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Night Driving: Staying Safe

November 15, 2018

As we age, our eyes change. If you have glasses or contacts, you probably understand that the need for them came when you were old enough to read the board at school (or not read the board, for some of us). Though everyone is different, there are larger trends that can inform us of what...  Read More

What Are The Risks Of Buying Glasses Online?

October 15, 2018

We always recommend having a pair of glasses as a backup in case of an emergency. Essentially, this is our thinking: you might not have time to put your contacts in if an emergency comes up in the middle of the night. Glasses are easy to grab and put on, and those saved few seconds...  Read More

What is Computer Vision Syndrome?

September 15, 2018

Can you imagine what life was like just fifty years ago? If you remember what it was like, doesn’t it seem like everything has changed? Technology has gifted us so many tremendous things in just the last fifty years. We can hop on a plane and fly across the world, talk to anyone at anytime...  Read More

Keratitis: A Serious Eye Infection

August 15, 2018

Unfortunately, even the most clean people can forget to dump out their nightly contact solution or accidentally rub their eye after touching money, computer keyboards, or worse. If you’ve recently developed an eye infection, we feel for you. Keep reading to learn about Keratitis, a particularly troublesome issue that you may be at increased risk...  Read More

What Causes Styes?

July 15, 2018

Though some eye conditions occur naturally, we really hate the ones that could have been avoided. Nothing is worse than an eye injury from not wearing safety goggles during racquetball or while using power tools. Thankfully, not all preventable problems are serious, though they can definitely be annoying. Keep reading to learn about one of...  Read More

Keeping Your Eyes Safe This Summer

June 15, 2018

Summer is here to stay–we hope. We’re ready for warm summer nights, barbeques, and days spent fishing on the river. We know those lazy summer days are calling to all of us, but that doesn’t mean you need to be lazy about your eye safety this summer. Keep reading to learn all the basics of...  Read More

Understanding Retinal Detachment

May 15, 2018

The retina in the back of your eye may seem well protected from injury, but retinal detachment does occur. This serious condition requires immediate medical attention and may lead to vision loss if left untreated. What is the Retina? The retina is a thin membrane at the back of your eye that receives light that enters...  Read More

Are You Seeing Spots?

April 15, 2018

We have all had it happen at one time or another. We suddenly see colorful dots in our vision move in odd directions as soon as we try to look at them. What are these strange little spots, and do we need to schedule an eye exam? Flashes and Floaters People may experience two types...  Read More

Replacing Your Cornea

March 15, 2018

As spring arrives, so does allergy season. One common method that people use to combat itching, watering, irritated eyes is rubbing. Although it may give some short-term relief, you could scratch your cornea and expose your eye to infections and even reduced vision. Treatment for corneal injuries may involve antibiotic drops, but in the most...  Read More

Why Children Need Regular Eye Exams

February 15, 2018

If your child has a family history of vision problems or exhibits symptoms of eye issues, she or he may require regular official eye exams. Even in cases where no genetic risk factors are present, children need regular vision check-ups at 6 months, 3 years, and before first grade. Depending on your child’s specific situation,...  Read More

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