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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 […]


Digital Eye Strain

Digital Eye Strain Many Americans spend their days looking at computer, phone, tablet, and television screens. These screens allow us to stay connected, work efficiently, and learn new information with just the touch of a few buttons. But spending too much time looking at screens can lead to symptoms of asthenopia, more commonly known as […]


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 […]


Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes Awareness November is Diabetes Awareness Month. According to The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 34.2 million Americans-or 1 in 10-have diabetes, with the highest percentage of existing cases occurring in American Indian/Alaska Native populations. If not properly controlled, Diabetes can lead to kidney failure, amputation of the feet or legs, and blindness. In this […]


Halloween Eye Safety

Halloween eye safety October is Halloween Eye Safety Month! The pursuit of the perfect Halloween look might have you tempted to buy those wild contact lenses you saw at a gas station, but eye injuries caused by Halloween contact lenses can be truly scary. In this blog, we’ll discuss why purchasing costume contact lenses without […]


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 […]


 
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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 ...Read More »

What is Astigmatism?

What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a very common refractive error that causes blurry vision. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, this condition affects about 1 in 3 Americans. In this blog, we’ll discuss common causes and symptoms of astigmatism, ...Read More »

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As of 5/4/2020, we are scheduling ALL types of exams, as we are no longer restricted to urgent/emergent visits only. We will gladly continue to schedule telemedicine appointments when possible and at our patient’s request. We are following state mandates and social distancing protocols, and continue to put great efforts into cleaning and sanitizing to keep our patients and community safe and healthy. Please call 907-328-2920 to schedule an appointment