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How To Prepare For Your Eye Exam

Those with perfect vision may think that regular eye exams are unnecessary. This is a dangerous falsehood that could result in an eye disease being left unchecked. Eye exams are an essential tool in eye health and identifying potential eye problems before they progress to the point of no return. Your eye doctor is also […]

Dry Eyes Boca Raton, FL

How Your Lifestyle Could Be Causing Dry Eyes

Dry Eyes can be excessively painful or a minor irritation. For some, dry eyes impede their ability to read, watch TV, or get work done on the computer. They may also be particularly uncomfortable in dry environments like airplanes. Tears lubricate the eye and are spread across the surface of the eye every time you […]

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How to Treat Keratoconus

Keratoconus is an eye issue where the structure of the cornea is so weak that it bulges outward, creating a cone shape. The cornea is known as the “windshield” of the eye and is normally formed in a dome shape. Read on to find out what causes Keratoconus and what you can do about it. […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]