Blog Articles

Transitioning to Contact Lenses

Ready to make the switch from four eyes to two? Get expert tips on the best way to safely and comfortably transition from wearing glasses to wearing contact lenses.

Dec 1st, 2019
Preventing Vision Loss from Diabetic Retinopathy

One consequence of diabetes is dealing with the complications. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, so it’s especially appropriate to learn how you can lower your risk of developing diabetic retinopathy, a leading cause of blindness in adults.

Nov 1st, 2019
How to Manage Winter Dry Eye

Whether you’re dreading the chill of winter or looking forward to weekends on the ski slopes, winter dry eye syndrome can make life difficult. Take heart! There are ways to control the stinging, burning, and itching that come with dry eyes.

Oct 4th, 2019
Flashes and Floaters in Your Eyes: When to See Your Doctor

Did you know the tiny specks, web-like strands, and occasional flashes in your visual field may be symptoms of a retinal problem that requires medical attention? Protect your vision. Find out when to see your ophthalmologist and why.

Sep 17th, 2019
Eyelid Reconstruction After the Removal of Skin Cancer

Getting a skin cancer diagnosis is scary, especially when it develops on delicate areas of your face, such as your eyelid. Fortunately, it’s possible to remove these abnormal growths and reconstruct the area with oculoplastic surgery.

Jul 22nd, 2019
What Causes Ptosis and How is it Corrected?

Ptosis is an eyelid condition that can make your eyes look droopy, sleepy and tired. As the condition worsens, it may also interfere with your vision. Find out what causes ptosis and how we can correct it.

Mar 1st, 2019
7 Tips for Avoiding Eye Infections

Eye infections can leave you with red, itchy, painful eyes that may be swollen and watery or irritatingly dry and sensitive. Fortunately, most are easy to treat and even easier to prevent.

Feb 25th, 2019
What Causes Cataracts?

Nearly 25 million people in the United States over the age of 40 have cataracts. Here’s a look at what causes this common condition and how it can be corrected.

Oct 31st, 2018
Thinking About Blepharoplasty? Here’s What You Need to Know

You may already know about the cosmetic benefits of eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty). But did you know it can also improve your vision? Take a minute to learn more about blepharoplasty and what it can do for your eye health as well as your appearance.

Sep 12th, 2018
Are You a Good Candidate for LASIK?

When it comes to surgery of any kind, it’s hard to argue with a 96% success rate, which is what LASIK eye surgery has garnered since its introduction in the 1990s. Take a few moments to explore whether LASIK is right for you.

Jun 28th, 2018