What Is Conjunctiva Chalasis?
Conjunctival chalasis, also called conjunctivochalasis, is an eye condition characterized by excess folds of the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is a thin mucous membrane covering the sclera, which is the white part of the eye. This membrane also lines the inside of your eyelid. Conjunctival chalasis causes this membrane to loosen and bunch up between the… Read More
Why Dr. Plummer is 1st Place in Best of Hays for Best Eyecare
We’re excited to announce that Dr. Plummer has earned first place in the Best of Hays for Best Eyecare! Keep reading to learn more about his exceptional eye care services and explore why Westlake Eye Specialists is the top choice for all your eye care needs! Meet Dr. Plummer Dr. Andrew Plummer is one of… Read More
What is TearCare and How Does It Help With Dry Eye?
Dry eye is a very common eye condition that can cause numerous symptoms, including burning, itching, and redness. Although dry eye is a chronic issue in some cases, many treatments are available that can help improve your symptoms. One often effective treatment method is TearCare. Keep reading to learn more about TearCare and how it… Read More
Why the Vivity IOL Changes How You’ll Experience Austin
When it comes to cataract surgery, your IOL choice matters. Your IOL choice will determine how you use your vision for the rest of your life. While some people are okay with using glasses alongside standard IOLs, many more know just how freeing premium IOLs can be! The Vivity IOL represents the cutting edge of… Read More
What Happens During the LASIK Procedure?
The FDA first approved LASIK over two decades ago, in 1999. Since then, about ten million Americans have had their vision permanently enhanced thanks to this procedure. Its name is still the first that comes to mind when considering laser eye surgery for most people. The popularity and staying power of LASIK are understandable when… Read More
What is the Vivity IOL?
Getting excellent results from cataract surgery requires you to select an IOL that can help you accomplish all your vision goals. An IOL replaces your natural lens during cataract surgery, giving you renewed vision. Not all IOLs are the same, though. Standard IOLs can’t compete with premium options when it comes to range of vision,… Read More
Hidden Benefits of LASIK in Austin
The main benefit of LASIK is obvious: it allows you to experience greater visual freedom. Better eyesight is an excellent benefit of LASIK, but improved vision after LASIK changes your lifestyle in countless ways that you may not even realize. Keep reading to learn some of the hidden benefits you may experience after having LASIK… Read More
How to Get Rid of Your Dry Eyes
Dry eye syndrome is a common eye condition affecting millions of people in the U.S. alone. Although dry eye syndrome can cause you to experience many unwanted symptoms, there are ways to treat it. There are lifestyle changes you can make on your own that may be able to improve your symptoms. However, if your… Read More
The Best IOLs for Cataract Surgery
There are a variety of factors to consider when determining which IOL is the best for you. Your eye doctor will ask you to consider your budget, lifestyle, and hobbies. With so many options to choose from at Westlake Specialists in Austin, TX, you may need some help sorting through them. Keep reading to learn… Read More
Can You Get LASIK During Fall?
Are you ready to enjoy the visual freedom that permanent vision correction procedures, like LASIK, can offer? You can have LASIK at any time of the year, but planning for it this fall might have some advantages! Keep ready to learn more about LASIK and why having the procedure in the fall may be advantageous… Read More