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Category Archives: Eye Health



A Peek through your Pupils

Your average eye exam goes beyond the basics. Even with that, there is often the need for more. By more, we mean dilation. Not every eye exam requires that we dilate your pupils. However, we may recommend it at some point. If you have never had your eyes dilated, undergoing this exam may feel unsettling. […]







It’s the Holiday Season! Here’s how to Protect your Eyes from the Ravages of Winter!

The holiday season places us in a unique position of busyness. While you shop and cook and wrap and gather with friends and family, remember that your eyes continue to have special needs. Meeting them could mean the difference between gorgeous, glowing eyes, and red, irritated eyes in all those holiday pictures. Here, we will […]







Fall: It’s Not all about the Football!

The Fall season brings a number of seasonal pleasures that many of us look forward to months in advance. We’re not just talking about football. The joys of this season include trick-or-treating, pumpkin pie, costume contests, pumpkin seeds, early viewings of Elf in preparation for the Winter holidays, carved pumpkins, pumpkin spice lattes . . […]







Eye Redness Causing Irritated Nerves?

At Shenandoah LASIK & Cataract Center, patients from the Winchester area obtain the care they need to keep their eyes in tip-top shape. We understand the stress that can occur when unexpected or unexplainable symptoms develop. Even if those symptoms are limited to redness and irritation, they can wreak havoc on your peace of mind […]









Shedding Light on Color Blindness

The term “color blind” is actually misleading because people with color blindness do see color, but the way they perceive colors (such as blue and yellow or red and green) is inaccurate. More accurately known as Color Vision Deficiency (CVD), color blindness occurs when light-sensitive cells in your retina don’t respond properly to wavelengths of […]







Cataract Surgery: Making the Decision

Although cataract surgery may sound like a complex procedure, what it involves is really quite simple. Basically, the cataract surgeon will simply remove the clouded natural lens and replace it with a lens implant. In the past, cataract surgery was only performed once the cataract was well developed. However, newer techniques have made surgery possible […]