PACIFIC EYE IS OPEN

Blog Articles

Get Your Child Started with Routine Eye Care

Your child’s eyes change as they grow, and that’s why regular eye doctor appointments are just as important as visiting the pediatrician. Getting your child started with routine eye care sets them up for healthy vision and wellness throughout life.

Oct 8th, 2020
Understanding the Differences in the Types of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a common cause of vision loss, but there are many different ways this disease can affect your eyes. From a stand-alone condition to complications from diabetes or other health issues, learn the differences between the types of glaucoma.

Sep 6th, 2020
3 Telltale Signs It's an Astigmatism

Astigmatism is one of the most common causes of blurry vision. It changes the way your eye focuses light, but it can be corrected with the right treatment. Don’t settle for blurry vision. Find out more about the telltale signs of astigmatism.

Aug 7th, 2020
Eye Care and COVID-19: What You Should Know

Is it time for your routine eye exam? Are you wondering if COVID-19 has made it unsafe to go to the eye doctor? Learn more about how we’re making visiting the eye doctor safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

Jul 16th, 2020
Behind Red Eyes

A long day working at the computer or a night out on the town may leave you with red eyes. But what happens when your eyes are red more days than not? Causes of redness range from allergies to serious eye issues. Get the scoop on red eyes here.

Jun 9th, 2020
When You Should Seek Emergency Eye Care

Eye injuries range from an accidental finger poke to severe, traumatic wounds. Suffering an eye injury is often painful, but the severity and the risk it poses to your vision can vary. Learn when your issue needs emergency eye care.

May 14th, 2020
Tips for Managing Contacts During Allergy Season

Warmer weather might bring blooming flowers, but it also means pollen, spores, and other allergens that trigger itchy, dry eyes. Are seasonal allergies making wearing your contacts next to impossible? Get tips for surviving allergy season.

Apr 9th, 2020
The Best Treatments for Presbyopia

If you’re over 40, chances are high that your close-up vision isn’t what it used to be. Presbyopia is a vision change that comes with age, but it makes reading everything from text messages to menus into a challenge. Find the best treatments here.

Mar 3rd, 2020
All About Astigmatism

Astigmatism is an eye condition linked to blurry vision. It occurs when your cornea isn’t perfectly round, which affects how your eye refracts light and how clearly you see. Learn more about this common condition and find out how it’s treated.

Feb 1st, 2020
I Have Diabetes — How Often Should I Have My Eyes Checked?

If you have diabetes, you’re at a higher risk for retinopathy, a serious condition of the eye that could lead to vision loss if not treated. Learn how often you should have your eyes checked to ensure your eyes stay healthy for years to come.

Dec 1st, 2019
Myths and Facts About Cataracts

If your vision is blurry or you’re having trouble seeing at night, you may have cataracts. The National Eye Institute estimates that more than 50% of U.S. women and men over 80 have a cataract, but most people don’t understand them.

Oct 1st, 2019
5 Reasons to Consider LASIK Eye Surgery

If you’re tired of relying on glasses or contacts for clear vision, you may benefit from LASIK eye surgery. Learn more about this popular procedure, which can improve your vision so you can perform many activities without corrective lenses.

Sep 3rd, 2019
How Does Diabetes Affect Your Vision?

Diabetes can lead to some serious health problems, including issues with your vision. Learn how diabetes can lead to blurred vision and even blindness if left untreated.

Aug 1st, 2019
Summertime Tips for Chronic Dry Eye

Do you have chronic dry eye? Do your symptoms get worse during the summer months? You’re not alone. But, just because there isn’t a cure for dry eye, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing you can do about it; we can help.

Jul 1st, 2019
Am I a Candidate for Laser Eye Surgery?

Are you having trouble seeing clearly? Wish you could ditch your glasses for good? Find out if laser eye surgery can solve your vision problems. Read on to learn more.

May 1st, 2019
Glasses vs. Contacts: Which Is Right for You?

If you’re one of the more than 64% of Americans who need corrective lenses, you may wonder which is best: glasses or contacts. Here, we discuss the pros and cons of each and offer food for thought on how to decide which is right for you.

Apr 11th, 2019
What You Can Do to Help Prevent Cataracts

Cataracts are very common and your risk of developing the eye condition increases as you age. But you may be able to protect yourself from developing cataracts with a few lifestyle changes.

Feb 1st, 2019
5 Tips for Managing Winter Dry Eye

Do your eyes burn or itch more in the winter months? Is your vision suddenly more blurry than usual? If so, you may be suffering from dry eyes. Read on to learn more about home remedies as well as when it's time to see an expert.

Dec 19th, 2018