Back to School Eye Health

When you think about getting your kids ready to go back to school, you probably think of buying new school clothes, meeting their teacher and going on a shopping spree…

Misconceptions About Lasik

There are many misconceptions and myths floating around about Lasik eye surgery. Despite the negative misconceptions, 98.4% of patients said they would choose the surgery a second time. If you…

How Diabetes Affects the Eyes

Diabetes increases your risk of potentially serious health complications—including diseases of the eyes—but properly managing your diabetes can help prevent them. Here’s a look at what types of eye complications…

Preserve Your Vision: The Importance of Glaucoma Screening

Roughly 3 million Americans have glaucoma, a group of eye diseases that affect the optic nerve and lead to impaired vision and blindness. Damage to your vision caused by glaucoma…

FAQs About Diabetic Eye Exams

It is essential for patients with diabetes to get regular eye exams. Diabetes is a serious disease that can lead to other conditions and complications, including diabetic eye disease. Here…

Astigmatism; You’ve Heard It, But What Does It Mean?

The curve and shape of your eye affects the way you see the world around you. For example, if the lenses in your eye have mismatched curves, you may experience…

Are Distant Objects Blurry? You May Have Myopia

Similar to a camera lens, beams of light hit the eyes and become focused to help us see images. When this happens correctly, the images are transmitted to the brain…

What is Farsightedness?

You’ve probably heard the term “farsightedness” before, but do you know what it means? Hyperopia, or farsightedness, is condition of the eyes that alters the way you see. People with…

Strabismus: Crossed Eyes

Many medical conditions develop at young ages or are present at birth, and several of these are related to the eyes. As one of the most complex parts of the…

Chronic Dry Eyes: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Many people think of shedding tears as a way to express emotion, but tears play a large role in eye health. In fact, tears help keep the eyes lubricated and…