Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our Practice.
Jan 05, 2023
January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma affects between 3 and 4 million Americans and is the number two cause of preventable blindness worldwide. About 50% of patients with glaucoma are currently undiagnosed. It is sobering to think about how many of you reading this article right now currently have...
Aug 02, 2022
An individual's eyes can reveal a lot about them, including their mood, feelings, and even emotions. By simply looking at them, eyes can convey a warm, bright, and inviting vibe as well as a cold and repellent one – they are the window to a person’s soul. The Iris: What...
Jul 08, 2022
While we all know that drinking alcohol can harm our bodies, what does it do specifically to our eyes? Short-term exposure to alcohol can alter vision, but what about repeated exposure to alcohol? Are there any permanent effects that you need to worry about? People who consider themselves to be "social drinkers"...
Jul 08, 2022
It’s widely known that overindulgence in alcohol can lead to many problems throughout the body, including your eyes. So, what are these effects, and how much do you have to drink to experience them?
Jun 13, 2022
Are you one of those people who tried contacts in the past, but had no luck? Perhaps you found them dry and uncomfortable, or your allergies made them impossible to wear? Maybe you were unable to see as clearly compared to your glasses, or you never needed glasses but now...
Apr 01, 2022
Cosmetic procedures have been prominent for both women and men for years. While the popularity of certain procedures tends to decrease and incline in waves, temporary facial “improvements” like Botox injections have become and remain one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. The popularity is thanks to its noninvasiveness, and...
Jan 25, 2022
Changes in the white part of your eye, called the sclera, are often noticeable at first glance. But what do changes in the color of your sclera mean, and when is it something serious?
May 20, 2021
What is computer vision syndrome, and how can we help you address it? Find out more here!
Apr 08, 2021
How do menopause and other hormone changes affect a woman’s eyes, and how does our eye care team address related eye and vision issues? Read more here to find out.
Mar 15, 2021
Scleral lenses are becoming increasingly popular among those with corneal problems and dry eye syndrome—and for good reason! Here are our top 5 tips for anyone who wears scleral lenses.
Jan 24, 2021
People with astigmatism may wonder whether they can wear contact lenses. They absolutely can! The two main contact lens choices for astigmatism are scleral lenses and toric lenses. Read on to learn more and discover how we can help.
Oct 23, 2020
Almost every person has tiny bugs called Demodex mites living inside the pores of their face, especially in and around the eyelashes. Learn about these microscopic mites, and how they can affect you.
Jul 07, 2020
If you experience frequent eyelid twitches, you may be experiencing a common condition called dry eye syndrome (DES). What is DES, and how can it trigger eyelid twitching?
May 19, 2020
An estimated 1 in every 5 people sleeps with their eyes open! This happens as a result of a surprisingly common condition called nocturnal lagophthalmos. Find out what causes this condition, and how it’s addressed.
Apr 21, 2020
Tears are an important part of allowing us to see both clearly and comfortably. So, what are tears made of, and how do they help you in your everyday life?
Apr 13, 2020
We all instinctively rub our eyes, whether we're tired, our eyes are itchy or when something gets stuck in them. However, did you know that doing so poses a threat to your eye health and can potentially lead you to contract COVID-19? Read on to learn why eye doctors instruct people to avoid rubbing their eyes.
Apr 05, 2020
If your eyes burn, itch or feel gritty, you may have dry eye syndrome. This is typically caused by a low production of tears or low-quality tears. Many substances and situations can cause dry eyes, such as the medication you’re taking, the time spent staring at your phone or computer...
Feb 28, 2020
The shape of your eye can have a significant impact on the way you see the world around you. Read on to learn more about how your eye's shape impacts vision.
Feb 13, 2020
Though many wouldn’t place “smoking” and “myopia” in the same sentence, the harmful effects they have on vision are comparable, as children with rapidly progressing myopia have a similar risk of developing eye disease later in life as smokers do.
Jan 05, 2020
If you have a damaged cornea, a corneal transplant may help you see clearly again. Find out what to expect, and how to see your best following your procedure.
Nov 08, 2019
Do you routinely feel a burning sensation in your eyes that takes a while to go away? Read on to learn what may be causing the burning, and how we can help treat it.
May 20, 2019
Gritty Eyes You know that gritty feeling in the eye when it feels like something’s in it or it just feels rough and scratchy? It’s not just your imagination, there are some sound medical reasons behind this feeling. If you have gritty eyes, contact The Practice Name Dry Eye...
Mar 12, 2017
Dry eye is a common condition for many people and the number of people suffering from dry eyes is continuing to rise. One reason dry eyes are on the rise is the number of hours people spend on computers, iPads, cell phones, and other electronic devices. There have been studies...
Mar 07, 2017
We’ve all seen the funky, cool contact lenses that you can buy throughout the year, especially around Halloween. That cat-eye contact would match your kitty costume perfect! Want to have blue eyes for the day? How easy it is to pick up a cheap pair of lenses and pop them...
Mar 06, 2017
Looking for a non-invasive way to see clearly without needing glasses or contact lenses? Looking for a way to stop your child’s nearsightedness from getting worse? Try the Gentle Vision Shaping System.
Mar 05, 2017
Many studies have been conducted to find out if eye exercises can improve your physical vision, making it possible to see again without glasses or contact lenses. However, these studies have disproved this myth. Though your eye muscles can be strengthened, your vision will not be improved enough to lose...