Meet Dr. Langston

The Eye Center News

I’m Andy Langston, one of the optometrists at The Eye Center.  We’re reaching out to friends and followers to tell you a little about ourselves and our clinic. I’m very happy to be a part of our Team here. I’m a native Arkansan from Salem, Arkansas.  There are actually three communities in Arkansas named Salem.  […]

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Contact Lenses for Sports | Dr. Taylor


I remember talking to one of my best friends in optometry school about hitting. He was a division one baseball player and was explaining to me what it was like trying to hit a 90mph fastball. In summary, it’s hard. But the funny thing to us as optometrists, was him talking about trying to hit […]

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Glaucoma Surgery | Dr. Toller


Surgery for glaucoma is always the last resort. It usually means we have tried all forms of medication and other non-invasive methods to control eye pressure and nothing has been successful. Glaucoma surgery, while successful, also comes with risks. These risks can range from mild to severe. The common risks associated with all surgeries such […]

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Causes of Dry Eyes | Dr. Shaver

Dry Eye

Age. As we age, eyelids loosen and tear, and oil production decreases which will add to dry eye symptoms and often worsen over time. Numerous dry eye therapies can help alleviate these natural changes. Contact lenses tend to soak up tears along with other substances which include allergens and particles that can irritate the surface […]

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Diabetes & Diabetic Retinopathy: Prevention, Control, and Reversal © | Dr. Brown


Diabetic retinopathy is a terrible disease causing blindness. It is slowed by exercise, tight blood sugar control, tight blood pressure control, fibrates, certain vitamins, and anti-VEGF intraocular injections. Diabetes also causes problems like heart disease, stroke, leg and foot amputations, and early death. Diabetes and diabetic retinopathy can be prevented, slowed, and even reversed if […]

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