Learn More About Types of Cataracts

There are several types of cataracts and they are defined by the location and/or their origin.

Cataracts are a medical condition in which the lens of the eye becomes progressively opaque, resulting in blurred vision. There are several types of cataracts, according to location and origin. The following is a list to clarify the types of cataracts.

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Optical Oddities to Avoid in the Winter Season

Winter can be rough on eyes – here are some optical oddities to avoid in the winter season.

Germs, low temperatures, snowballs, and icicles. It’s a winter wonderland of vision hazards.

As if avoiding the common cold, or worse yet, the flu was not enough – now one has to consider their eye health as well.  

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Choosing the Right Eyeglass Frame for Your Face Shape

What is Your Face Shape?

Do you have a round face, oval, square, diamond or heart shape? The following is a list of the various face shapes and the right frame for them.

Square Face

Strong angular jawline. Broad forehead and chine with equally wide cheekbones,

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Importance of Protective Eyewear

Our eyes are one of the most important organs of the body. Unfortunately, they’re also the most delicate and susceptible to injury.

Over the years, we have treated several eye injuries for professionals from various industries. Construction, sports, and medical labs are some of the highest risk industries when it comes to the human eye.

Four Seasons

A Must Have Checklist for Healthy Eyes

A Season by Season Breakdown for Maintaining Healthy Eyes Throughout the Year

Fall is rapidly approaching. Your eyes have been taking a beating from the hot summer sun and now comes time for atmospheric changes and fall foliage. The following is a must-have checklist for maintaining healthy eyes throughout the year.

  • Allergy season.

Take the Mystery Out of Cataract Surgery

More than 22 million Americans over the age of 40 have cataracts and more than 72% of adults will get cataracts.

Remarkably, many are still in the dark when it comes to knowing or understanding the modern advances in treating the rather common eye condition.

There are many misconceptions about cataracts.

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The Importance of Dilation in an Eye Exam

Many patients often wonder whether or not a dilated eye exam is required for their yearly visit. Dilation during your eye exam is recommended, however, there are factors that almost mandate one should have a dilated eye exam. Your age, your overall health, and your risk of eye disease will impact the frequency of a [...]
Woman Wearing Sunglasses to Protect Her Eyes int he Summertime

Summertime Eye Care Tips

It is officially summertime. As we all know, the summer can take its toll on your eye. Increased sun exposure, pollen, allergies, chlorine in pools, and increased exposure to sunlight, are a few of many ways your eyes are overwhelmed during the summer months.

As we approach the 4th of July week, we thought we would offer these three quick summertime eye care tips to keep your eyes healthy!

What is Glaucoma? What Causes Glaucoma? How Is Glaucoma Treated?

What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve and is a leading cause of preventable blindness. Although there are many variations of the disease, glaucoma results in a specific pattern of optic nerve damage and visual field loss. Many variations of this disease are characterized by elevated intraocular pressure.

Common Vision Problems Discovered in an Eye Examination

Most Common Vision Problems and Treatments

As you age and your vision changes, we oftentimes attribute these fluctuations as part of growing older. While it is true that half of those who deal with visual struggles are ages 65 or older, many of the cases were preventable. The good news is that several treatments are available to slow the progression of diminished vision,