Bruening Eye Specialists Blog

7 Things You Need To Know About iLASIK

Posted by Bruening Eye Specialists Team on Mar 24, 2017 8:35:50 AM

Every successful LASIK journey starts with a little research, and we’ve compiled the latest facts and figures to help you learn more about how the iLASIK procedure has changed millions of lives—and how it can change yours.

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Topics: LASIK Eye Surgery, iLASIK

The No-Fail Cure for Itchy Contacts

Posted by Bruening Eye Specialists Team on Mar 10, 2017 9:02:29 AM

For most of Siouxland, the first indications of spring are welcome ones. Longer days, more sunshine, the general greening of our cold, barren Sioux City winters help coax us out of our homes into the great outdoors. For allergy suffers, though, playtime is officially over; spring means watery eyes, a few extra (hundred) sneezes, and itchy…everything.

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Topics: LASIK

Tax Refunds and LASIK: How To Set Your Sights On Both

Posted by Bruening Eye Specialists Team on Feb 16, 2017 2:03:36 PM

While most accountants will tell you that the goal is not to receive a big windfall from the government each spring, many people would rather receive a larger lump tax refund than get paid more throughout the entire year. For a lot of people, an annual tax refund is a great way to build savings, pay for a vacation, make home improvements or cut down some debt. 

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Topics: LASIK

Does LASIK Hurt?: You Asked. We Answered.

Posted by Bruening Eye Specialists Team on Feb 9, 2017 11:54:53 AM

“Does LASIK hurt?” 

It is, by far, the most frequently asked question we receive at Bruening Eye Specialists. LASIK pain is a top concern of the Sioux City eye patients who are considering the procedure.

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Topics: LASIK, LASIK Questions

Technology, Blue Light, and Your Health: What You Need To Know

Posted by Bruening Eye Specialists Team on Jan 25, 2017 11:53:51 AM

Blue light, or high-energy visible (HEV) light, has been the topic of many a conversation here at Bruening Eye Specialists. Our tech-savvy patients have heard about the concerns surrounding the light that is emitted naturally by the sun and not-so-naturally by some of our favorite electronic devices. 

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Topics: Eye health

Health or Retirement: Which One Should You Save For First?

Posted by Bruening Eye Specialists Team on Jan 18, 2017 4:51:45 PM

By now you are familiar with 401(k)s, Roth IRAs, and Traditional IRAs. You may also be familiar with another cluster of letters, the HSA. An HSA, or health savings account, is a type of health insurance vehicle that allows patients to save for health expenses by placing their money in a pre-tax account that goes in tax-free, grows tax-free, and comes out tax-free for qualified medical expenses.

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Topics: LASIK Eye Surgery, LASIK

How To Make Your Eyes Smile In 5 Memes

Posted by Bruening Eye Specialists Team on Jan 12, 2017 12:11:16 PM

While we take your eye health seriously, we also like to have a little fun here at Bruening Eye Specialists. We’ve collected a few of our favorite eye memes and comics for you to enjoy with your morning coffee or around the afternoon water cooler. Let us know which one is your favorite!

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Topics: LASIK

5 Gorgeous Holiday Recipes We Couldn’t Wait to Try

Posted by Bruening Eye Specialists Team on Dec 22, 2016 3:25:48 PM

Full of healthy vitamins, minerals, and flavor, these recipes are both a feast for the eyes and to the eyes. Make these eye health-friendly recipies over the holidays and throughout the New Year. We definitely will!

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Topics: Eye health, LASIK

See Beauty. Give Beauty.

Posted by Bruening Eye Specialists Team on Dec 7, 2016 4:47:50 PM

 

As Sophia Loren once said, “Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.” And we believe that’s true for everyone. Our current LASIK offer, which concludes this month, invites our patients to enhance their vision as well as their natural beauty with a discount on both the eye procedure and free beauty treatments.

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Topics: LASIK

Eat With Your Eyes First: 5 Gorgeous Thanksgiving Recipes For Vision Health

Posted by Bruening Eye Specialists Team on Nov 18, 2016 9:57:38 AM

Last year, we told you that Thanksgiving Really IS a Feast For the Eyes and shared all the great fall produce that have so much to offer your vision health. Sweet potatoes, broccoli, green beans, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin all offer amazing benefits for your body—not to mention your soul. But last year’s blog post was missing something important.

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Topics: Eye health