How the Aging Process Affects Eyelashes and How Latisse Can Help

Many of us no longer have the thick, lush lashes of our younger days. While thyroid conditions, alopecia areata, blepharitis, chemotherapy, and other factors can contribute to eyelash loss, the main culprit for men and women over 40 is the natural aging process. According to a poll of 1,193 women age 35 to 60 years old conducted Read the full article…


How to Treat Your Eye Allergy

Blurry vision and watery eyes are only some of the symptoms of an eye allergy. If you suffer from an eye allergy, know that you are not alone. Almost 20 percent of the U.S. population have eye allergies. There are treatments and preventative measures that you can take to reduce your exposure to allergens and Read the full article…


Dark Chocolate and Eye Health

Finally, An Excuse To Eat More Dark Chocolate Dark chocolate, unlike its lighter counterparts, contains a higher percentage of cocoa, which is where many of its health benefits derive. Cocoa provides an abundance of flavanoids, antioxidants, and flavanols, which have been shown to increase blood flow. While darkchocolate is high in sugar and fat, when Read the full article…


New Technology in Contact Lenses

Contact lens technologies have expanded in recent years to include many innovative features which provide unparalleled comfort, reduced the chance of infection and other contact lens-related complications, and provide superior vision. If you are debating the type of contacts you want to wear, you’ll need to consider how differing technologies may benefit you.  Do you want to have a fresh Read the full article…


Food for Thought: Improving Vision with Food

Give yourself the ultimate gift this upcoming holiday season: better eyesight. The eyes and the stomach have long had a contentious relationship. If someone’s eyes are bigger than his or her stomach (metaphorically, of course), then that person is guaranteed to suffer quite the stomach ache later in the meal. This relationship, however, can be Read the full article…


How Do I Determine If My Insurance Has Vision Benefits?

Patients are often confused by the inherent details of medical insurance policies, but for those in need of eye examinations, the challenge of understand medical insurance may only be the beginning; navigating the world of vision insurance can be just as daunting. It is possible for a patient to have both vision insurance and medical Read the full article…


Celebrate Senior Independence: Take Care of Your Eyes and Maintain your Independence in Your Later Years

Celebrate Senior Independence, as you age, your vision may naturally degrade. However, your lifestyle can play a great part in determining whether your vision degrades slowly or even at all. Most importantly, maintaining healthy eyes will allow you greater freedom in your golden years. The Little Things No matter your age, you can begin taking Read the full article…


Eye Safety Month

July is Fireworks Safety Month According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, over 9000 fireworks injuries occur in the United States every year, and 2,000 of those are eye injuries.  Eye injuries include ocular burns, lacerations, abrasions, retinal detachments, optic nerve damage, and ruptured eyes.  At best these types of injuries are incredibly painful, but Read the full article…


June: Cataracts Awareness Month

Over 24 million Americans aged 40 and older have cataracts, a painless clouding of the lens located inside of the eye.  In fact, this eye disease is the leading cause of blindness worldwide. Cataracts are not painful, and they are typically slow to form, but Prevent Blindness America reports that they can affect not only Read the full article…


Who can wear contacts?

Contact lenses are a beautiful thing, but who can wear contacts? Can everybody wear them? According to statistics from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, as many as 36 million Americans wear contact lenses. And, there are nearly as many reasons for wanting contacts as there are people who wear them. Some people feel contacts make Read the full article…

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