Category: Eye Care Service

Warning Signs of Diabetic Eye Disease

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The long-term effects of Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes extends far beyond your pancreas. Eye damage is a common side effect of diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy occurs when your diabetes causes damage to blood vessels in your retina. The retina is the part of your eye that senses light. Left untreated, diabetic retinopathy can lead…

Excel Eye Center Wins 4 2022 Best Of Utah Valley Awards

The Best of Utah Valley Award

We are happy to announce that Excel Eye Center recently won several 2022 Best of Utah Valley awards in the following categories: Best Cosmetic Surgery Center Best Optical Center Best Kids Eye Doctor Office Best Laser Eye Surgery Center Since Excel Eye Center opened its doors in 1917, we have been proud to serve the…

Why Your Child Should See an Ophthalmologist

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One of the most common disabilities amongst children is vision problems, with one in four school-aged children diagnosed with an eye condition. Children with vision issues typically cannot effectively communicate their vision issues to their caregivers, and initial signs may be hard to detect. So, how can you know that your child sees the world…

No Surgery, Just Results: 5 Self Care Services That Enhance Your Skin

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As we age, skincare is one of the most important investments we can make for ourselves. Establishing a good routine can keep skin looking youthful and prevent potential problems down the road. For example, one of the most important steps we can take in caring for our skin is wearing sunscreen. The simple act of…

The Dangers of Overlooking Your Eye Care

When is the last time you visited a Utah eye doctor? For many, it’s an appointment that gets shuffled to the bottom of the list. If you don’t see or feel a problem with your eyes, it’s not worth going to the eye doctor, right? Not exactly. The truth is, your vision is possibly your…

A Beginner’s Guide for Getting Eye Surgery

What to Expect Before, During, and After Eye Surgery Seeking out surgical options to correct vision problems can seem intimidating at first glance. Most people have probably at least heard of LASIK or know that surgery can resolve glaucoma or cataract issues, but the details behind receiving these treatments might still seem a bit fuzzy….

COVID-19 Update

Dear Excel Eye Center Patients, We want to thank you for your patience and understanding over the last month as we have experienced unprecedented schedule changes within our clinics and optical shops due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As we continue to practice social distancing, we wanted to reassure you of what we are doing to…

Dr. Engen & Dr. Parsons Named Top Doctors in Utah Valley

Utah Valley 360 Magazine recently announced the “Top Ten Doctors of 2019,” and two of our doctors topped the list, Dr. Matthew R. Parsons, M.D., Ophthalmologist, and Dr. Todd B. Engen, M.D, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. While other medical centers can boast about their professional staff, us at Excel Eye Center can genuinely say…

What Does Blue Light Do to Your Eyes?

The average American spends the majority of waking hours glued to our phones. Recent studies found that on average we are spending six hours and 43 minutes a day looking at a screen.  That is nearly 7,956 days of our lives looking directly into blue light—a wavelength that has a detrimental effect on the retina…