Yearly Archives: 2015

Why iLASIK is better than Traditional LASIK Eye Surgery

Thinking about laser eye surgery, but not sure which one is best for your vision correction? You have options – and some are better than others! By far the most well known refractive surgery is LASIK, a treatment that starts with the creation of a thin flap in the cornea. During a LASIK treatment, a… Read More

LASIK Holiday Special!

Treat yourself or a loved one to improved vision with LASIK this holiday season! We are offering $800 OFF LASIK ($400 per eye) with Dr. Sarah Hays. Call 205.949.2020 to schedule your FREE LASIK screening today as this promotion ends January 28, 2016. Don’t forget to use your Health Savings Account before the end of the year! This… Read More

Welcome Dr. Sarah Clark

We are excited to introduce Dr. Sarah Clark to our team of doctors. Dr. Clark started practicing at our Pell City and Trussville locations in August 2015. Dr. Clark graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry and specializes in the diagnosis and management of complex eye diseases as well as the pre-and post-operative management of a… Read More

VisionFirst Home Run Promotion Helping Kids See

We were excited to be able to partner with Birmingham Barons again this year to raise $5,000 for SightSavers America. During the 2015 Barons season, we raised donations from our generous patients and staff in addition to our home-run promotion; which we donated $100 to Sight Savers America for the 35 Barons home run at Regions Field. Sight Savers America… Read More


One of the most common complaints to the eye doctor is “my eyes burn, sting and tear”. My question to this patient is, “do they feel gritty and sandy”? My first thought is to look for blepharitis. Blepharitis is a longstanding problem caused by an infection of the oil glands and lashes follicles that line… Read More


During the 2014 season, Barons fans will have the chance to win $100,000 thanks to VisionFirst Eye Center. If a Barons player hits the VisionFirst eyeball target located on the scoreboard, one lucky fan attending the game will take home the grand prize if their name is chosen. Fans will submit entries at Regions Field… Read More


Now that school is underway, we want remind reminder both parents and teachers that good vision is imperative. A good education for children means good schools, good teachers and good vision. Your child’s eyes are constantly in use in the classroom and at play. When your child’s vision is not functioning properly, learning and participation… Read More


Dry eyes are a common problem for many individuals particularly during the winter months when exposure to dry air and whipping wind is increased. However, if you are suffering from dry eyes that just won’t go away, you may have what is known as Dry Eye Syndrome – a condition in which the tears that… Read More

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