Are Online Tests As Good As One From An Optometrist?

We are all busy, especially this time of year. So, seeing an app in the app store that promises the results of an eye exam without visiting an eye doctor sounds very appealing and would be a wonderful time saver…right? Sadly, it doesn’t work that way. Besides, we would miss seeing your smiling face. Let’s…

Your 2016 Flex Funds Expire Soon

Many of us are covered by health insurance paid for by our employer. For most of us, there is a portion of that policy every year that helps cover the costs of eye care and dental work. Those flex funds are almost always available on an annual basis and do not roll over from year…

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…

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…

20-20-20

You certainly expect an eye care practice to talk about 20/20…. after all, we work hard to help you see 20/20. If you spend lots of time in front of a computer all day, and most of us do, change 20/20 to 20-20-20 to help your eyesight and reduce eye strain. If this doesn’t help,…

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…

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….