Our Eyes Change As We Age

As we age, we go through a few changes as adults, from our hair turning gray to changes in our eyesight. One of our priorities is making sure our patients are empowered with information to know what to expect to minimize eye health risks.  What Are The Common Age-Related Vision Changes?  Increased sensitivity to glare –… Read More


April is Sports Eye Safety Month

April is Sports Eye Safety Month, a reminder initiated by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) to raise awareness about preventing sports-related eye injuries. Nearly 30,000 sports-related eye injuries are treated in U.S. emergency rooms each year, and 90 percent of these eye injuries could be avoided by wearing protective eyewear. Take Me Out To The… Read More


Diabetic Eyecare

What is Diabetic Retinopathy? According to the National Eye Institute, diabetic retinopathy is an eye condition that can cause vision loss and blindness in people who have diabetes. It affects blood vessels in the retina (the light-sensitive layer of tissue in the back of your eye).   If you have diabetes, it’s vital to schedule a… Read More


Manage Spring Eye Allergies

Spring is a season of new beginnings; when the cold, harsh winter months are behind us, flowers bloom, and we will begin spending more time outdoors. The first day of Spring kicks off the season next week on Sunday, March 20th. It’s also that time of year when most allergy sufferers find their seasonal allergies… Read More


WOMEN’S EYE HEALTH

March is Women’s History Month, celebrating women’s contributions to history, society, medicine, and culture. There have been groundbreaking contributions from women within eye healthcare as well. Did you know that women are at greater risk for eye disease and visual impairments? According to the Women’s Eye Health Organization, women account for more than two-thirds of… Read More


SAFETY TIPS TO PRACTICE FOR WORKPLACE EYE WELLNESS MONTH

According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 2,000 eye injuries occur each day on the job. Most would think that eye injuries only happen in construction or manufacturing jobs. However, nearly 40% of work-related eye injuries happen in offices, healthcare facilities, construction, or laboratory work environments. It is essential that proper… Read More


Interesting Facts About CATARACTS

As we get older, certain eye diseases are more prevalent, such as cataracts. A cataract is an eye disease in which the eye’s clear lens becomes cloudy or opaque, causing a decrease in vision. More than half of Americans age 80 or older either have cataracts or have had surgery to get rid of cataracts. … Read More


Reduce Your Stress And Relax Your Eyes

Stress plays a part in our lives, but what matters is how we react and cope with stress when it arises. We often feel physically and mentally stressed in our demanding lifestyles. However, did you know stress can damage your eyes? When you are overly stressed or anxious, there is an overproduction of adrenaline in… Read More


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