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Diabetes and Your Eye Care

Diabetic eye disease (also called “diabetic retinopathy”) is a serious issue that may end up resulting in a loss of vision.  While not everyone with diabetes will experience poor vision or pain, diabetic eye disease should always be a concern for patients. Diabetics who do not properly control their condition are especially at risk. Taking […]

Guidelines for Protecting Your Eyes This Fall

As the leaves begin to change and the breeze turns a bit chillier, it’s important to prepare your eyes for the autumn weather. Colder conditions and even allergens from foliage can negatively impact your eyes, causing dryness and irritation. Below are the top five issues that affect eyes during the autumn season, along with tips […]

Top Treatment Options for Glaucoma

Glaucoma occurs when pressure in the eye damages the optic nerve, often causing vision loss. Some symptoms of the condition include blurred vision, nausea, and eye pain. Common risk factors include age, family history, and any past eye injuries. Glaucoma is diagnosed following a comprehensive exam, as well as an assessment of medical and family […]

Dry Eye | Triggers and Treatments

If you’re experiencing a burning or stinging sensation in your eyes, light sensitivity, eye redness, blurred vision, or any similar concerns, you may be one of the many living with dry eye syndrome.  Also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca, or KCS, dry eye is estimated to affect over 3.2 million Americans.  So what exactly is this […]

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 […]