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Why Women Need to Keep a Watchful Eye on Eye Health

October 15, 2017

Eye health. It is as important to our long-term quality of life as is our blood pressure or overall ability to maintain physical comfort. Most of us value our eyesight; and yet, the awareness about eye disease, and the potential for eye conditions that could impede our vision tends to simmer on the back burner,...  Read More


Rejuvenating the Eyes with Surgery

September 15, 2017

Oculoplastic surgery is a popular subspecialty for experienced ophthalmologists. This area of practice gives us the opportunity to help patients feel better about the appearance of their eyes. Eyelid surgery is also sometimes warranted for functional purposes. Due to genetic, lifestyle, and age-related factors, some people experience such severe hooding of the upper eyelids that...  Read More


Whom do you Trust?

August 15, 2017

We’re so ingrained in the culture of the information age that it has become easy to put our trust in services and content found online. The internet has improved the methods used for research; this cannot be denied. However, there are certain questions that must also be asked. One that we want to pose here...  Read More


What a Dilated Eye Exam is All About

July 15, 2017

A dilated eye exam is an integral part of your regular eye exam. Your doctor will administer special eye drops that will dilate (widen) your pupils. This will allow them to have access to various features of your retina that can reveal your current vision health. At your eye exam, remember to inform your doctor...  Read More


3 common eye issues and what they mean

June 15, 2017

Our eyes can reveal a lot about our current well being. Eye strain, eye redness, eye twitch, and dry eye are typically minor problems, but important factors in helping us feel at our best. If you are experiencing any of these issues, consider what you can do to alleviate it today: Eye strain: If you...  Read More


Are you Putting your Eyes at Risk?

May 15, 2017

As summer quickly approaches, more people are thinking about skin cancer and their personal risk for this frightening but common disease. Consumers are strolling the aisles looking for high SPF products to carry with them throughout their busy summer; they may even purchase a hat to wear on long days at the pool. But is...  Read More


Top Reasons for Eye Pain

April 15, 2017

It’s not uncommon to have sore eyes at some stage of your life. Eye pain can happen on its own, but sometimes eye pain is paired with one of the following: Blurry vision Gritty eye or the feeling like something is in the eye Sensitivity to light Headache Excessive tearing Red eye Nausea Vomiting Discharge...  Read More


Top Tips for Treating Dry Eyes

March 15, 2017

One of the most frequent complaints eye doctors hear from patients is dry eyes, a condition that is generally caused when your tears are not the correct consistency and quickly evaporate. The result is eye pain and redness, blurred vision, eye fatigue, or the feeling that something is in your eye. The good news is...  Read More


Astigmatism Explained

February 15, 2017

Like nearsightedness or farsightedness, astigmatism is not a disease of the eye but a problem in the way the eye focuses light. This is called a refractive error. Refraction is the bending of light as it passes through one object to another, ultimately converting the light rays into messages that are sent to your brain,...  Read More


Ring in 2017 with Regular Eye Exams

January 15, 2017

Losing weight, quitting smoking, spending less money. These are some of the most common New Year’s resolutions. While these definitely benefit your body (and your pocket book), there are other things you can commit to as you ring in the New Year that are just as good for you. How about caring for your eyes?...  Read More