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How to choose the best lifestyle lens implant for you

For adults who have been diagnosed with a cataract, a lifestyle lens implant, a type of advanced-technology intraocular lens implant (IOL), may give patients the freedom from glasses or contacts to see at a variety of distances. Some lifestyle lens implants are better for patients that drive more at night while other lenses may be… Read More

Keep Your Eyes Healthy To Prevent Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)

The most common eye disease among diabetics is diabetic retinopathy. This eye disease occurs when blood vessels in the retina are damaged and usually occurs in both eyes. The most common symptom of diabetic retinopathy is a slight change in vision. Over time, the condition can worsen, causing greater vision loss which can be permanent…. Read More

Glaucoma – The Silent Thief of Sight

Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that shows no early warning signs or symptoms and is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. Typically, the optic nerve becomes damaged because of high pressure in the eye, however, there are other causes that can contribute to the continued damage of the optic… Read More

Does LASIK Hurt?

LASIK eye surgery is a very popular procedure in part because it is patient-friendly in many ways. The procedure only takes about 15 minutes for both eyes, and the healing process begins immediately with little to no discomfort. Another perk is that it doesn’t take long to start seeing positive results, and getting back to… Read More

How Long Does Cataract Surgery Take?

Cataract surgery is a procedure used to treat cataracts where changes in the lens of the eye cause cloudy, blurry or misty vision. The lens is the crystalline structure that sits just behind your pupil, which is the black circle in the center of your eye. Cataracts occur when changes in the lens of the… Read More

Vision Conditions LASIK Corrects

LASIK laser vision correction in Elkhart with Dr. Boling could be the path to better vision for you. LASIK not only improves your vision; it improves your quality of life. There are four general vision conditions that LASIK corrects. Myopia: Myopia is also called nearsightedness and is a condition where you can see objects close-up… Read More

LASIK Alternatives

Although LASIK has greatly improved the vision of tens of thousands of patients, it’s not the best option for everyone. There are several LASIK alternatives to consider if you are interested in vision correction and are not a good candidate for the LASIK procedure. Because Dr. Boling in Elkhart is committed to providing the best… Read More

Dry Eye and LASIK

Dry eyes are no fun: They itch, sting and tear up. They’re a possible side effect of LASIK eye surgery, but usually they clear up within the first year of recovery. It is important when considering LASIK that you understand the possibility of experiencing dry eyes after your procedure. If you suffer from dry eye… Read More

Types of Cataract Surgery

If the lens inside your eye has become cloudy, you may want to consider cataract surgery. During cataract surgery in Elkhart, Dr. Boling removes the cloudy lens and replaces it with an artificial lens (called an intraocular lens: IOL) to restore clear vision. The procedure is typically performed on an outpatient basis and does not require… Read More

Community Corner

Join Us Saturday for the Ugly Sweater Run and WinterFest! Join your friends at Boling Vision Center and dig out that ugly holiday sweater and join the tackiest event in town at the 2nd annual Elkhart Education Foundation’s Ugly Sweater Run presented by NIBCO on Saturday, December 3rd.  The event will be held in coordination… Read More