Category Archives: Eye Health Guide

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 womenseyehealth.org, 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 […]


Is Dilating My Eyes Necessary?

Is Dilating My Eyes Necessary?  If you have read any of our previous blogs, you probably know that visiting your eye doctor for an annual eye exam is an essential step towards keeping your eyes and vision healthy. You may also know that during this exam your eyes will be dilated. While dilation is not […]


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.  […]


 
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Eye Care FAQ’s Part 2

Eye Care FAQ’s Part 2 Does wearing glasses make my eyes weaker? No. Glasses work by bending light rays as they enter your eye. They do not change how your eyes work. When you wear your glasses, they bring light ...Read More »

Winter Eye Care

Winter Eye Care Fairbanksans experience some of the coldest winter weather in the country. Cold winter air can take a toll on our bodies, and it is especially hard on our eyes. In this blog, we’ll discuss how winter weather ...Read More »

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