Smoking and Your Eyes

Smoking and your eyes

It is a countdown to the end of the year, and it is almost time to wave goodbye to 2023. Many people are considering their goals for 2024; for some, quitting smoking is their top goal. The most common health effect that comes to mind when we think of smoking is lung cancer, but it […]

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We Are Thankful for Our Patients

we are thankful for our patients

This Thanksgiving season, it is essential to acknowledge what we are grateful for in our lives and thank all our patients. It is a pleasure to care for your eye care needs every day. The doctors and staff at our office have the opportunity to touch so many people’s lives uniquely, and we see patients […]

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Kitchen Eye Safety Tips

Kitchen eye safety tips

We are fast approaching the most prominent holiday season to celebrate, spend time with family, and spend most of our time in the kitchen preparing our favorite holiday dishes. As we prepare our delicious meals, we want to remind you to practice kitchen eye safety to protect you and your loved ones from preventable eye […]

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Do You Want Relief From Dry Eyes?

Do You Want Relief From Dry Eyes?

Dry eye disease is a common condition occurring when your tears cannot provide lubrication for your eyes. Tears can be scarce to produce for many reasons, which can cause your eyes to feel uncomfortable. The tear instability leads to inflammation, which may damage the eye’s surface. You may experience dry eyes in certain situations, such […]

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How To Be Eye Safe This Halloween

  Are you ready for a fun Halloween celebration this year? As Halloween approaches, we urge costume shoppers to avoid non-prescription lenses after a study finds chlorine, metal, and other harmful chemicals during product testing. Wearing costume contact lenses on Halloween can be a real scream. However, the scare from non-prescription contact lenses can be […]

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I Have Been Diagnosed with Cataracts. What’s Next?

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You are not alone if you have been diagnosed with cataracts by your eye doctor. According to the National Eye Institute, cataracts affect over 24.4 million Americans age 40 and older. At our practice, we are here for you to ensure you have the best support for your cataract diagnosis. Here are a few recommendations […]

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Let’s Talk About Glaucoma; The Silent Thief of Sight

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Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, the health of which is vital for good vision. Abnormally high pressure often causes this damage to your eye. Did you know that glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness for people over 60? However, blindness from glaucoma can often be […]

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October is Eye Injury Prevention Month

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October is not just the month of all things pumpkin spice, caramel corn, or the spooky holiday of Halloween but also Eye Prevention Month. Protecting your eyes from injury is one of the simplest things you can do to keep your eyes healthy throughout your life. Check out a few surprising facts about eye injuries […]

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Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis): Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Eye with Pink Eye

Conjunctivitis, often called “pink eye,” is when the conjunctiva is irritated by an infection or allergies. Pink eye is a common eye infection affecting millions of Americans annually. Your eyes are red and swollen (inflamed), sometimes with a sticky discharge when infected. You can have conjunctivitis in one or both eyes. Some types of pink […]

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Tips to Keep Your Eyes Healthy This Fall

The great memories of Summer are coming to an end as the first day of Fall makes its debut this week on the 23rd. There is something about Fall that makes people fall in  love with this beautiful season. Maybe having a pumpkin spice latte, seeing the tree’s foliage change, or a trip to the […]

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