According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 20,000 workplace eye injuries happen each year. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that workplace eye injuries cost an estimated $300 million a year in lost productivity, medical treatment and workers compensation. 90% of all eye injuries can be prevented with proper eye […]
The macula is the most sensitive part of the retina, located at the back of the eye, and is made up of millions of light-sensing cells. When the macula is damaged, the center of your central vision may become blurry, distorted or dark. Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a process of degradation and damage that occurs to […]
Glaucoma Risk Factors and Prevention Habits In 2010, about 2.2 million people in the US had glaucoma, according to the Center for Disease Control. By 2030, it is estimated that more than 4 million Americans will have glaucoma. But as many as half of Americans with glaucoma don’t know they have it. That’s a lot. It’s […]
At the Cheyenne Eye Clinic & Surgery Center, we’re proud to be able to serve patients who have so many different needs. One of the most frequent questions we hear from patients is about the difference between medical (functional) and cosmetic plastic surgery.
Cataracts are a fact of life. Chances are, you’ll be a statistic. By educating yourself about cataracts, you’ll be able to recognize the signs and work with your eye doctor to make sound, informed decisions.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 20% of adults with diabetes diagnosed over age 45 report vision problems. With an estimated 30 million Americans living with diabetes, diabetes-related vision problems are more common than you may think!
LASIK vision correction surgery is one of the most popular elective procedures performed in the U.S. Since the first procedure was performed in 1991, more than 20 million LASIK surgeries have helped people across the country improve their vision with this quick, generally painless procedure.
In many ways, the story of ophthalmology in Cheyenne is the story of the Cheyenne Eye Clinic. We are proud to be able to trace our practice’s history back through our city’s fine history and to be so deeply rooted in our community.