Blog2020-01-29T13:05:09-06:00

How Do Screens Affect Vision

Did you know that Americans spend an average of 11 hours a day looking at some type of screen? That’s almost half of an entire day! Maybe that surprises you, but most likely, it doesn’t. Screens are a normal part of our lives. Many of us need them for work, [...]

January 6th, 2021|Eye Care|

Should I wait until after pregnancy to have LASIK?

Many people describe LASIK eye surgery as a life changing procedure. For people who have lived all or even most of their lives dependent on glasses or contact lenses for better vision, opening their eyes first thing in the morning and seeing clearly is truly incredible. In past blog posts, [...]

December 16th, 2020|Eye Care|

What is Blue Light?

Many of us know about UVA and UVB rays and the importance of wearing sunglasses to protect our eyes from them. Because so many of us spend time outside every day (even if we're just driving), we want to do everything we can to prevent damage to our eyes. Similarly, [...]

November 18th, 2020|Eye Care|

The Best Contacts for Patients with Astigmatisms

Astigmatisms are fairly common, with an estimated 33% of the United States’ population having astigmatism in one or both eyes. Astigmatism can occur in two places within the eye: the cornea and the lens. A corneal astigmatism occurs when the cornea isn’t evenly curved. Similarly, a lenticular astigmatism occurs when [...]

September 17th, 2020|Eye Care|

Vision Imbalance after Cataract Surgery

Did you know that, if an individual needs cataract surgery in both eyes, the procedure is typically scheduled on two separate days? Ophthalmologists perform cataract surgery days or weeks apart so that a patient’s eyes have time to stabilize after each procedure. It is common for individuals to experience blurred [...]

August 12th, 2020|Cataracts|

Is Glaucoma Hereditary?

Affecting over three million people in America, Glaucoma is a progressive disease that causes damage to the optic nerves. The most common symptoms of glaucoma are loss of vision and blurry vision. Read more about glaucoma and glaucoma treatment plans. There are two main types of glaucoma: open-angle and closed-angle. [...]

July 22nd, 2020|Glaucoma|