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Do carrots really help the eyes?

Have you ever seen a rabbit wearing prescription eyeglasses or contacts? Although I jest, eating carrots really does help your eye health. Carrots are rich in beta-carotene which is beneficial to our vision. However, we would have to consume an extremely large amount of carrots in order to get a sufficient amount of [...]

Why do we see mirages?

To make an appointment at West Side Eye Clinic, you can reach us at (504) 347-8434. For more information, you can submit a request at info@westsideeyeclinic.com. We are located at 4601 Wichers Drive in Marrero and are at your service Monday through Wednesday from 9am – 5pm; Thursday and Friday from 9am – [...]

What causes Macular Degeneration?

Is your vision blurred? Do you see a small black or grey blind spot in the center of your field of vision? Has your night vision diminished? Have you experienced a decrease in the intensity of colors? Are you experiencing an overall haziness in your vision in general? Have straight lines begun to [...]

Cataract Surgery: How it Can Improve Your Vision and Your Life

Cataract Surgery: How it Can Improve Your Vision and Your Life A cataract, simply put, is the cloudy build up of natural proteins of the lens of the eye causing vision loss that cannot be corrected with prescription glasses, contact lenses, or corneal refractive surgery (i.e. Lasik). A healthy lens is clear but the cloudiness [...]

Why is an Annual Comprehensive Dilated Eye Exam Important?

I See Fine...Why Do I Need An Eye Exam? A comprehensive dilated eye exam is the only way to be certain your eyes are healthy. During your examination, each eye is closely inspected for vision problems and eye diseases. Since many eye diseases do not present early warning signs, the pupils are dilated to enable [...]

Electronics Are Hurting Your Eyes

 TVs, Cell Phones, I-Pads, Oh My! Electronic devices are a part of our daily lives. We have gotten used to having and enjoying them every day. In fact, the average American spends about 9-11 hours every day in front of cell phones, televisions, computers, and pads. A study released by Deloitte found that Americans collectively check their [...]

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