Blog Articles

What To Expect at My LASIK Consultation?

Vision problems have been a troublesome issue for a long time. You’ve decided it’s finally time to ditch the glasses and have LASIK. You’ve got your consultation scheduled and you’re ready to learn more. What should you expect?

Aug 9th, 2021
How Serious Is Glaucoma?

If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with glaucoma, you may be wondering if it’s just something that comes with age, or if you should be concerned. How serious is glaucoma? Arm yourself with more information here.

Jul 9th, 2021
The Three Stages of Macular Degeneration Explained

One of the leading causes of blindness is macular degeneration, but early treatment can improve outcomes. In this post, we describe the three stages of the disease, as well as the risk factors you should know.

Jun 23rd, 2021
These Bad Habits Are Wreaking Havoc on Your Eyes

How well is your vision? Do you ever wonder if there are things you could do to improve the health of your eyes? In this post, we consider the opposite question: What habits might be hurting your eyes?

May 27th, 2021
Common Eye Problems in Children

Protecting your child’s eye health and vision is not always a simple task. In this post, we describe some common eye problems in children, and what steps you can take to protect your child’s eyes.

Apr 11th, 2021
How to Make Your LASIK Results Last

You already know what you need to do in the hours, days, and weeks following your LASIK surgery, but what about the years after that? Do you need to take special steps to protect your vision and make your results last?

Mar 10th, 2021
Understanding the Different Treatments for Keratoconus

Are you experiencing vision problems? Keratoconus is a condition that affects the shape of your cornea. It causes blurry, distorted vision and sensitivity to light and to glare. There are effective treatments for keratoconus.

Feb 8th, 2021
Can Strabismus Be Corrected?

The term strabismus refers to a variety of eye alignment problems. If you or your child has strabismus, you may be wondering if there’s any way to correct it, or if you even should pursue correction.

Dec 2nd, 2020
Help for Your Dry Eyes

Do you suffer from dry, itchy, and irritated eyes? Whether your dry eyes are inconvenient or completely disruptive, there are some things you can do that may help. In this post we discuss both home remedies and treatments we can provide.

Nov 6th, 2020
Recognizing the Signs of Bad Vision in Your Child

Good vision is important for children, regardless of age. But how do you know if your child can’t see well? A child who has poor vision doesn’t know that they don’t see as well as other people. This post describes some warning signs.

Oct 4th, 2020
Taking Care of Your Eyes in the Workplace

The health of your eyes and your vision are worthy of careful protection. Your profession is your livelihood. Is it possible that your work endangers the health of your eyes? Here’s what you need to know to take care of your eyes while working.

Sep 7th, 2020
Are You a Candidate for LASIK?

LASIK surgery has been around for more than two decades, and about 95% of people who had it are glad they did. However, it’s important for you to be evaluated to make sure you’re a good candidate for the procedure before you have it.

Aug 12th, 2020
5 Foods That Promote Eye Health

You already know that a healthy lifestyle includes paying attention to nutrition, but did you know that there are some foods that you can eat that specifically support the health of your eyes? It’s true - what you eat can help you see well.

Jul 22nd, 2020
Understanding Strabismus: Does Your Child Have It?

Have you noticed your child’s eyes not aligning? If so, it should not be ignored; you have options. This condition, called strabismus, affects about 4% of children, and here’s what you need to know about it.

Mar 13th, 2020
What Your Eye Health Says About Your Overall Health

The cliché says that your eyes are the window to your soul. That may be true, we don’t know for sure. But one thing we do know is that your eyes can reveal a great deal about your overall health. What do your eyes reveal about you?

Feb 1st, 2020
New Year’s Resolution: Ditch the Glasses and Go for LASIK

How much time do you spend searching for your glasses? How often have you had to deal with breaking them? How would you like to ditch them for good, but still be able to see? Here’s why you should consider making LASIK a priority for 2020.

Jan 1st, 2020
Winter Tips for Dealing with Dry Eyes

Cold winter weather and blustery winds mean dry eyes that are uncomfortable. And winter can make the condition worse. There are a few things you can do to protect your eyes from drying out this year. These tips will help.

Dec 1st, 2019
The Link Between Age and Glaucoma: What to Watch For

Do you have a family history of glaucoma? You may have an increased risk of developing this condition, and that risk rises as you age. Here are some signs of which you need to be aware as you watch for this condition.

Nov 1st, 2019
Understanding Strabismus and Your Treatment Options

Strabismus is frightening, whether you develop it as an adult, or notice something’s wrong with how your child’s eyes align. Learning the facts about strabismus, as well as what kinds of treatments are available, can help ease your fears.

Aug 9th, 2019
Summertime Tips for Chronic Dry Eye

In the summer, there are a few important steps to take in order to avoid suffering with symptoms of dry eye. Read on and learn what you need to know, so you can fully enjoy the season without burning, dry eyes.

Jun 1st, 2019
The Link Between Diabetes and Eye Health

People with diabetes have a greater risk of developing certain eye health problems than people without diabetes. Find out which eye diseases diabetics have a greater risk of, as well as what you should do to protect your vision.

May 2nd, 2019
Is It Bad to Sleep in Your Contacts?

If you wear contacts regularly, chances are good that you’ve fallen asleep with them in. Sure, you’ve heard you’re not supposed to sleep with contacts in, but is it really that bad?

Feb 8th, 2019
Preparing for LASIK Surgery: Everything You Need to Know

LASIK vision surgery is often a life-changing experience, as you may finally see clearly without glasses or contacts for the first time in years. Knowing what to expect and how to prepare is essential for the best possible experience and outcome.

Oct 16th, 2018
Children's Vision Problems are Often Misdiagnosed as ADHD

If your child struggles in the classroom and with nightly homework, their behavior may have you worried about ADHD. Before leaping to conclusions, find out if vision issues might be at the root of your child’s learning difficulties.

Sep 28th, 2018