Louisville Business First chooses Dr. Meyer as One of Twenty People to Know in Health Care

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Louisville Business First) – Dr. John Meyer, ophthalmologist, medical director and owner, The Eye Care Institute Years in current job: 22 Years in health care: 31, including 5 as a Navy flight surgeon with Marine Aircraft Group 26 What’s the biggest misconception about health care in our country? That every other country has a better system. We …

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What does 20\20 Mean?

20/20 vision is a term used to express normal visual acuity, which is the clarity or how sharp your vision is, measured at a distance of 20 feet. The size of the letters on the standard eye chart is based on work done by the Dutch ophthalmologist, Herman Snellen, in the 1860’s. As a general …

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This Is What Happens When You Don’t Get Regular Eye Exams

Frankly, what happens to a person who does not get regular eye exams is that they put themselves at higher risk for losing part or even all of their vision. Many eye diseases are insidious. They sneak up on a person, and by the time symptoms are experienced it may be too late to reverse …

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The Eye Care Institute publishes a list of common eye treatments by age

Ages 21 to 44 Typically, a complete, dilated eye exam is recommended every 1 to 2 years LASIK, or other laser vision correction, to correct myopia, hyperopia, presbyopia and astigmatism Ages 45 to 60 Typically, a complete, dilated eye exam is recommended every 1 to 2 years LASIK with additional treatments, such as the KAMRA inlay, to correct presbyopia and astigmatism LipiFlow II …

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4 Unbelievable Stories of LASIK Success

LASIK surgery provides patients with the opportunity to see clearly and involves the use of a laser to reshape the cornea. Thanks to advances and innovations in technology, the risk of complications has dropped dramatically and success stories continue to grow. Find out how four patients reaped the benefits of LASIK surgery, moving forward and …

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How to watch the eclipse from your phone, table or desktop…and lots of other Solar Eclipse 2017 information

On Monday, August 21, 2017, we will see an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the “path of totality” can see this total solar eclipse. During this time, the moon will completely cover the sun and the sun’s atmosphere. The view will stretch across North America from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. Observers outside …

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