Posts From November, 2021

What Are Punctal Plugs?

What Are Punctal Plugs? Anyone who has experienced dry eye symptoms knows how frustrating it can be to achieve relief. Artificial tears are a great way to combat symptoms, but the relief they offer is temporary. For those struggling with moderate to severe dry eye syndrome (DES), eye doctors may recommend punctal plugs. These small […]

Diabetic Eye Exams

Diabetic Eye Exams November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Complication from diabetes is one of the leading causes of blindness in the US, and data shows that its prevalence is continuing to grow worldwide. It is important for people living with diabetes to have regular eye exams to prevent damage to the eyes known […]

Is Indoor Tanning Safe For My Eyes?

Is Indoor Tanning Safe For My Eyes? As the cold weather sets in, and sunlight becomes scarce, many Alaskans turn to tanning beds as a form of artificial sunlight. While visiting a tanning bed can feel like a miniature vacation, research suggests that artificial tanning can cause serious skin damage, as well as damage to […]

Blue Light Resources and Safety

Blue Light Resources and Safety Blue light exposure from digital devices has become a hot topic. Once a specialty product, blue light blocking glasses are available online, in boutiques, and even at some gas stations. Greater product availability makes it easier than ever to purchase protective eyewear, but does this eyewear actually do what it […]

Pets and Your Eyes

Pets and Your Eyes Pet owners agree: pets just make life better. Owning pets has been linked to stress reduction and longer lifespans. While owning a pet seems to be good for your overall health, there are a few things to know about pets and your eye health. In this blog we’ll discuss common eye […]

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VUITY™ Eye Drops for Presbyopia

VUITY™ Eye Drops for Presbyopia You may have heard the news about a new eye care drop called VUITY™. This prescription medication was recently approved to treat age-related Blurry Near Vision (presbyopia) in adults, and it is the only medication ...Read More »

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