How Can I Prepare for Cataract Surgery?

West County Ophthalmology Team | 06/24/2024

Undergoing a surgery such as cataract surgery can be a little scary. Knowing what to expect and how to prepare can help. Read on to learn more.

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What Are the Common Signs That Someone Has Dry Eyes?

West County Ophthalmology Team | 05/05/2024

Symptoms of dry eye include itchy eyes, feeling like there's something in the eye, redness, and even blurred vision. Read on to learn more.

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How Does an Eye Doctor Test for Glaucoma?

West County Ophthalmology Team | 04/04/2024

Untreated glaucoma can lead to vision loss. But how do you know if you have glaucoma? Read on to learn more, then contact us to schedule an exam.

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How Can Contact Lenses Improve Your Eyesight?

West County Ophthalmology Team | 03/15/2024

Contact lenses can improve eyesight by directly correcting refractive errors, offering a natural look and wider field of vision compared to glasses.

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Three Helpful Tips for Cataract Surgery Recovery

West County Ophthalmology Team | 02/09/2024

Cataract surgery can sound daunting, but with these tips for recovery, you can ensure a smooth process after surgery. Read on to learn more.

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Can Eye Drops Help Relieve Dry Eyes?

West County Ophthalmology Team | 01/25/2024

Dry eyes can be frustrating and cause a great deal of discomfort. Find out if eye drops help alleviate symptoms and are suggested by eye doctors.

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How Often Should You Have Your Vision Tested?

West County Ophthalmology Team | 12/31/2023

Learn the benefits of annual eye exams for maintaining vision health and early detection of eye conditions with advice from West County Ophthalmology.

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Five Common Eye Conditions You Shouldn't Ignore

West County Ophthalmology Team | 11/04/2023

We treat a variety of common eye conditions at West County Ophthalmology in Chesterfield, MO, such as red eye, chalazion, blepharitis, and more.

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What Conditions Can a Diabetic Eye Exam Detect?

West County Ophthalmology Team | 11/05/2022

Diabetic retinopathy is a serious condition that can cause vision loss. See how we detect other issues like glaucoma and macular edema during an exam.

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How Can I Tell If I am Developing Cataracts?

West County Ophthalmology Team | 10/09/2022

Cataracts may lead to vision loss or blindness when left untreated. Learn about early cataract symptoms and how a trained ophthalmologist may help.

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Can Dry Eyes be Completely Cured?

West County Ophthalmology Team | 09/11/2022

Dry eye syndrome can make your eyes feel itchy and swollen. Read about common dry eye symptoms and what advanced treatment options are available.

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How Good Is Your Vision? Schedule an Eye Exam to Find Out

West County Ophthalmology Team | 08/05/2022

Do your eyes feel more tired than usual? Find out if you may need glasses with a comprehensive vision exam.

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How Safe Is It to Eat Before Cataract Surgery?

West County Ophthalmology Team | 07/29/2022

A helpful guide on preparing for cataract surgery, including instructions on fasting before your procedure.

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