Category Archives: Eye Health Guide

Arcus Senilis

Arcus Senilis Arcus Senilis, also referred to as Corneal Arcus, is a common eye condition that often affects people as they age. It is not usually a cause for concern, but it can sometimes be an indication of health conditions. In this blog, we’ll discuss the risk factors for Arcus Senilis and when you should […]

So you’re 40 now-A guide to Presbyopia for millennials (and everyone else!)

So you’re 40 now-A guide to Presbyopia for millennials (and everyone else!) Millennials are defined as anyone born between 1981 and 1996, which means that some of the oldest millennials, sometimes referred to as Geriatric Millennials, began turning 40 this year! Around age 40, many people begin to notice changes in their eyes, most notably […]

Eye Care FAQ’s Part 3

Eye Care FAQ’s Part 3 You’ve got questions, and we’ve got answers! In our third FAQ blog, we’ll answer some of the most common eye care questions we hear from our patients. We hope you learn something new! What steps can I take to keep my eyes healthy? Keeping your eyes healthy starts with a […]

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 […]

7 Easy Eye-Healthy Recipes

7 Easy Eye-Healthy Recipes A good diet is an important part of keeping your eyes healthy. We’ve compiled 7 easy recipes that focus on eye-healthy nutrition, and we’re sharing them with you today! If you like our recipes, feel free to drop us a line at: [email protected]!

Supplements and Your Eyes

Supplements and Your Eyes An important part of keeping your eyes healthy is eating a balanced diet. Studies have shown that diets high in leafy green vegetables and fatty fish support healthy eyes and vision. But sometimes eating the right foods can be hard, especially in Alaska where long winters can make fresh, nutritious foods […]

Are Cheap Sunglasses Safe For My Eyes?

Are Cheap Sunglasses Safe For My Eyes? We’ve all been there: you’re driving your car on a cloudy day, when suddenly, out comes the sun! You reach for your sunglasses, only to realize that you forgot them at home. So you stop at a gas station and scan the rack for a cheap pair of […]

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. […]

Women’s Eye Health

Women’s Eye Health According to, 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 […]

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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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