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Genetics and Eye Health

Genetics and Eye Health Genetics are the inherited building blocks that determine much of who we are, from our gender to our eye color. But genetics may affect more than how our eyes look-they are sometimes responsible for how our eyes function. In this blog, we’ll discuss the relationship between genetics and ocular health. Refractive […]


What is Astigmatism?

What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a very common refractive error that causes blurry vision. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, this condition affects about 1 in 3 Americans. In this blog, we’ll discuss common causes and symptoms of astigmatism, as well as treatment options.  Causes Astigmatism occurs when the cornea or the lens of […]


Is My Child Ready for Contact Lenses?

Is My Child Ready for Contact Lenses? If you have a child who currently wears glasses, chances are they have asked about contact lenses. This is especially true now that masks have become a standard tool to prevent the spread of COVID-19-anyone who has worn a mask with glasses knows the frustration of foggy lenses. […]


Low Vision

Low Vision Low vision describes vision that is poor due to a cause that cannot be corrected with glasses, contacts, surgery, or medicine. Loss of vision can greatly impact quality of life, but there are many advances in technology that allow those with reduced vision to function independently.  What is low vision? Low vision occurs […]


Heart Health and Your Eyes

Heart Health and Your Eyes February is American Heart Month. Your eyes and your heart may have more in common than you think! A healthy diet and regular eye exams not only protect your eyes-they can help to keep your heart healthy too. In this blog we’ll discuss the relationship between healthy eyes and a […]


Eyelid Cleansers

Eyelid Cleansers Clean eyelids are essential for maintaining healthy eyes and optimal vision, but eyelid hygiene is often overlooked. This can lead to conditions such as dry eye and blepharitis, an inflammatory condition of the eyelids. Fortunately there are many products available to make cleaning your eyelids easy and effective. In this bog, we’ll discuss […]


Eyelash Serums

Eyelash Serums What are Eyelash Serums? Eyelash serums are cosmetic products used to enhance the growth of eyelashes. With regular use, they can make eyelashes appear longer, darker, and thicker. They are sold both over the counter and by prescription. Over the counter products usually contain ingredients such as peptides, biotin, and isopropyl cloprostenate. The […]


Eye Cosmetic Safety

Eye Cosmetic Safety Wearing eye makeup is a fun and trendy way to express your style and enhance your look, but applying cosmetic products around the eyes can present risks. In this blog, we’ll discuss tips and recommendations for using and removing makeup and other cosmetics safely.  Check Ingredients Before using any makeup around your […]


Glaucoma

Glaucoma January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the US. This condition often occurs without symptoms, but can lead to permanent vision loss if not treated. In this blog, we’ll discuss risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options for Glaucoma.  What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of diseases […]


Age Related Macular Degeneration

Age Related Macular Degeneration Age Related Macular Degeneration, or AMD, is a degenerative disease that affects the macula of the eye. It is one of the leading causes of blindness for adults in the US. In this blog, we’ll discuss the symptoms and treatment options for this disease, as well as steps you can take […]


 
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Genetics and Eye Health

Genetics and Eye Health Genetics are the inherited building blocks that determine much of who we are, from our gender to our eye color. But genetics may affect more than how our eyes look-they are sometimes responsible for how our ...Read More »

What is Astigmatism?

What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a very common refractive error that causes blurry vision. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, this condition affects about 1 in 3 Americans. In this blog, we’ll discuss common causes and symptoms of astigmatism, ...Read More »

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