All About Ocular Migraines

Did you know that one in every five people who experience migraines suffer from ocular migraines, also known as retinal migraines? As implied by the name, ocular migraines affect vision. Specifically, individuals suffering from an ocular migraine typically experience vision loss, flashing, or even blindness in one or both eyes [...]

By |2021-05-18T16:19:19-05:00May 18th, 2021|Eye Care|

Foods that Promote Eye Health

We’ve shared how exercising, wearing sunglasses, and limiting blue light exposure can protect your eyes. All of those things involve doing something externally to keep your eyes healthy and your vision sharp. But did you know that the foods you eat can actually improve the long-term health of your eyes? [...]

By |2021-04-30T09:50:40-05:00April 28th, 2021|Eye Care|

The Benefits of Exercise on Vision

It’s not a surprise to most of us that exercising regularly is beneficial for nearly everyone. Exercise promotes heart health, stable blood sugar, sustainable energy, weight management, better sleep, and more. On top of all of these benefits of exercise, did you know that exercising can actually benefit your vision [...]

By |2021-04-30T09:50:48-05:00March 31st, 2021|Eye Care|

Treatment Options for Dry Eyes

According to the National Eye Institute, nearly 16 million Americans suffer from chronic dry eyes. Dry eyes can lead to a variety of unwelcome symptoms, including itchy eyes, watery eyes, red eyes, stinging eyes, sensitive eyes, blurry vision, and more. When left untreated, severe dry eyes can damage your cornea(s). [...]

By |2021-04-30T09:50:54-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Eye Care|

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, [...]

By |2021-01-13T10:59:22-06:00January 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, [...]

By |2021-01-06T09:05:45-06:00December 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, [...]

By |2020-11-18T11:49:48-06:00November 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 [...]

By |2020-11-18T10:21:32-06:00September 17th, 2020|Eye Care|

Is Cataract Surgery Right for Me?

You’re sitting at the computer rubbing your eyes, but can’t seem to shake the cloudy vision. Driving at night has become next to impossible due to dizzying headlight glares, and your prescription glasses just don’t seem to be working anymore. You’ve chalked it up to aging. But what if the [...]

By |2019-05-17T13:54:56-05:00April 15th, 2019|Cataracts, Eye Care|

Treatment Options for Retinal Detachment

While infrequent, retinal tears and detachments are serious medical conditions that require prompt attention and treatment. Knowing the signs and treatment options could help you pursue the right medical treatment sooner. Detecting Retinal Tear and Detachment The retina is the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of our eyes. It converts [...]

By |2019-02-21T08:37:01-06:00February 21st, 2019|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|