Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Sight

Glaucoma, the silent thief of sight, robs more than 3 million Americans of their vision.

And it is estimated that half of the people who live with glaucoma are not aware they have the disease.

The good news? Early detection, through regular and complete eye exams, is the best protection against glaucoma.

Posted in Glaucoma, primary eye care, Eye Health Tips, Eye Exam, Eye Health Care Tips, Ways to Improve Eye Health, Yearly Eye Exam

Do I Really Need An Annual Eye Exam?

Did you know that March is “Save Your Vision” month? The American Optometric Association (AOA) designates this annual public health observance as a way to remind people of the importance of regular eye exams. This made us think of a question that we sometimes hear from patients: “Do I really need eye exams every year?” The answer is yes, and here’s why.

Posted in Optometry Information, primary eye care, Eye Health Tips, Eye Exam, Eye Health Care Tips, Ways to Improve Eye Health, Yearly Eye Exam, New Eye Care Technology

How To Be Your Own Advocate with Your Vision & Eye Care

What’s your plan for your vision and eye care? If this question made you pause or scratch your head, you’re not alone. A lot of people get their eyes checked when they experience itchiness, pain or need to update their prescription. But there is immense value in approaching your eye care more proactively. Doing so requires you to become your own health advocate. Here’s how to take on this important role for you and your family.

Posted in Optometry Information, Eye Health Tips, UV Damage to Eyes, Avoid Dry Eyes, Eye Exam, makeup and eye health, Eye Health Care Tips, Ways to Improve Eye Health, Digital Strain, Yearly Eye Exam, children's eye care, Vision Care

How Our Mindset About Technology Benefits Our Patients

When it comes time for a vision exam or procedure, you want the best for your eyes. This starts with doctors like ours, who are the most elite fellowship trained specialists with extensive experience. In addition, the best eye care requires the latest eye care technology. Luckily for our patients, we prioritize and invest in the most cutting-edge technology every day. Here’s how, and why that matters.

Posted in Optometry Information, primary eye care, Eye Exam, Ways to Improve Eye Health, Yearly Eye Exam, Vision Care, New Eye Care Technology

Warning: Use Caution With The Following Fall Activities

While many people like to talk about the harm that can be done to the eyes by excessive screen time, there’s a lot more to preventing eye strain and damage than cutting down on device use. In fact, vision care should be prioritized in a variety of contexts, and eye care should be viewed as a year-round need. To that end, here are some seasonal activities we recommend approaching with care - and eye protection.

Posted in Optometry Information, Eye Health Tips, UV Damage to Eyes, Avoid Dry Eyes, Eye Exam, makeup and eye health, Eye Health Care Tips, Ways to Improve Eye Health, Digital Strain, Yearly Eye Exam, Vision Care

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