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How Staying Active Helps Your Vision

How Staying Active Helps Your Vision

As you get older, keeping your eyes as healthy as possible is essential to staying independent and living life to the fullest. Here are just a few reasons that developing healthy habits now will benefit your eye health later. Being Physically Active Improves Your...

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Improve Your Driving at Night With These Tips

Improve Your Driving at Night With These Tips

Certain vision conditions can make night driving more challenging, if not dangerous. As you get older, you might become extra sensitive to glare from headlights, begin to develop night blindness, or experience blurry or double vision. If you have any of these...

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How to Properly Clean Your Contacts to Avoid Eye Infections

How to Properly Clean Your Contacts to Avoid Eye Infections

Contact lens wearers are at a higher risk for serious eye infections if they do not thoroughly clean and disinfect their lenses. Here’s how to properly clean your contacts to avoid an eye infection. Start with Clean Hands With COVID-19, you might be tired of hearing...

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How to Avoid Eye Strain While Working from Home

How to Avoid Eye Strain While Working from Home

Are you one of the 42% of Americans working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic? If you are sitting at a computer screen in Zoom meetings or working all day, you are at a higher risk of developing computer vision syndrome, a type of eye strain. Here are a few ways...

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Managing Dry Eyes This Winter

Managing Dry Eyes This Winter

Phoenix winter is here, and so is the extremely low humidity that comes with it. It is common for many people to experience an increase in eye dryness in the winter. And if you live in an area prone to smog and dust, like Phoenix, your likelihood of dry eyes...

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What is Thyroid Eye Disease?

What is Thyroid Eye Disease?

When you stop to think about what controls many of your body’s functions, your first response might be the brain. But what many people do not realize is that the thyroid also plays an important part in how your body functions. If your thyroid does not function...

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What Can I do to Protect My Eyes from Vision Loss?

What Can I do to Protect My Eyes from Vision Loss?

Keeping your eyes healthy as you get older is essential not only for your overall health, but also your independence during your golden years. While you might not be able to prevent all eye diseases, there are things you can do to help protect your eyes from vision...

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Recognize the Signs of Retinal Detachment

Recognize the Signs of Retinal Detachment

A retinal detachment occurs when the retina, which is located at the back of the eye tears away from its normal position. It is an emergency situation that requires immediate medical attention by an ophthalmologist. Otherwise, the risk of permanent vision loss in the...

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Learn About the Different Types of Pink Eye

Learn About the Different Types of Pink Eye

Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, is a common eye condition where your eye’s conjunctiva becomes irritated. Your eye becomes red, swollen, and sometimes produces a sticky discharge. Depending on your symptoms, there are three different types that you could have....

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Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Eye Doctor

Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Eye Doctor

Depending on your eye health, you will probably see your eye doctor only once a year. In between eye exams, you could experience changes in your vision that you may or may not be aware of. Your exam is gives you an opportunity to ask any questions you might have about...

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Why It’s Important to Treat Dry Eyes

Why It’s Important to Treat Dry Eyes

Dry eyes are a common condition. Many people consider it more of an annoyance than a serious eye health problem. However, if you do suffer from this condition, you should discuss it with your eye doctor. Here is why it is so important to treat your dry eyes. You Need...

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5 Tips for Choosing New Frames

5 Tips for Choosing New Frames

Did you feel overwhelmed picking out frames when you purchased your last pair of eye glasses? You are not alone. There are so many decisions to make…what style, what color, do you want metal or plastic, what size, and so forth. Instead of stressing over what frames to...

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