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Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our Practice. The items are displayed by year and month. To view older entries use the links in the box below to select the year and month you would like.

Adv. Surface Ablation

Have you been told LASIK is not right for you? People involved in contact sports, those with dry eyes and those with thin corneas should know about Advanced Surface Ablation, (ASA). It is a laser vision alternative for the treatment of nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. How Advanced Surface Ablation is...

MACULAR VISION-HELP!

REDUCE YOUR RISK FROM MACULAR DEGENERATION! Find Out Which Foods and Supplements Will Help. Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is associated with a slowly progressive deterioration of central vision for which there is no cure. It is the leading cause of irreversible vision loss among the elderly. The condition may...

Risk for Glaucoma

HealthDay News) -- Glaucoma is a progressive disease of the eye that eventually causes blindness if untreated and is the leading cause of irreversible vision loss. Glaucoma is a disease that affects three million Americans, half of whom do not know they have it because of its lack of early...

Cataract Surgery

No stitch means the eye heals naturally without the need for any stitches, or any need to perform another procedure on the eye in the future to take out the stitch. No injection means no need to inject a needle around the eye, so no pain and no risk of...

Acanthamoeba Alert

Risk Factors Use of tap water in cleaning and disinfecting contact lenses including the lens case. Swimming with contact lenses in the eyes, especially in fresh water lakes and rivers. Acanthamoeba keratitis has also been isolated from virtually all water sourcesfrom pools to hot tubs to showers. Failure to follow...

Demodex and Itchy Lids

The Demodex mite is an eight-legged (an arachnid) ectoparasite (living on the surface of the host) that can reside in our hair follicles and oil glands. Of the 65 described Demodex species, only Demodex brevis and Demodex folliculorum are found on humans. Demodex is contracted and spread by either direct...

Care with your face soap!

A new study reveals that a person's choice of soap may play a role in eye infections. This article appeared in EyeWorld, an international news magazine for ophthalmologists by Lisa Samalonis, Correspondent. Using antibacterial/deodorant soap before surgery can reduce the amount of external disease in ocular surgery compared with using...

Dry Eye Help-Punctal Occlusion

One way to alleviate dry eye is to help the eyes to make better and longer use of the small amount of lubricating tears they do produce. This is accomplished by closing off the small funnel-like drain hole found in the inner corner of the upper and lower eyelids. These...

Welcome to our New Website

We invite you to take a look around our new site to get to know our practice and learn about eye and vision health. You will find a wealth of information about our optometrists, our staff and our services, as well as facts and advice about how to take care...

Pink, Stinging Eyes?

Conjunctivitis, also called pink eye, is one of the most frequently seen eye diseases, especially in kids. It can be caused by viruses, bacteria or even allergies to pollen, chlorine in swimming pools, and ingredients in cosmetics, or other irritants, which touch the eyes. Some forms of conjunctivitis might be...

Request Your Next Appointment Online…

You can now request your next appointment online! Visit the Contact Us section of our site at anytime and complete the form.  We'll receive the form via email and call you back to confirm your appointment request.  We'll be sure to call you back within one business day....