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  • Why St. Patrick’s Day is an Eye Healthy Holiday
    When you think of St. Patrick’s Day, you may think of leprechauns, corned beef and cabbage, and a pint of Guinness. But did you know that St. Patrick’s Day is Read more
  • We are 3 years old today!
    It's our anniversary! We want to thank you for supporting us and choosing Urban for all of your eye care and eye wear needs these past three years. We are Read more
  • Eye Infection Prevention
    We’ve all had the discomfort of an eye infection at one point or another. There are many causes for eye infections, but one of the biggest is touching your eyes, Read more
  • February is National Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month
    I came across this article, and it states everything I am always telling my patients about AMD. So rather than re-write the same thing, I found it worthwhile to share Read more
  • "Cold Weather Woes and Dry Eyes"
    According to https://www.newswise.com/articles/cold-weather-woes-and-dry-eyes2 "Newswise — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — As cold winter months arrive, many people will live in dry, indoor conditions with the heat on all day, which contributes to the Read more
  • What Are Floaters?
    You’re seeing specks, spots, threads, or cobweb-like objects in your field of vision, but when you try to focus on them, they never stay still long enough to be visible. Read more
  • Protect Your Eyes With Antioxidants
    Antioxidants are nutrients that defend cells from damage caused by molecules known as free radicals. Too many free radicals can cause eye health issues, including cataracts and advanced age-related macular Read more
  • Start the New Year Right!
    It’s the start of a new year, and we want to help you start it off the right way! To that end, if you’re not getting regular eye exams for Read more
  • Outdoors vs. Indoors: What’s the Benefit to your Vision?
    There has been a recent movement to get kids off the couch and out the door. From child obesity to the effect on the developing brain, video games and TV Read more
  • Happy Holidays!
    This holiday season, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for being a loyal patient of our office. We love serving each and every one of you.  I also Read more
  • December is Safe Toys & Gifts Month
    It’s the most wonderful time of the year, with the holiday season and Christmas shopping in full swing. It’s also a time of increased toy-related injuries to children, which is Read more
  • Should I be Concerned About Eye Twitches?
    If you’ve ever been short on sleep or stressed to the max, you might have also experienced repetitive, uncontrollable eye spasms. While it can be annoying, eye twitching is usually painless Read more
  • November is Diabetic Eye Disease Month
    Diabetes is a disease that affects far more than just your kidneys. It can also cause serious repercussions to your vision. That’s why the month of November is dedicated to Read more
  • How Does Computer Use Affect Your Child’s Vision?
    Computer ergonomics problems and progressive myopia in children are very real risks with the extended use of computers. Computers are a great way to enhance your child’s learning—in moderation. Here are Read more
  • Wear Your Shades Year-Round
    The weather is turning colder and the holiday season is approaching—but that doesn’t mean the sun’s UV rays are any less strong! If you’ve got your sunglasses tucked away for Read more
  • World Sight Day 2018
    Let’s work together to eliminate avoidable blindness #EyeCareEverywhere #WSD2018 #[email protected] Read more