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Blue Light and Circadian Rhythms

Blue Light and Circadian Rhythms Blue light is all around us. From the sun’s natural rays, to the artificial overhead lights at the office, to the digital screens that we spend hours scrolling, it is unavoidable. If you have read our blog Blue Light and Your Eyes, you already know that prolonged exposure to blue […]


What should I do with my old glasses?

What should I do with my old glasses? If you have recently purchased a new pair of glasses, you may feel like your old glasses are ready to retire. But don’t throw them in the trash! There are several ways you can give an old pair of glasses a new life. In this blog, we’ll […]


The History of Cataract Surgery

The History of Cataract Surgery Cataract surgery is one of the oldest known surgeries that is still performed today, and one of the most common surgeries performed in the US. This fast, painless surgery has success rates of up to 99% and serious complications are rare. New technology allows surgeons to operate with greater precision, […]


The Importance of Properly Fitting Eyewear

The Importance of Properly Fitting Eyewear If you wear glasses, you know how much better they feel when they fit properly. But did you know that properly adjusted eyewear can actually help you see better? In this blog, we’ll discuss how you can get the best vision and greatest comfort from your glasses.  How glasses […]


What Is Pink Eye?

What is Pink Eye?  Pink Eye, or Conjunctivitis, is one of the most common eye ailments. It is very contagious, and should be treated as quickly as possible to avoid spreading. In this blog, we’ll discuss the signs and symptoms of pink eye, and when you should seek treatment from a doctor.  Types of Pink […]


What Is Pterygium?

Pterygium (pronounced tur-idj-ee-um) is a fleshy, non-cancerous growth that affects the conjunctiva and sometimes the cornea of the eye. It is also known as Surfer’s Eye. In this blog, we’ll discuss the causes, risk factors, and treatments for this condition.  How do I know if I have pterygium? Symptoms of pterygium can range in severity. […]


What Are Polarized Lenses?

What are polarized lenses? Polarized sunglasses are a great way to keep your eyes safe and enhance your vision. In this blog, we’ll take an in depth look at how polarized lenses work, and why they are an essential upgrade to any sunglasses purchase.  What are polarized lenses? Polarized lenses are a type of tinted […]


Women’s Eye Health

Women’s Eye Health According to womenseyehealth.org, women account for more than two-thirds of the world’s population of blind and visually impaired persons. In this blog, we’ll discuss eye conditions that predominantly affect women, and the steps that you or the women in your life can take to stay healthy.  Common eye diseases Women are at […]


Protect Your Eyes While Staying Active

Protect Your Eyes While Staying Active April is Sports Eye Safety Month! Alaskans love to stay active. Whether snow machining, cross country skiing, hunting, or hiking, you’ll find them outside enjoying everything the state has to offer. Playing sports and getting outside are great ways to stay healthy, but it is important to make sure […]


Is Dilating My Eyes Necessary?

Is Dilating My Eyes Necessary?  If you have read any of our previous blogs, you probably know that visiting your eye doctor for an annual eye exam is an essential step towards keeping your eyes and vision healthy. You may also know that during this exam your eyes will be dilated. While dilation is not […]


 
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Blue Light and Circadian Rhythms

Blue Light and Circadian Rhythms Blue light is all around us. From the sun's natural rays, to the artificial overhead lights at the office, to the digital screens that we spend hours scrolling, it is unavoidable. If you have read ...Read More »

What should I do with my old glasses?

What should I do with my old glasses? If you have recently purchased a new pair of glasses, you may feel like your old glasses are ready to retire. But don’t throw them in the trash! There are several ways ...Read More »

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