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How to Protect Your Eyes During Independence Day Celebrations

July 15, 2022

Fireworks are a beautiful way to celebrate our country’s birthday, but they can also be dangerous if you’re not careful. With Independence Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how to protect your eyes during the celebrations.  The following tips will help you enjoy the fireworks while keeping your eyes safe. […]

How To Protect Your Eyes During Fireworks And Cataract Awareness Month

July 15, 2022

We celebrate both Fireworks Eye Safety Month and Cataract Awareness Month in June. Fireworks and cataracts can both cause blindness, although one is more accessible to prevent than the other. Using fireworks can be done safely if you practice basic safety precautions. People over the age of 40 are more likely to develop cataracts, which […]

Computer Use and Your Eyes

June 30, 2022

We live in a digitized world, and it’s not surprising that most people have jobs that involve staring at their computers for hours. The light from these screens can strain our eyes, leading to frequent headaches, eye fatigue, and blurred vision. Eye complications caused by the prolonged use of computers are categorized under computer vision […]

What is Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

June 15, 2022

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), also termed macular degeneration, refers to an eye disease that could impair your vision, especially if you are 50 years old or older. AMD affects the central vision, and if left untreated, it worsens over time. This disease occurs when the macula, a small portion of the retina, wears down. The […]

Infographic: Interesting Facts About the Eyes

May 31, 2022

What Are the Risk Factors for Glaucoma?

May 15, 2022

Glaucoma is one among the leading causes of blindness. Often, this condition is caused by a high-pressure buildup of fluid around the eye. The increased pressure leads to progressive damage of the optic never. If left untreated, you risk losing your peripheral vision and your sight altogether. Some of the common risk factors for the […]

Does Chronic Stress Affect Your Eyes?

April 6, 2022

April is Stress Awareness Month. It’s an important time to consider how stress is present in your life and how it affects your physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. Our experienced eye care team cares not only about the health of your eyes but your whole wellness: body and mind. Stress can increase your risk of: […]

Is Sunlight Good For Your Eyes?

March 28, 2022

When it comes to sunlight and our eyes, we know some things for sure. It is true that long-term UV exposure is associated with cataracts, cancerous growths, macular degeneration, and corneal damage. We know that the right sunglasses will block out the majority of UV rays. But when it comes to the benefits sunlight may […]

When Should You Have Cataracts Removed?

February 10, 2022

Cataracts have no natural cure or method of being reversed. The only treatment is removal of the cataract and the placement of an intraocular lens. Fortunately, cataract surgery is very common, safe, and effective. It is also true that cataracts develop in stages. So when is the right time to get a cataract removed? Timing […]

Facts About Cataracts That May Surprise You

January 31, 2022

Cataracts are really common in the U.S., with about 200,000 new cases diagnosed each year, according to Mayo Clinic. Fortunately, cataract surgery has high rates of success and safety, offering a means of restoring a person’s vision by removing the cataract and placing an implantable lens. Below, see facts about cataracts. Cataracts are one of […]

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