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Who Is At Risk for Glaucoma? And What Should They Do?

Who Is At Risk for Glaucoma? And What Should They Do?

The term “glaucoma” is used to describe several eye disorders which damage the optic nerve and can result in vision loss. While the condition is one of the most common causes of blindness, early treatment will help to slow or stop its progression and control...

The Often-Overlooked Annual Health Screening: Annual Eye Exams

The Often-Overlooked Annual Health Screening: Annual Eye Exams

With the new year, many of us focus on goals related to our personal health and wellness. If you’re equally inspired to prioritize your health this year, here’s one important area to focus on: your vision.  Although eye exams often go overlooked, they’re a major...

The Importance of Wearing Protective Eye Gear in Sports

The Importance of Wearing Protective Eye Gear in Sports

The return from winter breaks is just around the corner, and with that comes new sports seasons for many school-aged children. But no matter your age, protecting your eyes is an important element of enjoying sports safely. Here’s everything we want you to know about...

Common LASIK Myths and Fears Debunked

Common LASIK Myths and Fears Debunked

LASIK, or Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis, is a common procedure that reshapes the cornea to correct vision. Refractive errors such as myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism (misshapen cornea) can be treated with LASIK. The entire...

Eyes Feeling Tired? How to Rest Them and Why It’s Important

Eyes Feeling Tired? How to Rest Them and Why It’s Important

The use of digital devices is more prevalent than ever, so it’s no surprise that eye strain is on the rise.  Studies find that at least half of all computer users experience digital eye strain. There are several other causes behind tired eyes however, including...

Can Fall Allergies Affect Your Eyes?

Can Fall Allergies Affect Your Eyes?

If you experience fall allergies, you’ve probably come to expect sneezing, a runny nose, and other signs of congestion. But another frustrating way allergy season can affect you is by taking its toll on your eyes. Here’s a closer look into how ragweed, pollen, and...

Debunking Myths About Cataracts

Debunking Myths About Cataracts

Cataracts occur when the lens of the eye becomes cloudy, causing vision changes such as fogginess. While they’re a common issue, there’s a fair amount of misinformation that circulates about the condition. Here, we debunk some of the most common myths about cataracts....

Dry Eye Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options

Dry Eye Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options

Dry eye syndrome, also known as dry eye, is very common and affects millions of Americans every year. If you are struggling with this issue, know there are treatment options available to help. “We see many people in our office suffering from chronic eye discomfort...

The Importance of Wearing Sunglasses: How They Protect Our Eyes

The Importance of Wearing Sunglasses: How They Protect Our Eyes

Oversized frames, aviators, and iconic round lenses… No matter your preferred style, sunglasses have been a wardrobe staple since they were first mass produced in the U.S. nearly 100 years ago.  Today, we know sunglasses are more than just a fashion accessory; in...