But, do you wish you could put down your glasses for good or not have to spend time searching for lost contacts? LASIK surgery may be the answer...

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Safeguarding Your Vision When You Have Diabetes

Safeguarding Your Vision When You Have Diabetes

It’s no secret that diabetes is a serious medical condition that can be particularly dangerous if it’s not controlled. When your body can’t properly convert sugar from the food you eat to fuel for your cells, the results can cause dangerous ripple effects throughout...

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Sunglasses Are More Than a Fashion Choice

Sunglasses Are More Than a Fashion Choice

Cool. Confident. Trendy. Chances are, if you conjure up an image of a person with those words, more times than not that man or woman will be wearing sunglasses. Remember the iconic photographs of James Dean and John Lennon? Cool doesn’t quite cover it. Although the...

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Recognizing the Signs of Macular Degeneration

Recognizing the Signs of Macular Degeneration

According to clinical research, an estimated 80-85% of how we learn, perceive, and understand our world, and our corresponding actions are driven by our ability to see clearly. So if something happens that impairs your vision, whether it’s something as common as...

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Why Catching Cataracts Early is Important

Why Catching Cataracts Early is Important

Getting cataracts is one of the leading causes of vision loss in the United States. What many people don’t know, though, is that catching the condition early can help prevent blindness. In this blog, the health specialists at Tayani...

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This Year Resolve to Ditch Your Double Chin With KybellaⓇ

This Year Resolve to Ditch Your Double Chin With KybellaⓇ

When it comes to inheriting traits from your parents and grandparents, beautiful eyes, thick hair, a charming laugh, and an awesome smile are great. But if you got their double chin, you’re probably not as thankful for that. Genetics aren’t always responsible for this...

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Why Winter is the Worst for Dry Eyes and What You Can Do

Why Winter is the Worst for Dry Eyes and What You Can Do

As winter approaches, we can experience frigid air outside and warm air inside. On top of this, the air is usually drier in the winter. All of this can go a long way toward drying out our eyes. If you’re among the 16 million Americans who suffer from dry eye...

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Why Should I See an Ophthalmologist for My Skin Cancer?

Why Should I See an Ophthalmologist for My Skin Cancer?

When you think about organs in the human body, you may conjure up images of the more notable ones, such as your heart, lungs, kidneys, or liver. However, your body’s largest organ is actually your skin. Unfortunately, many people will get skin cancer over the course...

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How Ortho-K Improves Your Vision While You Sleep

How Ortho-K Improves Your Vision While You Sleep

The road to better health typically doesn’t occur while you sleep, but there are exceptions. If you’re one of the millions of Americans with nearsightedness and/or astigmatism, orthokeratology (ortho-k) offers you a way to reshape your corneas each night, allowing you...

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5 Tips to Help Speed Your Recovery After Eyelid Surgery

5 Tips to Help Speed Your Recovery After Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid surgery tightens sagging skin around the eyes to enhance your appearance and eliminate any visual obstruction. The procedure reduces wrinkles, removes bags, improves your vision, and makes you look years younger. Interested? At the Tayani Institute, we...

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