June 5, 2017

Summer Eye Dangers

Summer is upon us and that means lots of fun for you and your family, but plenty of danger for your eyes. Here are some of the best tips for keeping your eyes healthy during the summer months Wear Sunglasses with Ultraviolet Protection  We slather our skin with sunscreen when outdoors, but what about our eyes? UV Rays can be extremely […]
November 16, 2016

Diabetic Eye Disease Month: What You Need to Know

3.6 million Americans, ages 40 and older, suffer from diabetic retinopathy, a devastating disease that leads to impairment or loss of vision, even blindness. What’s really frightening? Many patients don’t realize they have the disease until it is too late and their vision has already deteriorated. November is National Diabetic Eye Disease Month and we want people living with diabetes […]
October 9, 2016

Eye Injury Prevention Month

Every year, nearly 2.5 million people suffer eye injuries in the United States, and nearly one million of those injured suffer some degree of vision loss. Many of these injuries could be prevented by wearing protective eyewear. Every year, we have patients coming into our office with scratched corneas and vision loss from everyday indoor and outdoor activities. As ophthalmologists, […]
August 16, 2016

Keeping Kids’ Eyes Healthy for the Future

As parents, we know the importance of annual visits to the pediatrician for our children. But did you know that annual eye exams are just as important? Staring up at whiteboards covered in math problems and reading schoolbooks for hours at a time is tiring for most children, but it’s incredibly difficult for a child with undiagnosed vision problems. And […]