What Are My Options for Vision Correction?

What Are My Options For Vision Correction? What Are My Options For Vision Correction? If you’re eyesight is getting worse, chances are you’re looking for a solution. Whether it’s glasses or surgery, here are some options for vision correction. Keyword(s): vision correction Are you afflicted by worsening vision? Unfortunately, less than perfect eyesight is a… Read More

Common Types of Glaucoma(And Signs to Look Out For)

Common Types of Glaucoma (And Signs You Should Look Out For) Common Types of Glaucoma and Knowing if You’re at Risk Do you know the common symptoms of glaucoma? What about the different types of glaucoma? Here’s your guide to understanding it so you can care for your eyes. Keyword(s): types of glaucoma It is… Read More

LASIK Eye Surgery Costs and Other Important Information

Are you considering getting LASIK eye surgery? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, over 800,000 LASIK procedures are performed every year. LASIK is actually the most popular elective surgery throughout the world — you probably know someone who has had it. Plus, it has a 95% rate of success, which makes it even more tempting to say a final… Read More

What are My Diabetic Retinopathy Options?

Did you know 422 million people worldwide were living with diabetes in 2014 alone? That amounts to 8% of the entire Earth’s population. But there are ways you can protect yourself from this potentially deadly disease. Let’s take a look at diabetic retinopathy and your options for diabetic retinopathy treatment. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a condition in… Read More

7 Types of Cataracts (and How to Treat Them)

24.4 million Americans over the age of 40 are affected by different types of cataracts. Additionally, approximately half of all people over 75 have cataracts. Cataracts are a clouding of the eye’s natural lens. The lens sits just behind your pupil, which is the black ‘dot’ in the middle of the eye. As a cataract… Read More

Eye Care Advice for Better Vision

The American Foundation for the Blind says that by 2030, the number of Americans who have significant age-related vision loss will likely double. Multiple studies have shown that out of those who are legally blind (with vision of 20/200 or less), the majority are elderly. They weren’t born with poor vision. Instead, they’ve suffered from… Read More

10 Signs You Need to See an Eye Specialist Immediately

10 Signs You Need To See An Eye Specialist Immediately

Blindness is one of the most traumatic things that can happen to us. Yet, we all tend to take our eyes for granted. The 4 most common causes of vision loss are treatable eye diseases. Don’t wait until blurry vision reminds you that it is time to get your eyes checked. Regular checkups are vital… Read More

My Momma Always Told Me…

September is Healthy Fruits and Veggies Month! Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. People who have a diet rich in fruits and veggies can decrease their risk for heart disease and some types of cancer. You can also lower your risk for type 2 diabetes, which is the leading cause… Read More

In Your Eyes

So summer is coming to an end, and school is getting ready to kick back into session. I thought I’d give you a little lesson to get your brain rolling. Today, class, we will be talking about the color of the human eye! What makes up the color of our iris? What determines this color?… Read More

Here Comes the Boom

Ahh, the fourth of July, one of America’s greatest holidays. Sunshine, barbeques, and fireworks are a must! As much fun as it all is, we just want you to remember the dangers of fireworks! More than 9,000 fireworks injuries happen each year and about 80% of those injuries harm the eyes. These injuries include burns,… Read More