We’re Number 1 in Visian ICL

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Brinton Vision | No. 1 in Visian ICL What has about 60 thumbs and ranks No. 1 in Visian ICL in St. Louis? Brinton Vision! But wait – it gets better. In fact, we are No. 1 in the United States in the number of Visian ICL procedures performed – 240-plus ICLs in 2018. That’s …

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Jicama Fries with Lemon-Yogurt Dip

Jicama Fries

By Barbara E. Stefàno A few years ago, a leisurely walk through the supermarket produce led me to jicama (pronounced HEE-ka-muh), a starchy root vegetable originating in Mexico. Known for its crisp texture and mild flavor – it’s akin to an unsweet apple in both respects – jicama is often used to add a bit …

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Warm Up to This Vision-Friendly Chili

Vision-Friendly Chili

By Barbara E. Stefàno We couldn’t let too much of autumn pass without toasting the season with … well, seasoning! And what better way to amp-up the flavor of fall than with a spicy, vision-friendly chili? This recipe incorporates a number of eye-healthy ingredients and toppings: chicken breast, garlic and onions, peppers and avocado, to …

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Contact Lens Safety Awareness Month and Contact Alternatives

Contact Lens Safety and Contact Alternatives

Prevent Blindness, a nonprofit dedicated to children’s vision, declared October Contact Lens Safety Awareness Month. If you’re one of the estimated 45 million Americans who’s not yet free from contact lenses, there are safety tips you need to follow until you are. At Brinton Vision, we talk to people every day who have struggled with …

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7 Fall Dry-Eye Solutions

Fall Dry Eyes

Brinton Vision | Dry-Eye Solutions It’s that time of year when many LASIK patients coming through Brinton Vision’s doors are donning cable-knit, chunky scarves and the warm neutrals associated with fall. They may also be sporting bloodshot eyes, stringy or crusty mucus on the eyes and other symptoms of dry eye syndrome that frequently come …

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