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 |2020-09-17T09:24:58-05:00September 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|

Resolutions for Better Eyesight

New Year’s resolutions often revolve around health and wellness, but did you know that many lifestyle changes impact more than your waistband or the number on your scale? They can also affect your eye health.  This year, resolve to take care of your eye health and preserve your good vision [...]

By |2019-01-21T14:08:47-06:00January 21st, 2019|Eye Care|

Everything You Need to Know About Infectious Conjunctivitis, AKA Pink Eye

The temperatures are falling, and as charming as the changing seasons can be, autumn ushers in an unpleasant reality: sick season. Cold and flu are often the offending parties this time of year, but we can’t forget about conjunctivitis, another common condition that plagues children and adults alike. That’s right: [...]

By |2019-01-25T06:57:52-06:00November 15th, 2018|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

Contact Lenses: Everything You Need to Know

According to a recent study, an estimated 45 million people in the United States wear contact lenses. Whether you are thinking of wearing contacts or you already wear contact lenses, it’s important to understand how they work, the different types of lenses, and what potential complications they bring. How Contact [...]

By |2019-01-25T07:01:10-06:00September 21st, 2018|Eye Care|

How to Protect Your Eyes from Blue Light

What is blue light? Blue light is a type of light within the visible light spectrum.  Of all the lights in that spectrum, blue light has the highest energy.  Blue light is everywhere.  Outdoors, natural sunlight is the main source of blue light. Indoors, there are many sources of man-made [...]

By |2019-01-25T07:01:55-06:00August 20th, 2018|Eye Care|

How often should you have an eye exam?

It seems that everyone knows to go to the dentist once or twice a year and their primary care doctor every year, but less people know how often they should have their eyes examined. In this blog post, we’ll be covering the importance of eye exams, as well as how [...]

By |2019-01-25T07:08:01-06:00July 25th, 2018|Eye Care|

How to Protect Your Eyes from the Sun

Summer is here, which means the sun is shining bright in Austin, Texas. We wanted to take the opportunity to address an important topic for every individual: protecting your eyes from sun damage. How the Sun Can Damage Your Eyes Most of us know to wear sunscreen when we are [...]

By |2019-01-25T07:07:21-06:00June 27th, 2018|Eye Care|