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Herpes Zoster Vaccine: Should You Have It?

Herpes Vaccine Helps To Avoid Herpes Zoster Corneal Infection   Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus (HZO) is a type of eye infection caused by the Herpes Zoster virus. While most people know of different types of Herpes virus, most are not familiar with the devastating...

Bifocal Contacts Can Slow Kids Nearsightedness

Bifocal Contacts Can Slow Kids Nearsightedness  Did you know that wearing bifocal contact lenses can actually help to slow down increases in nearsightedness-called myopic progression-in kids? High amounts of myopia are associated with an increased risk of...

Welcome Omair Ali, M.D.!

Please join all of us at Eye Associates, an affiliate of Prism Vision Group in welcoming Omair Ali, M.D. to our practice. Dr. Ali will be joining our team of eye doctors at Eye Associates to help us continue to bring world class eyecare services to our south New...

Omair Ali MD Ophthalmologist Cataract & LASIK Surgeon

Cataracts Don’t Return: Facts You Might Not Know

Cataracts Don’t Return or Regrow  From time to time we hear patients ask about whether cataracts “regrow” after they have had cataract surgery. Sometimes patients will tell us that a friend, neighbor or relative had a cataract regrow. The fact is that cataracts do...

Eye Problems in Autistic Kids

Eye Problems in Autistic Kids Did you know that the risk and prevalence of certain eye problems is greater in kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects an estimated 1.85% of children in the United States and is increasing in...

Eyebrow & Eyelash Enhancement Risks

Know the Risks of Eyebrow & Eyelash Enhancement Did you know that eyebrow and eyelash enhancement treatments performed in salons can have risks you should be aware of? Having your eyebrows and eyelashes treated in a salon may seem like an easy way to enhance...

Viagra & Vision Problems

Viagra & Vision Problems Did you know that in high doses the erectile dysfunction medicine Viagra can cause vision problems? Recent reports in Frontiers in Neurology relayed that Sildenafil, sold under the brand name Viagra is considered safe for men with...

Fourth of July Fireworks Eye Safety

Every Fourth of July, families, friends, and communities come together throughout the country to view firework displays. And every year, we encourage the public to leave the fireworks to the professionals and go to a public display. We remind the patients that...

Seniors, Falling & Eye Injuries from Falling

Senior Falls & Eye Injuries Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury related emergency room visits among people over 65 years old? Recently researchers studied how often seniors falling resulted in eye injury-especially eye injury that might have...

Online Appointment Booking Now Available

Online Appointment Booking Now Available at Eye Associates & SurgiCenter in all offices! Eye Associates & SurgiCenter is pleased to invite new & established patients to book online appointments in all offices. Book an Appointment Today!...