Category: Eye Health

Introducing EVO Visian ICL Lens:

The Latest Advancement in Vision Correction Surgery EVO Visian ICL is a lens that can be an alternative choice for permanent vision correction even when LASIK is not an option. If you have been imagining a life with less dependence on contact lenses or glasses, it can be disappointing to be told that you are… Read More

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

If you are over 65 and you are noticing that your vision is decreasing, you may be affected by age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This is a progressive, chronic eye disease that causes significant visual changes by affecting the center of the retina, the macula, and therefore the center of the visual field and the vision… Read More

Recovery Time After Vision Correction Surgery: Compare Your Options

If you are seeking freedom from dependence on glasses or contacts, it is important to learn about your options and choose the procedure that is best for you. Many people pursue vision correction surgery with the goal of simplifying their routine or enhancing an active lifestyle, so it makes sense that recovery time is a… Read More

Protecting Your Eyes: Summer Edition

Summer is a time many people look forward to all year round; longer days, vacations, and warmer weather are just to name a few of the qualities people love most about the season. It evokes the tingling feeling you get when the warm sun hits just right and the smell of sunscreen lingers in the… Read More

Headaches, Neck Pain, and Eye Strain May Be a Result of Misalignment in Your Vision

Because you have two eyes, everything we see is a combination of two images fused together  by your brain. Each eye captures a clear photo like a camera and your brain combines the photos making one single image. This line of communication takes place constantly when your eyes are open. When your eyes and brain… Read More

Getting Ready to Hit the Slopes? Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses

This years’ snowfall has been generous in California and you may be headed to higher elevations to play in the snow. According to All About Vision, “Snow blindness is a painful, temporary loss of vision due to overexposure to the sun’s UV rays. The medical term for snow blindness is photokeratitis (“photo” = light; “keratitis”… Read More

What Is Computer Vision Syndrome?

The collection of problems, mostly eye and vision-related, associated with computer use are called Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). Symptoms include eye strain, dry eyes, blurred vision, red or pink eyes, burning, light sensitivity, headaches, and pain in the shoulders, neck and back. Statistics on digital overload show: 70% of Americans use two or more devices… Read More

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) on the Rise

The National Eye Institute projects by the year 2050, 5.4 million people in the U.S. will suffer from Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), more than double the number in 2010. What is AMD? AMD is a leading cause of blindness in the United States. The macula, which is in the back of the eye, controls our… Read More

Protect Your Sight with a Glaucoma Exam

Did you know glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world? Glaucoma is often referred to as the “silent thief of sight.” Permanent damage can occur since there is often no visible symptom until it is too late. A routine eye exam can diagnose this condition and provide early treatment options so… Read More

Diagram of the Eye

Even though the eye is small, only about 1 inch in diameter, it serves a very important function – the sense of sight. The eye is one of the most complex organs in the human body. It is made up of many distinct parts working in unison together and in order for the eye to… Read More