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Category: Vision Care

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,… Read More


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…. Read More


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… Read More


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 is a chronic disease that either… Read More


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… Read More


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… Read More


The Value Of Back-To-School Eye Exams

With school starting up again soon, now is a great time to start thinking about scheduling an eye appointment for your child. Classroom Vision Problems Are Varied Experts estimate that 10 percent of preschoolers have a vision problem significant enough to impact learning, and being nearsighted or farsighted aren’t the only problems you can have with your… Read More


Why We Get Dark Circles Under Our Eyes

Getting a poor night’s rest isn’t the only reason you get dark circles under your eyes! Many of us have seen those pesky dark circles or bags under our eyes and blame it on a lack of sleep. But there’s actually more to it than that! The Skin Under Your Eyes Is Very Thin The… Read More


Our Eyes Are The Window To Our Overall Health

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again… taking care of your body is synonymous to taking care of your eyes! Your eyes may be the window to the soul, but perhaps even more importantly, they can be a window to your overall health. But when you think of being healthy, your eyes probably… Read More


Relieve Computer Eye Strain With These Simple Tips

Many of us spend a good portion of our day looking at a computer screen—some averaging as much as 10 hours of screen time per day! Even if you don’t have a desk job that requires a lot of time in front of a computer, it’s important to understand the effects it can have on… Read More