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Optometry

  • Cold Weather and Your Eyes

      How Cold Weather Affects Your Eyes Have you noticed that your eyes become dry, itchy, or red when the temperature drops and cold winds blow? Winter weather can increase your risk of developing these four eye complaints.   1. Dry Eye A layer of tears normally keeps your eyes moist and lubricated. Exposure to […]

    Continue Reading January 7, 2021

  • USE IT. DON’T LOSE IT: INSURANCE BENEFITS AND FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS

    For many with vision insurance benefits or FSA accounts, your benefits start expire on December 31st! This means any unused benefits or money from Flexible Spending Accounts are not transferred over into the new year and you will lose any contributions. Yes, that is right, you can potentially lose what you earned for your insurance […]

    Continue Reading November 18, 2020

  • Diabetes And Eye Health

    November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and that means it’s time to talk about how diabetes impacts eye health. With diabetes comes the increased risk of developing a few different eye diseases, which are often referred to under the umbrella term of diabetic eye disease. These conditions include diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema (DME), cataract, and glaucoma. […]

    Continue Reading November 9, 2020

  • Surprising things an optometrist sees during an eye exam

    The eyes really are the windows to people’s health, doctors of optometry say. American Optometric Association The eyes are said to be windows to the soul. For doctors of optometry, they also offer an expansive look into your overall health, allowing optometrists to diagnose a wide array of common and not-so-common conditions, including diabetes, skin […]

    Continue Reading November 2, 2020