Columnists

Should You Take Flashes Or Floaters In Your Vision Seriously?… Or Is It Just One Of “Those Things”?

Issue 12.11

Floaters are small specks or clouds moving in your field of vision. They are actually tiny clumps of cells or material inside the vitreous, the clear, gel-like fluid that fills the inside […]

Help With Your Irritated Eyes… Tips For Dry Eye Syndrome Sufferers

Issue 7.11

Eye irritation is a very common problem, especially in desert-like regions such as St. George. There are many causes, but some more common problems are Dry Eye Syndrome or Blepharitis. Here are some tips to deal […]

Should We Be Worried About Glaucoma?… Wisdom In Annual Eye Exams

Issue 51.10

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually steal sight without warning. In the early stages of the disease, there may be no symptoms. Experts estimate that half of the people affected by glaucoma may […]

Your Child’s Vision …What A Parent (or Grandparent) Should Know

Issue 48.10

Nothing is dearer to us than our children. And knowing what to look for can help protect your child’s sight. Here are some things you need to know so your child’s vision […]

Senior Eye Care… When To See The Eye Doctor

Issue 38.10

People are living longer than ever, and good eye care is essential for those who wish to age healthfully and gracefully.

First and foremost, it has been recommended […]

Do You Know About Oculoplastic Surgery? …Correcting The Function Or Appearance Of Facial Structures

Issue 33.10

Our bodies change in many ways as we age, and our eyes and face aren’t exempt. It’s not uncommon to experience problems affecting our appearance or facial function that bother us. These things could be merely […]

Clearing Up The Cataract Fog… Enjoy A New World Of Enhanced Vision

Issue 28.10

You’ve probably heard of cataracts before, but understanding the condition is another story, and pretty much everyone will need to deal with Cataracts at some point in their lifetime. By age 75, almost everyone has a […]

Do You Have Dry Eye Syndrome?… Avoid The Possibility Of Permanent Vision Loss

Issue 24.10

Dry eye is an extremely common condition affecting millions of people across the nation. It is especially common in hot, dry climates like Southern Utah. Dry eye occurs when the body’s tears fail to properly lubricate the eye. This usually […]

The Sun And Your Eyes… UV Light And Eye Diseases

Issue 20.10

With the arrival of spring, many of us will be increasing the amount of time we spend outdoors. This in turn equates to more exposure to the sun. We are all aware of the damaging effects sunlight has on our […]

Diabetes And The Eye… Diabetic Retinopathy

Issue 16.10

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes then most likely your primary care doctor has instructed you to undergo a yearly eye exam. Hopefully, you are following this recommendation. Why? Because diabetes can have a significant damaging impact on eyes […]