Should I See My Eye Doctor If I Have Dry Eyes?
Do your eyes often feel dry? Are you noticing fluctuating changes in your vision? Dry eye has many symptoms that can be frustrating and uncomfortable. Keep reading to find out if you should see your eye doctor for dry eyes! What is Dry Eye? Dry eye occurs if your tear glands don’t produce enough tears… Read More
5 Questions to Ask Your Eye Doctor at Your Next Eye Exam
Are you preparing for your eye exam? It never hurts to have a plan that includes a list of questions to ask your eye doctor. Being adequately prepared will ensure that you get the most out of your appointment. If you’re not sure what to ask your eye doctor, keep reading to learn 5 questions… Read More
Women Face Higher Risk of Blindness Than Men
Studies show there is a gender gap in eye disease. Women are more likely than men to suffer from sight-threatening conditions such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts, and glaucoma. In support of Healthy Vision Month in May, VisionFirst Eye Center and the American Academy of Ophthalmology remind women to make vision a top priority…. Read More
The Ins and Outs of Cataract Surgery
Is your vision getting cloudy? Are you having trouble seeing at night because of glare? Are you needing more light for reading? You may be developing cataracts. A cataract develops when the lens in the eye become cloudy, making eyesight blurry and distorted. By the age of 80, more than half of all Americans have… Read More
Preventative Eye Care is the Best Eye Care!
A large part of proper eye care and pediatric eye care is taking preventative measures. Curing a disease or injury may seem like the more impressive side of medicine, but in actuality the kind of preventative care you can take is the best kind of eye care there is. Being mindful of how you treat… Read More
Don’t Forget Your Child’s Back To School Eye Exam!
Though it seems as if school just got out, you are probably planning for the start of the new academic year. As you cast a discerning eye around your home to seek out salvageable supplies, don’t forget another important back-to-school must: an eye exam. Annual eye exams are a vital part of pediatric eye… Read More