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Why Cataract Surgery Makes the Holidays Better

Wouldn’t you like precise, crisp vision when you gather with your family and friends this holiday season? When you’re trying to enjoy the festivities, the last thing you want to worry about is cataracts. Blurry vision can affect your ability to do just about anything. And that includes enjoying your favorite activities. Luckily, cataract surgery… Read More


What You Should Know About Wearing Contact Lenses

If you’ve been wearing glasses for a while, you may want to consider contact lenses. Contacts can be a convenient alternative to traditional glasses. But there are a wide variety of contact lenses to choose from. Selecting the right type for you can be overwhelming.  If you’re considering contacts, there are a few things you… Read More


Are There Treatment Options For Strabismus?

Strabismus, or misaligned eyes, is a problem best treated promptly. Proper eye alignment is essential, especially early in a child’s life. If their eyes are consistently crossed, they might go on to develop poor eyesight and depth perception. Untreated strabismus can also develop into amblyopia or lazy eye.  However, children aren’t the only ones susceptible… Read More


9 Signs Your Child Needs An Eye Exam

A child with poor eyesight may struggle socially and in school because of impaired vision. But, they may not know something is wrong. As a parent, you must pay attention to your child and take note of possible vision symptoms. If your child is squinting, struggling at school, or sitting too close to the tv,… Read More


What Are The Symptoms of Cataracts?

Cataracts occur when proteins in the natural lens of your eye begin to break down and clump together. This clumping causes cloudiness in them, which can lead to complete vision loss. Cataracts are a common problem, especially among older people. More than half of Americans over the age of eighty either have cataracts or have… Read More


Could I Benefit From Dry Eye Treatment?

Do you notice yourself frequently wanting to rub your eyes? Do you need to use eye drops multiple times throughout the day to relieve your itchy, inflamed eyes? These are two of the signs and symptoms that you could have dry eye syndrome. But, no matter what you hear, there are ways to treat dry… Read More


Do Your Dry Eyes Need To Be Treated?

Most people have dry eyes at some point in their lives. Many don’t need professional treatment. However, severe persistent cases may require expert attention. Keep reading to learn more about dry eye syndrome and common treatments you can use to keep your eyes healthy and moist. What is Dry Eye? A film of tears and… Read More


5 Signs You Could Need Eyelid Surgery

Are people always asking you if you’re tired or if you got enough sleep last night? No one wants to feel like they always look exhausted and sleep-deprived. It can make you feel self-conscious about your eyes, eyelids, and general appearance. If you’re tired of the questions and feeling self-conscious about your eyes look, you… Read More


Why Your Child Needs Protective Eyewear During Sports Eye Safety Month

Does one or more of your children play sports? Do you know what type of eyewear your child needs while playing? There are thousands of sports-related eye injuries in the United States every year. Unfortunately, the majority of these eye injuries are preventable with proper eye protection.  The American Academy of Ophthalmologists has deemed awareness… Read More


Why Workplace Eye Wellness Month Is Observed

Do you know how to keep your eyes safe while you are at work? Are you aware of the importance of protecting your eyes when you are around hazards? Sometimes when you do a familiar task you think you are safe, even if you are in a hazardous situation. Keep reading to learn more about… Read More