Category Archives: Alaska Ophthalmology

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 […]


Blepharitis

Blepharitis Blepharitis is an inflammatory skin condition that affects the eyelids. It can cause symptoms such as discomfort and dry eyes. In this blog, we’ll discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for this condition. Causes Blepharitis can occur in two parts of the eyelid:  Anterior Blepharitis affects the front part of the eyelid. This […]


Allergies and Your Eyes

Allergies and Your Eyes If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know all too well how frustrating they can be. The same irritants that cause your runny nose and sneezing can also cause symptoms in the eyes, such as itching, redness, swelling, and watering. This condition is called allergic conjunctivitis. In this blog, we’ll discuss […]


UV and Your Eyes

THE WEEKLY VIEW Mountain View Eye Center’s Weekly Blog UV and Your Eyes UV rays are present year round, however, as we approach summer and our days get longer, we are exposed to increasing amounts of UV radiation. You are used to wearing sunscreen to protect your skin from UV damage, but have you thought […]


Blue Light and Your Eyes

  THE WEEKLY VIEW Mountain View Eye Center’s Weekly Blog Blue Light and Your Eyes Blue light has been receiving a lot of attention lately. You may have seen ads for blue light filtering eye wear online, or perhaps you have heard about blue light protection from your eye doctor or optician. But what does […]


Coronavirus and Your Eyes

THE WEEKLY VIEW Mountain View Eye Center’s Weekly Blog The Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has many of us nervous about face to face interaction with others, including visits to the doctor. Mountain View Eye Center understands these concerns, and we have taken many steps to ensure the safety and well-being of our staff and patients. In […]


Are You Seeing the Right Eye Care Provider?

If you’ve been thinking of getting your eyes checked by an eye care provider, you may be confused which eye doctor in Alaska to visit. Should you choose the eye specialist which calls himself an ophthalmologist? Or would you rather see the optometrist whose clinic is just a few minutes away from your home? Learn which 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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