How Eyelashes Protect Our Eyes

Our eyebrows and eyelashes aren’t just there for decoration. They’re not even just there for helping us make different facial expressions or to make our eyes stand out. They’re actually the first line of defense our eyes have against airborne contaminants and other hazards. How Eyelashes Protect Our Eyes It might seem weird to think…

Cataract Treatment

In the US alone, cataracts affect over 20 million adults 40 and older and half of all seniors age 80 and up. In the US alone, cataracts affect over 20 million adults 40 and older and half of all seniors age 80 and up. Over time, the lenses in our eyes can become clouded by…

Germs and Eye Care

Most of us rub our eyes many times in the course of the day without really thinking about it. Whether we’re tired, our eyes feel dry or itchy, or there’s something stuck in one of them, it seems like the easiest way to make it feel better is to rub them a little. Unfortunately, doing…

Kids vision going back to school!

When school opens this fall—whether in the classroom or at home—your child needs to see properly. By scheduling an eye exam for your child now, you can face fall with one less stressor off your list, and you’ll be helping your child see clearly before they return to learning. Read Get your Comprehensive Eye Exams…

Your Eye Appointment and COVID 19

As ophthalmologists and optometrists begin to schedule patients again, you’re probably wondering if it’s safe to visit the office for an eye exam. This recent article Is it Safe to Go to the Eye Doctor During COVID-19? offers good information on how eye doctors are protecting their patients, what you can do to protect yourself and others,…

Are Your Eyes Ready for Summer?

Nothing kills a fun summer outing faster than an eye injury. Some injuries are visible and instant—flying debris from weed whackers, a baseball to the eye, or caustic pool chemicals. Other injuries take a while to show up—sunburned corneas, ultraviolet rays that speed up the development of cataracts, or poison ivy or insect bites. And…

Frames for Your Face—Choose Wisely

Do you dread choosing eyeglass frames? Especially when a bad fit, style, or color would be as visible as, well, the eyeglasses on your face. Before visiting your optometrist, arm yourself with information. Don’t let those spinning displays of eyeglass frames have your head spinning with too many choices. Narrow it down by reading The best…