• Should Adults Limit their Screen Time?

    We hear a lot about setting limits for screen time when it comes to our kids. We know that too much screen time stunts their social lives, disrupts their development, and can even have a negative impact on the physical structures within their brains. What’s more, limiting screen time is good for kids’ vision, because […]

  • Is Poor Vision an Unavoidable Side-effect of Aging?

    You might think that losing your vision is inevitable because there’s certainly a stereotype of half-blind elderly people squinting to see what’s right in front of them. When it comes down to it, does your vision have to decline when you age? It’s common to think of old people wearing glasses, but does it really […]

  • Can Kids Wear Contacts?

    If the eye doctor tells you that your child needs corrective lenses, your first thought is probably that he or she will wear eyeglasses. In many cases, especially for very young children, glasses are the most practical solution. For some kids, though, contact lenses can have advantages. Is there a right age for contacts, and […]

  • Keep your Eyes Healthy in the Fall

    Does the season have an impact on your eye health? Obviously, you know some of the eye hazards in the summer. We’ve all been told to wear our sunglasses whenever we’re outdoors and protect our eyes with goggles if we’re spending a lot of time in the water, especially if it’s chlorinated. You may also […]

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  • Importance of Back-to-School Eye Exams

    The to-do list is long when it’s time for kids to head back to school. There are supplies to buy, a wardrobe to replenish, teachers to meet, and bedtimes to resume. A physical is probably on your list, but it’s equally important not to skip the eye exam. Why is it so important for kids […]

  • Why Young Adults Should Prioritize Eye Health

    The National Eye Institute is encouraging adults ages 25-35 to make their vision and eye health a priority. Why is it important for you to focus on caring for your eyes while you’re still young? Vision and eye health are intertwined with your overall physical health, and taking good care of both your health and […]

  • What are the Advantages of Contact Lenses?

    If your vision needs correction, you’ll receive an eyeglass prescription from your doctor and you may just want to wear glasses. Many choose this option, finding it convenient, and may even decide to buy different eyeglasses to match different outfits or fit different activities. On the other hand, there are several advantages to getting contact […]

  • Spindel Eye Associates Review

    Dear Dr. Wood, I want to thank you for allowing me this opportunity to thank everyone – and I mean everyone – at Spindel Eye Associates. I would like to present you with a full understanding of my appreciation. You may share what I’ve written with all of your colleagues – and with anyone, in […]

  • Is Screen Time Bad for Kids?

    Parents who try to avoid screen time for their children may very well feel that they are fighting a losing battle. Screens are everywhere, from schools to homes to restaurants, which makes them difficult to eliminate from kids’ lives. What’s more, if you’re like most parents, you may be prone to some overindulgence in screen […]