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What Should You Do If You Scratch Your Eye?

What Should You Do If You Scratch Your Eye?

Do you know what to do if you scratch your eye? It can be easy to scratch your eye–you may poke your eye on accident, a foreign object may blow into your eye, or get trapped under your eyelid. If you close your eyes and the pain does not subside and continues to burn after […]


Spooky Eye Tips

Spooky Eye Tips

Fall is here! Though eye safety is important all year, around the fall holidays parties and traditions can pose some special ocular hazards for you and your loved ones. Many eye injuries or ailments occur every year during October, and unfortunately, most are preventable. To help keep your vision sharp and safe this month, we […]


Healthy Eyes as You Age

Healthy Eyes As You Age

Did you know that 1 in 6 Americans over the age of 65 struggle with a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with prescription eyewear? Though vision impairments can occur at any age, as we get older, our risk for vision loss increases as we age, and certain conditions are more common in older adults. […]


Back-To-School Eye Exams

Back-To-School Eye Exams

As summer draws to a close, many of us are preparing for the new school year. As you check off school supplies and other back-to-school necessities, be sure to schedule your child’s annual vision exam. August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness month and during this time, we encourage parents and caregivers to arm […]


Protecting Your Vision This Summer

Protecting Your Vision This Summer

It’s summertime, which means everyone will be spending a lot of time outside enjoying the sun. Though many of us know about using sunblock to fight off the sun’s harmful rays, it is also important to protect your eyes! Here are a few tips on protecting your vision this summer. Sunglasses with UV Protection Just […]


What is a Stye?

What is a Stye?

Styes can be an uncomfortable and annoying yet common experience. Fortunately, most of them will go away on their own or with minimal treatment. What Is a Stye? A stye, also known as a hordeolum, is a small red, sometimes painful bump on the eyelid. It is often caused by bacterial staph (staphylococcal) infection and […]


Is Your Vision the Cause of Your Headaches?

Is Your Vision the Cause of Your Headaches?

Have you ever experienced a headache that affected your vision? Many of us know what it is like to have a headache. Depending on the cause, it can trigger a sharp, dull, or throbbing sensation of pain ranging in severity. While it may be difficult to determine the cause of a headache, one cause you […]


Have You Scheduled Your Eye Exam?

Have You Scheduled Your Eye Exam?

As restrictions begin to lift, we would like to remind you of the importance of scheduling your annual eye exam. Eye exams are important at every age and life stage. During this past year, as our world became entirely virtual, your eyes may have experienced additional strain causing headaches or dizziness and your eyes may […]


What is Ptosis?

What is Ptosis?

Ptosis is a drooping or falling of the upper eyelids. Although unnoticeable most of the time, those sleepy-looking eyes or slightly saggy upper eyelids can become severe enough to impact your vision. Fortunately, this condition is treatable and can improve both your vision and appearance. Ptosis Most people refer to this eye issue as droopy […]


Color Blindness

Color Blindness

When we see color, our eyes perceive various wavelengths of light. Our eyes contain two types of cells or photoreceptors that allow us to process light and distinguish colors. There are two types of photoreceptors: rods and cones. Rods detect different light and dark sensitivities while cones detect colors when light is present. This explains […]


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