Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed operation in the United States. Modern cataract surgery involves the removal of the cataract or cloudy natural lens from within the eye and the implantation of an artificial lens. Contact Premier Eye Care of Eastern Idaho today to schedule your personalized cataract evaluation.
Diabetes is the leading cause of visual impairment in the United States among patients below the age of 50. Many of the patients who suffer a loss in vision first present for eye examination when, unknown to the patient, the eye disease is already advanced. A few others lose vision despite meticulous eye care. With proper and timely treatment, the likelihood of losing vision as a result of diabetic eye disease is much less than in the past.
Dry eyes is a relatively common condition, with symptoms that range from mild to severe. With a careful history of symptoms, the right diagnostic tests, and a thorough eye examination, a treatment regimen can be created to offer relief. There are multiple causes for dry eye, knowing the cause is critical in guiding the treatment plan. Schedule an appointment with us today to learn more!
Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions characterized by irreversible damage to the optic nerve. This damage to the optic nerve can lead to permanent blindness. Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. Early diagnosis and treatment for glaucoma is essential in preventing vision loss. Schedule an appointment today!
The main purpose of the cornea is to protect the eye from injury and infection, as well as focus light onto the retina. Damage to different parts of the cornea caused by injury or disease can often be corrected with specialized procedures including corneal transplants. If you would like an evaluation with our cornea specialist, please call today.
The retina is an extremely important part of your eye. Unfortunately, the retina is also susceptible to many different diseases and conditions like retinal detachments, diabetic retinopathy, and flashes and floaters. If you are looking for a retinal specialist in Idaho Falls, contact Premier Eye Care of Eastern Idaho today.
Age-related macular degeneration is a leading cause of vision loss in older patients. It results in the loss of central vision (the macula) due to damage to the retina and the support structures of the retina. Call today to schedule your exam for early detection.
The middle of your eye is filled with a clear substance called the vitreous gel. Light passes through the vitreous gel and onto the retina. As you age, pieces of the vitreous gel begin to clump together. These little clumps cast a shadow on your retina, resulting in the appearance of specks floating around in your vision. If you are suffering from floaters, call us today to schedule an appointment with one of our specialists!
Plastic reconstructive surgery of the eyelids is performed by an oculoplastic surgeon and is not only for cosmetic purposes. Droopy upper and lower eyelids can cause vision problems and can be treated. Other conditions that can be treated include lower eyelid malpositions, epiphora, and eyelid neoplasms.
Wonderful staff, fantastic doctors, best experience ever. Love this office, my eyes have never had better care, highly recommend.
I’ve found that the doctors here are very knowledgeable and easy to talk to. There’s never been a long wait time for me and the staff is great!
Office help very friendly and helpful. Dr. Hooton is very professional and knowledgeable. Explains everything clearly and easy to understand. His helpers are also knowledgeable, friendly and efficient. I would recommend Dr. Hooton to all those needing an ophthalmologist.
Everything from the pre-op to the post-op went well. The office staff was great and Dr. Hooton is friendly and professional. Great place for cataract surgery.
Dr. Kyle Thompson is the best vision-related doctor I have ever had. He is professional, caring, positive and has excellent communication skills. I highly recommend Dr. Thompson and Premier Eye.
Dr. Thompson explains everything in terms I can understand. Dr.Thompson and the staff members always seem to really care about my questions.
Wonderful staff from start to finish. Very thorough. Dr. Traynor is the best and really cares about his patients.
Dr. Traynor is always very professional and kind, going the extra mile to make me and my entire family (aging parents included) maintain optimal eye health.