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How LASIK Works

The idea that a simple laser procedure can help you see clearly without glasses or contacts is revolutionary. LASIK eye surgery reshapes your cornea so you see better. Here’s exactly how it works.

Aug 2nd, 2021
The Two Different Types of Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetes can cause consistently elevated blood sugar levels, which may damage blood vessels in your body — including those in your eyes. Diabetic retinopathy can be quite serious. Click here to understand this disease and its impact.

Jul 6th, 2021
Signs of Surfer's Eye (And How We Can Help)

Surfer’s eye can develop in anyone who spends a lot of time outdoors, not just folks who spend time catching waves. Here are the signs of this annoying, but generally harmless, condition as well how we treat it.

Jun 9th, 2021
The Many Benefits of Multifocal Contact Lenses

Many people prefer contact lenses to glasses, but those with multiple vision problems find that standard contacts can’t offer comprehensive vision correction. Multifocal contact lenses may be the answer. Read on to learn their benefits.

May 3rd, 2021
Should I Seek Help for My Stye?

Styes may be painful and unsightly, but they’re rarely a danger to your health or vision. In some cases, though, a stye requires professional care. Here’s when you should see an optometrist about your stye.

Apr 1st, 2021
Your First Steps After an Eye Injury

An eye injury requires professional evaluation and care right away. Call 911 if you have a foreign object sticking out of your eye. In other cases, immediate treatment is important. Here’s what you should do as you make your way to our office.

Feb 2nd, 2021
Are You at Risk for Macular Degeneration?

Macular degeneration can lead to vision loss, especially in people older than 60. Age plays a role in your risk, but so do other factors — many of which are within your control. Here’s when you should be concerned about developing the condition.

Jan 1st, 2021
Tips for Caring for Your New Glasses

Protect the time and money you’ve invested in getting a new pair of glasses. Here’s how to take care of your new specs so they keep you seeing clearly and looking good for a long time.

Dec 1st, 2020
Do You Have Astigmatism?

If you wear glasses for vision correction, you may have astigmatism. This common eye condition can affect one or both eyes and may develop at any age. Read on to find out more about astigmatism and how it affects your vision.

Oct 1st, 2020
Two Types of Macular Degeneration

If you’ve been diagnosed with macular degeneration, you have either the wet or dry kind. Read on to learn about each type and what your diagnosis means for your long-term eye health.

Sep 2nd, 2020
Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetics are at a risk of a number of complications associated with their condition. Diabetic retinopathy is one of these complications that, when not treated, can lead to vision loss. Read on to learn more about this serious eye condition.

Aug 11th, 2020
Eye Care and COVID-19: What You Should Know

COVID-19 has affected many aspects of your health, including essential preventive and urgent eye care. Don’t put your eye care on hold. Read on to learn how to navigate your visits to your optometrist during this pandemic.

Jul 15th, 2020
Seeing More Clearly With LASIK

See the world more clearly than you ever thought possible and without corrective lenses. LASIK surgery is quick, safe, and liberating. Read on to learn why you should invest in your eyesight today.

May 13th, 2020
The Many Causes of Chronic Red Eyes

Red eyes make you look tired and unwell, and they may be accompanied by uncomfortable symptoms such as itching and burning. Don’t ignore chronically red eyes, even if they don’t hurt. They may be a symptom of a condition that’s easily fixable.

Apr 1st, 2020
What Is Astigmatism?

Astigmatism is an irregular shape to your cornea that can affect how you see. If you have astigmatism, you may have some special considerations when it comes to vision correction. Read on to find out more.

Mar 1st, 2020
5 Tips for Managing Winter Dry Eye

Colder weather and dry indoor heat can wreak havoc on eyes vulnerable to dryness. You can’t cure dry eyes in the winter, but you can manage them so you’re not as uncomfortable. Read on to learn how.

Jan 1st, 2020
5 Reasons to Consider LASIK Eye Surgery

If you want freedom from corrective eyewear, here are some great reasons to consider LASIK eye surgery. This simple procedure reshapes the cornea at the front of your eye to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.

Dec 1st, 2019
How Does Diabetes Affect Your Eyes?

Living well with diabetes means keeping your blood sugar in check and taking special care of your eyes and feet. A yearly eye exam is the best way to prevent diabetes-related eye complications.

Oct 1st, 2019
Myths and Facts About Contact Lenses

Contact lenses improve various eye conditions and have no frames to see around. They don’t fog up like glasses and are a smart choice for sports and other physical activities. Get the facts to learn if it’s time to trade in your glasses for contacts.

Aug 9th, 2019
Summertime Tips for Dealing With Chronic Dry Eye

Weather can have a big impact on symptoms of dry eyes. You can keep your symptoms in check this summer and get some relief with our practical tips that are easy to incorporate into your summer fun.

Jul 25th, 2019
Who Is Most Susceptible to Macular Degeneration?

The health of your macula — part of the retina — is vital. It determines your ability to read, write, drive, recognize faces, watch television, and use a computer. Certain factors increase the risk of macular degeneration. Learn what they are.

Jun 21st, 2019
Choosing the Right Glasses for Your Face Shape

Everyone’s face shape is unique in its angles and lines. Knowing your basic face shape is one of the keys to choosing the perfect pair of glasses that look great and help you feel good in your choice of eyewear.

May 20th, 2019
What’s It Really Like to Get LASIK?

Considering LASIK? If you’ve had to rely on glasses and contacts, the idea of having your vision corrected is exciting. Many patients feel better prepared when they know what to expect before, during, and after this procedure.

Apr 23rd, 2019
What Does a Comprehensive Eye Exam Entail?

Your eyes are one of the most complex organs in your body. Protecting your vision and keeping your eyes healthy involves partnering with an eye specialist who can perform regular exams to detect and treat eye problems.

Mar 14th, 2019
How Cataracts Impact Your Vision

Thanks to advances in technology, having cataracts — the clouding of your eye’s natural lens — no longer means you’ll lose your vision. A skilled surgeon can remove the cataract and replace it with clear lens.

Jan 9th, 2019
How to Prevent Contact-Related Eye Infections

Wearing contacts may increase your risk of eye infections, but you don’t have to ditch your lenses to protect your vision. These simple tips can help you avoid making common mistakes that can affect your eye health.

Oct 26th, 2018