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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 […]

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How to Properly Flush Your Eyes

It’s only natural to rub your eyes when you get something caught in them, but that’s one of the worst things you can do.By placing an excessive amount of pressure on your eyes, too much rubbing can cause permanent eye damage. So, before you go to rub your eyes to get something out of them […]

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Brown Eyed Beauty: 3 Unique Benefits of Brown Eyes

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. […]

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How to Protect your Eyes

It’s easy to forget how small, but potentially dangerous habits can alter your eye health. In some cases, you may not see the full consequences for decades. Here are easy changes you can make to your daily routine to ensure you’re taking care of your eyes. Eating well: If you want your body to operate […]

Don’t ignore what’s right before your eyes

When it comes to your vision, it might be time to start acting like a grown-up. Because as adults, we understand how important it is to take good care of our cars, our homes, our appearance and hopefully our health, right? A recent survey undertaken by the American Academy of Ophthalmology revealed that over half […]

Learn about a surgery that can save your vision

Some people who are blind in one eye may then discover they are losing their sight in the other. They may have gone to doctors and been told nothing could be done to save their vision. But there can be a diagnosis for this problem, and in many cases, vision-saving surgery can be performed. The […]

Maximizing vision in both eyes with monovision

Monovision. The sound of the word might make you think that it’s a type of vision that involves using only one eye, not a particularly positive way to enjoy seeing. In truth, monovision is a popular method used by eye surgeons to optimize vision is both eyes — distance and near vision — following cataract or […]

Holiday vision health is in the eye of the beholder

When you look at those holiday food spreads, do you see nothing but unhealthy calorie overload? You’re not alone. This time of year, meals aren’t exactly renowned for their nutrition benefits. But there’s a different way to look at holiday fare, and your eyes will thank you as much as your body. Look for holiday […]

Protecting Your Eyes from the Bright Boca Sun

Living in Boca Raton, there’s no shortage of sunshine. In fact, this is one of the sunniest areas to live in the United States. Because of that, we all need to be cognizant about protecting our eyes from the rays of the sun. Everyone knows about ultraviolet radiation (UV) and your skin. From crow’s feet […]

Are carrots truly good for our eyes? Learn the truth

We’ve all heard plenty of stories about foods and beverages that can positively affect our health, some true, some not. Probably the most famous healthy vision food story is about carrots, with their connection to our vision quite well known. Most of us heard from the time we were little that we should eat our […]