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The Importance of Pediatric Exams

When it comes to taking care of your eyes, or any other part of your health for that matter, there are a lot of rules and recommendations. However, one golden rule stands out above the rest in the medical field: prevention through early detection. Often times a completely treatable problem becomes severely damaging simply because… Read More

Why Fall Allergies Make Your Dry Eyes Worse

Fall is almost universally touted as the best of the four seasons. Green leaves give way to vivid hues of orange, yellow and red. Cozy sweaters and warm boots are back in style, not to mention apple picking season is in full swing. What’s not to love? Well, for some people, this beautiful change in… Read More

Glaucoma Is Irreversible, but Not Unstoppable

Glaucoma is a condition that affects almost 2% of Americans older than 40. That’s over 2.5 million people! It causes permanent vision loss if left untreated, and is notoriously hard to detect without a proper eye exam. In fact, there are usually no symptoms until some vision is already lost. So what can we do… Read More

The Ins and Outs of Cataract Surgery

Cataracts are no joke. They block vision, create painful glare, and desaturate colors. They affect over 24 million Americans older than 40, more people than any other vision problem in America, and are in fact the leading cause of blindness worldwide. What Exactly is a Cataract? Cataracts are caused by a buildup of certain proteins… Read More

Floaters: What are They, and are They Dangerous?

Have you ever been looking up at the sky on a bright day, and noticed some string-like or dot-like phantasms “floating” across your vision? Then, the second you try to look at them – they fly away! Don’t be alarmed, you (probably) aren’t crazy – just about everyone has “eye floaters” to some degree. They… Read More