Category Archives: Eye Doctor in Alaska

Eye Care FAQ’s

Eye Care FAQ’s As eye care professionals, we love educating people about their eyes. We hear a lot of the same questions from our patients, so this week we’re giving you answers to the most frequently eye care questions.  What does 20/20 mean? 20/20 is a measurement of visual acuity or visual clarity. When a […]


What Are Eye Floaters?

What Are Eye Floaters? Floaters are a common condition that most people experience at some point in life. They are generally harmless, and in most cases can be ignored, however the presence of floaters can sometimes indicate a serious eye problem.  What are floaters? Floaters are small dots or strings that seem to “float” around […]


Eye Care in Alaska

Alaskans are unique in every sense of the word. They thrive in an environment that is often harsh and unforgiving. Alaska’s distinctive climate creates many opportunities and challenges. Among those challenges are the unique eye care needs of Alaskans. In this blog, we’ll discuss how Alaska’s climate and geography affect our vision and eye health.  […]


Pregnancy and Your Eyes

Pregnancy and Your Eyes Pregnancy brings so many exciting changes to a woman’s life, many of them physical. You expect your body to change while you are pregnant, but you may not realize that being pregnant can affect your eyes. In this blog, we’ll discuss common pregnancy related changes to your eyes and vision. Blurry […]


What is PCO?

PCO, or posterior capsular opacity is a condition that affects approximately 20-50% of patients within 2 to 5 years of cataract surgery. This condition is commonly referred to as a secondary cataract, however it is not a cataract and does not require surgery to treat. In this blog, we’ll discuss what causes PCO and how […]


Getting the Most Out of Your Glasses 

Seeing clearly is important to everyone, and a new pair of glasses is an investment into your overall quality of life. In this blog, we’ll discuss how to get the most out of your eyewear purchase, and provide troubleshooting tips for new eyeglasses.  Get an eye exam The first step to getting a new pair […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


 
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Eye Care FAQ’s

Eye Care FAQ’s As eye care professionals, we love educating people about their eyes. We hear a lot of the same questions from our patients, so this week we’re giving you answers to the most frequently eye care questions.  What ...Read More »

What Are Eye Floaters?

What Are Eye Floaters? Floaters are a common condition that most people experience at some point in life. They are generally harmless, and in most cases can be ignored, however the presence of floaters can sometimes indicate a serious eye ...Read More »

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