Category Archives: Alaska Ophthalmology

Opticians, Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, and Occupational Therapists

Opticians, Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, and Occupational Therapists Do you need to schedule an eye appointment, but feel confused about which type of provider to see? In this blog we will explain what these eye care professionals do, help you find the best provider for your needs, and introduce you to the amazing staff at Mountain View […]


Digital Eye Strain

Digital Eye Strain Many Americans spend their days looking at computer, phone, tablet, and television screens. These screens allow us to stay connected, work efficiently, and learn new information with just the touch of a few buttons. But spending too much time looking at screens can lead to symptoms of asthenopia, more commonly known as […]


Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes Awareness November is Diabetes Awareness Month. According to The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 34.2 million Americans-or 1 in 10-have diabetes, with the highest percentage of existing cases occurring in American Indian/Alaska Native populations. If not properly controlled, Diabetes can lead to kidney failure, amputation of the feet or legs, and blindness. In this […]


What is ORA?

What is ORA? If you are planning to have cataract surgery, you may already know about the option to have premium cataract surgery with Optiwave Refractive Analysis (ORA). This upgraded procedure has many benefits over standard cataract surgery, and is frequently recommended by eye doctors. But what is ORA and how does it work? In […]


What is Premium Cataract Surgery?

What is premium cataract surgery? If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cataracts, you may have heard about premium cataract surgery as a treatment option. But what does that mean? In this blog, we’ll discuss cataract surgery options and what makes “premium” treatment different.  What is a cataract? A cataract occurs when […]


When Should I Have Cataract Surgery?

When Should I Have Cataract Surgery? If your eye doctor has diagnosed you with cataracts, you may be wondering what to do next. The only treatment for cataracts is surgery, and it is ultimately up to you to decide when you are ready for treatment. In this blog, we’ll discuss cataract symptoms and surgery options.  […]


Caring For Your Glasses

Caring for Your Glasses   Photo Unsplash Glasses are an investment that should last at least 1-2 years with proper care. In this blog, we’ll discuss how to get the most from your purchase by properly cleaning and storing your glasses, and what to do if problems arise.  How to Clean Glasses Properly cleaning your glasses […]


Contact Lens Care During COVID-19

Contact Lens Care During COVID-19 Proper contact lens care is essential to keep your eyes healthy and get the most use out of your lenses. This is especially true now, as evidence shows that COVID-19 can be spread through the eyes. The best way to keep your eyes safe is to avoid wearing contact lenses, […]


Children’s Eye Health and Safety

Children’s Eye Health and Safety   August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety month! In this blog, we’ll discuss the importance of early eye care for kids, and the best ways to keep your child’s eyes safe and healthy. Vision Development in Children Vision plays a great role in how children grow and learn, as […]


Choosing the Right Eye Drops

Choosing the Right Eye Drops Photo Pixaby Buying eye drops sounds like a simple task, but walking down the eyecare aisle at a grocery store can quickly become overwhelming. With so many over the counter products available, it is hard to know what to choose. This blog will explain the differences between some commonly used […]


 
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