Category: Vision Care

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

Let’s Talk Women’s Eye Health

Did you know that women are more at risk than men for almost all age-related vision problems? If you didn’t, you aren’t alone. In fact, 91 percent of women in the United States don’t know they are more at risk for eye disease and permanent vision loss than their male counterparts. This April, Women’s Eye… Read More

How Vitamin A And Beta-Carotene Benefit Our Vision

With so many vitamins available to us, it’s hard to know which ones you really need to keep an eye out for! Today we want to share with you two vitamins in particular that both benefit eye health and prevent vision loss—vitamin A and beta-carotene. What Are Vitamin A And Beta-Carotene? Put simply, vitamin A is… Read More

Prepare Your Eyes For Allergy Season

Spring is on the horizon and we couldn’t be more excited! Chirping birds, blooming flowers, and warmer weather are just a few of the things we look forward to when spring comes around. We have to admit though, there is one thing about the season that’s not particularly appealing, and that’s allergies. What Your Eyes… Read More

Preparing For Your Child’s First Eye Exam

From the moment your baby is born, they are constantly growing and developing—and so is their vision! Schedule Your Child’s First Visit Early! The American Academy of Optometry recommends babies receive their first comprehensive visual assessment at six months of age. Having your child’s eyes examined so early will ensure their visual development is on track… Read More

Online Vision Tests Can’t Match Your Eye Doctor

You can do just about anything online nowadays. Whether you’re buying new clothes or earning a degree, if you have an internet connection, you can accomplish it online!   But what about your regular eye exams? Is an online test sufficient enough for that? Put simply, the answer is no! Online Eye Exams Aren’t All… Read More

What Does It Mean To Be Nearsighted Or Farsighted?

Time to explore two of the most common refractive errors: myopia and hyperopia! Normally, Light Is Focused Directly Onto The Retina Before we delve into what it means to be nearsighted or farsighted, let’s first talk about how a normal eye functions. Vision occurs when light enters the eye and, working together, the cornea and… Read More