• 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 […]

  • 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? […]

  • 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 bad rap, bifocals can be genuinely helpful for most people who need them, and they can be a great solution to those with […]

  • 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 even specialists, if they’re recommended. But what about her eyes? We know that eye health is important, but […]

  • 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 convenience of sunglasses without having to wear them over your prescription glasses or having to constantly switch between the two. […]

  • 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 enjoy—such as golf, fishing, gardening, horseback riding, or painting—without worrying about losing your glasses or your contacts slipping on your eye? If […]

  • 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 forms that target presbyopia and refractive errors. With different materials and designs, finding the best bifocal contact lens fit is possible. Spindel Eye […]

  • 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. Your body thrives from a well-balanced and healthy diet containing a blend of foods that you need. But your eyes especially benefit […]