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Keep up to date on the latest and greatest vision-related news and eye care events in Las Colinas and Irving.

Smart Contact Lenses?

Smart Contact Lenses? It wasn’t so long ago that the idea of a smart contact lens seemed like the stuff of science fiction, but it’s pretty close to becoming science fact. What exactly are smart contact lenses, and what would they be for? Let’s take a look at a few of the different possibilities we… 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


Vision And Night Driving

Vision And Night Driving Nights are long in the winter, and that means fewer hours of daylight for our morning and evening commutes. Many of us feel safer driving during the day, particularly if our eyesight isn’t perfect. The dangers of night driving are very real, and we should all be taking them seriously, because… Read More


When To Schedule An Eye Exam

When To Schedule An Eye Exam How long has it been since your last eye exam? A year? Two? Longer? How often should we be scheduling our eye exams, and what are some good reasons to come in between regular appointments? If you aren’t sure, then you’ve come to the right place, because we’re here… 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


The Best Foods For Eye Health

The Best Foods For Eye Health Have you heard that eating carrots will give you great night vision? That’s actually a leftover idea from World War II propaganda. The British didn’t want enemy soldiers to learn about their new radar technology, so they claimed their airmen got their night vision by eating carrots! Whether or not… 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

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… 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