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Trifocals...Really?

All of us have heard about bifocals and their segmented design: a lens split cleanly with a definitive line marking the different prescriptions for farsightedness and close reading. While they get a ...
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When Should My Child Get Her First Eye Exam?

As a parent, you want the very best for your children, but more than anything, you want them to be healthy and happy. To this end, you take your baby for regular pediatric check-ups, dental exams, and ...
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The Pros and Cons of Transition Lenses

Transition lenses, or photochromic lenses, are the lenses that darken in the sunlight and lighten in softer light or the dark. These lenses have been around for a decade or more, and they offer the ...
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Am I Too Old for LASIK?

If you’re tired of the hassle of glasses or contact lenses, you’re not alone. Are you considering LASIK corrective surgery? Are you healthy and want to be able to do the things you ...
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All about Bifocal Contact Lenses

Contact lenses have long been hailed as a more attractive, convenient, and carefree alternative to glasses. But what most people don’t realize is that you can now get contact lenses in bifocal ...
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Top 5 Foods for Optimum Eye Health

What you eat plays a major role in your eye health. Over time, it can actually stave off certain diseases and conditions, such as glaucoma, cataracts, and declining vision due to macular degeneration. ...
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The Importance of Protecting Your Eyes

By now you’ve probably heard people telling you to wear sunscreen so many times that you’ve become annoyed by it. You know how important it is to protect our skin from the sun’s ...
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Reducing the Strain On Your Eyes

With so many Americans working in front of a computer screen, computer eye strain has become increasingly common. In fact, studies have shown that 50 to 90% of computer workers experience bothersome ...
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Is Cataract Surgery Right for Me?

Cataracts are common among adults over 50. By the time you are in your late 70s, there’s almost a 50% chance you’ll have cataracts, and by the time you are 80 that number goes up to more ...
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Caring for Your Glasses: Keeping Them from Getting Scratched

With all the methods and products available to clean your glasses, it can be difficult to know exactly what to use and how to clean them. You not only want your glasses to be clean so you can see out ...
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Contact Care: What You Need to Know

Many patients opt for contact lenses rather than glasses for aesthetic reasons, but caring for your contacts requires a bit of time and effort. When you follow proper instructions for wearing and ...
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Glasses or Contacts: Which is Right for You?

After a long-awaited trip to the eye doctor, you were given news that roughly 75% of the US population has heard before: you need corrective lenses in order to see properly. On the one hand, this is ...
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Our Patient Financing Options and Which is Best for You

Taking care of your vision and eye health is what Spindel Eye Associates does best, and the last thing we want you to worry about is how to pay for your eye care procedures. That’s why we offer ...
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What to Do Before and After a Cosmetic Eye Procedure

Every time you look in the mirror, you are bothered by the ever-increasing appearance of crow’s feet and fine lines around your eyes. Fortunately, there are several easy and versatile anti-aging ...
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Why You Shouldn't Hesitate When It Comes to Cataract Surgery

The brain is a remarkable thing. It can adapt and adjust to new ways of life at a surprising rate, making something as important as your gradually diminishing sight seem not so bad. When images start ...
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Our Professional Doctors and Why We Have Received Top-Tier Awards

To the remarkable eye doctors at Spindel Eye Associates, nothing is more important than providing personalized eye care treatments – over 30 years and counting! - and giving back to the ...
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Allergies and Dry Eyes Go Hand in Hand. What We Can Do to Help!

Every year during allergy season, your eyes take a major hit. The itching and pain seems to escalate with the pollen count and the blurred vision makes even the simplest of daily tasks – like ...
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What to Expect When Getting Glasses for the First Time

After years of headaches and blurry street signs, you have finally decided to bite the bullet and visit the optometrist. Your eye doctor tells you that prescription glasses are now part of your ...
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How to Know it's the Right Time for Your Cosmetic Surgery

The decision to get cosmetic surgery is not something to be taken lightly. While electing to have a procedure done is a very personal choice, too many people make the leap before they are ready, ...
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Have severe dry eyes? These options may work for you!

Tears are necessary for maintaining the health of your eyes and for making clear vision possible. When your eyes are not producing enough tears, everyday activities like using a computer or reading a ...
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Long-term Benefits of Cataract Surgery

Sight is one of the most valuable gifts you have been given, so when cataracts threaten to take that gift away, the most logical response is to fight back with everything you’ve got. Cataract ...
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What to Expect When Your Child Gets Glasses for the First Time

A useful guide to get you through the adjustment period Finding out that your child needs glasses can be a little overwhelming. Of course, you want your son or daughter to see clearly, but if you find ...
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The Benefits of Femtosecond Lasers and Why We Use Them

The Benefits of Femtosecond Lasers and Why We Use Them Precision, safety, and speed When it comes to your eyes, there is no such thing as being too careful, especially when you are talking about LASIK ...
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What to Expect When You're Expecting (From Your Eye Health)

What to Expect When You’re Expecting (From Your Eye Health) As you prepare for the hormonal, metabolic and other physical changes of pregnancy, your vision may not be at the top of your list. ...
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The Importance of Blinking

The Importance of Blinking Blinking is something we all do every minute, whether you think about it or not. The average person blinks 15-20 times per minute, or about 1,200 times per hour. So why do ...
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