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  • Are Contact Lenses Okay for My Teen?
    There are many factors to consider when determining whether or not your child is ready for contact lenses. When you’re trying to decide if they’re ready or not, focus on Read more
  • Fighting Fall Allergies
    Fall is the “other” eye allergy season for many folks. One of the primary causes for fall allergies is the common plant ragweed, which is found all over the country. Read more
  • Students’ Success Begins With Healthy Vision
    Now that the new school year is in full swing, your kids have classes, projects, and homework to complete every day. You’ve done a great job preparing them with everything Read more
  • How Do Your Pet’s Eyes Work?
    You may already know that animals have very different ways of seeing than humans. But did you know, for example, that dogs aren’t really color blind (contrary to popular belief)? Read more
  • Youth Sports & Protective Eyewear
    When it comes to youth sports, many parents may be concerned about injuries, but the first thing that crosses your mind may not be eye injuries. However, eye injuries can Read more
  • Back to School!
    It seems as though summer just began and already it’s nearly time to get ready to go back to school. Have you scheduled your child’s annual eye exam yet? If not, Read more
  • Technology’s Harmful By-Product: Blue Light
    Blue light occurs naturally, but until now, we have seldom thought twice about it. That’s because we now spend our waking hours gazing into computer monitors, laptops, tablets, smart phones and LED Read more
  • Kids & Vision: The Facts
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  • Finding The Best Frames for Your Face
    Choosing the perfect eyeglass frames can be much harder than you think, as there are several factors to consider. Style, shape, color, and material all play important roles, but determining Read more
  • Sleeping with Contacts: Bad Idea?
    One of the questions I get most frequently is, “Is it okay for me to sleep in my contact lenses?” The answer to that question depends on several factors, including the Read more
  • Puffy Eyes: possible causes & treatments
    Ah, puffy eyes, everyone’s favorite beauty ailment! Waking up with swollen red eyes is a frustration for many, but there are several causes and treatments for them. If you have Read more
  • Eye Color: How Does it Affect Your Eye Health?
    It’s fun to think about what eye color you would like to have if you could choose, but did you know that your eye color may actually affect your vision? While Read more
  • June is Cataract Awareness Month
    June is Cataract Awareness month, so we wanted to take a moment to let you know a little more about this important subject. Cataracts are essentially a cloudiness of the lens Read more
  • 4 Habits That are Bad for Your Eyes
    We all have our individual quirks or habits. Some of them, like biting your nails, procrastinating, and texting while on the road, are behaviors you know you should avoid. Well, Read more
  • Diabetes: How Does Your Optometrist Fit In?
    You probably associate diabetes with monitoring your blood sugar and diet and taking insulin shots. But did you know that diabetes is also the leading cause of new cases of 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