The shapes of Summer

Summer is a time we think about shape. We use summer to get in shape. We also look at those who are in better shape by the pool or at the park. The right shape is important to us at Iconic Eye Care. That includes the shape you put on your face. Getting the prescription for…

Eye Statistics At A Glance

Being in the optical business and being that optometry and eye health is the cornerstone to our business, we are obviously very concerned with eye health. An annual eye exam can test for much more than just your vision. It can reveal a variety of chronic systemic diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, high…

Spare Your Sight!

It’s that time of year. Spring has spring and summer is just around the corner. This is the time of year everyone is outside and everyone is thinking sunscreen. The sad part of all this is so many people forget about their eyes and the dangers UV light poses for our eyesight. More than 1…

MAY IS CATARACTS AWARENESS MONTH

Every May we pay special attention to cataracts. Cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. If not treated through a change in eyeglass prescription or surgery, cataracts can lead to blindness. In addition, the longer cataracts are left untreated, the more difficult it can be to successfully remove the cataract…

Eye Workout

Out of all my body parts, I feel like my eyes are in the best shape. I must do at least a thousand eye rolls a day! Now that spring is here, did you know the most active muscle group in your body are your eye muscles? The external muscles that move the eyes are the strongest…

How many Parts Are There In The Human Eye?

You probably know that the eye is approximately the size of a ping pong ball, but did you know that it also contains over two million working parts? It’s a good idea to get your eyes checked regularly and thoroughly by our own Dr. Adam Ramsey to keep all those working parts in good order….

There Is No Pink

Here is a fun fact we bet you didn’t know. You remember that pink blouse or shirt you own? Or perhaps the pink flamingos you see in a neighbor’s yard? Or the pink flowers you get every year for St Valentine’s Day? Pink is a great color, isn’t it? The problem is, pink doesn’t really…

On The Lookout For Cataracts

A “cataract” is a cloudy or opaque area in the lens of the eye. If any of the following signs are present, it may be an indication that a cataract is forming and that an eye exam should be scheduled: hazy, fuzzy, or blurred vision; the need for frequent changes in eyeglass prescriptions; the feeling…

February is Low Vision Awareness Month

Low vision is the term used to refer to a visual impairment that is not correctable through surgery, pharmaceuticals, glasses or contact lenses. It is often characterized by partial sight, such as blurred vision, blind spots or tunnel vision, but also includes legal blindness. Low vision can impact people of all ages, but is primarily…

January is National Glaucoma Month

More than four million people in the United States have glaucoma, a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve and destroy eyesight. Unfortunately, nearly half of those with glaucoma are not even aware that they have it. Are you one of them? You owe it to yourself to find out by getting a…