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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.

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


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