What To Do If You Have An Eye Emergency
Whether playing a sport, cleaning the house using chemical agents, doing lawn care, or just opening a bottle of champagne to celebrate a special moment, our eyes are exposed to many daily dangers. The curved shape of the eye protects the eye and can also be the target of trauma. All it takes is a… Read More
Are You Celebrating With Fireworks This Memorial Day?
Did you know that fireworks cause 2,000 eye injuries every year? According to a study published in JAMA Ophthalmology, during the 19-year study period, fireworks caused more than 34,000 ocular injuries, and the most common injury was an ocular burn. We are on the heels of Memorial Day as the first holiday to start the upcoming summer… Read More
May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month
Summer is almost here, and while the sun will be shining bright, it is a golden time to highlight Ultraviolet Awareness Month. Prevent Blindness has declared May as Ultraviolet (UV) Awareness Month to increase awareness of how UV rays can damage your eyes and hurt your vision. We are happy to share this valuable information… Read More
May Is Healthy Vision Month
It’s Healthy Vision Month, established by the National Eye Institute in 2003. Our practice agrees to spread awareness to our patients and educate you about the importance of eye health this month and every day of the year. We encourage you to find ways to be healthier, so your vision will last a lifetime. One… Read More
Have You Been Diagnosed With Cataracts?
If you have been diagnosed by your eye doctor with a cataract, you are not alone. According to the National Eye Institute, cataracts affect over 24.4 million Americans aged 40 and older. We are here for you to ensure you have the best support for your cataract diagnosis. Here are a few recommendations from the… Read More
What Is An Ocular Migraine?
An ocular migraine is a rare condition characterized by temporary vision loss or even temporary blindness in one eye. Ocular migraines are caused by reduced blood flow or spasms of blood vessels in the retina or behind the eye. In an ocular migraine, vision in the affected eye generally returns to normal within an hour…. Read More
March Is Save Your Vision Month
This month and year-round, we would like to remind you to prioritize your eye health in 2023 by scheduling your comprehensive eye exam and considering the importance of good eye health. Save Your Vision Month traces its founding to 1927 by American Optometric Association (AOA) members. This month and every month, we proclaim and deliver… Read More
What Are Spring Eye Allergies?
We are on the cusp of Spring, and the change in season promises fairer weather and new beginnings. Unfortunately, Spring’s new growth can also create seasonal allergies that leave you with congestion, headaches, and itchy, swollen eyes. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, eye allergies also called allergic conjunctivitis, are pretty standard. They occur… Read More
What Is A Cataract?
What is a Cataract? A cataract is a dense, cloudy area that forms in the eye’s lens. A cataract begins when proteins in the eye form clumps that prevent the lens from sending clear images to the retina. The retina converts the light that comes through the lens into signals. It sends the signals to… Read More
Have a Good Night’s Sleep and Reduce The Blue Light!
The blue light from your digital devices may affect you from falling asleep and having a quality night’s sleep. You may have experienced trouble falling asleep after staring at your phone or other digital devices right before bedtime. The blue light from your digital devices keeps us up and stimulates us to wake up, whether… Read More