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Category: Vision Care

The Importance of Fireworks Eye Safety

The Importance of Fireworks Eye Safety We all love celebrating Independence Day with some good food, friends and family, and a dazzling display of fireworks. However, it’s easy to forget that fireworks are explosives. Injuries from fireworks are so common that the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) publishes yearly reports on the matter. According to the 2018… Read More


Coronavirus – Measures to Prevent Infection

As the concern of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues, we want you to know that your health and safety are our priority. We take pride in the cleanliness of our office and know that it is more important than ever right now. We are increasing our cleaning protocols which will include using Hypocholorus Acid. Currently, there… Read More


Flaxseed Oil or Fish Oil for Dry Eye?

Flaxseed Oil Or Fish Oil For Dry Eye? If you’ve ever been near the pharmacy in a grocery store, you’ve probably seen the aisles of nutrition supplements for sale. These products claim to have a variety of benefits, but today we just want to focus on two: flaxseed oil and fish oil, and what they… Read More


Warning Signs Of Child Vision Problems

Warning Signs Of Child Vision Problems An estimated 60 percent of children with learning difficulties have undiagnosed vision problems, and 80 percent of learning is visual. This puts these children at a serious disadvantage in their education and their social development. So what can we do as parents to make sure this doesn’t happen to our children?… Read More


Sleep And Eye Health

Sleep And Eye Health When we don’t get a good night’s sleep, we can really feel it in the morning. That grogginess, difficulty concentrating, and slowed reaction time — we all know the feeling. Lack of sleep, especially when it happens on a regular basis, can have many negative effects on our health, both short-term… Read More


Is Makeup Bad For Our Eyes?

Is Makeup Bad For Our Eyes? People have been using makeup to enhance their unique, natural features for thousands of years. Over the millennia, the priority with these beauty products hasn’t always been health, which might have something to do with the disturbing amount of lead-based powders in the history of makeup. You don’t have to worry… Read More


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 things easier, but sometimes that convenience… Read More


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… Read More


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… Read More


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… Read More