We use our eyes all day, everyday. From the time we wake up to shut off the alarm to when we shut our eyes after we put down our phones at night, our vision is vital to our daily lives.Read More
Eye Care News
Welcome to our blog! We appreciate you stopping by. We'll be using this to post about eye related topics and news about the local community that might be of interest. If there are topics or questions you'd like us to address, please leave a comment and we'll try to get to it at some point in the near future. We feel fortunate to have the opportunity to provide eye care to each person that walks through our doors. So whether we see you in person or connect online, please stay in touch and let us know how we can help you.
With the explosion of digital devices used at school, work and home, more and more people are experiencing dryness and eyestrain. And we're getting introduced to it at an earlier age as infants and students are using ipads and smartboards.Read More
The month of February has been designated Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Month. It is the leading cause of vision loss in Americans age 50 and older and affects more than 10 million people.Read More
Age related macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in the Western world and affects 15 million Americans. 1 in 5 people over the age of 65 will be diagnosed with this disease.Read More
With more than 29 million people diagnosed with diabetes in the US, the chances are good that you or someone you know is struggling with this disease. It's considered a chronic disease epidemic and more needs to be done to raise awareness about it.Read More
Some schools start as early as 2 weeks from now and you can hear the collective groans from kids as they realize summer break is almost over. Of course, retail stores have been reminding us since early July and we should be grateful they didn't launch any Christmas displays yet.Read More
The National Eye Institute (NEI) has designated the month of May as Healthy Vision Month. In support of that initiative, we'll be posting a series of blogs highlighting the five components of healthy vision. Let's put a bright spotlight on the steps we can take to ensure a lifetime of good eye health and vision. Stay tuned. ..
A new year - a blank, white canvas. As we begin to focus on the new year and make New Year's resolutions or add items to our bucket list, let us give you an eye care perspective of things you should consider for 2015:Read More
A common question we get asked by our patients is: "Why do I need a contact lens evaluation? You're prescribing the same lens as last year so why do I have to pay for the "contact lens fit"? Everything feels fine."Read More
School is out and summer is officially here! In the midst of planning for summer vacations and various activities to keep the kids busy, it's never too early to think about eye exams for the whole family.Read More