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Six warning signs of neurological problems in infants

One of the reasons eye exams are recommended for infants between 6 and 12 months old is that this is a time when babies’ interactions...

Diabetes and Your Eyes

Diabetes is becoming much more prevalent around the globe. According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 425 million adults were living with diabetes in the...

Have an Eye Safe Halloween

Brush Up Before You Dress Up Halloween is one of the most fun times of the year for children and adults alike. When else do...

Exercise and Your Eye Health

Regular exercise is an essential component of overall health and wellness. It is proven that exercise reduces sickness and disease; it increases strength, immunity, and...

Is Too Much Screen Time Dangerous For Your Kids?

Keeping your children safe from damaging their eyes Whether it is homework, email, gaming, chatting with friends, searching the web or watching Youtube, kids these...

Healthy Aging for the Eyes

How can I keep my Eyes healthy as I get old Getting old doesn’t have to be synonymous with vision loss. There is a lot...

Progressive Myopia: When Your Child’s Vision Keeps Getting Worse

What Is Progressive Myopia? Nearsightedness or myopia is one of the most prevalent eye disorders worldwide and its incidence is increasing. In fact by 2050,...

The Dangers of An Online Eye Test

An online eye test may seem like a convenient way to check your vision or get an eyeglass prescription but beware, these tests aren’t all...

Signs That Your Child Has a Vision Problem

Healthy eyes and good vision are essential for your child’s growth and development. In fact, learning is 80% visual, which means a child’s success in...

Eye Dangers in the Dorm – Eye Health for College Students

It’s almost back to school time for college students and whether this is your first time away from home or you are already a pro,...

Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes

While it may seem like a harmless action, rubbing your eyes can actually cause a lot of damage. There are a number of different reasons...

Ocular Migraines

Migraine Awareness Month: An ocular migraine is any migraine headache that involves a visual disturbance such as flashes of light, seeing stars or zigzags or...

How-to Guide for Buying Sunglasses

Sure, sunglasses might add the final touches to your chic ensemble, but the real reason to purchase your shades is to protect your eyes from...

Sports Vision Deconstructed

Vision is a critical component to succeed as an athlete and this doesn’t just mean having 20/20 vision. There are a number of visual processes...

7 Eye Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

While we all know that regular eye exams can help detect warning signs of disease and prevent vision loss, many people fail to seek medical...

Women’s Eye Health – 7 Tips for Optimal Vision for Life

April is Women’s Eye Health Month in the USA and May is Healthy Vision month in Canada too, so let’s take the opportunity to look...

Ultraviolet Light and your Eyes

If you want strong, healthy eyes and clear vision for life, a major step you can take is to protect your eyes from UV radiation. ...

Should I Be Concerned When My Eyelid Twitches?

We all experience the occasional eyelid twitch, which is when the muscle of the eyelid spasms involuntarily. Usually, it comes and goes without intervention and...

Signs of Eye and Vision Problems in Infants

Infant Eyesight Despite nine months of growth in utero, babies are not born with fully developed eyes and vision - just like they can't walk...

AMD Awareness Could Save Your Vision

It’s that time of the year again. Each February, the optometric community bands together to create awareness about age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a...

Trouble Seeing at Night? All About Night Blindness

At this time of year when the sun sets early, many people are affected by night blindness. Night blindness or nyctalopia refers to difficulty seeing at...

Efficacy of vision therapy in children with learning disability and associated binocular vision anomalies

Efficacy of vision therapy in children with learning disability and associated binocular vision anomalies Eficacia de la terapia visual en niños con trastorno de aprendizaje...

The Sneak Thief of Sight

It’s that time of year again. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, a time set aside each year to create awareness about this potentially devastating...

Don’t Let Snow Blindness Ruin Your Winter Vacation

While most people have sunglasses high on their packing list for a tropical vacation, many people don’t consider it as much of a priority for...

6 Crazy Holiday Eye Injuries to Avoid

As the season to deck the halls arrives, make sure that you aren’t one of the many people who find themselves celebrating in the urgent...

10 Eye Healthy Foods to Eat This Year

The New Year is coming and many people include healthier eating and exercise in their resolutions for the year ahead. Well other than weight loss...

Women and Diabetes – World Diabetes Day

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. This year, the theme of World Diabetes Day is women and diabetes - our right to a healthy future....

What You Need to Know to Help World Blindness

October is World Blindness Awareness Month, an initiative started to help the public to understand the realities of visual impairment and how it affects the...

Halloween Eye Safety

October has arrived and that means many people are already starting to plan for upcoming costume parties and trick-or-treating for the Halloween season. This is...

Trouble Seeing the Fine Print? Here are Your Options…

Every good pair of eyes eventually gets old and with age comes a condition called presbyopia. Presbyopia, which usually begins to set in some time...

Aging Eyes and Driving Safety 

Even if you don’t have any eye or vision problems, the natural process of aging affects your ability to see and react to visual stimuli....

Is Your Teen Ready for Contacts?

Many teens who wear glasses are eager to try out contact lenses for convenience, fashion or to just provide another option for vision correction.

Inside a Life With Color Vision Deficiency

What’s it like to be color blind? Contrary to what the name implies, color blindness usually does not actually mean that you don’t see any...

How to Safely View the Great American Eclipse of 2017

On August 21st, for the first time since 1979, a solar eclipse will be visible across North America. What's even more historic is that it...

Are Your Eyes Sensitive to Light?

Light sensitivity, also known as photophobia, is a condition in which bright light - either natural sunlight or artificial light -  can cause significant discomfort,...

Got a Shiner!

What Exactly Is a Black Eye? A black eye, also known as a periorbital hematoma, is usually not an injury of the actual eye (which...

Cataract Awareness and Prevention

It's National Cataract Awareness Month According to the World Health Organization, cataracts are responsible for 51% of cases of blindness worldwide - although this blindness...

Are You Ignoring Your Dry Eyes?

You Don’t Have to Live With Dry Eyes Have you noticed that your eyes feel chronically dry, itchy, scratchy or even sometimes watery? Many people...

Does Smoking Affect Vision?

Eye Doctors Weigh In: How Smoking Can Harm Your Vision & Eye Health We all know that smoking is bad for you, especially the risks that...

Sjogren’s Awareness Month – Understanding The Invisible Disease 

In honor of Sjogren’s Awareness month, eye care providers are helping to spread the word to increase awareness about this hard-to-diagnose disease. Sjogren’s is a...

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Hey women! Did you know that women are more likely to suffer from vision problems and are at higher risk of permanent vision loss than...

The Right (and the Wrong) Way to Clean Your Glasses

There is nothing worse than a dirty spot on your glasses - well except perhaps many dirty spots or smudges. When that happens, most of...

It’s Time to Talk About Blue Light

Workplace Eye Safety Month Blue light. Do you know what it is? Do you know where it comes from, or how it can be harmful...

Understanding Eye Color

Eye color is a hereditary trait that depends on the genes of both parents, as well as a little bit of mystery. The color of...

6 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration is a serious condition that can threaten your vision and general well-being. Characterized by the deterioration of the central area of the...

Are You Missing Your Child’s Hidden Vision Problem?

Your toddler may show every sign of good eyesight including the ability to see objects in the distance, however that doesn't necessarily mean that he or she doesn’t have a vision problem.

“The Sneak Thief of Sight” Is On Our Minds This January

Make your resolution for healthy vision this year with increased awareness of the leading cause of blindness worldwide.

Holiday Season Shopping: Are Nerf Guns Safe for the Eyes?

This is the one way you can be sure that you or your child’s eyes are truly safe during Nerf shooting:

Dry Eye Syndrome Causes and Cures

Despite the fact that it is one of the most common eye problems, a surprisingly large percentage of patients are not aware of it.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Chances are it affects you or someone you know. November has been dedicated as a time to spread awareness about the disease, its risk factors and the effects it has on your body, your daily life and the lives of your loved ones.

Don’t Let Fall Eye Allergies Get You Down

Red, itchy, watery eyes and swollen eyelids (along with sneezing, congestion or a runny nose)...

How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes

Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great vision for those who wear...

An Active and Eye Safe Lifestyle

90%! That’s the number of sports eye injuries that studies show can be prevented using proper eye protection.  Yet most sports leagues don’t require protective...

10 Tips to Teach Children About Eye Safety

It is important to teach your children about eye health and safety from a young age.  This includes awareness about how your overall health habits...

When 20/20 Vision isn’t Enough For Your Child

Since studies show that learning is 80% visual, children with untreated vision problems can really suffer when it comes to school. Most people think that...

Cutting Edge Eye-dentification

We have all seen the futuristic thrillers that use high-tech eye scanning identification systems but nowadays the technology does exist to use them in real...

Innovations in Color Blindness

There have been a lot of videos going viral lately of color blind people “seeing color” for the first time using specialized glasses. The emotional...

Poolside Eye Safety

Whether it is the sea, the sand, the sun or the softball field, summer brings people outside and this creates exposure to a multitude of...

Cataract Awareness Month: What to Expect from Cataract Surgery

After the age of 50 most people will eventually be diagnosed with cataracts. Cataracts are when the natural crystalline lens of the eyes become clouded,...

Sunwear for a Bright Future

According to the Vision Council’s 2016 UV (Ultraviolet Radiation) Protection report, parents are more likely to wear sunglasses (56%) than their children (only 29%!). Yet...

How UV Damages Your Eyes

UV Awareness Month: This article might scare you, and we hope it does - just enough to motivate you to wear proper eye protection against...

What is a stye anyway?

A stye (known by eye doctors as a hordeolum) is an infection of an oil gland which forms a pimple-like bump on the base of...

Eye Allergies

Along with congestion, runny nose, coughing, sneezing, headaches and difficulty breathing, individuals with allergies often suffer from eye allergies or allergic conjunctivitis resulting in red,...

Bifocal and Multifocal Contact Lenses 

If you are over 40 and have difficulty seeing close up, you probably have a common age-related condition called presbyopia which is when the eye’s natural...

Workplace Eye Wellness: The Dangers of Blue Light

When people think of workplace dangers to the eyes, it is usually machinery, chemicals or construction materials that come to mind.  However, a growing danger...

How to Find the Right Pair of Glasses for your Child

Whether you are looking for regular prescription glasses, sunwear or protective sports eyewear, it can be tough choosing the best eyewear for children and teens....

Preventing Age-related Macular Degeneration

February is AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month in the United States, and it’s White Cane Week in Canada. Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a...

Resolve to Prevent Glaucoma in 2016

This year, make healthy eyes and vision your resolution. Find out if you or a loved one is at risk for glaucoma, and take steps...

Why Do We Need Glasses?

Refractive errors including myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia.

Eye Safe Toys and Gifts for This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for giving, and parents, grandparents, family and friends need to know how to choose toys and games that protect children’s health and eyesight.

How Do We See?

Have you ever thought about how vision works? It's an incredible system and process!

How to Prevent Diabetic Vision Loss

Prevention and treatment for eye complications associated with Diabetes

Decorative Lenses Could Cost You Your Vision

Beware this Halloween and think before you blink (in decorative contact lenses that is)! Sure, decorative contact lenses can enhance any Halloween costume, but if...

It’s Time to Be Serious About Home Eye Safety

Home Eye Injury Awareness and Prevention

6 Common Eye Myths Debunked

Over the centuries there have been a lot of old-wives tales circulating about eyes and vision. You know, like the one that if someone hits...

Protective Sports Eyewear is a Serious Matter

There are thousands of eye injuries a year related to sports. According to the National Eye Institute eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness...

How Pregnancy Affects Vision

The hormonal fluctuations experienced during pregnancy can cause many unexpected changes in your body, including your eyes and vision. Most of these changes are temporary...

Is Your Baby’s EyeSight Developing Normally?

A baby’s visual system develops gradually over the first few months of life. They have to learn to focus and move their eyes, and use...

Guidelines For Picking the Right Pair of Shades

There is a lot more that goes into finding the right pair of sunglasses than just fit and fashion.  While it’s important to look and...

6 Things You Need To Know About Cataracts

Cataracts are a leading cause of vision loss in the United States and Canada. Here are 6 things you need to know. 1. Chances are...

What You Need to Know About Firework Eye Safety

Independence Day may have passed but fireworks season is still in full swing and fireworks-related injury and death is a real and serious danger.  According...

5 Ways to Ensure Healthy Vision

Your eyes are constantly at work for you, playing a vital role as you navigate through each day. As May is healthy vision month, here...

What Women Need to Know About Eye Health

According to Women’sEyeHealth.org, ⅔ of blindness and visual impairment occurs in women. Additionally, an estimated 75% of visual impairment is preventable or correctable with proper...

Enjoying Life During Eye Allergy Season

Spring is in the air. But along with the beauty of the blooming flowers and budding trees, comes allergy season. The high pollen count and...

Can you Really Go Blind from Looking at a Solar Eclipse?

Last week, people in South America, Europe, North Africa, and parts of Asia and the Middle East saw a solar eclipse. As you may have...

10 Steps to Prevent Vision Loss

March is Save Your Vision Month, a time to raise public awareness about how to protect your eyes and your vision. Most people aren’t aware...

Refocus on the Digital Age with Computer Glasses

Digital devices have impacted our world in so many positive ways, allowing us to connect, work, play and get information at the speed of light....

Living With Low Vision

February is Low Vision and Age-Related Macular Degeneration awareness month.   Low vision describes a set of conditions in which there is significant visual impairment...

Under Pressure: Are you at Risk for Glaucoma?

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.  Glaucoma is a serious, vision threatening disease. You can save your eyesight, by knowing the facts. Are you at risk...

Know How and When to Treat an Eye Infection

It’s that time of year again…coughs, sneezing, running noses and itchy, red eyes.  How do you know when an eye irritation is something that needs...

8 Tips to Beat Winter Dry Eyes

One of the most common patient complaints during the winter months is dry eyes. In the cooler climates, cold winds and dry air, coupled with...

“Eye” Am Home for the Holidays – 7 Eye Tips for College Students

Winter break is in a few weeks and, with college students finding their way home for the holidays, it is a good time for parents to...

Do You Know the Facts About Diabetic Eye Disease?

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Do you know the facts?

7 Things You Should Know About Eyelid Twitches

You may have experienced this before. Out of nowhere, your eyelid starts twitching uncontrollably. While this can be a cause of aggravation, eyelid twitches, spasms...

October is…

October is 'Eye Injury Prevention Month' in the USA and 'Eye Health Month' in Canada. There are about 285 million people living with blindness and...

World Sight Day Challenge – No More Avoidable Blindness

The World Sight Day Challenge, slated to take place on October 9, 2014 is an annual awareness day that aims to focus global attention on...

Protect Children’s Eyes During Sports

The new school year has kicked off and you can tick off purchasing all that back to school equipment. Now, it's time to think about...

Cutting Edge Glaucoma Technology

A futuristic, yet simplistic, eye implant paired with a smartphone app may change the way eye doctors treat glaucoma.

Comfortable Vision for Back-to-school Reading

School is starting: Do you know how to set up your child’s homework and reading spot? Reading and writing are some of the most fundamental...

It’s Back to School time! Be prepared with our Pediatric Vision Checklist

Here's a helpful checklist for parents, detailing signs and symptoms of pediatric vision problems to watch for.

Be on the Lookout for Vision Problems this Summer Break

Summer vacation is well under way, but did you know that even when your child is out of the classroom, vision problems can have an...

Should You Be Worried About Eye Floaters?

Eye floaters are actually more common that you may think. Many people notice specks or cobweb-like images moving around in their line of vision, at...

Keeping an Eye on Cataracts

Cataracts affect millions of people nationwide and as the population continues to age, the numbers keep increasing. The good news is, cataracts are often manageable...

A Look Behind Sleeping Eyes

Have you ever wondered what your eyes do when you finally close them after a long day of visual processing and stimulation? Let's take a...

6 Things You Should Know about UV Radiation and Your Eyes

The heat of long summer days is nearly upon us. As the sun's rays intensify and people spend more time outdoors in the sunshine it...

9 Tips for Coping With Eye Allergy Season

Spring is on the way. Soon the sun will be shining, the flowers blooming and allergy season will be upon us. If you have allergies,...

How Your Eyes Convey Emotion

Your eyes communicate much more than you may realize, in fact they play a huge role in your non-verbal communication. Consciously or not, the way...

Protecting Your Eyes From The Desk Job

There are so many people who spend hours a day, if not most of the day working on a computer or mobile device. They usually...

New Study Shows How Your Eyes Shed Light on Your Health

It's been said that your eyes are the window to your soul. Well, research is showing that your eyes are a window to a lot...

Hope in Sight for Low Vision

February is low vision awareness month. Low vision is a condition in which an individual suffers significant vision loss that can't be fully corrected with...

How to Encourage Young Kids to Wear their First Pair of Glasses

Your child's first pair of glasses will make an important difference in his or her ability to see and interact with the surrounding world. However,...

7 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma

7 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma Glaucoma, which refers to a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve, is often called 'the...

New Year’s Resolutions for An Eye Healthy 2014

The New Year is a time to start fresh and renew our commitment to health, happiness and success. It’s important to include eye and vision...

Fun Holiday Gifts That Are GOOD for Children’s Vision

The holiday season is on our doorstep. With technology so much a part of our lives, the easy go-to gifts for kids often include an...

What You Should Know about Diabetes and Your Vision

Diabetes affects people of all ages, races and genders.  An estimated 25.8 million Americans or 8.3 percent of the population suffer from the disease, according...

Keeping Your Contact Lenses Clean

If you wear contact lenses, you probably know the hygiene routine you should follow when removing your lenses: Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and...

How Vision Can Effect Your Child’s Learning

  Each week it seems like I always have a few new patients that have vision problems that have gone undiagnosed by other doctors. This...

New Technology

  We have some new advances in Orthokeratology that helps to correct more types of vision problems. Orthokeratology was originally only for people that are...

Bifocal Contact Lenses

  I have been designing bifocal contact lenses for about twenty years. Most patients are unaware that they exist. These are all custom lenses and...

Head Trauma Lecture, June 9th

  I have recently been asked to give another lecture at Palomar Hospital in Escondido,on Traumatic Brain Injury. The request was by the San Diego...

Nutrition, Vision and Diabetes

  Yesterday my patient Oscar came in for his appointment for glaucoma and I asked him how he was doing with his diabetes. His blood...

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About Orthokeratology

  The first refractive procedure was called Orthokeratology. This was invented in 1955 by Dr.Charles May, an optometrist in San Diego.   Orthokeratology is done...

The New Transitions® Vantage™ Lens

One of the most reputable lens manufacturers, Transitions® Optical, have announced an exciting product as part of their popular range- the Transitions® Vantage™ lens. Transitions®...

Autism and Vision

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its estimate of autism prevalence in the United States to 1 in 88 children. (1 in 54 boys and 1 in 252 girls.)  Vision (not eyesight) is an important part of the problems associated with autism.

Poor Vision: Know The Signs

In patients, whether young or old, sometimes poor vision can be due to several possible factors including anatomical changes or defects in the eye or...

A Look At Women’s Eye Health and Safety

April is Women's Eye Health and Safety Month. Women go through various stages throughout their lives, and each can impact vision differently. Eye disease among...

April is Sports Eye Safety Month

With the spring, along with more opportunity to be involved in outdoor sports, comes a rise in the prevalence of eye injuries caused by sports...

Eyesight and Driving

Safe driving is dependent upon on good vision. If you think about it, driving safely depends on several different visual abilities - for example, distance...

Vision and Health at Work

In order to enlighten businesses and their employees about the importance of eye wellness, and to provide advice on how to avoid vision-endangering eye incidents,...

What is Astigmatism?

The part of the eye that surrounds your iris and pupil is your cornea, which is, under usual circumstances, round. When light hits the eye,...

Conjunctivitis: Types and Treatments

Conjunctivitis, also called pink eye, is one of the most common eye infections, especially in children. Pink eye can be caused by viruses, bacteria or...

The Aging Eye: Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

February has been designated by Prevent Blindness America to raise awareness about age related macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision. Are you aware that age...

Cleaning Your Contact Lenses

A study performed by Bausch & Lomb this past August showed that an alarming number of adults regularly use strange lubricants instead of contact solution...

A Tearless Winter

The winter causes many more cases of dry eyes as a result of cold and dry air conditions.

The Winter Sun and Your Eyes

Winter is officially here, which means in some areas stinging winds and cold rains and sometimes snow are also in the forecast. You would never...

Raise Your Glaucoma Awareness this Month

As this month is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, in this article we would like to spread the word about the importance of recognizing the threat...

All About Presbyopia

Contact your Escondido, CA Eye Doctor to Find Out About Treatment Options Presbyopia is an age-related condition in which the ability to focus on close...

A Holiday Guide to Toy Eye Safety

Holiday season is upon us and we all know what that means, dolls, radio controlled airplanes, and Leapster Explorers. Well meaning relatives love surprising the...

January 1st Is Approaching! Use Your FSA Dollars

Call for an Escondido, CA Optometry Appointment Now!

All About Color Blindness

Call our Escondido, CA Optometrist for a consultation

Awareness of Diabetes and Loss of Eyesight For National Diabetes Month

Are you aware that diabetes is the dominant causal factor of vision loss in adults between age twenty and seventy-four? As of 2008, over four...

All About Amblyopia (Lazy Eye). Treatment in Escondido, CA

Amblyopia, commonly known as lazy eye is a deficiency in adequate vision development due to the inability of the eyes to work in unison. In...

Escondido, CA Eye Exams: What Does 20/20 Eyesight Really Mean?

  Have you ever wondered what 20/20 vision truly represents? 20/20 vision is a term used to describe normal visual acuity or clarity of vision....

Autumn Ocular Allergy Treatment in Escondido, CA

  While seasonal allergies are more frequently associated with the spring, just as many people suffer during the autumn as well. In addition to sneezing...

This Halloween Watch Out for Special Effect Lenses

  With the autumn comes Halloween and with that, costumes. As a consumer, you want to know of some threats to your eyes and vision...

Computer Vision Syndrome Treatment in Escondido, CA

    According to the American Optometric Association above 70 percent of the American citizens that work daily from a computer (about 143 million )...

September is Home and Sports Eye Safety Month

  As September marks Home and Sports Eye Safety Month, we're going to focus on ways to keep your house eye safe specifically when purchasing...

Makeup Tips for Contact Lens Wearers from your Escondido, CA Eye Doctor

If you use contact lenses there are a few guidelines that should be followed when it comes to applying cosmetics. Below are some professional tips...

How to Get Sunblock Out of Eyes

If you have ever gotten sunblock in your eyes, you know firsthand how excruciating it can be. A very good spray in the eye can...

Book An Eye Examination in Escondido, CA, in Honor of Cataracts Awareness Month

Many adults aren't aware that cataracts are the leading culprit for sight loss for individuals over the age of 54. In reality, more than half...

Back to the Classroom Vision Advice: Schedule Children’s Eye Exam in Escondido

Many experts believe that almost 80% of learning takes place through a child's eyes. Since a child's eyesight can change occasionally, regular eye and vision...

Choose Contact Lenses: The Benefits of Lenses for Teenagers

Requiring glasses is often difficult for a adolescent. Teenagers can balk at the very idea of being seen in eyeglasses and looking ''uncool''. As opposed...

A Resource for Handling Frequently Seen Eye Injuries

Eye injuries come in many shapes and sizes, some more serious than others. Some might require emergency action and immediate care by an optician, while...

Have You Had a Comprehensive Eye Exam Recently?

For those of us blessed with healthy eyes, it's easy to forget about the importance of a routine eye test. However, timely diagnosis of any...

10 Steps to Healthy Eyes This Summer

Now that summer has officially arrived it’s time to safeguard your eyes from summertime hazards. Here are some tips to remain safe in the sun:...

Protective Eyewear for Kids

Research shows that eye injuries account for 40,000 trips to the emergency room annually. This is equal to an injury every 780 seconds! Eye Care...

The Facts About the Eye Health Benefits of Eating Carrots

Are carrots good for your vision? While eye doctors affirm that the orange root vegetables are made up of large quantities of a vitamin which...

Are You Aware of the Dangers of UV to Your Eyes?

  As a result of ongoing education to create awareness of the threats of Ultraviolet (UV) light to your skin, (which include sunburn and skin...

A Guide to Caring for Contact Lenses

  Contact lenses need careful treatment and care to be considered a safe and feasible option for those selecting corrective eye wear. Improper care can...

Rigid Lenses: Are You a Candidate?

  Although soft contact lenses are most common, a second, less familiar type of contact lens materials exists: gas permeable (GP) contact lenses, sometimes referred...

A Guide to Preventing the Effects of Eye Allergies

If you are experiencing red eyes, itchy eyes or watery eyes you may be suffering from spring eye allergies. For some, March begins pollen season,...

Reasons You Should Stop and Think About Purchasing Glasses Online

In today's world, where a growing number of consumers are used to shopping for more and more products through the Internet, eyeglasses are an item...

Dry Eye Syndrome Getting You Down? Tips on Keeping Your Eyes Protected This Winter

Although many people refer to winter as the rainy season because of the rain and snow, the air is actually more dry during the colder...

This February Be Aware About Age-related Macular Degeneration and Low Vision

This month is dedicated to creating awareness of macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision. AMD is the leading cause of visual impairment for senior citizens....

It’s National Glaucoma Awareness Month

To increase awareness about the ''silent blinding diseases,'' this month has been declared National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is the second leading source of blindness,...

Winter Eye Care Advice… Don’t Forget your Sunglasses

You read it correctly. Sunglasses aren't just an important accessory in the summer. Although many of us are informed of the damage the sun presents...

Online Registration Forms

Fill in your patient history online, before your next appointment. Find out how...

Request Your Next Appointment Online

You can now request your next appointment online. Find out how...

Eyeglasses Are Back!

New Options to Look Good and See Better