How This Device is Disrupting the $800 Million Reading Glasses Industry

Don’t laugh, but it took a vinyl record-shaped device smaller than a grain of rice to disrupt the $800 million dollar reading glasses industry. In the early 2000s, a group of medical researchers and doctors began prototyping a surgical invention with a goal to permanently correct reading vision. While this curious little device— which would …

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Astigmatism: It doesn’t have to stop you from LASIK eye surgery

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One of the most common myths about laser vision correction is that LASIK cannot correct astigmatism. That misinformation has likely kept thousands of people from pursuing clear vision. I hear stories nearly every day when people come to me for LASIK in St. Louis. This is such a shame because it simply isn’t true. To …

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A Great Yelp Review from a Fellow Doctor

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At Brinton Vision, every day we have the opportunity to change lives with LASIK in St. Louis. Our greatest reward comes from the smiles on our patients’ faces when they realize clear, crisp vision, often for the first time in their lives. Reading positive Facebook, Google, and Yelp reviews from our patients is definitely a …

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What is age-related macular degeneration?

What is macular degeneration?

Here’s a shocking figure: more than 10 million Americans are living with macular degeneration. It is the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, affecting more people than cataracts and glaucoma combined. What’s more sobering is that, although researchers are working on new treatment options, as of today, macular degeneration is considered to …

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