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Avoiding Computer Vision Syndrome

We all tend to spend a lot of time staring at a computer monitor, whether it’s for school, work, or leisure. We stare at the screen for hours almost every day, which can cause our eyes to inevitably feel strained or dry. The eye problems caused by computer use are categorized together into one condition […]


Enhance Your Eyelashes with Latisse™ Today

The first and only eyelash treatment approved by the FDA, Latisse™ can help you grow full and natural-looking lashes while simultaneously treating you for hypotrichosis, a condition that prevents hair growth. Latisse is a great way to reverse the effects of this condition and enhance the look of your eyes, requiring only a simple application […]


How to Keep Your Eyes Protected This Summer

With summer rapidly approaching, it’s time to make sure we take the proper precautions.  It’s not only important to protect our skin from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays, but our eyes as well.  Since exposure to the sun can be damaging to our eyes, preparation is key in keeping them safe.  So what exactly is […]


Cataracts | Triggers and Treatment

While it’s normal for our eyesight to start to decline when we get older, there are certain conditions that can make that happen much more quickly.  Cataracts are an incredibly common cause of vision loss, affecting over half of all Americans over the age of 65.  So what exactly are cataracts, and what are the […]


Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions about Macular Degeneration

It seems inevitable that as we get older, our vision won’t be as sharp as it used to be. What if this is vision loss is more severe, however? It may be age-related macular degeneration, a breakdown of the eye’s macula that affects about 1 in every 2,000 people in the United States. So what […]


LASIK: Before, During, and After Treatment

Imagine being able to see clearly without the use of glasses or contact lenses.  For millions of men and women who have chosen laser vision correction, the dream has become a daily reality.   Now, while you may have heard the term LASIK before, many patients aren’t sure what this cutting-edge procedure is really all about.  […]


Assess Your Risk: Should You Be Thinking About Glaucoma?

When it comes to protecting our eye health, we all know the most obvious signs and symptoms to watch out for – blurriness, halos and other changes in vision.  With glaucoma, however, the condition often doesn’t present any symptoms in its early stages.  Often referred to as a “silent thief of sight,” it’s for this […]


Understanding LASIK | Your Top 5 Questions Answered

At first glance, LASIK can seem like a confusing or complicated subject.  As a result, many patients don’t explore their LASIK options, for fear of being misinformed or not understanding the procedure completely.  Because we want all our patients to find out what laser vision correction can do for them, we thought we would take […]


American Diabetes Month® | The Importance of Comprehensive Eye Exams

November marks the start of the American Diabetes Month®, an event sponsored by the American Diabetes Foundation®.  A leading cause of blindness among adults, ExamHealth reports on something that every diabetes patient should be thinking about this time of year:  a comprehensive eye exam. “The American Optometric Association (AOA) is reminding Americans with diabetes about […]