An Eye Exam Can Detect Diabetes in its Early Stages

Did you know that an eye exam can be the first clue to detecting diabetes and other hidden health concerns? Finding health issues early can give patients a better chance at preventing damage through early treatment and management. A routine eye exam can show so many things. Some can be downright life changing – and […]

Facts on Blue Light

Blue Light Exposure

Did you know that the blue light emitted from your devices can contribute to digital eye strain? Learn the potential impact on vision.

Bob Costas and the Olympic-sized Eye Infection

When the cameras soared across NBC’s ice palace of a set and settled on that familiar face, it was the veteran broadcaster’s unfamiliar appearance that had people talking last night. Sporting trendy frames and a swollen left eye, Costas quickly addressed the issue with self-deprecating humor: “Bear with me for a moment as I spare my friends […]

2018 Winter Olympics – Winter Eye and Vision Health/Safety

Whether they’re putting in countless hours of practice to reach the top of their field or competing for gold medals in front of the world, Winter Olympic athletes often spend extensive time outdoors in cold, wintry conditions. Olympic athletes rely on their vision to remain at the top of their game, so proper eye care […]

3 Ways to Protect Your Glasses from Extreme Cold

Most of us know not to leave our glasses in the car during the summer, because extreme heat can damage our eyewear. Did you know that extreme cold can have similar effects? Here are three easy ways to care for your glasses:                 Tip 1: Bring Your Glasses […]

Glaucoma: Early Detection of ‘The Sneak Thief of Sight’

Currently, more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects that number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase. With January being National Glaucoma Awareness Month, it’s the perfect time to tell your friends and family what this sneaky disease is all about, and how early […]

5 Tips for Dry Winter Eyes – Keep Them Moist

  It’s that time of year: leaves are falling off the trees, daylight quickly turns to darkness, a cold winter chill hangs in the air and you find yourself suffering from dry, itchy eyes. While it’s important to keep your eyes moist during the winter months, protecting your eyes from dryness and exposure to the […]

Can Lasers Blast Away Those Weird Squiggles at the Corners of Your Vision?

You’re staring at the sky on a sunny day when you notice, in the corner of your eye, a transparent squiggle floating slowly across the blue. You try and focus on it, but it eludes your glance, refusing to be resolved. No matter where you look, the squiggle knows. What you’ve got is a floater, […]

Caring for Contacts: Some Common Sense Guidelines

For anyone who’s grown sick and tired of glasses, and makes a successful switch to contacts, a bubbling sense of relief and happiness can go along with it. Dr. Wallace Stuart, O.D., of Sonora, Calif. has seen many a spec-bound patient make the switch, and sing its praises. Active people might find contacts an even […]

There’s More to Consider with Sunglasses than Just Style

Finding the perfect pair of sunglasses can be tough with all of the choices out there—aviator, round, oversized frames, plastic or metal, with embellishments or without. We often look to see what the celebrities are wearing and pick up similar styles. But did you know that there’s more to consider with sunglasses than just style? […]