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“Where Is That Last Puzzle Piece?”

Issue 16.16

Do you like puzzles? My family does. I remember at a young age seeing puzzles out every time we visited my great grandparent’s home. My grandma was the same way and so is my mom. But, have you ever put a puzzle together only to find that there is one piece […]

Are Mites Eating Away Your Eyelids?

Issue 5.16

Often people over the age of 50 have been diagnosed with blepharitis by their eye doctor, but most patients I run into don’t know what is actually causing it. Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelids that can cause red, irritated, itchy, swollen eyelids and the formation of dandruff-like scales on […]

Glaucoma, Sneak Thief Of Sight

Issue 48.15

With all of the advances in medicine that we have witnessed over the past 30 years, one common eye disease that affects two to four percent of Americans is still largely a mystery. So mysterious, it has earned the nickname “sneak thief of sight.” Often, glaucoma smolders undetected in the background […]

Healthy Eye Tips …Easing Strain With Digital Devices

Issue 27.15

It is not unusual for us to hear complaints about eyestrain, eye fatigue, blurred vision, dry or red eyes, and even headaches. There is often a strong correlation between these symptoms and the amount of time spent on computers, tablets or smart phones.

Our visual system isn’t designed to stare at […]

Treating Glaucoma

Issue 22.15

Helping people see with glasses and, in some cases, helping people preserve their vision is one of the most rewarding things about being an eye care provider. We often see people who are over 50 years old who haven’t had an eye exam for many years. They think there is no […]

Healthy Eye Tips… Easing Strain With Digital Devices

Issue 12.15

It is not unusual for us to hear complaints about eyestrain, eye fatigue, blurred vision, dry or red eyes, and even headaches. There is often a strong correlation between these symptoms and the amount of time spent on computers, tablets or smart phones.

Our visual system isn’t designed to stare at […]