Are Eye “Floaters” a Cause for Concern?
Are you worried about a cloud or dot that is showing up in your field of vision? Almost everyone will experience “eye floaters” at some point in their life. In fact, many people have these floaters off and on. The floaters can be frequent or ...
More Than Vision Correction: Why Regular Eye Exams are Essential for Overall Health
It has been said that the eyes are the window to the soul. But, did you know that the eyes can be the key to view details about overall health and wellness? Regular eye exams not only check your vision, but these appointments are essential to ...
How Too Much Screen Time Could be Damaging a Child’s Eyes
Many parents can relate to the battle of trying to manage a child’s screen time during the day. Not only do children want to watch movies, but they are often reaching for smartphones and tablets to play games or talk with their friends. There ...
Why Every Child Needs a Back-to-School Eye Exam
It’s that time of year: the kids are heading back to school, and most families are getting ready for their regular routines after a fun summer of vacations and camps. Now that school is starting, it is a great time to think about the option to ...
Effective Treatment Options for Dry Eyes
Whether you suffer from dry eyes due to changing weather patterns or you suffer from seasonal allergies, it can be inconvenient to deal with these symptoms frequently. But, there is no reason why you need to be uncomfortable. Your eye doctor can ...
Contact Lens Care Tips to Prevent Eye Injury
If you are exhausted at the end of a long day, then it might be tempting to skip your regular routine with the care of your contact lenses. But, failing to follow the common contact lens care tips could result in an eye infection or potential ...
5 Easy Steps to Reduce the Risk of Cataracts
Cataracts are common among the older generations. But, just because this eye disease is common, it doesn’t mean that you will face a cataract diagnosis in the future. The risk varies among patients, and there are a few things that you can to do ...
Eye Infections and Pink Eye: When to Call an Optometrist
Most school-aged children will get pink eye at least once. As a parent, you have probably been through one or more rounds of eye infections because it is common for these germs to be spread among schoolmates and friends. Even though pink eye is ...
Spring Break Fun: Tips to Keep Your Eyes Healthy on Vacation
Spring break is coming soon, and many families are looking forward to the fun activities that will be enjoyed while the kids are out of school. Whether you are planning a big vacation or you are going to have a “staycation” with local ...
Is There a Connection Between Good Sleep and Visual Health?
What is happening with your eyes when you are asleep? It is important to give your body a chance to rest at the end of a long day. Even though you are relaxing, there is quite a bit of activity happening in the brain and eyes. Rapid Eye Movement ...