“You have astigmatism.” Is it an eye disease? Will I lose my eyesight? Can it be corrected? So, what is astigmatism? Fear not, this article will help spell out common misconceptions, and help shed some light on this eye condition. Read more
On the exterior, the aging process is quite obvious. Usually, the first signs are most noticeable in our skin. We begin to lose elasticity, we try to preserve it as much as we can through diet, exercise, and countless other ways. But, have you ever thought about age-related vision loss? Have you ever heard of Presbyopia? Read more
A simple, but common question I receive from patients is: “how can I care for my eyes“? Most of us know that we should eat a balanced diet, and exercise. But, not much education is provided on daily eye care. It is certainly something worth knowing, because when it comes to your eyes, you only have the one pair for life!
If you haven’t heard of blue light, you should become familiar with it! Your being exposed to blue light right now as you read this very post! So why should you care about it? Well, there may be some unwanted long-term effects on your eye health, but there also may be some benefits to blue light as well. Read on to find out how to benefit from blue light and steer clear from its dangers. Read more
For some people, their glasses are more important than any other article of clothing, jewelry, or fashion accessory. They are the first thing they wear when they wake up and the last thing they put down before bed. They are worn continuously, and in all conditions (sometimes even in the shower for those who can’t distinguish between the conditioner and shampoo)! So how do we keep them clean? Read more
A lot of women wear eye makeup daily, but what you don’t know about eye makeup could really hurt your eyes! I know what your thinking, “great now eye makeup is harming my eyes, is there anything that doesn’t harm them?!” This post is absolutely not going to tell you to STOP wearing it, but inform you how to wear it without compromising the health of your precious peepers! Read more
Yep, it’s officially October and many of us are excited for all the fall festivities, which of course includes pumpkin everything! It is especially popular in things we eat and drink, from lattes to pies and everything in between. But, are there eye health benefits to eating pumpkin? Read on to find out. Read more
Not all contact lens solutions are the same! That’s right. Many patients don’t know this important piece of information (or at least have forgotten it). Solutions may be bought because of loyalty to a particular brand name, or price. But, neither of these reasons are the most optimal way of picking the right contact lens solution.
It’s almost that time again; back to school! Parents are rushing to get school supplies, clothes, sports registrations, and so much more. But what about your children’s eyesight? Are they seeing clearly? 80% of what we learn is achieved visually. So seeing clearly is vital for young growing minds. Without it, your child could be suffering more than just in their grades.