Skip to main content
 
 
Home » Site Map

Site Map



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 leading cause of vision loss in adults aged 50 and older. Awareness...

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...

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...

Dealing with Your Tween’s and Teen’s Eyesight

It can be devastating for a tween or teen to be told he or she needs to wear glasses, especially if it is sudden. Many...

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...

10 Tips to Protect Your Vision

Did you forget to put on your sunglasses today? Are you constantly sitting in front of a computer screen without taking breaks to look away?...

This Halloween Be Wary of Costume Contact Lenses

As Halloween approaches and costume planning gets more serious, many consider the use of novelty or costume contact lenses as a way to add that...

How to Prevent Dry Eyes During Air Travel

Many travelers experience dry eyes after extended travel by air. The dry environment of a temperature- and pressure-controlled air plane cabin can take its toll...

Does Chlorine Hurt your Eyes?

Just because the summer is coming to an end, doesn’t mean that we have to say goodbye to the swimming pool. Whether it means a...

Technology in the Classroom and the Eyes

The use of technology has become commonplace in the classroom. So much so that today’s generation of students, from kindergarten to university, navigates computers, smartphones...

Treating Vision Problems Lowers Risk of Falling in Seniors

For adults over the age of 65, the right pair of vision correcting glasses can literally be a life saver. Seniors aged 65 and up...

The Great Glasses Play Day 2013

The first weekend of August (August 3rd and 4th) has been marked as the 2nd annual Great Glasses Play Day. The event, which first launched...

First Aid for Eye Injuries

To ensure that your eyes remain healthy, it is essential to protect them from injury and to take proper care measures if an injury has...

Understanding the Eye Chart

Eye charts of different variations have become a standard in vision screenings and eye exams. One of the most familiar charts associated with vision is...

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts, one of the most common causes of blindness, develop when the lens of the eye, located behind the iris and pupil, becomes opaque or...

Age Related Macular Degeneration and Your Central Vision

Did you know that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of vision loss and blindness among adults aged 50 and above?...

How to Choose the Right Sunglasses

Do your sunglasses have what it takes to protect your eyes? As the summer heats up and people spend more time outdoors, it is very...

Women’s Eye Health Month: An Eye on Cosmetics

Women's eyes are regularly exposed to potential irritants through the use of cosmetics. As eye shadow, mascara and eye liner can breed unseen dirt and...

A Recipe for Eye Health

Did you know that your dietary choices have an impact on your eye health and vision? Opting for appetizing food that at the same time...

Spring Eye Allergies

Spring is right around the corner, as the winter begins to wind down and the fresh, warmer air begins to rear its head. Unfortunately for...

The Right Way to Clean Your Eyeglasses

We all know how frustrating it can be trying to see clearly through a smudged pair of glasses; clean lenses can really make a world...

Dry Eye Syndrome: When Dry Eyes are Chronic

Dry eyes are a common problem for many individuals particularly during the winter months when exposure to dry air and whipping wind is increased. However,...

Ski Goggles: How to Choose the Best Winter Sports Eyewear

Ski Goggles are an essential part of proper eye protection when participating in winter sports. In order to choose the best winter sports eyewear for...

Diabetic Eye Disease: Know the Symptoms

Did you know that having diabetes increases the risk of developing several eye-related diseases? Often, these include diabetic retinopathy, cataracts and glaucoma, as well as...

The Eye and Diabetes

While the majority of the population is familiar with diabetes, relatively few understand the eye-related complications. The increased blood sugar levels associated with diabetes can...

What is Retinoscopy?

During an eye examination, you might see the eye doctor direct a beam of light into your eye, and hold various lenses in front of...

Staying Safe with Your Smartphone

Technologically speaking, we've really progressed in the last couple of years and now, it would be difficult to find someone who doesn't own some sort...

Retaining Good Vision in Middle Age

A lot of people begin to notice problems with reading small print and seeing close objects during their 40s. This condition is known as presbyopia....

Focusing on Lazy Eyes

Lots of our younger patients experience a lazy eye. Amblyopia comes about when the brain shuts off or suppresses sight in one eye. This may...

Eye Exam Coming Up? Here’s What You Need to Know

Do you have an eye exam coming up in the near future? If you want to make sure your exam is beneficial and productive, there...

Turn Out the Lights: How Does Night Vision Work?

  Some nights, you lie in your bed, all ready to dream the night away with the lights off, but you can't fall asleep. You...

Presbyopia: Managing the Inevitable

Did you ever wonder why older people prefer books with larger text? With age, your eye's lens grows more rigid, which makes it harder to...

Focusing on Kids’ Eye Safety

Sometimes it's hard to choose toys that will not be harmful for our kids' eyes. Babies are born with a primitive visual system which, through...

Back To School With Good Vision

It's hard to believe it's already August, right? Moms and dads everywhere are going shopping for bags and books, making sure their children have all...

Under the Radar: Convergence Insufficiency

When your child struggles at school, it's not always a learning disability. It's important to be aware that the child could have a particular condition...

Understanding Visual Acuity

Everyone has stumbled upon the terms twenty-twenty vision and visual acuity. As frequently used as these terms are, do most people actually grasp their meaning?...

A Fresh Look Just For You

Have you ever thought about getting an updated look for your eyes? FreshLook® offers a vast palette of color contact lenses, which allow you to...

Keeping Your Eyelids Clean

Are you suffering from inflamed eyelids, which is also referred to as blepharitis? It's a commonly occurring eyelid inflammation, usually associated with an already existing...

The Importance of Changing Your Contact Lenses

Are you someone who leaves your disposable contact lenses in for just a few days longer than your optometrist instructs? Everyone knows that lots of...

Cataracts: Common but Treatable

In the United States, this month is Cataract Awareness Month. Are you aware that cataracts are the main cause of loss of vision among patients...

What You Need To Know About UV Rays

Everyone is regularly exposed to UV rays. But the potential risks of many years of exposure to these harmful rays are not often considered, to...

How Do I Know When I Need a Comprehensive Eye Exam?

May is healthy vision month. When was your last comprehensive eye exam? Getting your eyes tested annually is one of the best things you can...

See Clearly with Transitions® Optical’s Vantage™ Lens

Transitions® Optical, manufacturers of variable tint lenses, have launched the newest addition to their comprehensive range- the Transitions® Vantage™ lens. Transitions® Optical has added a...

Keeping An Eye On Poor Vision

In patients, whether young or old, sometimes poor vision can be caused by a number of conditions such as anatomical changes or abnormalities in the...

Some Tips All Women Should Know About Safe and Healthy Eyes

In April, Prevent Blindness America addresses eye health issues specific to women. Women go through many changes during their lifetime. Each change could affect her...

This month is national Sports Eye Safety Month

When the springtime comes, as well as often nicer weather, comes an increase in the danger of sports related eye injuries. Every season, many children...

How Vision Affects Road Safety

Good vision is required for safe driving. Actually, safe driving depends on several different visual capabilities like the ability to see both near and far...

Vision Wellness in the Workplace

Prevent Blindness America (PBA) has marked March as Workplace Vision Wellness Month. The purpose of this directive is to educate businesses and their workers about...

What is Astigmatism?

The cornea that surrounds your pupil and iris is, under perfect circumstances, spherical. As light enters the eye, the cornea's job is to help focus...

Pink, Stinging Eyes? It Could Be Pink Eye

Conjunctivitis, also called pink eye, is one of the most frequently seen eye diseases, especially in kids. It can be caused by viruses, bacteria or...

Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness

This month is age related macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision month. Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of vision...

Cleaning Your Contact Lenses

Research performed by Bausch & Lomb in August determined that many adults regularly use dangerous substances in place of lens solution to keep their lenses...

Wintertime Dry Eyes Got You Down?

Winter time often leads to many more cases of dry eye syndrome because of cold and dry air conditions.

The Winter Sun and Your Eyes

Winter is officially here, which means in some areas biting winds and frigid rains and sometimes snow aren't far behind. You would never even contemplate...

Heighten Your Glaucoma Awareness this January

Since this month is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, this post is intended to emphasize the importance of regular screening for this vision threatening disease. Glaucoma...

Presbyopia and Aging

Contact your Alpharetta, GA Eye Doctor to Learn More About Treatment Options Presbyopia is a visual impairment related to age in which the ability to...

Fun and Safe Toys for the Holidays

The holidays are almost here and we all know what that means, presents. Well intentioned mothers and fathers delight in treating the children to the...

Don’t Lose Your FSA Credit!

Looking for a new pair of specs? Wondering if your prescription has changed? Contemplating Lasik? This is the time to take care of all of...

Color Blindness: An Overview

Call our Alpharetta, GA Eye Doctor for an evaluation

Awareness of Diabetes and Loss of Eyesight For National Diabetes Month

Diabetes is the primary agent of impaired vision for men and women aged 20-74 years. In just the last four years, over four million adults...

What is Lazy Eye? Treatment in Alpharetta, GA

Amblyopia, commonly called lazy eye is the failure for central vision to develop properly due to the inability of both eyes to function in unison....

Alpharetta, GA Vision Tests: What 20/20 Vision Actually Means

  Have you ever asked yourself what 20/20 eyesight actually stands for? 20/20 vision is a phrase to describe normal visual acuity or clarity of...

Fall Ocular Allergy Treatment in Alpharetta, GA

  Although seasonal allergies are most commonly associated with springtime, a large number of individuals endure symptoms during the fall as well. In addition to...

Keep Your Eyes Halloween Safe: Special Effect Contact Lenses Can Harm Your Eyes

  With the autumn comes Halloween and with that, costumes. It's important to be aware of some hazards to your eyes that sometimes accompany with...

Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) Treatment in Alpharetta, GA

  The American Optometric Association reports that over seven out of 10 of the Americans that work for the majority of the day at a...

September is Home and Sports Eye Safety Month

  In honor of Home and Sports Eye Safety Month, we're going to focus on ways to keep your house eye safe specifically for kids....

Makeup Advice for Lens Wearers from your Alpharetta, GA Eye Doctor

For those who wear contact lenses there are a few guidelines that should be followed when it comes to applying makeup. Below are a few...

August is Cataracts Awareness Month: Schedule your Eye Examination in Alpharetta Now

A surprising number of individuals aren't aware that cataracts affect over 20.5 million Americans age 40 and older. In fact, more than 50% of senior...

Make an Alpharetta, GA Eye Checkup Part of the Back to School Routine

Many doctors emphasize that about 80 percent of learning takes place through a child's eyes. Because a child's vision may change often, consistent eye and...

Contact Lenses Make Teens Happy!

No adolescent wants to be caught in something that makes them different, and for many teens, eyeglasses sometimes seem that way. Just the thought of...

Help! How to Deal with Some Frequently Encountered Eye Injuries

There are a variety of different kinds of eye injuries that can occur, some more serious than others. Some may require emergency action and immediate...

The Importance of Routine Eye Exams

When we have eyes that are in good condition, we might overlook the importance of taking preventative action such as an eye examination. Nevertheless, early...

A Guide to Summer Eye Care

It’s officially summer and it’s time to safeguard your eyes from the risks of UV exposure and other summertime dangers. Here are some tips to...

Protective Eyewear for Kids

Studies show that eye injuries account for 40,000 emergency room visits annually. That's equal to an eye trauma every 13 minutes! Eye Care experts agree...

Do Carrots Really Improve your Eyesight?

Are carrots beneficial for vision? While eye care professionals admit that carrots are made up of large quantities of a vitamin which is known to...

Ultraviolet Awareness Month – Protect Your Eyes

  Because of measures to inform the public of the hazards of Ultraviolet (UV) rays to your skin, (which include sunburn and skin cancer), most...

A Guide to Caring for Contact Lenses

  It can be somewhat confusing navigating the eye care aisle of some supermarkets. Nevertheless as daunting as it is, it's crucial to learn correct...

Why GP’s Might be a Good Choice for You

  While soft contact lenses are most common, another lesser-known brand of contact lens materials exists: rigid gas permeable (RGP) contact lenses, also called oxygen...

Don’t Let Eye Allergies Get You Down

If you are experiencing red eyes, itchy eyes or watery eyes it could be due to pollen-induced eye allergies. For some, March begins eye allergy...

Is it Advised to Purchase Glasses on the Internet?

While most Internet users are used to buying more and more products through the Internet, glasses are an item that you should consider buying in...

Dry Eyes Getting You Down? Tips on Protecting Your Eyes This Winter

Although many people think of winter as the wet season because of the precipitation, the atmosphere is really a lot dryer during the winter, which...

Do You Know About Age-related Macular Degeneration and Low Vision?

This month has been declared age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision awareness month. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the foremost source of vision loss...

January Has Been Declared National Glaucoma Awareness Month

In an effort to spread the word about the ''sneak thief of sight,'' January has been named National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is the leading...

Winter Eye Care Advice… It’s Time for Sunglasses

You read correctly. Sunglasses are not just a vital accessory in the summer. Although many people are aware of the dangers the sun poses to...

Our New Website

See our practice grow online!!

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

 

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT NOW!