September 7, 2017

Keeping Your Eyes Healthy as You Age

As we grow older, we try to retain our physical strength, our looks, and of course, our vision. But a growing trend suggests that Americans are not taking care of their vision as they reach an older age. One in six people age 65 and older have a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. According […]
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, […]