Do Contacts Right (and Left)

Over 41 million Americans wear contact lenses. Most contact lens wearers take shortcuts that can lead to serious eye infections. When you received your first pair of contacts your eye doctor gave you instructions how to care for your eyes and your contact lenses. For most of us, those instructions were a bit too much,…

Blue Light Troubles

Blue light is a very short wavelength producing a high amount of energy. Exposure to blue light may increase the risk of macular degeneration. Blue light also contributes to digital eye strain and exposure to blue light in the evening can negatively affect sleep patterns in adults and children. While most of us are smart…

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,…

4th Of July Eye Safety

The Fourth of July is this coming Monday and with it comes the fun of fireworks. As our mother’s use to lecture us, it’s all fun and games until someone loses an eye. Every year there are over 2,000 fireworks-related eye injuries that happen every year. Eye injuries include ocular burns, lacerations, abrasions, retinal detachments,…