Articles

 
 
Is Your Teen Ready for Contacts?

Is Your Teen Ready for Contacts?

Transitioning from eyeglasses to contact lenses is a rite of passage that many children look forward to as they inch toward their teenage years. However, as a parent and despite your child’s persistence, might wonder if he or she is ready to have contacts. Here are a...

read more
Tips to Ease Computer Eye Strain

Tips to Ease Computer Eye Strain

Whether you work in an office or at home, you are likely to spend a good part of your day in front of a computer screen. Let’s not forget the time you might also spend looking at your phone screen throughout the day. All this screen time can lead to eye strain. Valley...

read more
Back to School Sports and Eye Safety Tips

Back to School Sports and Eye Safety Tips

It probably will come as no surprise that the sports-related eye injuries are very common among children. Now, with the kids back in school and taking part in sports as the weather gets cooler, it is a great time to review some eye safety tips with them. Eye...

read more
Protect Your Child’s Vision With Regular Eye Exams

Protect Your Child’s Vision With Regular Eye Exams

The school year has begun, and it is a good time to remember how good eye health is essential to helping your children succeed in school. But it is also important to remember that regular eye exams are needed to protect their vision.  Here are a few reasons why....

read more
Why Does My Eye Doctor Dilate My Eyes?

Why Does My Eye Doctor Dilate My Eyes?

  As part of your eye exam, your doctor may ask to dilate your eyes. Eye dilation is performed so that your eye doctor can better see inside your eye to check for problems that could affect your vision. Here are a few things you should know about why dilated eyes...

read more
8 Nutrients That Can Optimize Your Eye Health

8 Nutrients That Can Optimize Your Eye Health

Eating a nutritious diet is essential for your health. But did you know it is also essential for optimizing your eye health? Here are eight nutrients that you should be including in your daily diet to help optimize your eye health and reduce your risk of age-related...

read more
Treating Lazy Eye in Adults

Treating Lazy Eye in Adults

Young children are commonly treated for amblyopia, also known as lazy eye. But it is a common misconception that adults cannot be treated for it. There are three types of treatment available for adults with a lazy eye. The type or multiple types required will depend...

read more
Eye Health in Your 50’s

Eye Health in Your 50’s

It is important to pay attention to your eye health at any age. However, once you are in your 50's it becomes even more important to stay on top of it and here’s why: Risk for Eye Disease Increases During your 50s, your risk for developing eye disease increases,...

read more
Tips for Relief from Computer Eye Strain

Tips for Relief from Computer Eye Strain

The more time you spend looking at a computer screen increases the likelihood that you will experience eye strain. While it may be difficult to cut back on screen time because of work, there are things you can do to lessen the effects of the strain it puts on your...

read more
Eyelid Twitch: Causes, Treatments, and Prevention

Eyelid Twitch: Causes, Treatments, and Prevention

Almost everyone at some point in their lives will experience some type of eyelid twitch, also referred to as blepharospasm. It is an involuntary movement or spasm of an eyelid or eye muscle. There is a variety of eye twitches that can be caused by a lot of different...

read more
3 Tips to Help Relieve Eye Allergies

3 Tips to Help Relieve Eye Allergies

  As if nasal congestion, sneezing and sniffling weren’t enough, seasonal and year-round allergens can also trigger eye allergies. Your eyes may also get into the act by becoming itchy, red and watery. Here are three tips that can help relieve eye allergies....

read more
Signs, Symptoms and Help for Color Blindness

Signs, Symptoms and Help for Color Blindness

Color blindness is the inability to see colors in a normal way. You could be born with it or develop it later in life from certain conditions or injuries. Here are a few signs and symptoms that could indicate that you or a loved one may be color blind and what can be...

read more