The use of Botox injections for blepharospasms and the signs of aging

At The Eye Care Institute, our doctors work with patient with a variety of medical and cosmetic concerns. Men and women who are bothered by excess blinking, or “blepharospasms,” may want to speak to our team about the benefits of treatment with Botox. What is Botox? Our doctors describe Botox as an injectable medicine that …

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How wearing sunglasses keeps you looking youthful while protecting your eyes!

Everyone should be wearing sunglasses outdoors, and that means everyone—even children! Sunglasses are one of many proactive ways of protecting one’s eyes, while reducing sun-related damage and the fine lines and wrinkles that come with squinting. The team at The Eye Care Institute in Louisville, KY encourages patients to consider the following benefits of wearing …

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Understanding the signs of a macular pucker

If you are noticing that your central vision is blurring or distorted, or you are having difficulty reading or seeing fine detail, you will want to be evaluated by an eye doctor in the Louisville, KY area for an evaluation. Many conditions in the earlier stages will provide symptoms that may indicate signs of trouble. …

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What to expect during your free LASIK consultation appointment

If you’ve made an appointment at The Eye Care Institute to consult with our providers about LASIK eye surgery, you’ve actually made the first step towards better eyesight. Many patients hear of LASIK treatment and want to learn more about getting rid of their contacts and prescription eyeglasses. During a consultation appointment, patients take the …

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What is amblyopia and how is it corrected?

While typically a condition that develops in early childhood, amblyopia, or “lazy eye,” can impact patients of any age. Sometimes, adults may be aware of their condition but they may have never received appropriate treatment for it. Other times, parents notice the condition and bring it to their pediatrician’s attention to discuss possible solutions. With …

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Diabetes and your vision – how this condition can affect your eyes

Diabetes is a condition that impacts one’s health in a number of ways. This is why it is important to speak to your primary doctor about the conditions you should be worried about. The team at The Eye Care Institute understands the impact diabetes can have on a patient’s vision, and wants to educate individuals …

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1536 Story Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

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