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CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — Imaginative and prescient is a exceptional present, however it’s one that individuals typically take without any consideration. Eyesight, whether or not clear or poor, can have a profound influence on high quality of life.
The extremely certified and educated specialists at Zion Eye Institute embody all areas of imaginative and prescient care, together with optometry, ophthalmology and surgical procedure. Over the previous three a long time, optometrist Dr. Jason W. Hauck has helped the follow develop from humble beginnings into Southern Utah’s main eye care supplier.
Hauck performs normal eye exams to diagnose and deal with frequent imaginative and prescient issues corresponding to nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism in addition to eye illness. He additionally assists with preoperative and postoperative eye look after surgical sufferers.
Hauck stated he values not solely the problem of his work but in addition that he’s in an setting encompass by so many different specialists.
“We’re capable of assist one another and supply the perfect care doable,” he stated.
Though Hauck treats sufferers of all ages, he stated he finds working with kids – and watching their amazement as they’re capable of see the world clearly for the primary time with the assistance of corrective lenses – is very rewarding.
Hauck attended each Dixie State School of Utah and Southern Utah College earlier than receiving a bachelor’s diploma at Pacific College in Oregon. He went on to acquire his Physician of Optometry diploma from the Pacific College School of Optometry, the place he graduated with medical honors. He’s a member of the American Optometric Affiliation and the Utah Optometric Affiliation.
Hauck began practising as an optometrist in 1992 alongside Dr. Ron Snow at Dixie Eye Heart. The clinic modified in identify and possession a couple of instances through the years whereas frequently including specialists. As St. George continued on a trajectory of exponential development, Zion Eye Institute has advanced together with it.
Exterior of his optometry follow, Hauck can also be a broadcast writer of six historic fiction books, and writing as J. William Hauck, he lately launched a fantasy novel entitled “Elijah’s Awakening: Chronicles of the Watchers.” Nonetheless, he doesn’t see himself quitting his day job anytime quickly.
“Writing and creating conjures up me, however serving to sufferers with their eye issues facilities me,” he stated.
‘There’s simply a lot on this world to see’
Zion Eye Institute, the most important and longest-serving imaginative and prescient care supplier within the space, is a multispecialty follow providing complete optometry and ophthalmology providers, together with pediatric eye care, at 4 areas in Southern Utah and Mesquite, Nevada. The St. George clinic homes a brand new LASIK LASER and an ambulatory surgical heart performing cataract surgical procedure, cornea surgical procedure, retina surgical procedure, glaucoma surgical procedure, pediatric eye surgical procedure and eyelid surgical procedure.
“Good eyesight is one thing we take without any consideration – till we lose it,” Hauck stated. “We’re right here when somebody wants assist.”
In Hauck’s practically 30 years of follow, he has witnessed many adjustments in eye care know-how and remedy choices. Preventive care and early intervention have helped many sufferers break the hyperlink between diabetes and glaucoma. Numerous others have benefited from dropless cataract surgical procedure.
“Now we have so many instruments now,” he stated. “The medicines to deal with and our understanding of eye illnesses, together with our diagnostic skills, have superior tremendously.”
Hauck stated Zion Eye Institute has been on the forefront of many of those developments. The follow continues to evolve and increase, bringing the newest in imaginative and prescient care to the Southern Utah neighborhood.
“Whether or not it’s treating eye illness, restoring clear imaginative and prescient via LASIK or cataract surgical procedure, bettering sight with specialty contact lenses and even simply prescribing glasses, I like having the ability to enhance my sufferers’ imaginative and prescient,” he stated. “There’s simply a lot on this world to see.”
Written by ALEXA MORGAN for St. George Information.
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