January 25, 2017

Leave These Eye-damaging Bad Habits in 2016

Each New Year brings the admirable and highly anticipated annual list of resolutions. Whether it be eating healthier, striving to actually use your gym membership, or even to simply finish that Netflix series you started 6 months ago, we are all guilty of promising ourselves a certain degree of self-improvement with the start of a new year. This year, it’s […]
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 23, 2016

The Dangers of Halloween Contacts

Wearing costume contact lenses with your Halloween costume can be a real scream on Trick-or-Treat night or at your next party. But the scare factor from non-prescription contact lenses is all too real. Millions of people will buy non-medical contact lenses this month and the chemical exposure from these lenses along with the poor fit on your eye can create […]
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, […]