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Eye Health

  • Welcome to the Glasses Club!

    Wearing glasses can be a big adjustment for kids when they’re just starting out. The temptation can sometimes be to leave the glasses at home instead of wearing them, even though that means going through a day of fuzzy vistas and squinting. That’s why today’s post is all about helping parents help their kids see […]

    Continue Reading July 14, 2021

  • VOTE FOR US!

    Take a few seconds to vote us YOUR Local Best from the link below! Locals Love Us is your trusted guide to your Local Best, and we want to be voted YOUR local eye care favorite! https://localsloveus.com/vote/27374/  

    Continue Reading June 30, 2021

  • Annual Eye Exams Are Important!

    Kathleen thought she was just getting an updated eyeglass prescription, but a visit to her eye doctor revealed a more serious condition that was hiding in plain sight. Comprehensive eye exams can lead to early detection and treatment of vision and health issues. Schedule yours today!

    Continue Reading June 9, 2021

  • Sunglasses Versus UV Rays

    Summer is here; are you as excited as we are? A lot of us do more outdoor activities in the summer than in other seasons, and that exposes our eyes to more harmful UV rays than in the other seasons. This is why it’s so important that we have good, UV-blocking sunglasses to protect our […]

    Continue Reading June 7, 2021

  • Tanning Beds and Eye Safety

    You might have heard that indoor tanning is a safe alternative to sunbathing, but that is false. A group of eye doctors, surgeons, dermatologists, and other physicians actually spoke to Congress in a briefing about the negative health effects of indoor tanning. The World Health Organization warns that indoor tanning brings a high risk of […]

    Continue Reading March 30, 2021

  • Yes, Eye Exams Matter

    Regular eye exams (from an optometrist, not an app) are critical for lifelong healthy vision. We’re celebrating Save Your Vision Month by devoting an entire blog post to the top reasons to put an eye exam on the calendar. How often they should happen will depend on your individual situation, but in general, we should […]

    Continue Reading March 4, 2021

  • Heterochromia: When Eyes Don’t Match

    What’s the first thing you notice about a person when you meet them? Statistically, there’s a good chance it’s their eye color! A striking pair of eyes can really make an impression — and that goes double when they’re two different colors. The scientific term for having different colored eyes is heterochromia, and it affects […]

    Continue Reading February 26, 2021

  • February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month!

    At a glance: AMD Early Symptoms: None Later Symptoms: Loss of the central vision you need to see details straight ahead Diagnosis: Dilated eye exam Treatment: Dietary supplements (vitamins and minerals), injections, laser treatment What is AMD? Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that can blur the sharp, central vision you need for activities like reading and driving. “Age-related” […]

    Continue Reading February 3, 2021