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3 Fundamental Questions to Consider When Selecting Your Eye Surgeon

If you find yourself in need of eye surgery, the amount of information you receive can be overwhelming. Maybe you are dealing with a drooping eyelid (Blepharoplasty, Ptosis), need a Brow lift, or Eyelid reconstruction? You may be in need of an Orbital fracture repair, Entropion repair, Ectropion repair, Do you have a Blocked tear […]

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What’s The Difference? Medical vs. Routine Eye Exams

At Takle Eye Group we want our patients to receive the best eye care possible, this includes making sure our patients are informed regarding exams and medical insurance. We are often asked about the difference between medical and routine eye exams. Both medical and routine eye exams may include the same components: such as refraction, […]

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What You Need to Know About the Solar Eclipse

“Don’t stare at the sun; you’ll go blind!” We’ve probably all heard this as kids at some point, and with good reason. The UV light that the sun emits can cause damage to the cells of the cornea in your eye –much like a sunburn on your skin. Can the same damage be done by […]

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What’s the difference between an Optometrist and an Ophthalmologist?

When it comes to your vision health, it’s critical to see the medical provider who best fits your needs. It’s easy to confuse the optometry and ophthalmology professions, yet each plays a different yet vital role to your eye health. We want to start by offering two direct and general definitions: An optometrist is an […]

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Will my vision insurance cover my eye exam?

At Takle Eye Group we understand that insurance coverage can be confusing. One concern of particular importance to the patients of Takle Eye Group is the difference between a Medical Eye Exam and Vision Plan/routine eye exam. Of course, coverage options vary per patient, but we hope this blog and future information published on our […]

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What are Oculoplastics anyway?

Plastic surgery often conjures up images of drastic changes to a person’s facial appearance or body shape. But oculoplastics is actually a form of plastic surgery used to reconstruct or restore functionality to areas around the eyes. Patients suffering from conditions such as droopy eyelids, eyelid malposition, and facial nerve weakness (Bell’s Palsy) can benefit […]

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Diabetic Retinopathy expected to Rise in North America

Diabetes is a lifelong chronic disease that affects over 29 million people in the United States alone. Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) is a common diabetic eye disease, characterized by damaged blood vessels in the retina. This can lead to blurry vision, vision impairment and eye hemorrhage. Without treatment it can cause retinal detachment and even blindness. […]

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Takle Eye and the Center for the Visually Impaired: Living with Low Vision

Takle Eye Group is proud to partner with the nonprofit agency Center for the Visually Impaired (CVI) to help provide low vision services to our community. Beginning December 16, Takle Eye Group will dedicate our facilities to serving people with varying degrees of visual impairment by hosting a monthly Low Vision Clinic in cooperation with […]

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A Clearer Picture of Cataract Surgery: Why Lasik Might not be the Answer

When your vision is less than perfect, it’s easy to jump at a popular treatment, expecting it to be the one for you. Lasik, for example, is the most commonly performed vision correction surgery. It is a highly effective procedure, but for people over age 50 with vision issues it might be worth talking to […]

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Family History: How Getting to Know Your Ancestry can Save Your Eyes

Your great-grandmother’s dining room table, your uncle’s old fishing gear, your grandpa’s fried chicken recipe; we inherit a lot of great things from our families. Be aware, though, not everything you inherit from your family is positive. Genetic risk factors are a big part of what your doctor checks for during a regular eye exam, […]

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