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Wondering What to Expect After LASIK?

Laser vision correction has been around for many years and is constantly evolving with technology. Dr. Frank Burns prides himself on constantly staying up to date on technology and making sure his patients are comforted during the whole process. Many people only think about the process leading up to LASIK, but our office wants to […]


Give the Gift of Clear Vision This Season

Welcome to the most wonderful time of the year! The holidays are in full swing and what better way to end the year than giving you or a loved one the gift of sight! Your eyes should be the most important part of your life and here at Middletown Eye Care in Middletown, KY our […]


Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness

November marks Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, which here at Middletown Eyecare in Middletown, KY we want to increase awareness of diabetes and diabetic eye disease and encourage people with diabetes to seek treatment for vision problems related to diabetes. The main type of diabetic disease that occurs within the eye is diabetic retinopathy, which […]


The Difference Between Glaucoma & Cataracts

While both glaucoma and cataracts are degenerative (progressive) eye conditions that can cause permanent vision loss, the two are completely different. Dr. Frank Burns proudly provides the diagnosis and treatment of both these conditions, and we will further explore the differences. Glaucoma is a disease which damages the optic nerve that carries information from the […]


Frank Burns of Middletown Eyecare Implants Alcons IQ PanOptix Trifocal IOL

  Frank Burns, MD of Middletown Eye Care is one of the first in Kentucky to implant Alcon’s Acrysof IQ PanOptix Trifocal IOL This new technology showed high patient satisfaction with more than ninety-nine percent Middletown, KY- Frank Burns, MD, the medical director of Middletown Eye Center was one of the first surgeons in Kentucky […]


Why You Should Wear Sunglasses

Wearing sunglasses offer more than just a way to show off your fashion. July is UV Eye Safety month and Middletown Eye Care is here to remind you that sunglasses not only help you look great but also help protect your eyes from the Sun’s harsh rays. Without proper protection, long exposure to the Sun […]

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Why LASIK May Be a Better Solution Than Glasses or Contact Lenses

LASIK is one of the safest elective surgical procedures in the world. LASIK treats common refractive errors such as near-sightedness, far-sightedness, and astigmatism. The surgery involves reshaping the cornea so that light can properly focus on the retina, resulting in clearer vision. Yet, laser eye surgery can make people nervous. If you have considered starting your LASIK journey, […]


To LASIK or Not To LASIK

That is the question, or rather the answer. If you’ve ever considered LASIK surgery to reduce or eliminate the need for contact lenses or glasses, you likely have A LOT of questions and we are here to answer them. So, let’s start with the basics. What is LASIK? LASIK stands for Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis and […]


Migraines: What are they and How to Prevent Them

Probably on a weekly basis, if not a little more, our office will receive a call from someone having flashes of light with vision loss. Because flashes and vision loss can be a serious emergency, we always bring patients in the same day for a dilated eye exam.  Upon work up, our patients will tell […]


Fun Eye Facts…..Because Why Not?

Fun Eye Facts . . . Because Why Not? The past few blogs I’ve written have been serious with a little bit of fun, but this time I thought I’d change it up and do a fun blog while still incorporating some seriousness.  Researching this has been really interesting, and I hope you find reading […]


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