The Kentucky Eye Institute blog explores a variety of eye health and eye care topics.
When looking for an eye doctor, one important consideration is the type of doctor you need. There are two types of eye doctors: optometrists and ophthalmologists. To start, an optometrist is an eye doctor who has earned the Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree. They...read more
Cataracts, a common eye disease affecting roughly 60 percent of individuals over the age of 60, are a condition many young adults may not be aware of. However, cataracts do not only affect senior citizens. Knowledge of a cataracts progression can help you recognize...read more
With a total solar eclipse quickly approaching--it's August 21st--it’s important to know how to protect your eyes in order to safely enjoy the eclipse. It is never safe to look directly at the sun's rays, even if the sun is partly obscured. So when you are watching a...read more
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