Category: Eye Care Service

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…

Excel Awarded Best in Utah Valley

Utah's best optometrist and ophthalmology of 2018

Excel Eye Center was recently awarded the top spot in Utah Valley Magazine’s 2018 Best of UV for Ophthalmology and Optometry. Each year Utah Valley Magazine tallies public votes on which businesses exceeded locals’ expectations. This year nearly 20,000 votes were cast, and Excel Eye Center was voted #1 in the Best of Category for…

4 Tips for Diabetic Eye Care

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Don’t Let Diabetic Eye Trouble Ruin March Madness Four Tips for Diabetic Eye Care Don’t let diabetic eye diseases keep you from celebrating March Madness this month. Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, forming healthy eye care habits will save your vision and allow you to watch every NCAA game this March….

Show Your Eyes Some Love

Make it all about showing your eyes some love with our self-care guide: Take a Screen Time Break Remember the 20-20-20: For every 20 minutes you’re on your phone or computer, take at least a 20-second break, looking 20-feet in the distance. Sport Those Sunnies No matter the weather, protect your specks from UVA and…

Glaucoma Symptoms: Silent Thief of Sight

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You had no idea, no signs, no symptoms, and then suddenly, things went black. Glaucoma is the “silent thief of sight” because most people won’t know they have it until it has already taken hold. This preventable eye disease shows no signs or symptoms. Left untreated, it can lead to loss of vision and possibly…