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Blue Light and Our Eyes

Blue Light and Our Eyes

What is your routine as you get ready for bed? Most of our nightly routines include items like brushing teeth, taking out contact lenses, and washing our faces, but how many of us also make sure to check our smartphones for any last updates before...Read More »

Presbyopia, Bifocals, and Progressives

Presbyopia, Bifocals, and Progressives

Presbyopia is farsightedness caused by the increasing rigidity of the lens in the eye as we age. It affects nearly everyone older than 65, and for the 42 percent of Americans who are already nearsighted, this creates a complication. People who...Read More »

Follow These Tips to Protect Your Eyesight

Follow These Tips to Protect Your Eyesight

Protecting our eyesight is one of the most basic things we can do to maintain a good quality of life. One in six adults deals with a sight-threatening eye problem, and many more than that will experience increasing vision loss with age. Leading...Read More »

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma Awareness Month

The optic nerve is what transmits visual data from the eye to the brain. When the optic nerve is damaged, our vision suffers. A group of conditions that threaten the optic nerve is glaucoma. In the United States, glaucoma is the second most common...Read More »

Winter Is Here! Are Your Eyes Protected?

Winter Is Here! Are Your Eyes Protected?

When we think of sunburns, most of us probably imagine sandy beaches and summer heat, but we can get sunburned in any season, including winter. In fact, winter can be even more dangerous in some ways. Just because most of our skin is bundled up from...Read More »

December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month

December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month

Did you know that roughly a quarter of a million children are seen in hospital emergency rooms each year due to toy-related injuries? About half of these injuries are to the head and face, and many affect the eyes. While they may be fun to buy for...Read More »

Recognize the Signs of Retinal Detachment

Recognize the Signs of Retinal Detachment

Our eyes are amazing, complex organs, but there are a lot of ways for things to go wrong. One that we want to educate our patients on today is retinal detachment. This is a serious, sight-threatening condition that affects 1 in every 300 people at...Read More »

Diabetes and Eye Health

Diabetes and Eye Health

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and that means it's time to talk about how diabetes impacts eye health. With diabetes comes the increased risk of developing a few different eye diseases, which are often referred to under the umbrella term of...Read More »

The Connection Between Vision and Sleep

The Connection Between Vision and Sleep

Sometimes it’s hard to get a full night’s sleep, but when we don’t, we definitely feel it. In fact, studies even show that not getting enough sleep has many of the same effects on the mind and body as alcohol. There’s an...Read More »

Eye Exams Help Identify Chronic Health Conditions

Eye Exams Help Identify Chronic Health Conditions

Our eyes are often the truest indicators of health A quick glance at someone’s eyes can reveal their mood, stress level, and whether or not they got enough sleep last night! But this goes much, much deeper. When your...Read More »

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