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This Is Why You Have Eye Floaters

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Eye Floaters on January 15, 2019

Eye Floaters Boca Raton, FL

Do you have small spots that float across your vision? If you stare at a light or bright blue sky, these floaters may become a little more obvious. They are generally a nuisance but they should not be so annoying that they impede your ability to see well. Sometimes, a particularly large floater can create… Read More

The Signs of Macular Degeneration

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Macular Degeneration on December 30, 2018

Macular Degeneration Boca Raton, FL

Macular degeneration is an age related condition that results in the deterioration of the retina. Vision can be significantly diminished, but symptoms can be treated using vision aids, medications, vitamins, or laser therapy. At present there is no cure for macular degeneration so it is important to have regular eye appointments if you exhibit any… Read More

If Your Parents Have This Eye Disease, You Could Too

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Eye Conditions on December 15, 2018

Retinitis pigmentosa Boca Raton, FL

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a name given to a group of eye disease that can cause sight loss. They all have one thing in common: the coloring your eye doctor finds when looking at your retina. When the photoreceptors in the retina fail to work as needed, you can lose your sight. This rare disorder… Read More

How To Prepare For Your Eye Exam

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Eye Exam on November 30, 2018

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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… Read More

How Your Lifestyle Could Be Causing Dry Eyes

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Dry Eyes on November 15, 2018

Dry Eyes Boca Raton, FL

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… Read More

How to Treat Keratoconus

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Eye Conditions, Eye Health on October 30, 2018

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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…. Read More

How Botox Can Help You Look Your Best

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Botox on October 15, 2018

Cosmetic Enhancement Boca Raton, FL

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… Read More

Foods To Eat For Healthier Eyes

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Eye Care on September 30, 2018

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… Read More

6 Fun Facts About Your Eyes

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Eye Conditions, Eye Exam on September 15, 2018

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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… Read More

What You Need To Know About Cataracts

Posted by: Aker Kasten Eye Center in Cataract Surgery on August 30, 2018

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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… Read More