8 Facts About Cataracts

8 Facts About Cataracts

June is Cataract Awareness Month, an ideal time to share information about one of the most common vision problems people experience as they age: the formation of cataracts. A cataract is a clouding or yellowing of the eye’s natural lens, which typically occurs...

8 Do’s and Don’ts for Cleaning Sunglasses

8 Do’s and Don’ts for Cleaning Sunglasses

It’s sunglasses season! In our optometric practice, it’s always sunglasses season. That’s because we recommend everyone wear their sunglasses 365 days a year, rain or shine. Doing so will protect your eyes from the damaging UV rays of the sun that are present in Earth’s atmosphere daily. But when you put those sunglasses on, is something keeping you from the clean, crisp vision you experienced when you picked...

5 Questions About Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

5 Questions About Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Low Vision Month, a time to promote awareness of these conditions that impact millions of Americans in their daily lives. You may know someone who has been diagnosed with or is experiencing age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The...

5 Reasons To Wear Sunglasses in Winter

5 Reasons To Wear Sunglasses in Winter

It’s February! This most misspelled month is the shortest of the year and the final month of meteorological winter. It’s also Low Vision Awareness Month and National Cancer Prevention Month. Are you aware that protecting your eyes from the sun’s UV rays can impact your long-term...

Say Goodbye to These 6 Poor Eye Health Habits

Say Goodbye to These 6 Poor Eye Health Habits

Are you doing everything within your power to protect your vision and maintain good eye health? Studies show that many Americans aren’t. But it’s not too late to turn things around and adopt good eye health practices that will benefit you now and help you see your best this year and...

6 Tips For Living With Glaucoma

6 Tips For Living With Glaucoma

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, a time to draw attention to one of the leading causes of blindness and vision loss in the United States. Glaucoma is known as the “silent thief of sight” because it doesn’t have any noticeable symptoms in its early stages. It’s not...

Contacts or Glasses: Which is Right For You?

Contacts or Glasses: Which is Right For You?

According to the Vision Council, more than 194 million people in the U.S. wear prescription lenses – either contact lenses or eyeglasses. If you’re one of them, and you’re trying to decide which type of corrective lenses are right for you, read on. There are four main reasons...

5 Questions About Vision Care and Flex Spending Accounts

5 Questions About Vision Care and Flex Spending Accounts

With just a couple of weeks remaining in 2021, time is running out to spend your designated “Flex” funds from your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) on eligible healthcare costs. If you or your spouse have an FSA account through an employer, now’s the perfect time to double-check...