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Keratoconus: What is it?

Before defining what keratoconus is, we need to describe how light travels through the eye. The first surface that light hits is the tear film. A clean and healthy tear film allows light to next travel through the cornea, which is a clear, dome-shaped structure that covers the colored part of the eye. The normal [...]

By |May 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Keratoconus: What is it?

Why You Should Fix Your Dry Eye Before LASIK and Cataract Surgery

The prevalence of undiagnosed dry eye disease (DED) is extremely common among the general population. I affects hundreds of millions of people around the globe. You would think that everyone who has dry eye disease would be well-aware, but that is not true. Symptoms often are not obvious until the latter stages of the condition. [...]

By |April 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why You Should Fix Your Dry Eye Before LASIK and Cataract Surgery

Dry Eye Disease Evaluation Using Imaging

Over the past five years, the direct evaluation of eyes in order to make a diagnosis of dry eye disease (DED) has gotten much easier. In fact, we are very fortunate to be able to directly visualize all of the structures we are examining when diagnosing eye care problems. Specifically, imaging of the meibomian oil [...]

By |April 1st, 2019|Dry Eye|Comments Off on Dry Eye Disease Evaluation Using Imaging

THE 7 BEST EYEWEAR BRANDS YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF

If there’s one thing we’re not lacking when it comes to designer eyewear brands, it’s having sufficient options to choose from. Anyone who has been wearing glasses for a long time and is familiar with the eyewear industry knows this is true. However, while there are hundreds of brands to choose from, there are still [...]

By |December 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on THE 7 BEST EYEWEAR BRANDS YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF

3 MAIN CAUSES OF DRY EYE – Which one is causing your symptoms?

Did you know that 30% of all people have Dry Eye? Chances are, you may be one of them. Dry Eye has a list of sneaky symptoms that accompany it — from itchy and tired eyes during the day, light sensitivity or blurry vision at night, to being physically unable to enjoy a good cry [...]

By |December 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 3 MAIN CAUSES OF DRY EYE – Which one is causing your symptoms?

Eyeglasses That Fit

Why can’t I ever find a pair of eyeglass frames that fit? We all have that one friend. The girl or guy who is always up to speed with the latest trends in fashion eyewear, and can pull off any look with confidence and ease. Over the last several years, eyeglasses have taken on a [...]

By |November 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Eyeglasses That Fit

ARE SCREENS RUINING YOUR EYES?

How screen time affects your eyesight + best ways to help You’ve been there. You’re in the middle of a workday, going on hour five of staring at a computer screen. Slowly but surely, your eyes have started to ache. They feel strained and dry, they’re causing a serious headache and blurred vision. You can’t [...]

By |October 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ARE SCREENS RUINING YOUR EYES?

AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION: Can it be predicted and prevented?

If there’s one thing that’s inevitable in life, it’s that none of us are getting any younger. With age comes several potential setbacks — one of which happens as a result of unprotected sun exposure and lack of essential nutrition to prevent macular degeneration. The aging process is accompanied by health-related problems that are unexpected [...]

By |October 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION: Can it be predicted and prevented?

HOW LINDBERG GLASSES ARE MADE: Behind the Scenes

Like many products, eyeglasses run the spectrum from inexpensive, utilitarian models to handcrafted luxury frames. Most of us are happy to find the best lenses and frames in our price range, but there’s always that part of us that may drift and wonder what it would be like to have the “best-of-the-best.” What goes into [...]

By |September 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HOW LINDBERG GLASSES ARE MADE: Behind the Scenes

HELPING YOUR CHILD ADJUST TO GLASSES

How many times have you tried to get your child to jump in and try something new and they’re just not up for it? Change can be a good thing, but it’s not always easy to get your kid on board with it— especially when it comes to wearing glasses. When it comes to glasses [...]

By |September 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HELPING YOUR CHILD ADJUST TO GLASSES