Recent posts

Retinal Detachment: What You Need to Know

By editor
March 15, 2016
retinal detachment

The sudden onset of spots, floaters or flashes of light in your eye could be an indication of a serious condition called a detached retina. This takes place when the retina separates from its supportive tissue, rendering it unable to function. Without immediate treatment to reattach the retina, you may experience permanent vision loss. What ... read more


5 Tips for Eye Care in the Winter Time

By editor
December 15, 2015
eye care health

During the winter months, your eyes can suffer from extra dryness and exposure, leaving you with dry, itchy eyes. Pain, swelling and blurred vision can also come about due to the frigid temperatures and dry air (both outside and indoors), and for the winter outdoor enthusiast, the sun’s UV rays can also put people at ... read more


Recovery from LASIK Surgery

By editor
November 15, 2015
eye surgery recovery

If you’ve decided to improve your vision and quality of life with LASIK surgery, first of all, congratulations! Your next important step—just as important as surgery itself—is recovery. Taking care of your eyes after surgery will help you make sure you have the best results from LASIK surgery. Here’s what to expect after your LASIK ... read more


OK, What Exactly IS 20/20 Vision?

By editor
October 15, 2015
eye care

When guilting you into eating those nasty overcooked, droopy carrots, your Mom may have used this line. “So and so has 20/20 vision. I guess he must have eaten his carrots.” Well, that’s between you, your mother, and your therapist! But what exactly is 20/20 vision? The American Optometric Association defines the term, saying it ... read more


Causes and Treatments for Glaucoma

By editor
September 15, 2015
glaucoma

Glaucoma affects many Americans and is one of the leading causes of blindness in developed countries. However, it is not a particularly widely known disease. Most people do not know what the main hallmarks for glaucoma are. In fact, it is estimated that no less than two million Americans have glaucoma but do not know ... read more


How to Decide if LASIK Surgery Is Right for You

By editor
August 15, 2015
LASIK

Are you tired of having to wear glasses all the time or fooling around with contact lenses every morning? You may want to consider getting Lasik surgery. We offer customized treatment for your eyes using our state of the art procedure known as LASIK.  If you have any of these conditions, this surgery may be ... read more


Floaters and Flashes – What Do They Mean?

By blogwriter
July 15, 2015

Sometimes, you may find dots or small specks floating in your field of vision, or you may start seeing lightning streaks or flashing lights. The dots, small specks, or similar things floating in your field of vision are called floaters, while the lightning streaks and flashing lights are called flashes. Floaters and flashes can occur ... read more


Taking Care of Your Eyes in the Summertime

By blogwriter
June 17, 2015

Summer is the time for outdoor activities, like sports, visiting the beach and going out on the water. However, the sunny summer months can have a damaging impact on our eyes. Engaging in these activities or simply being outside increases the risk for sun damage, eye infections and more. It is therefore, important to take ... read more


Prevention of Eye Disease

By admin
May 22, 2015

The eyes are one of the most important parts of the human body. They help us appreciate the visual beauty around us and above all, we need vision to help us ensure our safety. A life without vision is something most of us dread and it is up to us to make sure that it ... read more


Recognizing Glaucoma In Children

By admin
April 22, 2015

Though its typically associated with older adults, glaucoma can occur at any age, including childhood. Glaucoma does not refer to a single condition, but rather a group of diseases characterized by a high amount of pressure in the eye. Pediatric glaucoma often presents a different set of symptoms compared to glaucoma in adults. Symptoms Glaucoma ... read more