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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.

Are Your Eyes Aging Well?

Risk of Many Eye Conditions Increases with Age We love September! Back to school, football (yay!) and the hope of fall just around the corner. Additionally, it’s Healthy Aging Month, and at Cargo Eye Care, we think that makes it a great time to consider the health of aging eyes. Consider this: One in six… Read More


Pediatric Myopia Management at Cargo Eye Care

Everything you need to know about myopia and how to protect your child’s eye health Myopia, commonly called nearsightedness, is a visual condition that causes poor long-distance vision. In other words, close-up objects are clear, but far-away ones are blurry. It’s important to talk about this condition because it is on the rise across the… Read More


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


Convincing Your Child That Glasses Rule

Wearing glasses for the first time can be a difficult adjustment for any child. Being able to see clearly might not always seem worth it to them compared to how strange the glasses feel on their nose and ears or what their peers think, so what can you do as a parent to help them… Read More


Advantages of Buying Glasses at Your Eye Doctor

It’s Time to Reconsider Buying Glasses Online We’re in an era of buying everything online. Even things that people said would never make sense to buy online are becoming commonplace. Trying on clothes in the store has been replaced with great online return policies, finding the right firmness of mattress has been replaced with glitzy… 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


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