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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 »

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 »

Kids and Comprehensive Eye Exams

Kids and Comprehensive Eye Exams

Most of us remember going to the school nurse as a child, covering one eye at a time, and reading off lines from the big E chart to find out if we needed glasses. Unfortunately, as efficient as they may seem, these simple vision screenings don&rsquo...Read More »

The Benefits Of Vitamin A And Beta-Carotene

The Benefits Of Vitamin A And Beta-Carotene

Have you been keeping an eye out for the best vitamins for maintaining healthy vision? The two most important ones for promoting eye health and preventing vision loss are vitamin A and beta-carotene. What are these vitamins and what makes them so...Read More »

Watch Your Children for Signs of Myopia

Watch Your Children for Signs of Myopia

The last few decades have seen an astonishing increase in the prevalence of children’s myopia. Why is it happening and what can you do about it? Myopia, also called nearsightedness, affects an estimated 30 percent of the population. In the...Read More »

Different Types of Sunglasses

Different Types of Sunglasses

A good pair of sunglasses is a wonderful thing to have on a bright summer day, but why is that? How do our sunglasses work? It’s not just about the dark tint. Different lenses have different effects, and knowing what those are enables you to...Read More »

Why We Need Tears

Why We Need Tears

We tend to only think of tears when something makes us cry, whether we’re watching a touching or tragic movie or we’re laughing so hard that our eyes water. However, tears are really the unsung heroes of eye health. They come in...Read More »

Autoimmune Disease And Vision

Autoimmune Disease And Vision

An autoimmune disease is a disorder that causes the immune system to mistake healthy cells for dangerous pathogens and attack them. Many autoimmune diseases impact the health and function of the eyes. It’s important to be aware of these...Read More »

Can Eye Makeup Cause Eye Problems?

Can Eye Makeup Cause Eye Problems?

Check it out ladies: today we examine some potential problems related to eye makeup and ways you can safely avoid them. Spring is finally here, and the entire month of April is dedicated to Women’s Eye Health & Safety. And what better way to start...Read More »

Let's Talk About Women's Eye Health

Let's Talk About Women's Eye Health

Did you know that women are more at risk than men for almost all age-related vision problems? If you didn’t, you aren’t alone. In fact, 91 percent of women in the United States don’t know they are more at risk for eye...Read More »

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