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Vision Care

  • Maintenance is the Key to Good Eye Health

    If virtually everyone agrees that your strong vision and good eye health is extremely important, why is it that a surprisingly large number of people put off an annual or bi-annual visit to their eye care professional? Caring for your eyes is just as important as general physical health – if not more so – […]

    Continue Reading March 19, 2015

  • Preventing Pink Eye

    With kids back in school, one of the most common eye conditions parents have to watch for is Pinkeye or conjunctivitis. While Pinkeye is one of the most common eye conditions for both children and adults, it also one of the most treatable. Pinkeye is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the thin, clear tissue that […]

    Continue Reading February 22, 2015

  • School Vision Tests – Are They Sufficient?

    Busy parents across the nation are tackling to-do lists as their kids prepare for a new school year, and it’s tempting to reevaluate the tasks to see what can be removed or saved for a later date. One item that should definitely be on your child’s back to school to-do list is a comprehensive eye […]

    Continue Reading January 24, 2015

  • Winter Eyes and Pets

    Another day, another snowstorm. That’s becoming almost a regular thing for a lot of us in the northeast. The wintry mix of ice and snow has unexpectedly kept a lot of people indoors for extended periods of times. What many people forget is that the extra time spent indoors is often extra time spent with […]

    Continue Reading December 21, 2014

  • Seeing the Ball

    Even though it might be cold outside, we’re only a few weeks away from spring training. And as thoughts turn to warmer days and baseball games for many, a new study from researchers at the Ohio State University College of Optometry might change a way we see one aspect of the game. While every baseball […]

    Continue Reading November 20, 2014

  • Early Signs of a Detached Retina

    Most people have some understanding of the important role the retina plays in their eye sight. If you think of your eye as a camera, your retina is like the film – it’s where the eye creates the images and visuals of our world.¬†With that image in mind, it’s easy to understand the severe affects […]

    Continue Reading October 22, 2014

  • Astigmatism in Children

    Astigmatism, the uneven curvature of the cornea that causes blurred vision, is one of the most common vision problems in the world and, unfortunately, children aren’t immune from the disorder. Nearly 20 percent of children from birth are affected by astigmatism. Diagnosing the disorder in children is not easy, particularly in this under 2, primarily […]

    Continue Reading September 22, 2014

  • Blepharospasm is the technical way of saying eye twitching.

    Blepharospasm certainly doesn't sound like an eye problem anyone would want to deal with. But chances are, in today's fast paced, stressful world, you've experienced it at some point. Blepharospasm is the technical way of saying eye twitching, which is defined as an abnormal involuntary blinking or spasms of the eye lids. See? Not nearly […]

    Continue Reading August 21, 2014

  • What if we had a choice?

    If an eye disease was an inevitable part of your life, wouldn’t it be nice if you could pick which disease you had? If you could, you would want to pick cataracts. Today, cataract surgery can not only remedy the disease but it can make your eye sight better than it ever was before. Thanks […]

    Continue Reading December 15, 2013