Have You Scheduled Your Eye Exam?

As restrictions begin to lift, we would like to remind you of the importance of scheduling your annual eye exam. Eye exams are important at every age and life stage. During this past year, as our world became entirely virtual, your eyes may have experienced additional strain causing headaches or dizziness and your eyes may… Continue reading Have You Scheduled Your Eye Exam?

Is Your Vision the Cause of Your Headaches?

Have you ever experienced a headache that affected your vision? Many of us know what it is like to have a headache. Depending on the cause, it can trigger a sharp, dull, or throbbing sensation of pain ranging in severity. While it may be difficult to determine the cause of a headache, one cause you… Continue reading Is Your Vision the Cause of Your Headaches?

What is a Stye?

Styes can be an uncomfortable and annoying yet common experience. Fortunately, most of them will go away on their own or with minimal treatment. What Is a Stye? A stye, also known as a hordeolum, is a small red, sometimes painful bump on the eyelid. It is often caused by bacterial staph (staphylococcal) infection and… Continue reading What is a Stye?

Protecting Your Vision This Summer

It’s summertime, which means everyone will be spending a lot of time outside enjoying the sun. Though many of us know about using sunblock to fight off the sun’s harmful rays, it is also important to protect your eyes! Here are a few tips on protecting your vision this summer. Sunglasses with UV Protection Just… Continue reading Protecting Your Vision This Summer

Back-To-School Eye Exams

As summer draws to a close, many of us are preparing for the new school year. As you check off school supplies and other back-to-school necessities, be sure to schedule your child’s annual vision exam. August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness month and during this time, we encourage parents and caregivers to arm… Continue reading Back-To-School Eye Exams

Healthy Eyes as You Age

Did you know that 1 in 6 Americans over the age of 65 struggle with a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with prescription eyewear? Though vision impairments can occur at any age, as we get older, our risk for vision loss increases as we age, and certain conditions are more common in older adults.… Continue reading Healthy Eyes as You Age

Spooky Eye Tips

Fall is here! Though eye safety is important all year, around the fall holidays parties and traditions can pose some special ocular hazards for you and your loved ones. Many eye injuries or ailments occur every year during October, and unfortunately, most are preventable. To help keep your vision sharp and safe this month, we… Continue reading Spooky Eye Tips

What Should You Do If You Scratch Your Eye?

Do you know what to do if you scratch your eye? It can be easy to scratch your eye–you may poke your eye on accident, a foreign object may blow into your eye, or get trapped under your eyelid. If you close your eyes and the pain does not subside and continues to burn after… Continue reading What Should You Do If You Scratch Your Eye?

Are Blue Light Glasses Worth It?

Eyeglasses that claim to filter out blue light from electronic devices have become increasingly popular, especially since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic. With more people spending time in front of screens, it didn’t take long before concern about the effects of blue light set in and if people should take precautions. To reduce potential… Continue reading Are Blue Light Glasses Worth It?

Do Children Need Sunglasses?

As parents and caregivers, we understand the importance of using sunscreen to protect our child’s skin from the sun’s harmful rays. However, many parents may not realize that children’s eyes also need protection from the sun! Fortunately, as your optometrist, we have several helpful tips on protecting your child’s vision while they play outside. Harmful… Continue reading Do Children Need Sunglasses?

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