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“Your Child’s Eyesight: The Importance of Pediatric Eye Care”

March 22nd, 2018

We all want the best for our children. This means giving them the right food, plenty of love, and lots of memorable childhood experiences. It also means making sure that they are healthy so that they can grow and excel in every aspect. Too often, eye care is overlooked when it comes to taking care… Read More

How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Eyes

November 20th, 2017

Pregnancy can be a wonderful event in a woman’s life, but it’s no secret that it comes with many challenges to face. Changes in hormones translate into physical bodily changes that can sometimes be unexpected. For example, while most people know about all the swelling that occurs in all kinds of places, and the sudden… Read More

The Importance of Pediatric Exams

October 23rd, 2017

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

Floaters: What are They, and are They Dangerous?

June 15th, 2017

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

What is Dry Eye Syndrome?

May 24th, 2017

As the name suggests, dry eye syndrome causes the sufferer’s eyes to become dry and irritated, leading to problems such as soreness, light sensitivity, and blurred vision. If left untreated, it can cause more serious complications, such as ulcers or scarring on the cornea, risk of infection, and (strange as it may sound) chronically watery… Read More

Digital Fatigue in Children

November 1st, 2016

As the presence of technology increases, so do the chances for your child’s vision to worsen. Many kids today are experiencing visual fatigue due to their increased viewing of digital screens, also known as digital fatigue. According to The National Eye Institute, nearsightedness has increased by 66 percent since the 1970s, a problem that is… Read More

A break down of the basics of what to expect during an eye exam.

April 14th, 2016

Exams can make anyone nervous.  Typically, the word exam is associated with a task that involves a lot of effort on your part or you might fail—a type of great undertaking. Eye exams don’t exist to make patients feel like failures, they exist to help them and protect their vision. For the most part when… Read More