• Your Old Mascara May be More Harm than you Think

    Eyelashes naturally have bacteria on them & that bacteria is transferred to your mascara wand as soon as you use it. Although makeup contains preservatives to stop bacteria growth, the dark moist environment of your mascara tube is where bacteria thrives, & over time it will accumulate. This can lead to infections like pink eye and […]

  • How Eye Exams Help Identify Health Conditions

    How Eye Exams Help Identify Health Conditions Your eyes are the window to your soul, and also a window into your health. An eye exam can reveal much more than just what is going on behind your eyelids, it can reveal what is happening in the rest of your body too. Eye exams can help […]

  • Drug Store Glasses vs. Prescription Glasses

    We understand the convenience of picking up a quick pair of drug store reading glasses for a cheap buck, however, it is very important that you visit your eye doctor regularly for two reasons. Annual eye exams are capable of catching any underlying issues with your eyes. Certain eye diseases can be caught and treated […]

  • What Does 20/20 Vision Mean?

    Have you ever been to an eye doctor before and have them tell you that your vision is 20/20 and you just assume that means you have perfect eyesight? We are here to clarify the confusion of what exactly 20/20 vision means… 20/20 vision is a term used to define normal visual clarity or sharpness […]

  • What is BrightOcular and would it affect my current vision?

    BrightOcular is a surgical procedure that can alternate the appearance of your iris by inserting an intraocular implant into the chamber of your eye. This procedure is used for both medical and cosmetic reasons. Medically, it can be used in patients with iris abnormalities such as ocular albinism, coloboma, total or partial aniridia, heterochromia and […]

  • Most Common Vision Problems in the U.S

    Did you know that almost two-thirds of adults in the U.S. rely on prescription eyewear on a daily basis? That is an alarming percentage of people who suffer from the 4 most common vision problems. Farsightedness This vision problem is when objects far away can be seen clearly while those close up are blurry. This […]

  • Can staring at a computer screen all day long damage your eyesight?

    Does your job require you to sit at a desk staring at a computer for eight hours at a time and at the end of the day you find yourself suffering from a headache and discomfort in your eyes? The truth is, the screen you are staring at for a long period of time isn’t […]

  • What is Astigmatisms?

    Astigmatism, most commonly misused as ‘a stigmatism’, is when the eye has problems focusing in light. Blurry vision and multiple focus points will occur because the light projecting onto the retina fails to come together as a single focus. The cause of astigmatism is usually an irregularly shaped cornea. The cornea is typically round and […]

  • Protecting Your Eyes From Sun Damage

    Not only is it important for you to protect your skin from the sun, but what most people don’t realize is how important it is for you to protect your eyes from the sun. Those who like to enjoy summer activities such as hiking, surfing, sailing and fishing are at greater risk in developing damage […]

  • Difference Between Farsightedness & Nearsightedness

    When people with eye glasses discuss their eye condition usually people refer to themselves as either far or near sighted.  Here are the differences between the two and how you can correct your vision! What is farsightedness? Farsightedness is the condition when your eyes focus on objects further away better than objects closer to your […]

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