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  • 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

  • You have presbyopia. Now what?

    You have presbyopia. Now what? Do you find yourself squinting to read your computer screen, or struggling to read your smartphone, menus, magazines or labels? If you do, and you’re over 40, chances are you have presbyopia. Presbyopia Signs And Symptoms Presbyopia is the normal change that occurs as your eye ages because the lens […]

    Continue Reading October 26, 2017

  • Signs It’s Time For An Eye Exam

    Signs It’s Time For An Eye Exam It’s always a good idea to schedule regular eye exams, but there are several reasons for coming to see us between those regular appointments. What do we mean by “regular appointments?” Well, that varies, largely depending on age. Children should have their first eye exam at six months, their second […]

    Continue Reading October 11, 2017

  • Home Improvement And Eye Safety

    Home Improvement And Eye Safety More than 2.5 million eye injuries occur every year, and half of those injuries happen at home. The good news is that 90 percent of eye injuries are completely preventable if we follow eye safety instructions and use eye protection! Take Precautions With Those DIY Projects We normally associate safety goggles with […]

    Continue Reading October 5, 2017

  • Fighting The Drain Of Digital Eye Strain

    Fighting The Drain Of Digital Eye Strain Every year, more than ten million patients visit eye doctors for problems related to digital eye strain. It doesn’t take much to produce digital eye strain—as little as two hours in front of a computer per day gives you a 90 percent chance to develop it. This makes it the single […]

    Continue Reading September 6, 2017

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