Eye Care

The Best Contacts for Dry Eyes

According to the Dry Eye Directory, 5 to 10% of people in America suffer from dry eyes. That’s up to 50 million Americans, and you might be one of them. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at what causes dry eyes, how to know if you have them, [...]

By |2023-08-16T09:15:50-05:00August 18th, 2023|Eye Care|

Macular Hole FAQs

Macular holes are a less common eye condition, only affecting approximately eight people out of every 100,000. If you know or suspect you have a macular hole in your eye, you likely have some questions about the condition and its treatment options. In today’s blog post, we’re answering some [...]

By |2023-05-24T14:11:25-05:00May 25th, 2023|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

How to Treat a Scratched Cornea

Corneal scratches, also referred to as corneal abrasions, are among some of the most common eye injuries. While they are not typically serious, it is important to understand the symptoms and treatment of them so that you can know the proper actions to take should you suffer a scratched [...]

By |2023-02-27T13:51:55-06:00March 17th, 2023|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

What is Vitreous Gel?

The eye is a complex organ. Like most of our organs, we tend not to think about our eyes until they are not working as they should or we experience some type of discomfort. But whether we think about it or not, the eye is made of several parts [...]

By |2022-12-14T10:40:36-06:00January 20th, 2023|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

What are Macular Holes?

Macular holes are a rare eye condition that affect about eight out of every 100,000 people. But before we talk about macular holes, let’s discuss what a macula is. The macula is part of the retina, and it is essential to our central vision and color vision. Additionally, the macula [...]

By |2022-01-27T10:32:57-06:00January 27th, 2022|Eye Care|

All About Contact Lens Hygiene

Are you one of the 45 million people in the United States who wears contact lenses? Maybe you’ve worn contact lenses since you were a child, or maybe you just started wearing them recently. No matter how long you’ve been wearing contact lenses, it’s important to maintain proper contact lens [...]

By |2021-12-16T07:50:41-06:00December 17th, 2021|Eye Care|

Can Kids Wear Contacts?

Contact lenses are a convenient alternative to glasses. Many people prefer them because they eliminate the common nuisances of eyeglasses, such as foggy lenses, scratched lenses, sliding frames, or glasses falling off altogether. In fact, approximately 45 million people in the United States wear contact lenses. Contacts are common for [...]

By |2021-11-30T15:55:41-06:00November 30th, 2021|Eye Care|

Different Types of Lens Coatings for Glasses

If you wear prescription glasses, you probably already know that there are different types of lenses you can get for them. You may have had a staff member from your local glasses shop or your eye doctor’s office ask you if you wanted to enhance your lenses for extra protection. [...]

By |2021-10-13T07:35:15-05:00October 13th, 2021|Eye Care|

Is Corneal Disease Hereditary?

The eye is made up of six main parts: the pupil, iris, lens, retina, optic nerve, and cornea. Many of us have heard the term cornea before, but we don’t really know what it is or what it does. In addition to learning about the cornea, it’s important to understand [...]

By |2021-10-06T13:53:56-05:00September 9th, 2021|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|