Can I get glaucoma in my twenties?

Glaucoma refers to a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve and lead to reduced vision or even blindness. Early onset glaucoma is a term that refers to glaucoma in individuals under the age of 40. While this condition is extremely rare, it can occur in individuals during

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Telemedicine Service Options

At Louisiana Eye and Laser, we understand that eye emergencies are still occurring, and we are here to provide support to anyone who needs assistance during this time. We are now offering Telemedicine services for patients with eye diseases, ongoing medical eye conditions or anyone experiencing issues with their eye

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How Does Diabetes Affect the Eyes?

As individuals with diabetes know, diabetes affects nearly every aspect of a person’s health. This includes the eyes and visual health. Diabetics are at an increased risk for several disorders, including diabetic retinopathy. For diabetics, annual eye exams are essential for maintaining clear and healthy vision. Continue reading below for

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Can Diabetes Cause Blurry Vision?

Diabetes can affect many aspects of a person’s health and day-to-day life, including vision. In fact, there are several reasons that individuals with type 1 or type 2 diabetes might experience blurred vision. Causes of blurred vision for diabetics range from temporary and easily reversible conditions to a very serious

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How Old Do You Have To Be To Have Laser Eye Surgery?

By now you’ve probably heard all about the amazing benefits of laser eye surgery – it’s quick, it’s painless, no more glasses, etc.  And while there are some risks associated with laser eye surgeries, LASIK eye surgery has become extremely routine and less risky for patients. There are a few

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Why Does The Eye Doctor Do The Blinking Light In My Eye?

Ever wonder why eye doctors do some of the things they do?  Some of the tests and treatments you receive from your eye doctor can certainly seem strange.  One of the most common questions patients have is about the blinking or flashing lights during a visual field test.  You may

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