October – Halloween Safety Month

October – Halloween Safety Month

Halloween will soon be here, and it’s important to remember safety not only while trick-or-treating, but also while planning the perfect costume! Each year, thousands of ER visits occur in October and November due to allergic reactions or eye injuries that arise from...
September is Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month

According to the Census Bureau, there are currently 54 million adults 65 years of age and older, and that number is expected to grow to 80 million by 2040. Likewise, the number of older people with vision loss is expected to double by 2050. This is why it is important...
Proper Contact Lens Hygiene

Proper Contact Lens Hygiene

Contact lenses are excellent for patients who play sports, spend time outdoors, or for those who would simply like an alternative for glasses. When taken care of properly, contact lenses are a wonderful tool for correcting vision. I would like to discuss the...
Dry Eye

Dry Eye

“Doc, my eyes can’t be dry, because they’re always watering!” This is the one of the most common statements I hear in the clinic when I tell a patient their eyes are dry. Dry Eye Symptoms Itching Scratchy Gritty Burning Stinging Blurred vision Fluctuating vision...
What kinds of glaucoma are there?

What kinds of glaucoma are there?

There are two major types of glaucoma. Primary Open Angle Glaucoma While there are many types of glaucoma, we’re going to focus on the main ones here. The most common type, primary open angle glaucoma, or POAG, is painless and often doesn’t cause vision changes (that...