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Staying Active Helps Vision Health

Staying Active Helps Vision Health

What are some of the things we can do to keep our eyes healthy? Eat carrots? Wear sunglasses? While carrots do provide good nutrients for our eyes and we definitely recommend wearing sunglasses any time you’re in the sun during the brightest...Read More »

The Importance of Fireworks Eye Safety

The Importance of Fireworks Eye Safety

We all love celebrating Independence Day with some good food, friends and family, and a dazzling display of fireworks. However, it’s easy to forget that fireworks are explosives. Injuries from fireworks are so common that the Consumer Product...Read More »

Allergies and Our Eyes

Allergies and Our Eyes

Spring is a beautiful season with lots of flowers and vibrant greens...but it can be hard to enjoy when you have allergies. So why does springtime leave so many of us with itchy, red, and puffy eyes? How can we be sure it’s allergies and not...Read More »

What Does Being Colorblind Mean?

What Does Being Colorblind Mean?

Just because someone is colorblind, it doesn’t mean they see the world like a black-and-white movie. That type of color blindness does exist and is called monochromacy, but it is by far the rarest form of color blindness. There are different...Read More »

What Causes Heterochromia?

What Causes Heterochromia?

Eye color is one of the first traits we notice when we meet someone new. If you’ve ever met someone with two different eye colors, then you’ve seen what heterochromia looks like. Only three out of every five hundred people have it,...Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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