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Taking on Today’s Latest Fitness Trends with Better Vision

Taking on Today’s Latest Fitness Trends with Better Vision

May 21, 2018
by Parkhurst NuVision

Taking on Today's Latest Fitness Trends with Better Vision The latest fitness trends for 2018 are guaranteed to get you moving, and San Antonio has them all. Whether you're into yoga, boxing, body weight training, paddle boarding or interval training, here are a few of th...

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You Should Know the Guidelines for Becoming a LASIK Candidate

You Should Know the Guidelines for Becoming a LASIK Candidate

May 16, 2018
by Parkhurst NuVision

You Should Know the Guidelines for Becoming a LASIK Candidate If you've been considering moving beyond glasses and contacts to help you see well, a laser vision correction procedure like LASIK has probably been on your mind. So far, more than 19 million p...

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Learn About the Science Supporting LASIK Safety

Learn About the Science Supporting LASIK Safety

May 15, 2018
by Parkhurst NuVision

Learn About the Science Supporting LASIK Safety When considering a medical procedure – particularly an elective one like laser vision correction – it is completely natural to wonder if the procedure is safe. For the millions of people who struggle with needing to rely...

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Caitlin Bailey: Ocean Explorer & Modern LASIK Patient

Caitlin Bailey: Ocean Explorer & Modern LASIK Patient

March 26, 2018
by Parkhurst NuVision

Meet Caitlin, an ocean explorer and Modern LASIK patient! We absolutely LOVE her story and are beyond excited to share it with you all! "My name is Caitlyn Bailey. I am a natural history filmmaker and wildlife photographer. I am al...

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Dr. Parkhurst Performs Surgery On His Own Parents

Dr. Parkhurst Performs Surgery On His Own Parents

February 22, 2018
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Dr. Parkhurst Performs Surgery On His Own Parents "I have had the privilege actually to perform surgery on both of my parents. My mom had LASIK surgery couple years back, and we did a technique where we maintained her far vision, but we gave her back her close vision to help her not to hav...

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Meet No Shame Shane : Modern LASIK Patient Extraordinaire

Meet No Shame Shane : Modern LASIK Patient Extraordinaire

February 13, 2018
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Meet No Shame Shane : Modern LASIK Patient Extraordinaire "It's amazing. I really cannot express how amazing it is, the ability to wake up and just see my world around me, not to worry about something. I think the day that I said, "I'm actually going to do ...

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Super Bowl Refereeing Demands Excellent Vision

Super Bowl Refereeing Demands Excellent Vision

February 02, 2018
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Super Bowl Refereeing Demands Excellent Vision This Sunday is the National Football League's championship game – Super Bowl LII and millions of football fans will have their eyes glued totelevision sets to watch the New England Patriots face off against the Philadelphia E...

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El Salvador Cataract Mission 2018

El Salvador Cataract Mission 2018

January 31, 2018
by Parkhurst Nuvision

El Salvador Cataract Mission 2018 Each year, Dr. Parkhurst travels to Mexico with an organization called SEE International. This group of doctors helps provide ophthalmic care and cataract surgery to patients who otherwise could not afford it and be blind without treatment. "During a rece...

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Laura MacKay Did Not Think She Could Have Vision Correction. Little Did She Know...

Laura MacKay Did Not Think She Could Have Vision Correction. Little Did She Know...

January 29, 2018
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Meet Laura MacKay Laura always thought she couldn't have a vision correction procedure because of the severity of her prescription. Hear her story and how she was able to overcome her life with the barrier of her glasses! "My mom had LASIK, like, ten years ago and ...

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My LASIK Experience

My LASIK Experience

January 22, 2018
by Parkhurst Nuvision

My LASIK Experience, by Magen Taylor I have worn glasses since I was four years old. I vividly remember waiting in the drive-thru line at Jack in the Box with my grandma when I saw what I thought was a scuba diver climbing a tree trunk. After taking a little while to decipher what I was ta...

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"Let me start off with never did I ever think that I would...

January 15, 2018
by Parkhurst Nuvision

So Many Years Wearing Glasses and Struggling "Let me start off with never did I ever think that I would have the vision that I have today, the entire process and LASIK results was a life changer. So much appreciation that you develop for the smallest details is so crazy especially when you...

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Cataracts Threaten an Artists Vision

Cataracts Threaten an Artists Vision

November 15, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Cataracts Threaten an Artists Vision "Cactus Colors" - Pastel over Watercolor We recently had the pleasure of meeting and performing laser cataract surgery for Ms. Jeannette Cuevas. She is a wonderful artist who eventually settled on the idea of dull and blurry colors wi...

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What is the LASIK Success Rate?

What is the LASIK Success Rate?

October 24, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

What is the LASIK Success Rate? Patients that come into our office to talk about their vision correction options often have questions about theLASIKsuccess rate. It doesn't come to a surprise to us, given the laser vision correction procedure's popularity and performance in imp...

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Keeping Your Vision Safe During a Natural Disaster

Keeping Your Vision Safe During a Natural Disaster

October 01, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Keeping Your Vision Safe During a Natural Disasterng During a Natural Disaster Keeping Your Vision Safe During a Natural Disaster Keeping Your Vision Safe During a Natural Disaster The impact and aftermath of our country's natural disasters serves as an impo...

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When Contacts and Eyeglasses Just Do Not Fit Your Routine

When Contacts and Eyeglasses Just Do Not Fit Your Routine

September 26, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

For fitness trainers and athletes, their workout and performance goals are everything. But, for those who wear glasses or contacts, they face a set of unique challenges. We sat down with Jennifer Huff, an aerial silks performer and pole instructor based in San Antonio, to hear her story.

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Living with Cataracts: What You Should Know

Living with Cataracts: What You Should Know

September 18, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Aging is an unavoidable part of life that most of us have come to accept. You can get over the fine lines, creaky joints and occasional hot flashes. However, no matter how accepting you are of your age, it's still hard to hear these three words: “You have cataracts.” Cataracts ...

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Why I Told My Dad to Hold Off on His Cataract Surgery

Why I Told My Dad to Hold Off on His Cataract Surgery

September 15, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

A few years ago my dad noticed that he wasn’t seeing very well and he got diagnosed with cataracts and I told him to put off his surgery for just a little while because...

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How safe is LASIK and are there any potential risks?

How safe is LASIK and are there any potential risks?

August 29, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

How safe is LASIK and are there any potential risks? When researching laser vision correction procedures such as LASIK, it is important to understand both the benefits and the risks of the procedure. With so muchinformation availableonline, it can be confusing researching LASI...

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Through The Eyes of the Artists Recovery

Through The Eyes of the Artists Recovery

August 14, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Through The Eyes of the Artists Recovery Myrna, a talented artist and patient who recently had cataract surgery, came to her one week follow up with this wonderfully drawn & colored photo of Dr. Parkhurst. Folks, this masterpiece was completed just days after completing h...

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Today’s Latest Fitness Trends and Your Vision

Today’s Latest Fitness Trends and Your Vision

July 25, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Our wonderful city of San Antonio has so much to offer, including the latest fitness trends guaranteed to get you moving. CrossFit, pylometrics (jump training), group training, smart barre and RIP training; these are a few of the buzzworthy new workouts available in our city. Now we all know th...

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LASIK DAY IS ONE OF THE BEST DAYS OF THE WEEK!!!

LASIK DAY IS ONE OF THE BEST DAYS OF THE WEEK!!!

July 14, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Why Friday is the Best Day for #LASIK One of the most-anticipated days of the week here at Parkhurst NuVision is LASIK Day. Truth is, there is no best day forLASIK(any day is good!). But, we chose Fridays because it is generally a convenient day for our patients to have their laser v...

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Fear About Laser Eye Surgery?

Fear About Laser Eye Surgery?

July 11, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

FEAR ABOUT LASER EYE SURGERY? When I talk to patients that recently had Modern LASIK, it's common that I hear them say, "I shouldn't have waited so long!" or "Wow, that was it?!". I like to ask them, amongst everything you were feeling, what is it that made you wait? The typical an...

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SUMMERTIME TRAVEL TRENDS IN SAN ANTONIO

SUMMERTIME TRAVEL TRENDS IN SAN ANTONIO

July 06, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

San Antonio Summer Travel Trends Traveling this summer? You are not alone! According to the latest AYTM Market Research vacations survey, July is the most popular month for travel. Fun is found in a variety of activities from adventure and new experiences to deep-seeded needs to relax and rejuve...

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Having Great Vision for Life’s Memorable Milestones

Having Great Vision for Life’s Memorable Milestones

June 29, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

4 Reasons Getting Married Is a Milestone for Considering LASIK One of the biggest milestones in anyone's life is finding that person you want to build a life with and getting married. Surrounded by family and friends, every couple not only wants to look and feel th...

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WHY PATIENTS TELL US GETTING MODERN LASIK IS A NO-BRAINER

WHY PATIENTS TELL US GETTING MODERN LASIK IS A NO-BRAINER

June 26, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

WHY PATIENTS TELL USGETTING MODERN LASIK IS A NO-BRAINER 10 years ago, if you told me that I would have my entire music catalog, every photo I've ever taken, a map to grandma's house, and access to the entire world's information, all in my pocket, I wouldn't have believed you. Now that's e...

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Keeping an Eye on San Antonio Summer Safety Tips

Keeping an Eye on San Antonio Summer Safety Tips

June 20, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Keeping an Eye on San Antonio Summer Safety Tips Are you ready for some fun this summer? With all the sunshine and great attractions to go, see and explore, San Antonio has a lot to offer. Keeping your eyes healthy and your good vision protected is important t...

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The Blog Where I Explain Why I Regret My Trip To The Mountains

The Blog Where I Explain Why I Regret My Trip To The Mountains

June 14, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

January 2015. Breckenridge, Colorado. Our Family Trip. There's nothing like a much-needed family vacation, right? Especially headed out of state, thousands of miles away from home to uncharted territory. Away from work, away from your normal daily duties. A pl...

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Why We Ask About Your Health During Your LASIK Consultation

Why We Ask About Your Health During Your LASIK Consultation

May 31, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Why We Ask About Your Health During Your LASIK Consultation Having the freedom to see clearly without glasses or contacts prompts many people to seek out laser correction surgery. If you're tired of the daily hassle of glasses and contact lenses, it's tim...

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What is Myopia?

What is Myopia?

May 22, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

What is Myopia? The number of people with myopia – also known as nearsightedness - is on the rise. According to the National Eye Institute, myopia has increased from 25 percent of the U.S. population in the early 1970s to nearly 42 percent by 2004....

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Parkhurst NuVision Excellence in Patient Care Award

Parkhurst NuVision Excellence in Patient Care Award

May 17, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Parkhurst NuVision's Excellence in Patient Care Award We are honored to be able to provide an award to such great and dedicated graduates. This year, the winner was Dr. Ashley Olivarez, OD. We enjoyed having Dr. Olivarez in clinic during one of her final rotations as a UIW Rosenberg ...

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Parkhurst NuVision: Voted Best Companies to Work for in San Antonio

Parkhurst NuVision: Voted Best Companies to Work for in San Antonio

May 12, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Parkhurst NuVision: Voted Best Companies to Work for in San Antonio For some folks, waking up to go to work each morning is a chore. For some, it's just a paycheck and a means to get by. We've all felt that at some point or another, whether it be a job we had when we first started working or w...

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Parkhurst NuVision Welcomes Dr. Bobby Saenz, OD, MS

Parkhurst NuVision Welcomes Dr. Bobby Saenz, OD, MS

May 10, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Parkhurst NuVision Welcomes Dr. Bobby Saenz, OD, MS The amazing team of eye and vision specialists at Parkhurst NuVision in San Antonio is growing. Again! Just in time for the back-to-school rush, Dr. Roberto (Bobby) Saenz will join the Parkhurst NuVision team in late summer. He may be new to...

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Finding Ways To Pay For Vision Correction Surgery

Finding Ways To Pay For Vision Correction Surgery

April 28, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

If you are one of the 8 out of 10 U.S. tax filers to receive a tax refund this year, this might be an excellent...

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Protecting Your Most Precious Sense: Your Eyesight

Protecting Your Most Precious Sense: Your Eyesight

April 28, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Having your eyesight means a good quality of life. If you want your future to include healthy eyes and vision, consider...

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New Laser Vision Correction Procedure Offered at Parkhurst NuVision

New Laser Vision Correction Procedure Offered at Parkhurst NuVision

April 06, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

America's Finest Have a New Reason to SMILE! Parkhurst NuVision is offering the newest laser eye procedure in the industry, SMILE, to individuals in the military and those involved in full contact sports.

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FREE Snapchat Spectacles Giveaway at Parkhurst Nuvision

FREE Snapchat Spectacles Giveaway at Parkhurst Nuvision

February 07, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

A pair of the rarest shades out there could be just three answers away...

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Meet the Parkhursts: Featured in Olmos Park Living magazine!

Meet the Parkhursts: Featured in Olmos Park Living magazine!

January 03, 2017
by Parkhurst Nuvision

To some, he is Dr. Gregory Parkhurst, M.D. F.A.C.S.: founder of Parkhurst NuVision, President of the Refractive Surgery Alliance, and voted as one of top 40 most influential ophthalmologists in the world. To others, he is Greg RN: husband, Dad, neighbor, son, and always a friend. Meet Greg, Heather, and their three children Ethan, Isaac, and Juliet (even Charlie the dog), as featured in this month's Olmos Park Living magazine!

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Cross Reading Glasses Off Your List this Holiday Season!

Cross Reading Glasses Off Your List this Holiday Season!

December 07, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Parkhurst NuVision was selected as one of only three clinics in the United States to launch the Raindrop Inlay, an innovate procedure to correct poor reading vision. This new technology is designed to help people frustrated with age-related presbyopia, commonly known as 'over-40-vision', by reducing or eliminating the need for reading glasses.

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What You Need To Know About the PROWL Studies

November 23, 2016

Two new studies published online in the JAMA Ophthalmology shed new and important light on patient experiences after LASIK surgery.

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Are You Contact Lens Intolerant?

November 16, 2016

Ask Dr. Parkhurst: What Is Contact Lens Intolerance? A common conversation I have with my patients is about their contact lenses. A surprising number of people experience problems with their contacts, even after years of wearing them successfully. People love their contacts…until they don...

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4 Things You Didn\'t Know About Dr. Parkhurst

4 Things You Didn't Know About Dr. Parkhurst

November 16, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

You may think you know Dr. Parkhurst - but you have no idea! Learn more about your favorite San Antonio ophthalmologist from the man himself.

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How clinical research reveals the facts of LASIK

How clinical research reveals the facts of LASIK

September 29, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

If you’re thinking seriously about LASIK, you want to get the facts. There are many ways to do that. You can even come in and have a discussion with us about the benefits, risks and lifestyle impact of LASIK, and talk about the most important question – whether LASIK is right for you.

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Newly Published Global LASIK Literature Review Confirms LASIK Has Improved Over Time

Newly Published Global LASIK Literature Review Confirms LASIK Has Improved Over Time

September 27, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

We are taking a moment here today to recognize a significant piece of research into a procedure we take a lot of pride in: LASIK.

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Vision Prescriptions with Surgical Correction Options

Vision Prescriptions with Surgical Correction Options

September 22, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Not everyone thinks glasses and contact lenses are a great solution to many common vision problems. Fortunately, for those people, the field of refractive surgery is dedicated to surgical procedures that help improve and correct many vision problems including nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, presbyopia and cataracts.

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Is LASIK Right For You? How to Find Out

Is LASIK Right For You? How to Find Out

September 20, 2016
by Dr. Parkhurst

Is LASIK surgery right for everyone? The fact is, not everyone is a good candidate for refractive surgery (also known as laser vision correction surgery).

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Parkhurst NuVision Will Be One of First in Nation to Offer SMILE Laser Vision Correction

Parkhurst NuVision Will Be One of First in Nation to Offer SMILE Laser Vision Correction

September 20, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

If you’ve been told you’re not a candidate for LASIK, you may have a new reason to SMILE :)

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Former Contact Lens Wearers Are More Satisfied with Their LASIK Vision and Remain Satisfied Over Time

Former Contact Lens Wearers Are More Satisfied with Their LASIK Vision and Remain Satisfied Over Time

September 08, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Do you wear contacts? Are you as happy with them today as you were when you first started wearing them?

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A Five-Year Study of LASIK Shows Patients are Very Satisfied with Their Vision

A Five-Year Study of LASIK Shows Patients are Very Satisfied with Their Vision

September 01, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

If you’ve been considering LASIK but still in the “looking into it” phase, you may have seen some of the thousands of research papers published online about the safety and effectiveness of LASIK vision correction. I’d like to share findings from a study published in the June issue of the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, “Patient Reported Outcomes 5 Years After LASIK.”

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A LifeStyle Lens that Addresses ALL Your Vision Needs - Say Hello to Symfony

A LifeStyle Lens that Addresses ALL Your Vision Needs - Say Hello to Symfony

August 25, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

You probably know someone who has had cataract surgery. The truth is, everyone who lives long enough will eventually develop cataracts. It's one of the leading causes of visual impairment. Modern cataract surgery - which is far less invasive than it used to be - has reached a level of sophisti...

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Vision Quest

Vision Quest

August 22, 2016
by Parkhurst Nuvision

Our friends at Beautyinthebag.com reached out to Dr. Parkhurst about LASIK and Millennials. Dr. Parkhurst was happy to share his wisdom on such a relevant subject. Why Millenials are Looking Into LASIK Eye Surgery Millennials love social media, selfies, snap-chatting and binge-w...

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