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Vitamin D and Your Eyes

Vitamin D and Your Eyes Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is synthesized by the body when exposed to UV. This vitamin is essential to bone health and calcium absorption, and is known to prevent rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. Vitamin D also has an impact on the health of your eyes. […]



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 […]


Eyelash Extensions and Your Eyes

Eyelash Extensions and Your Eyes Eyelash extensions are one of the most popular beauty trends on the market. Used to make eyelashes appear longer and fuller, the process involves gluing artificial strands onto natural lashes for a semi-permanent enhancement. The eyes are a very sensitive part of the body, and as with any procedure, risks […]


Seeing Well at Night

Seeing Well at Night   Living in Alaska means experiencing more than your fair share of long, dark nights. One of the greatest challenges Alaskans face is nighttime driving safety, especially on snowy or icy roads. In this blog, we’ll discuss the best ways to achieve clear vision and stay safe while driving at night.  […]


Smoking and Your Eyes

Smoking and Your Eyes  November is National Smoking Cessation Month! It is a well known fact that smoking is very bad for your body. Smoking leads to heart disease, pulmonary disease, and cancer. What you may not know is that smoking is equally as bad for your eyes. In this blog, we’ll discuss some of […]


Combined Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery

Combined Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery If you have been diagnosed with cataracts and glaucoma, you may have the option of treating both problems with one surgery. In this blog, we’ll discuss the option of cataract surgery with Micro Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) to effectively treat both conditions. Kahook Dual Blade Kahook dual blade (KDB) is […]


Colorblindness

Colorblindness Image Pixaby Everyone sees color differently. For people with color blindness, colors appear very different than how a normal eye perceives them. In this blog, we’ll discuss the different types of colorblindness, as well as the risk factors and treatment options for this condition.  What is colorblindness Colorblindness is a partial or complete lack […]


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, […]


How Do Your Eyes Work?

How Do Your Eyes Work? Your eyes are one of the most complex organs in the body, second only to the brain. They perform much like a camera, allowing light to enter and processing it into data that our brains use to form images. When one part of the eye is not functioning correctly, the […]


 
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Glaucoma

Glaucoma January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the US. This condition often occurs without symptoms, but can lead to permanent vision loss if not treated. In this blog, we’ll discuss risk factors, ...Read More »

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