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How Are You Supporting Your Vision? May 5th, 2021

The five human senses of sight, touch, smell, taste, and hearing are essential tools that help us navigate and interpret the world around us. Our eyesight, however, truly stands out among our senses. In fact, according to clinical research, 80-85% of everything we learn, perceive, and understand comes through our...

Say Goodbye to Dry Eye This Spring With iLUX Apr 5th, 2021

Visual acuity is a complex process. From the moment light enters the eye through the cornea to the moment the optic nerve delivers visual data to the brain, everything needs to occur in a precise way. If things don’t happen the way they’re supposed to, you may need to correct...

How Visian ICL surgery or LASIK Can Correct Your Eyesight Mar 9th, 2021

It’s the middle of the night and you’re thirsty, but the first thing you need to do before you walk into the kitchen is figure out where you left your eyeglasses. Or you go to your favorite restaurant, and the waiter hands you the menu and you start rifling through...

3 Stages of Macular Degeneration Jan 1st, 2021

Macular degeneration, often referred to as age-related macular degeneration or AMD, is an eye disease that’s not only the No. 1 cause of permanent vision loss — more than glaucoma and cataracts combined — but it’s also the No. 1 cause of vision loss for straight-on vision. Unfortunately, the early...

5 Tips for Managing Winter Dry Eyes Dec 1st, 2020

An estimated 16 million Americans suffer from dry eye disease during the winter months. If you’re one of them, you know all about the annoying symptoms, such as stinging or burning sensations and feeling as though something is in your eyes. In this blog, the highly skilled providers at the...

Look Your Best for the Holidays With the Perfect Combination of Cosmetic Injectables Nov 1st, 2020

The holiday season is often the time of year where family and friends gather to catch up, talk about days gone by, and enjoy holiday meals. We often get caught up in the seemingly endless preparation of shopping, cooking, and baking. The frantic pace often doesn’t leave much room for...

5 Causes of Red Eyes Oct 6th, 2020

Eye redness is one of those ambiguous symptoms that can signify a wide range of conditions, from a minor nuisance — such as smoke — to a serious eye disease, such as glaucoma. So how do you know when having red eyes is just a minor thing and when you...

Understanding Astigmatism and Your Treatment Options Sep 4th, 2020

Have you had to squint to make the blurriness go away when attempting to read a menu or a traffic sign in the distance? Although there are a range of conditions that can cause blurry vision, one of the most common is astigmatism. In fact, about one out of every...

Is LASIK Surgery Right For You? Jul 22nd, 2020

If you need vision correction lenses, you’re not alone. In fact, 195.3 million Americans wear eyeglasses or contacts. But, do you wish you could put down your glasses for good or not have to spend time searching for lost contacts? LASIK surgery may be the answer you’ve been looking for....

Safeguarding Your Vision When You Have Diabetes Jun 23rd, 2020

It’s no secret that diabetes is a serious medical condition that can be particularly dangerous if it’s not controlled. When your body can’t properly convert sugar from the food you eat to fuel for your cells, the results can cause dangerous ripple effects throughout your body. If you’re one of...

Sunglasses Are More Than a Fashion Choice May 26th, 2020

Cool. Confident. Trendy. Chances are, if you conjure up an image of a person with those words, more times than not that man or woman will be wearing sunglasses. Remember the iconic photographs of James Dean and John Lennon? Cool doesn’t quite cover it. Although the average person may not...

Blurry Vision? Here Are the Possible Causes Apr 15th, 2020

Vision is our most dominant sense. It complements the other four senses and helps us interpret the world around us. So minutes before that decadent chocolate cake reaches our taste buds, our optic nerve has already sent a message to our brain that we’re about to taste an amazing treat. ...

Recognizing the Signs of Macular Degeneration Mar 1st, 2020

According to clinical research, an estimated 80-85% of how we learn, perceive, and understand our world, and our corresponding actions are driven by our ability to see clearly. So if something happens that impairs your vision, whether it’s something as common as a refractive issue ― such as nearsightedness ―...

Why Catching Cataracts Early is Important Feb 1st, 2020

Getting cataracts is one of the leading causes of vision loss in the United States. What many people don’t know, though, is that catching the condition early can help prevent blindness. In this blog, the health specialists at Tayani Institute discuss what the condition is and how catching it early...

This Year Resolve to Ditch Your Double Chin With KybellaⓇ Jan 1st, 2020

When it comes to inheriting traits from your parents and grandparents, beautiful eyes, thick hair, a charming laugh, and an awesome smile are great. But if you got their double chin, you’re probably not as thankful for that. Genetics aren’t always responsible for this excess layer of fat, though. Weight...

Why Winter is the Worst for Dry Eyes and What You Can Do Dec 3rd, 2019

As winter approaches, we can experience frigid air outside and warm air inside. On top of this, the air is usually drier in the winter. All of this can go a long way toward drying out our eyes. If you’re among the 16 million Americans who suffer from dry eye...

Why Should I See an Ophthalmologist for My Skin Cancer? Nov 1st, 2019

When you think about organs in the human body, you may conjure up images of the more notable ones, such as your heart, lungs, kidneys, or liver. However, your body’s largest organ is actually your skin. Unfortunately, many people will get skin cancer over the course of their lives. In...

When to See an Ophthalmologist for Flashes and Floaters in Your Eyes Oct 1st, 2019

Seeing an occasional floater in one or both eyes is fairly common, and not necessarily a sign of a problem. When you see a floater (what appears to be a small speck, shape, or spot in your field of vision), what you’re actually “seeing” is the shadow of a clump...

How Ortho-K Improves Your Vision While You Sleep Sep 3rd, 2019

The road to better health typically doesn’t occur while you sleep, but there are exceptions. If you’re one of the millions of Americans with nearsightedness and/or astigmatism, orthokeratology (ortho-k) offers you a way to reshape your corneas each night, allowing you to see more clearly come morning. At Tayani Institute,...

5 Tips to Help Speed Your Recovery After Eyelid Surgery Aug 2nd, 2019

Eyelid surgery tightens sagging skin around the eyes to enhance your appearance and eliminate any visual obstruction. The procedure reduces wrinkles, removes bags, improves your vision, and makes you look years younger. Interested? At the Tayani Institute, we specialize in eye care and eyelid surgery. Our expert team can treat...

The Importance of Having Regular Eye Exams Even if You Have Perfect Vision Jul 3rd, 2019

You know you should have an eye exam if you’re having trouble with your vision. But you may not realize that it’s important to have regular eye exams even if you have perfect vision. Some eye health conditions don’t reduce your ability to see clearly. However, an examination from a...