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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.

Can Sunglasses Expire?

Lucky for you, it may be high time for a new pair of shades! We’re surrounded by things with expiration dates, from the food in our fridge to the moisturizer we put on our face at night. Over time, the lightbulbs in our lamps go out and the paint on our houses fade. But what… 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


Physical Exercise Is Good For Your Eyes

Healthy vision starts with a healthy body! Just as your whole body benefits from frequent exercise, so do your eyes. In fact, a healthy lifestyle including a nutritional diet and regular physical activity can help protect your vision from the devastating effects of eye disease. Reduce Your Risk Of Eye Disease Through Exercise Some of… 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


How Multifocal Lenses Got Their Start

You’ve probably seen bifocal, or even trifocal, lenses before. You may even wear them yourself! But do you know where they got their start? For most people, a part of getting older means that seeing becomes more difficult, especially when trying to focus on something close up. This age-related vision loss is called presbyopia. Today,… 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