Can Diabetes Affect My Vision?

Diabetes can increase the risk of developing vision problems and certain eye diseases. Controlling blood sugar levels can help prevent or delay complications. Regular, dilated eye health exams are important for people with diabetes to monitor for signs of diabetic eye disease. Keep reading to learn more about how diabetes can affect your sight, the… Read More

How Do I Know If I Am a Good Candidate for LASIK?

Imagine being able to see the world around you clearly without glasses or contact lenses. After LASIK, you can reduce your dependency on visual aids and enter a world with greater visual freedom. Who is a Good Candidate For LASIK? The only definitive way to know if you are a good candidate for LASIK is… Read More

How Do I Know My Floaters Are Caused By A Retinal Detachment?

Floaters are very common. They often appear as squiggles or tiny specks and are usually easier to see when looking at a white computer screen, a clear sky, or a plain background. For the most part, floaters are harmless.  However, if you notice many of them all of a sudden, it may be a sign… Read More

Can Eye Doctors Restore Vision Lost From Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is often called “the silent thief of sight” because symptoms don’t appear straight away.  Instead, they develop slowly over many years.  By the time you realize there’s a change in your eyesight, the eye condition has already caused permanent damage.  You can have glaucoma for years and not even know it. This is one… Read More

6 Reasons Why Children’s Eye Health Exams Are Important

Having a routine eye exam is important to keep your children’s eyes healthy.  Healthy vision is important for your child’s overall development and learning ability. When your child gets regular eye examinations, vision problems can be detected and treated early before compromising long-term vision and eye health. Keep reading to learn six reasons why children’s… Read More

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Buy Glasses Online

How many times have you been unpleasantly surprised by an online purchase?  If you’re like me, you have a pile of things around that either didn’t fit properly, had lower quality than you were expecting, or was just junk. Taking the risk with your vision is a little different. Buying your glasses online may seem… Read More

How Do I Get Contact Lenses From My Eye Doctor?

Are you looking for an alternative to glasses? The switch to contact lenses can be worth it. With contacts, you’ll enjoy better peripheral or side vision and a wider field of view than glasses. This can be helpful when playing sports, exercising, and driving. Contact lenses can also allow you to be comfortable being more… Read More

4 Reasons to Consider Laser Vision Correction Like LASIK

Glasses and contact lenses help you see clearly by correcting your near sightedness, far sightedness, and/or astigmatism. However, these visual aids can become inconvenient in your everyday life. If you wear glasses, they must be wiped clean all the time, especially when they develop obvious smudges. Plus, you have to constantly deal with foggy glasses… Read More

What Power of Reading Glasses Should I Buy?

As you grow older, the lens inside your eye becomes harder and less flexible.  As a result, it has difficulty adjusting and can no longer focus on up-close objects. This common condition is known as presbyopia. For most people, presbyopia begins to occur between the ages of 40 – 45. Presbyopia progresses with time, and… Read More

4 Ways You Can Help Improve Your Dry Eye Symptoms

Dry eye is a common eye condition that occurs when your eyes don’t make adequate tears or when the tears produced are of poor quality. Dry eyes can significantly affect your day-to-day life.  Fortunately, there are many treatment options that can alleviate your symptoms, including at-home remedies. Keep reading to learn more about dry eye… Read More

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