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Eye Health

  • Does sugar affect eyesight? New discoveries on the dangers of dessert.

    It makes sense that if there are foods that are beneficial to eyesight, there are also foods that can be detrimental to vision. Many of the foods that are damaging to eyesight are foods that negatively affect the body in general. Interestingly, being mindful of heart health is closely tied to caring for eye health. The […]

    Continue Reading November 4, 2021

  • Woman with scleral contact lenses which cover her eyes so they appear entirely white. She is holding a white pumpkin decorated with ghosts and pumpkins.

    6 Tips for Wearing Halloween Contact Lenses Successfully

    Spooky season is on the way, so that means it is time to get excited about costumes and contacts! One of the scariest parts of Halloween is the risk of eye infection and vision loss from costume contact lenses. Undoubtedly your costume should be stunning, and of course, contact lenses can take it to the […]

    Continue Reading October 1, 2021

  • A Short Guide to Cataracts: What They Are and Who They Affect

    Have you ever wondered what the deal is with cataracts? Maybe you are curious because you or someone you know has been diagnosed with them. Perhaps you’re worried about developing them in the future and are curious about what they are. Regardless of your reasoning, we have a short guide to cataracts, what they are, […]

    Continue Reading September 24, 2021

  • 5 Practical Tips to Ensure Your Child’s Eye Health and Safety

    August is child eye care and safety month. Now that you know how to prepare your child for their eye exam and new eyewear, here are some practical ways to protect their future vision! 1. Guard against UV damage with sunglasses Sunglasses are essential for the long-term health of the human eye. Yet children often […]

    Continue Reading August 19, 2021

  • Eye Floaters and Pineapple: a Curious Connection

      Have you ever noticed tiny spots in your vision? They might look something like bugs fluttering by when you look around or like strings floating around in your eyes. These spots are called “floaters” and can be a common experience for many. While often benign, floaters can indicate serious issues which should always be […]

    Continue Reading July 2, 2021

  • 6 Tips to Battle Age-Related Vision Changes

        It’s no secret. Our eyes change the older we get, making age-related vision changes inevitable. While some changes are subtle and harmless, others can indicate more serious issues. Presbyopia is one such harmless change that each of us will encounter at some point in our lives. Presbyopia is a change in the focusing […]

    Continue Reading June 11, 2021

  • What to Expect From Your Eye Exam During the Time of Covid-19

        It’s hard to believe that it’s been an entire year since the start of the pandemic. Due to concerns about the spread of the new Coronavirus last March, we, like many other businesses, had to temporarily close our doors and learn how to adjust to a sense of the “new normal”.  When we […]

    Continue Reading March 31, 2021

  • A Women’s Eye Health Guide

    Women’s Eye Health -It’s Different Than Men’s! You might think eyes are eyes, all basically the same and need to be taken care of in the same ways – right? Well…not quite. Women’s eye health can be quite a bit different than men’s, and often women’s eyes need more attention. In fact, 2/3 of all […]

    Continue Reading April 9, 2019

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    What Is Macular Degeneration Of The Eye?

    Imagine for a moment that reading was to become very difficult, the words on the page blurry, and your glasses didn’t help. Or try to envision what it would be like to look at your child and see their hair and ears, but not the middle of their face. What if a musician suddenly could not […]

    Continue Reading January 31, 2019

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    What Is The Eye Disease Glaucoma?

    Try to think back to your last eye exam. Your eye doctor probably performed a test where he used either a puff of air or blue light to check the pressure in your eye. It’s a little weird, and a little in your personal space, but it’s a pretty important test. He may or may […]

    Continue Reading January 7, 2019