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  • Tips for a Lifetime of Healthy Eyesight

    Healthy eyesight is an important part of having a good quality of life. Up to one in every six adults struggles with a sight-threatening eye condition and many more than that experience a degree of vision loss as they age. Many of the major causes of blindness and low vision are connected to age, including […]

    Continue Reading January 6, 2022

  • Best Food For Your Eyes

    Are carrots really good for our eyes? + = Luckily, this is not just a myth our parents told us to make us eat those orange veggies! It is absolutely TRUE! Carrots provide beta carotene, a form of Vitamin A, important to protect against night blindness and dry eye. But…carrots are the top of the […]

    Continue Reading December 20, 2021

  • Shop with us THIS Saturday!

    Last minute shopping left to do? Still have FSA/HSA money that needs to be used? Or insurance benefits that restart at the beginning of the year!? We’re going to be open tomorrow and we’re happy to help you with whatever your eye care needs may be!

    Continue Reading December 17, 2021

  • The Impacts of Smoking on Eyesight

    A smoking habit damages every organ and system in the body, including the eyes. We typically think of lung cancer as the main health risk associated with smoking, and then maybe oral health problems next, but the parts of the body that have direct contact with the smoke aren’t the only ones hurt by it. […]

    Continue Reading December 8, 2021

  • Did you know that certain spices not only add flavor to food but also have many health benefits including supporting vision?🌶

    Here are just some of the spices that have eye health benefits- – Paprika – This spice has a bright reddish orange color and contains a host of carotenoids. Most important for eye health are the macular carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin, two pigments that are essential in the fight against macular degeneration. – Turmeric – […]

    Continue Reading November 23, 2021

  • How Eye Color Works

    Human eye color comes from melanin, the same compound that determines skin and hair color. Melanin absorbs light, even some UV light, which is important for the iris — the part of the eye that controls how much light enters the pupil. Melanin and Pigment Types There are two different types of melanin a person […]

    Continue Reading November 10, 2021

  • The Clock Is Ticking!

    Don’t let time run out on your vision benefits! Call our practice today to schedule your exam before the end of the year. #eyehealth #visionbenefits

    Continue Reading November 2, 2021

  • The Relationship Between Eyes and Sleep

    Studies have shown that sleep deprivation hits the body and mind a lot like alcohol. That isn’t great, but where do our eyes fit into the equation? When we get enough sleep, it’s great for both our overall health and our eye health, and we can also improve our quality of sleep by changing what […]

    Continue Reading October 18, 2021

  • Which foods do we need to support 20/20 vision?

    To understand which foods support healthy vision, it’s important to understand some basic eye anatomy and physiology. The retina is a transparent tissue at the back of the eye that captures light rays and transforms them into electrical signals that are sent to the brain. The macula is at the center of the retina and […]

    Continue Reading September 13, 2021

  • Which Vision Changes are a Normal Part of Aging?

    Keep Your Sight Sharp at Every Age! Just like the rest of our bodies, our eyes have different needs as we age. That’s why it’s important to know which vision changes are a normal part of aging, and when something more serious may need the attention of an eye doctor. Vision Changes in Your 20s […]

    Continue Reading September 7, 2021