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Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our practice. The items are displayed by year and month. To view older entries use the links in the box below to select the year and month you would like.

How to Choose the Right Sunglasses

Do your sunglasses have what it takes to protect your eyes? As the summer heats up and people spend more time outdoors, it is very important to wear UV blocking eyewear to protect against exposure to ultraviolet rays that can cause damage to your eyes. Damage caused by UV from...

Women’s Eye Health Month: An Eye on Cosmetics

Women's eyes are regularly exposed to potential irritants through the use of cosmetics. As eye shadow, mascara and eye liner can breed unseen dirt and bacteria, it is vital to ensure that the products you use to apply and remove your makeup are hygienic to prevent irritation that can cause...

A Recipe For Eye Health

Did you know that your dietary choices have an impact on your eye health and vision? Opting for appetizing food that at the same time provides you with all the nutrients that are essential for preserving your vision, is taking a major step towards minimizing the risk of eye disease...

Spring Eye Allergies

Spring is right around the corner, as the winter begins to wind down and the fresh, warmer air begins to rear its head. Unfortunately for many, it's often hard to enjoy nature's blooming beauty as the warmer weather also brings about the onset of itchy, watery eyes that come with...

The Right Way to Clean Your Eyeglasses

We all know how frustrating it can be trying to see clearly through a smudged pair of glasses; clean lenses can really make a world of difference. While it may not be something that you pay much attention to, the way you clean your lenses can also make a difference,...

Dry Eye Syndrome: When Dry Eyes are Chronic

Dry eyes are a common problem for many individuals particularly during the winter months when exposure to dry air and whipping wind is increased. However, if you are suffering from dry eyes that just won't go away, you may have what is known as Dry Eye Syndrome - a condition...

Computer Glasses: A Growing Necessity in Our Digital World

The need for computer glasses is growing as the digital age means many of us are spending hours in front of a computer or mobile screen each day, often resulting in eye strain, headaches, blurred vision, or neck and shoulder pain. These symptoms and others are often categorized as Computer...

National Diabetes Month: Signs of Diabetic Retinopathy

Did you know that being diabetic increases your chances of serious eye damage? Diabetes is the number one cause of loss of sight in adults under 75 years old according to recent studies by the National Institute of Health. One of the most serious complications of diabetes is retinal damage...

Can People With Astigmatism Also Wear Lenses?

Did you know that there are contact lenses especially for people with astigmatism? Generally, the cornea is round, but when you have astigmatism, it's more oval-shaped, sort of like a football. This affects how light hits the retina, and results in blurred vision. The lenses eye doctors use to correct...

Focusing on Retinoscopy

Sometimes, especially when performing an eye exam on a small child the eye doctor will shine a beam of light in the eyes. So what does this do? This is one way we determine the refractive error of your eye, and it's called retinoscopy. Whether you're near or farsighted, or...

Keeping an Eye on Your Smartphone

Have you ever thought about the toll your smartphone might be taking on your sight? Tablets and smartphones are so handy when it comes to being in touch when we're on the move. Nevertheless most people have a habit of holding their handheld devices right in front of their eyes....

Multifocal Lenses and You

If you're middled-aged and having some difficulty reading books and newspapers, you might have developed presbyopia, a common age-related condition that makes it difficult to focus on close objects. Fortunately, this doesn't mean that people who already wear prescription eyeglasses for nearsightedness need to own two pairs of glasses. This...

Eyeglasses – Plenty of Great Choices

New options to help you look good and see better!

Online Patient Registration Forms

Fill in your patient history online, before your next appointment. Find out how...

Request Your Next Appointment Online…

You can now request your next appointment online. Find out how...

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