Blog 2017-11-09T15:46:51+00:00
corneal inlay st louis
You may have heard of Raindrop Near Vision Inlay or Kamra Inlay. These groundbreaking laser eye surgeries are a new generation of vision correction developed to treat presbyopia, or over-40 vision. Unlike LASIK, referred to as a “subtractive” technology, which removes a tiny portion of the cornea to change the way light refracts through it, Raindrop and Kamra are considered “additive” technologies. Tiny inlays, or biocompatible implants, are implanted into a flap, called a “stroma,” in the non-dominant eye. Though they are shaped differently, each implant What is the difference between vision with Raindrop or Kamra corneal inlays and monovision
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Refractive Lens Exchange, often called RLE, is one of the most popular LASIK alternatives among our St. Louis patients, although it isn’t unique to Missouri. This life-changing procedure often restores patients’ vision to what it was in their 20s or 30s, and as an added bonus, it prevents cataracts. So what exactly is refractive lens exchange? To understand how RLE works, we have to begin with an understanding of the eye. In the front of the eye is the cornea. When people undergo LASIK, a laser is used to reshape the cornea. In the back of the eye is the
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Get back 30 hours a year with LASIK
What would you do with an extra day each year? It may seem like a rhetorical question, but in reality, if you spend five minutes each day messing with glasses or contacts, getting LASIK will save you over 30 hours each year. That’s a lot more going to the gym, binge watching Netflix, gaming, exploring the outdoors, or enjoying the people (or pets) you love! So what’s holding you back? Even if you’ve been told you are not a candidate for LASIK due to astigmatism, severe vision issues, age, or other issues, there is still hope. Brinton Vision may have
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Thanksgiving gratitude thankfulness
The English author Aldous Huxley wrote, “Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.” There are many stories my family enjoys sharing year after year. This is one that is often shared among my parents, brothers and sisters—and now our own children—at Thanksgiving time. It is the abbreviated version of a story of gratitude recounted by Thomas S. Monson and told by H. Gordon Green in “The Thanksgiving I Don’t Forget,” which appeared in Reader’s Digest November 1956. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do! Quoted: Gordon tells how he grew up
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Happy Thanksgiving from Brinton Vision
Thanksgiving time has always been about more than turkey and gravy at the Brinton house. It’s more than fun decorations and even more than time for family. For me, the greatest thing about Thanksgiving is that it serves as a vivid reminder to pause and consider all I have to be grateful for. 2017 has been an incredible year. In November 2016, we first opened the doors at Brinton Vision, not knowing exactly what the future would hold. We knew we wanted to offer something different in St. Louis, and we hoped people would be receptive to the personalized Lasik
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