What Are Blue Light Blocking Glasses - and Do They Work?

Blue light gets a lot of buzz, so you might be wondering what exactly it is and what kind of damage it can really cause. For starters, it’s a color in the light spectrum that can be seen by the naked eye, and it can be damaging in a number of ways. Some people mistakenly believe that one of the dangers of blue light is eyestrain. But experts like ophthalmologist and clinical spokesperson for the American Academy of Ophthalmology Rahul Khurana say that’s not the case, explaining that we get more exposure to blue light from the sunlight rather than computers and smartphones. 

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5 Reasons Why Millennials are Choosing LASIK Eye Surgery

The millennial age group (which consists of anyone born between 1981 and 1996) has gotten a lot of buzz in recent years, perhaps because this generation represents the largest portion of working Americans today. So, what are millennials choosing to do when it comes to their vision and eye care? Turns out, many of them are getting LASIK laser eye surgery. Here are a few of the reasons why.

Posted in Lasik Information, primary eye care

All About the Trend of Transparent Glasses

If you either can’t - or don’t want to - wear contact lenses, haven’t had vision correction surgery like LASIK yet or simply want a pair of glasses available as a backup when you need them, you’ve probably wondered, “What type of glasses should I get?” No matter what style you’ve tried in the past, you might be surprised that clear glasses are now considered trendy glasses. If you’re interested in getting yourself some cool glasses, transparent in frames, here are some suggestions for finding the right ones.

Posted in Optometry Information

Can I Get LASIK Surgery if I have Astigmatism?

The American Optometric Association tells us that most people have some degree of astigmatism, which is a common vision condition that causes blurred vision. It happens most often when the cornea is irregularly shaped. Despite having a scary-sounding name, astigmatism is not an eye disease; it's simply a refractive error like nearsightedness and farsightedness.

Posted in Lasik Information, astigmatism

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