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Brown Eyed Beauty: 3 Unique Benefits of Brown Eyes

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Eye Care, Eye Conditions on November 10, 2023

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Your mother and even grandmother may still remind you of how unique and valuable you are (no matter how embarrassing it may be), but if you have brown eyes, you may just feel like you’re another number in the crowd. However, brown eyes are a bit more unique than you may not be aware of…. Read More

Understanding age-related macular degeneration

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Astigmatism on March 30, 2020

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There are many conditions that can impact a patient’s vision health. This may include age-related macular degeneration or AMD. AMD is one of the leading causes of severe vision loss for patients 60 years of age and older. This painless condition that damages the macula (the part of the eye responsible for clear, sharp vision)… Read More

What you can do about dry eyes

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Dry Eyes on March 15, 2020

Dry Eyes | Boca Raton, FL

When adult men and women of Boca Raton, FL are dealing with continued problems with dry eyes, they may be struggling with a condition that is chronic in nature. While some patients experience dry eyes only in certain situations, such as during allergy season or the drier winter months, others deal with dry eyes daily…. Read More

What are floaters?

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Eye Floaters on February 28, 2020

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At Aker Kasten Eye Center of Boca Raton, FL, our professionals routinely see patients in our practice who are worried about their vision and eyesight. When patients notice small spots and flecks in their line of vision, they may schedule an appointment to undergo an evaluation with a doctor. In many cases, these bothersome specks… Read More

Do I need laser cataract surgery?

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Cataract, Cataract Surgery on February 15, 2020

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Cataracts are a condition that can impact the eye—and a patient’s vision. The clouding and fogging of eyesight is a typical sign that cataracts exist. The condition cannot be cured, but with the use of surgery, can be addressed and eliminated. Cataracts will worsen over time, and the only treatment is surgical removal. Do I… Read More

Understanding macular degeneration

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Eye Health on January 30, 2020

Macular degeneration | Boca Raton, Fl

The doctors of Aker Kasten Eye Center in Boca Raton, FL are pleased to provide comprehensive solutions for new and returning patients when it applies to their vision and eye health. One condition that affects more than 10 million Americans today is that of macular degeneration. In fact, it is the leading cause of vision… Read More

When should I worry about floaters?

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Floaters on January 15, 2020

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Floaters are gray or black specks or strings that can develop in one’s vision. Floaters will drift along with the movement of your eye and can be difficult to look at directly. This is because these floaters develop inside the liquid of the eyes, called the vitreous. Very small fibers in the fluid can clump… Read More

What Is an Astigmatism and How Is It Corrected?

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Astigmatism on December 30, 2019

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An astigmatism is a common condition that can impact one’s eye health. At Aker Kasten Eye Center, we welcome patients to undergo evaluations in our practice to check for this and other vision concerns on an annual basis. If you have recently received a diagnosis of an astigmatism in one or both eyes, it may… Read More

What Is Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy?

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Fuchs’ dystrophy on December 15, 2019

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There are many corneal diseases that can impact the health and function of the eyes. One of the more common diseases is that of Fuchs’ dystrophy. Fuchs’ dystrophy is caused when cells of the corneal layer die off gradually over time. These cells typically ensure the cornea has enough fluid to keep the vision clear… Read More

Enjoy Cosmetic Enhancement and Transformation of the Face with Botox Injections

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Cosmetic Enhancement on November 30, 2019

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While vision health and wellness is important, many patients also want to address cosmetic imperfections of the facial area with a trusted doctor. At Aker Kasten Eye Center in Boca Raton, FL, our patients can ask about cosmetic enhancement with special injectables, including Botox. What is Botox? Our doctors describe Botox as a medication that… Read More