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Cosmetic Enhancement Boca Raton, FL

How Botox Can Help You Look Your Best

Botox is one of the most popular non surgical cosmetic procedures in the U.S. Not only can Botox reduce the appearance of wrinkles, but also relax and soften your look while making you appear younger. No wonder so many people love Botox treatments! How Botox works Botox injections will block the communication between nerves and […]

Foods To Eat For Healthier Eyes

Beyond regular eye check ups and wearing sunglasses, you can care for your eyes on a daily basis by consuming the right types of foods. Consider how you can integrate the following foods into your daily meals for healthier eyes. Red Peppers Bell peppers have an enormous amount of vitamin C, which enhances your eyes […]

Full Service Eye Care Boca Raton, FL

6 Fun Facts About Your Eyes

Our eyes are arguably some of the most wondrous organs in our body. They allow us to perceive depth, comprehend spatial concepts, see color, appreciate nature, and notice a smile. But did you know that 80% of our memories are determined by what we see? As wild as it may seem, it’s true. So are […]

Cataract Surgery Boca Raton, FL

What You Need To Know About Cataracts

Cataracts are more common in adults over the age of 60 and are characterized by blurry or cloudy vision. The condition can be treated by your eye doctor. Regular eye check ups can help alert you and your doctor to potential eye problems, like cataracts. How cataracts develop Cataracts occur when there is protein buildup […]

Eye Floaters Boca Raton, FL

All you Need to Know about Eye Floaters

Eye floaters are minuscule spots that drift through your field of vision. They are particularly noticeable when you stare at something bright like the sky. They can be an annoyance but they should not be causing vision problems. Sometimes an especially large floater can slightly obscure your vision, but only in certain types of light. […]

Eye Conditions Boca Raton, FL

What Does my Eye Discharge Mean?

Blinking allows your eyes to be momentarily cleansed with a quick moisture bath. On average, we blink 10-20 times per minute. When that happens, the mucus made by your eyes is cleared away. During sleep, we obviously don’t blink. As a result, gunk will build up in the corner of the eyes closest to the […]

Eye Conditions Boca Raton, FL

Your Vision Questions, Answered

At Aker Kasten Eye Center, we pride ourselves in offering exceptional service and quality care. Your eye health is as important to us as it is to you. With that in mind, here are commonly asked questions about vision and vision care to help you understand your eye health more completely. Why does my eye […]

Glaucoma Boca Raton, FL

Understanding Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an eye condition that damages the optic nerve. It can progressively get worse and is typically inherited. For many, glaucoma does not make an appearance until late in life. It is common for people with glaucoma to not experience pain or early symptoms. The intraocular pressure created by glaucoma can severely damage the […]

Eye Conditions Boca Raton, FL

Do you have one of these eye problems? Here’s how to fix it.

Many eye problems are minor and often heal on their own. Eyestrain, red eyes, and dry eyes, all have reasonable and simple solutions for improvement. Eyestrain Working at a computer for hours, staring at your smart device, reading for a long time or driving long distances can all create eyestrain. Eyestrain happens when your eyes […]

Diabetic Retinopathy Boca Raton, FL

Diabetic Retinopathy: Am I at Risk?

If you have diabetes type 1 or 2, you are at risk for getting diabetic retinopathy. This condition affects the eyes and can range anywhere from unnoticeable to severe. Your risk of having diabetic retinopathy increases depending on the type of diabetes you have, how long you’ve had it, the frequency at which your blood […]