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Is there a way to prevent dry eyes?

If you’ve felt a stinging or burning or other bothersome sensation in your eyes, you may be dealing with dry eye disease. It’s a common condition with a variety of treatments depending on the severity of the condition. But is there a way to prevent dry eyes? Here are eight suggestions on preventing or reducing […]

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2020
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Retinal Detachment: What to Know

Retinal detachment sounds scary, and it can be. It occurs when your retina physically separates from the back of your eye. If left untreated, it can spread further into the central retina, which can then lead to loss of vision. The causes of retina detachment vary, but, if caught early, can be treated. What Causes […]

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2020
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All About Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a common eye condition that causes blurred vision. This blurred vision is caused by the cornea (clear front cover of the eye) is irregularly shaped or the curvature of the lens inside the eye. The irregularly shaped cornea or lens then prevents light from focusing properly on the retina, making vision blurry at […]

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2020
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Got a Sty? Here’s What To Do

Styes can be worrisome when they show up. But in most cases, they go away on their own. Here are some ways to speed up the healing process and what to look for in case it doesn’t seem to be healing on its own. First things first, what is a sty? A sty (hordeolum) is […]

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2020
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Dry Eyes? It Could Be Your Screen Time

These days, it’s hard to get away from screens. But the strain that screen time can cause Digital Eye Strain and can lead to great discomfort and even long-term damage. When we stare at a brightly lit electronic screen, it becomes a natural behavior to blink less often. As simple as that sounds, less blinking […]

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2020
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Flashes and Floaters: What Do They Mean?

Do you ever feel like you’re seeing things? Meaning, do you ever feel like you’re seeing something drifting across the sky but it’s actually your vision? That something is sometimes referred to as a “floater” or piece of debris that’s inside your eye. This debris usually shows up when you’re looking into bright light or […]

  • Posted on: May 15 2020
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What Causes Cataracts?

Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss for people over the age of 40. It is also the main cause of blindness throughout the world. There are different types of cataracts that can form including: Subcapsular cataract: form at the back of the lens. If you have diabetes or take high doses of […]

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2020
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First Signs of Age-Related Macular Degeneration and What To Do

Macular Degeneration is now the leading cause of vision loss, impacting more than 10 million Americans. Here is some basic information about macular degeneration and how to recognize it and hopefully prevent it. What is Age-related Macular Degeneration? First things first, what is this disease? AMD is an eye disease that affects people over the […]

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2020
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Blepharitis Basics

With around 200,000 new cases diagnosed in America every year, blepharitis is a common eye condition. Let’s take a closer look at what this disease is and how it impacts your eye health. What is Blepharitis? Blepharitis is the name for chronic inflammation or infection of the eyelids or eyelashes. It, fortunately, is not contagious […]

  • Posted on: Feb 14 2020
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How LASIK Can Change Your Life

Embrace a new you for the new year and new decade. If you’ve been considering LASIK, there’s no better time than the present to change your life. Your vision can dramatically impact the way you experience life and there are myriad ways that getting LASIK can improve your life, that you may not have thought […]

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2020
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