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...
Cataract Awareness

Cataract Awareness

Did you know that June is Cataract Awareness Month? Here are some important facts to consider about cataracts. Cataracts are the number one cause of blindness worldwide, largely affecting older patients, although people who are in their forties and fifties can also...
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...