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Top 7 Reasons to See Your Eye Doctor…Yesterday

When it comes to your eyes, infection and changes to your sight can be really scary. Some problems are more serious than others. When treated appropriately and promptly, most conditions can be resolved. However for some serious eye problems, one of the worst statements for an eye doctor to hear is “I was waiting to…

How Many Pairs of Eyeglasses Do You Own?

Set Your Sight on a New Pair of Shoes! In 2006, a survey conducted by Time magazine found that the average American man owns 12 pairs of shoes and the average American woman owns 27 pairs of shoes! Why so many? Because one pair just won’t do! There are shoes for running, shoes for working,…

Healthy Eyes in the Summertime

Healthy Eyes in the Summertime: The Do’s and Don’ts School is out and the pool is a great way to cool off. And what about vacation? Are you catching a flight to far-off places? Maybe you’ll float down a lazy river in a canoe or take a boat ride to the Bahamas. Below are some…

Dog with sunglasses
A Friendly Reminder From Your Eye Doctor: Wear Your Sunglasses

Why Everyone in Your House Should be Wearing Sunglasses, Even the Dog. In 1983, Tom Cruise donned a pair of Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses, in the hit film Risky Business, catapulting the infamous sunglasses into the spotlight. More than 30 years later, that same pair of sunglasses is back on the scene and Ray-Ban eyewear is…

The Myth About Reading Glasses

True or False: Readers make your vision worse! False! You buy them in bulk (one for each room in the house), you share them with your wife, you pass them around the table to read the menu….but Over-the-Counter Readers do not harm your vision. Unfortunately, each one of us, when we reach the age of…

Contact Lenses Are Not One-Size-Fits-All

Contact Lenses Are Not One-Size-Fits-All Have you ever worn a pair of pants that was too small? They might be tolerable at the beginning of the day, but by the end of they day, your waist is uncomfortable, you feel like you can’t breathe, and when you finally take them off, they leave a mark…

How Contagious is Pink Eye?

Pink Eye: The Dreaded Condition that Keeps Kids and Parents and Bob Costas at Home In February, the 2014 Winter Olympics filled the headlines of major papers and news stations.  But perhaps more memorable than the yellow tap water of Sochi Hotels or the white snow on the ski slopes, were the Pink Eyes of…

Beware of Resistance Bands

If there was a top 10 list for Things We Use that Can Cause Eye Injuries, Resistance Bands and Bungee Cords would be on it! We have seen many an eye injury when one of these elastic bands has snapped or become dislodged. Use extreme caution if you have to use them. Light Sensitivity, Pain,…

Cleaning your glasses

Where do paper towels come from? Paper…..which comes from trees. This explains how a paper towel might be the cause of those fine scratches on your new eyeglass lenses. While some paper towels are softer than others (Bounty), it’s best to use a soft, clean cloth to clean your lenses. We issue a cleaning cloth…

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