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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 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 […]


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, landscaping, farming, handling animals, manufacturing, etc.  But work-related eye injuries can […]


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 don’t know about you guys, but I […]


“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 heart disease.  Luckily, they both fell on […]


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