• 4 Good Reasons to See Your Eye Doctor

    How often do you see your eye doctor? It’s one appointment you may delay because you don’t think anything is wrong with your eyes. However, there’s a lot more going on with the eyes than just how well you see. The right doctor can learn a lot about your health by looking at your eyes, […]

  • Post-Menopausal Dry Eye

    Many of the symptoms that surround menopause are well-documented. Bone loss, hot flashes, and night sweats are just a few of the delights that await a woman as she gets older. What’s not as well known, however is that menopause can also come with dry eyes. Why does this happen? More importantly, what can be […]

  • Don’t Make Assumptions About Contact Lens Hygiene

    When you first begin wearing contact lenses, you’re probably hyper focused on following your doctor’s instructions. After a while, you might start taking your lenses for granted and failing to be as careful about caring for them. This is a mistake, particularly when it comes to contact lens hygiene. Whether you have been wearing contact […]

  • Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Eye Doctor About Vision Health

    Do you have an eye exam coming up? Children and adults are advised to have an eye exam annually. Your vision will be checked at your eye exam, and glasses will be prescribed if necessary. However, there’s a lot more to this appointment than a simple vision check. Use this time wisely, and ask your […]

  • 5 Tips for First Time Contact Lens Wearers

    Have you been given a prescription for contact lenses? Congratulations! Contacts are a boon, allowing you to forego glasses while still seeing clearly. Are you nervous? Don’t be. We’ve got some tips that will make contact lens usage and care a breeze. Stay calm and practice. When they first begin using contact lenses, people have […]

  • Can contact lenses be dangerous to eyes?

    Contact lenses are an amazing innovation, allowing people to see more clearly without having to wear eyeglasses. About 45 million people in the United States wear contact lenses, but are they safe? In fact, contact lenses can sometimes be dangerous, if a person isn’t careful about contact lens care. Are you maintaining your contacts correctly? […]

  • Ryan McGowan, Certified Optician

    Why you Should Wear Sunglasses in the Winter

    Time to WinterEyes Ryan McGowan, Certified Optician We all know of the importance of wearing sunglasses in the summer time but how about in the winter? Did you know winter intensifies UV rays by increasing the amount of light reflected off the ground? All that snow makes the perfect trampoline for UV rays and glare […]

  • A Few Tips for Protecting Your Eyesight

    Strong eyesight is an important part of a healthy life, but as many as one sixth of adults struggle with a sight-threatening eye condition. Even more adults will experience vision loss as they age. However, it’s not inevitable to lose your sight as you get older. By following some healthy guidelines, you can minimize your […]

  • Pregnancy and Your Eyes

    A woman’s body goes through tremendous changes when she becomes pregnant, so it probably isn’t surprising to learn that pregnancy can have an impact on the eyes. The effects that 40 weeks of hormones can have on a pregnant woman’s eyes can be significant. What’s more, there are certain eye treatments that are not recommended […]

  • Why Rubbing Your Eyes Is a Mistake

    It’s a natural instinct to rub your eyes. If your eyes are itchy or tired, rubbing them can provide temporary relief. In fact, there is some science behind why we have the inclination to rub our eyes. A gentle eye rub prompts your eyes to secrete tears, which can provide relief if they’re dry or […]