3 Benefits of Hard Contacts

Contact lenses are becoming an increasingly popular option for visual correction. Contact lens technology is progressing fast, offering more brands, styles and prescriptions than ever before. This includes technological advancements for both hard and soft lenses. While soft lenses are the newer and more popular style of contact lens, hard Read More

The Benefits of Antioxidants for Eye Health

When it comes to the health of our eyes, most of us are familiar with the basic rules that we’ve heard since we were young: Wear sun protection/avoid direct sunlight. Eat a balanced and nutrient dense diet. Keep routine eye appointments with your eye care professional. Though all of these Read More

When Should You Get A Multi-focal Lens?

For most of us, the decision to get a multi-focal lens is more of a “when” rather than an “if” scenario. While nearsightedness and farsightedness typically develop in youth, the need for a multi-focal lens is brought on by the natural aging process and affects nearly all of us at Read More

Why You Should Schedule an Annual Back-to-School Eye Exam

With everything that needs to be done before you send your kids back to school, it’s easy to overlook an important aspect that many of us take for granted—good eyesight! The vision of your children is essential to their academic performance, so getting them in for a back-to-school eye exam before Read More

What to Expect after Cataract Surgery

Cataracts occur when the clear lens of your eye becomes cloudy, decreasing vision quality and reducing the brightness of colors and details that your eye can detect. If your eye doctor recommends that you have cataract surgery, it’s normal to have questions about what the surgery entails and how your Read More

How Young Is Too Young for Contact Lenses?

It’s a question that parents of glasses-wearing children will inevitably face: “When can I get contacts?” But, the real question is when is it safe for my child to get contacts? Deciding factors involve the prescription, the eye’s health and that child’s maturity. Glasses wear can be hard for children Read More

6 Reasons to Protect Your Eyes from the Summer Sun

While summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy the weather, the increased sun exposure can create serious risks for the tissues found in and around your eyes. There are several ways your eyes can be impacted by the summer sun. 1. White of the Eye Sun exposure Read More

Could Whole-Eye Transplants Become a Reality?

Once considered the stuff of science fiction, new possibilities concerning the artificial implantation of donor eyes in patients to restore vision are making waves in the medical community. Donor organs are common enough in the medical world – surrogate hearts, kidneys, lungs and livers have all been transplanted with enough Read More

What You Need to Know Before Buying Sunglasses

Summer is here, and most of us are ready to head outside and enjoy the sun. However, the sun isn’t always your friend, especially when it comes to your eyes. The sensitive tissues inside our eyes can easily be damaged by unfiltered sun exposure, making sunglass wear during the summer Read More

What’s the Best Time of Year to Consider LASIK?

Having to deal with glasses and contacts every day can be frustrating. The constant threat of losing your glasses or dropping contacts can be enough to drive a person crazy. Fortunately, surgical alternatives like LASIK can provide options for the majority of patients who require refractive correction. The LASIK Solution Read More
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