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What Is A Pterygium?

August 27th, 2020

If you live in a sunny state and spend a lot of time outside, you may have heard of something called a pterygium. It’s also known as surfer’s eye. A pterygium is a fleshy growth on the surface of the eye. While it may look intimidating, the growth itself is actually mostly harmless. Although it… Read More

3 Ways You Can Try To Naturally Treat Dry Eyes

June 26th, 2020

Many people suffer from dry eyes. This condition can occur due to a variety of reasons. This can be your environment, habits you’ve formed or even genetic traits! Approximately 16 million people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with dry eye disease. The number of undiagnosed cases is likely even higher than that. It is… Read More

What Are My Dry Eye Treatment Options?

December 20th, 2019

If you have a persistent case of dry eye, it seems like you’ll do anything to make your symptoms go away. The constant itchiness, blurry vision, and soreness can leave you exhausted and frustrated. Fortunately, even chronic dry eye is completely treatable! How to treat your dry eye depends on the severity of it. Some… Read More

Is It Dry Eye?

December 20th, 2018

December is a time for parties, holiday cheer, and…dry eye? If you’re one of the millions of Americans, dry eye in the winter is pure misery. But how do you know that you have dry eye? Keep reading to learn more about dry eye and how to keep it in check this season! 1. I… Read More

Quitting Smoking Reduces Risk of Cataracts and Glaucoma

June 12th, 2018

Everyone knows that smoking is bad for you, but we often don’t think about how nicotine affects more than our lungs and its association with an increased risk of developing cancer. But the effects of smoking reach far beyond that. In fact, research shows that smoking can have a detrimental effect on virtually every organ… Read More

5 Eye Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

January 12th, 2018

Most people put off going to the eye doctor until they need new prescription eyewear. This is a mistake because comprehensive eye exams can help you catch and treat potentially serious problems early on. And many eye diseases, like glaucoma or macular degeneration, don’t show any symptoms in the early stages. Your eyes can also reveal… Read More

4 Ways to Avoid Dry Eyes This Summer

July 21st, 2017

Summer is in full swing and while this may be a welcome change for many, for others it can bring with it an unpleasant change: dry eyes. Dry eyes can affect anyone and it is one of the most common symptoms we see in our patients. They occur when the body is incapable of producing… Read More

4 Little Known Fact about Glaucoma

April 26th, 2017

Although glaucoma is one of the leading causes of vision loss it is widely misunderstood by many people. Most people either don’t understand how serious it can be or they don’t believe they are at risk for developing it. Glaucoma is when the internal pressure in the eye builds up and damages the optic nerve…. Read More

Are You Showing Your Eyes the Love They Deserve?

February 13th, 2017

This Valentine’s Day while you’re out shopping for cards and candy, don’t forget to show your eyes the loving they deserve as well. While you should be mindful of your eye health every day of the year, it doesn’t hurt to use a holiday dedicated to love and attention to double check whether you’re doing… Read More


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