MIDDLETOWN EYE CARE
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MIDDLETOWN EYE CARE WELCOME TO OUR BLOG

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Workplace Vision Wellness

  The month of March is Workplace Vision Wellness Month, and while you may think this does not apply to you, you are likely wrong.  Typically, we think of work-related eye injuries applying to those who spend most of their workday in construction zones,...

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Springtime, Pollen, and Itchy Eyes . . . Oh My!!

The first day of spring in 2019 is Wednesday, March 20th.  If you live in the lovely state of Kentucky, you know two things: Number 1: You’re ready for Spring because it’s STILL snowing in the month of March!   Number 2: Spring has essentially already started! I...

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“Love Will Keep Us Together”

If you came into our office on February 1st, 2019, you would have noticed that our staff was dressed in red.  That was partly because our normal Friday scrub color is red.  The other reason was to celebrate National Wear Red Day to raise awareness about women and...

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What is new with Macular Degeneration?

Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in the United States in those people age 55 and over. Over 10 million people in the U.S. suffer from some form of AMD.  Even though many new treatments are now available, AMD remains a very...

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“The eyes are the window to your soul.”

William Shakespeare once said, “The eyes are the window to your soul.”  Those eyes that let you watch your kids play ball, see the Eiffel Tower, read the beautiful words of a novel, or to see the precise detail in building clocks.  Those eyes that show a person’s...

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Why Do My Eyes Water All of the Time?

Dry Eye If your eyes water, it could from one of several problems. The most common reason for the eyes to water is actually dry eyes, which seems counter intuitive. The reason that dry eyes can cause watering is from reflex tearing. There are two types of tear glands:...

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Why Choose Our Practice to Have LASIK Surgery?

Why choose our practice to have LASIK surgery? What doctor you choose to perform your LASIK procedure is a very important choice. So how do you make that decision? The first and probably most critical factor is whether the surgeon that you choose performs all aspects...

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What’s New in Cataract Surgery?

Cataract surgery is one of the most common outpatient procedures performed in the United States with over 3 million procedures performed annually. Cataract surgery involves the removal of the natural lens of the eye which has become clouded followed by replacement...

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What’s New in LASIK Today?

Lamellar-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, commonly known as LASIK, has been performed in the United States since the late 1990s. Prior to the introduction of LASIK, photorefractive keratectomy, or PRK, was the main refractive surgery procedure done in the U.S. PRK vs....

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Dr. Burns is Dancing with the Stars!!

  PRESS RELEASE: For Immediate Release October 30, 2017 Louisville, Kentucky – Dr. Frank Burns Dancing to Raise Money for Surgery on Sunday Louisville Louisville native, Dr. Frank Burns, is competing in “Dancing With Prospect Stars” on Sunday, February 18, 2018...

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Middletown Eyecare
13324 Shelbyville Rd.
Middletown KY 40223
Call us: 502.245.0305
Fax: 502.254.1425

 

HOURS

Mon: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Tues: 8:00am – 1:00pm
Wed: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Thurs: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Fri: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Optical shop is by appointment only with the following hours:
Mon - Fri: 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

 

Schedule Your Appointment Today!

13324 Shelbyville Rd.
Middletown KY 40223
Call us: 502.245.0305
Fax: 502.254.1425

HOURS

Mon: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Tues: 8:00am – 1:00pm
Wed: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Thurs: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Fri: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Optical shop is by appointment only with the following hours:
Mon - Fri: 9:00am – 5:00pm