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Category: Eye Health

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… Read More


Understanding the Importance of Annual Eye Exams for Children

September 12th, 2017

School is back in session and many parents are breathing a sigh of relief. You met the teachers, completed all the back-to-school shopping, and the big day came and went. But you may have overlooked one crucial thing — your child’s annual eye exam. It is understandable why this happens. Most schools provide vision screenings… 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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