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    • 23 JUL 14
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    Alcohol’s Effects on Night Vision

    We all know that alcohol impairs judgment and coordination and slows reaction time. But here is yet another reason to cut back on your alcohol consumption: A study coming out of the University of Grenada has shown that overconsumption can also adversely affect your night vision. The study examined 67 subjects who had consumed various

    • 16 JUL 14
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    Celebrities and LASIK

    According to Ranker.com, there is a long list of famous people that have had LASIK vision correction, including: Brad Pitt Brooke Shields Nicole Kidman Reese Witherspoon John Goodman Jeremy London Dennis Quaid Lisa Ling Michael Bolton Barry Manilow Jessica Simpson Carlos Santana “Weird Al’ Yankovic And more… At Cataract & LASIK Center of Utah, we

    • 09 JUL 14
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    Will Glasses Stand the Test of Time?

    Popular Mechanics recently published an online article titled “10 Things That Will Disappear in the Next 110 Years.” We thought we would share that list with you: Eyeglasses Video game consoles Postage stamps C batteries Keys Snow tires Telephone poles Band-Aids Wallets Flathead screwdrivers The article didn’t go into any specifics on why the publication’s

    • 02 JUL 14
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    What’s Living in Your Contact Lens Solution?

    New research out of Liverpool has shown that a certain bacterial strain (Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain 39016) has the ability to survive in contact lens cleaning solutions for over four hours. Most other bacterial strains that were tested were killed within 10 minutes after being placed in the contact lens disinfectant solutions; this new strain is

    • 26 JUN 14
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    Sport Eye Injuries and Cataracts

    At Cataract & LASIK Center of Utah, we encourage our patients to maintain an active lifestyle, and participation in sports is a great way to do that. However, it is also extremely important that people of all ages protect their eyes while playing sports in order to minimize the chance of a sports-related eye injury

    • 18 JUN 14
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    Celebrate the Summer Solstice

    The summer solstice is Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 6:51am EDT. Hopefully you have plans to enjoy the longest day of the year with family and friends. According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, some countries celebrate Midsummer’s Day which occurs near the solstice. Legend has it that the dew on Midsummer’s Day morning has special