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Can I still have LASIK in my 50s and 60s?

Posted on Friday December 30, 2022 inLASIK, Latest News

While the minimum age for LASIK surgery is 18 years old, there is technically no age limit for laser vision correction. Candidacy for LASIK surgery is typically not dependent upon age, but upon the stability and health of the eye. However, there are certain requirements that any patient must meet in order to be determined…

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Tips for Breaking Out of a Career Rut

Posted on Wednesday October 12, 2022 inLatest News

If you’ve felt unproductive, exhausted, or complacent at work, you might be in a career rut — feeling stuck in your career without the satisfaction you need. Many people fall into a career rut during their working lives, particularly if they’ve spent years in the same position or fulfilled the same tasks. Career ruts can…

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Hidden Causes of Stress That Could Be Impacting Your Mental Health

Posted on Saturday October 1, 2022 inLatest News

Stress, particularly chronic stress, can impact mental and physical health in a variety of ways. Long-term stress is known to contribute to depression, anxiety, muscle tension, and other concerns. In some cases, stress can disturb sleep or even change the structure of the brain. Some stress factors are easily identifiable. For example, you might experience…

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8 New Technologies That Are Turning Sci-fi Into Reality

Posted on Saturday September 24, 2022 inLatest News

Science fiction has a way of becoming a reality. What was once relegated to the pages of novels and comic books is now being developed in laboratories and workshops worldwide. As the understanding of the universe expands and technology improves, everyone is discovering that many things once thought impossible are now within reach. Here are…

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How To Look and Feel Younger Without Anti-aging Supplements

Posted on Monday September 12, 2022 inLatest News

As the world population continues to live longer, the quest for the fountain of youth is at the forefront of many people’s minds. From anti-aging supplements to plastic surgery, people will try just about anything. The problem with many of these methods is that they are either expensive or have potentially dangerous side effects. Anti-aging…

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How To Maintain Memory and Concentration With Age

Posted on Thursday September 1, 2022 inLatest News

Maintaining memory and concentration can become more difficult with age. Age-related brain changes and cognitive changes can sometimes lead to declining memory performance, and make recall more difficult. Fortunately, keeping your body active can improve both your memory and concentration. In particular, a healthy diet and regular physical exercise can go a long way in…

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Comparing Vision Correction Options

Posted on Thursday July 8, 2021 inImplantable Contact Lens, LASIK, Latest News, PRK, Visian ICL

Vision Correction Options: What is Right for Me? When most patients begin to consider vision correction surgery, LASIK is the procedure that typically comes to mind. However, while LASIK is extremely effective at reducing visual refractive errors, this laser procedure is not always best for every patient. Fortunately, at The Eye Institute of Utah, we…

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Mourning the Loss of Dr. Alan Crandall

Posted on Monday October 5, 2020 inLatest News

On October 2, 2020, our beloved Dr. Alan S. Crandall left this earth unexpectedly. His contribution to ophthalmology was unmatched and his devotion to preserving vision through humanitarian work changed the lives of so many people around the world. Dr. Crandall joined The Eye Institute of Utah in 1997 and served as a constant example…

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The Eye Institute of Utah Welcomes Dr. Samuel Passi

Posted on Friday July 24, 2020 inGet to Know Our Doctors, Latest News

We are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Samuel Passi to the team at The Eye Institute of Utah! Dr. Passi specializes in cataract, refractive, and cornea surgery and is also eager to provide our patients with dry eye disease management, refractive lens exchange, corneal cross linking, and other ophthalmological services. Hailing from Grand…

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The Eye Institute of Utah Welcomes Dr. Kristin Chapman

Posted on Thursday October 4, 2018 inGet to Know Our Doctors, Glaucoma, Latest News

We are proud to welcome Dr. Kristin Chapman, Glaucoma Specialist and Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, to our team at The Eye Institute of Utah! Dr. Chapman is a board-certified surgeon with specialized training in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), glaucoma management, and ocular surface disease. Dr. Chapman received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Pepperdine…

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