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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.

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

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 the Germans fell for it, the… Read More


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 about lead in your eyeshadow these… 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!

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 Protection We all know… Read More


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 Problems For Women… Read More


How Exercise Benefits Our Eyes

Exercising for good health is a top priority for many people. We exercise to build strength, stay fit, and feel good. Staying active is crucial to overall health, including lowering our risk of chronic health problems like type 2 diabetes, heart conditions, and high blood pressure, but did you know that exercise can specifically benefit… Read More


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 States alone… Read More


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, and the main cause of… Read More