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 […]
July 11, 2016

Dangers of False Eyelashes

Large, luscious eyelashes are all the rage. We see celebrities sporting them on every red carpet, and even non-movie stars have begun wearing them daily. But did you know they pose serious health risks to your eyes? As the false eyelash trend becomes more and more popular, ophthalmologists are seeing a rise in patients with problems related to the trend. […]
June 20, 2016

Everything You Need to Know About Cataracts

Cataracts will affect the majority of us as we age, so it is important to know and be able to recognize the symptoms of cataracts. This condition is the leading cause of vision loss for people over 40, and is also the leading cause of blindness worldwide. There are over 22 million Americans who are currently affected by cataracts, but […]
June 13, 2016

Eat Your Way to Healthier Eyes

Your mom always said eating carrots would lead to healthier eyes, and she may be right. A recent study done by Kings College of London has shown that eating your fruits and vegetables may help to reduce the risk of developing cataracts. By increasing the amount of Vitamin C in your diet, you will be 33% less likely to develop […]