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  • Where Online Eye Exams Fall Short

    Where Online Eye Exams Fall Short Over the last couple of decades, the internet has changed just about every aspect of our lives. From the way we shop to the way we gain information to the way we connect with friends, the Information Age is a very different world. The internet has made so many […]

    Continue Reading May 23, 2018

  • Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses!

    Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses! With summer almost here, many of us are looking forward to spending a lot of time outdoors. Before we head out, though, we need to make sure we’re protecting ourselves from the sun’s UV rays, both with sunscreen for our skin and with sunglasses for our eyes. Why We Need UV […]

    Continue Reading May 17, 2018

  • Women’s Vision Health

    Women’s Vision Health Men and women have plenty of differences, but did you know that some of them have to do with eyesight and vision health? While men are more prone to eye injuries for various reasons, women are more susceptible to eye diseases. So what problems should women be on the watch for? Common Vision […]

    Continue Reading May 8, 2018

  • How Exercise Benefits Our Eyes

    How Exercise Benefits Our Eyes Exercising for good health is a top priority for many people. We exercise to build strength, stay fit, and feel good. Staying active is crucial to overall health, including lowering our risk of chronic health problems like type 2 diabetes, heart conditions, and high blood pressure, but did you know […]

    Continue Reading May 3, 2018

  • Ocular Migraines

    Ocular Migraines Have you ever experienced a strange disruption to your vision, such as zigzagging circles or a blindspot surrounded by wavy lines? If so, you may have had an ocular migraine. When you hear the word “migraine,” you probably think of a painful headache, typically worse than an everyday headache. About 37 million people in the United […]

    Continue Reading March 13, 2018

  • The Effects Of Blue Light

    The Effects Of Blue Light Nearly two decades into the 21st century, most of us have nightly rituals that include checking our smartphones before bed. This might not be the healthiest way to end our days. Many eye doctors are concerned about the effects our screen time could have on our vision and our health, […]

    Continue Reading February 28, 2018

  • Presbyopia And Progressive Lenses

    Presbyopia And Progressive Lenses Presbyopia, or farsightedness caused by reduced elasticity of the eye’s lens, affects nearly everyone older than 65. About 42 percent of Americans who are in their prime are nearsighted. For them, a simple pair of reading glasses can’t solve the problem of presbyopia, and that’s where bifocals, trifocals, and progressive lenses come in. […]

    Continue Reading January 17, 2018

  • A Quick Guide To Glasses Care

    A Quick Guide To Glasses Care If you wear glasses, you know the never-ending struggle to keep them clean of streaks, spots, smudges, and scratches. There are times when it’s tempting to just reach for the hem of your shirt, but if you want those lenses to last as long as they should, it’s important […]

    Continue Reading January 12, 2018

  • Common Patient Questions And Concerns

    Common Patient Questions And Concerns Many of us schedule our eye exams knowing we have plenty of questions for the eye doctor. What a lot of patients don’t realize is that they share quite a few of these questions with their fellow patients, particularly when it comes to common vision fears and issues. That’s why […]

    Continue Reading December 26, 2017

  • Watching Out For Diabetic Eye Disease

    Watching Out For Diabetic Eye Disease The American Diabetes Association estimates that 23.1 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes. At least another 7 million remain undiagnosed, and that still doesn’t include the additional millions who are considered pre-diabetic. But what does diabetes have to do with vision health? Unfortunately, quite a lot. Diabetic Eye Disease Diabetes […]

    Continue Reading November 11, 2017

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