Vitamins For Your Eyes

Caring for your vision is what we are all about. Whatever your vision needs may be, we want to help you see better. So, when we find a great piece of information or a product that can help your eyesight, we want to share. That’s why we are so excited about Macuhealth supplements. MacuHealth with…

Those Pesky Floaters

No, we are not talking about people on rafts in the pool during the summer. Floaters are those vexing shadows that occasionally move across our eyes. To some, they look like threads, specs, or black spots. They are most visible when looking at a white surface such as a blank piece or paper or a…

Eat Great…See Great!

Researchers have zeroed in on an enzyme — found in natural foods like broccoli and cucumbers — that can slow some of the chronic conditions that come with age. So far the findings are limited to mice, but the results are encouraging enough to start testing it in people. In a paper published in Cell…

Eye See A Halloween Hazard

Every November we read and hear horror stories from Halloween. We see them here in our office as well. Not about haunted houses or crummy costume parties. The horror stories we see and hear are the ones about cheap contact lenses bought to make a Halloween costume that much better but ends up hurting or…

Digital Eye Strain And Children

As computers, laptops, tablets, and mobile phones saturate almost every aspect of our daily lives, it is only natural that they have become part of our children’s lives as well. Children it turns out are using digital devices as much if not more than their parents. Eye strain can be very hard on a growing…

Cantaloupe…Another treat for your eyes

We love fresh fruit. One of our favorites is cantaloupe, and wouldn’t you know it, cantaloupe has so many wonderful properties to it, including for your eyes. Cantaloupes have been the subject of many studies, some of which suggest consumption can actually decrease your risk of obesity while increasing energy levels. Cantaloupe consumption has been…

Eye See Omega 3’s

Omega 3 fatty acids are important for eye health as they can decrease the risk of age-related macular degeneration and are also therapeutic for patients with dry eye syndrome. Where do we get Omega 3’s? For most of us, we find all the Omega 3 our body can use in fish and fish oil. Since…

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…

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…