February is Low Vision Awareness Month

Almost 3 million Americans have low vision, according to the National Eye Institute.  And, those numbers are expected to increase to more than 5 million by 2030 and close to 9 million by 2050.  [...]

Winter Sunglasses

We tend to think of sunglasses as sort of a summer thing. Summer picnics. The pool. The beach. The tennis court. The golf course. The mountain hike. The mountain bike. However, the need for [...]

February Is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Month

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of age-related vision loss and affects more than 10 million Americans. It is necessary to have regular, comprehensive dilated eye exams [...]

Blink!

The average persons blink their eyes about 15,000 times per day. All that blinking adds up. The average person blinks about 5.5 million times per year. So when someone says, “Don’t blink, [...]

Winter And Dry Eyes

Do your eyes feel dry this time of year? You are not imagining things and you are not alone. Humidity tends to drop in the winter with the colder temperatures. We then exacerbate the problem with [...]

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is a leading cause of vision loss and blindness in the United States. People are often unaware that glaucoma has no symptoms in its early stages. Currently, more than 3 million people in [...]

You have presbyopia? So?

So do most people as they age. Do you find yourself squinting to read your computer screen, or struggling to read your smartphone, menus, magazines or labels without holding everything as far as [...]

4 Holiday Eye Safety Tips

  Sharp-Edged Toys As gifts are opened Christmas morning, be careful and take the time to check for any sharp/pointy edges. Eye injuries often occur on Christmas Day when excited children play [...]

Do You Have An Astigmatism?

It’s common to hear the term astigmatism. Perhaps, your friend or a family member has been told that they have it or maybe you have it yourself. But what does that mean? Astigmatism is a common [...]

Curcumin – A Super Spice?

Turmeric has long been known for its health benefits, recognized in the medical and alternative community for potentially reducing inflammation within the body. Since inflammation may impact [...]