Giving the Gift of Sight

December is a month of celebration for many around the world, but did you know it’s also the time when people give the Gift of Sight? There are many charitable organizations that make it their mission to educate, provide medical assistance, or collect old eyeglasses to be reused. Here are some organizations to consider giving…

Treatments for Double Vision

The onset of double vision can be an alarming development if you’ve previously not had experience with it. If you suddenly see double, it’s important to meet with your eye doctor to rule out any underlying causes and address them first. That could be anything from trauma to the eye to eye-related diseases such as…

Beware: Spooky Eyes for Halloween

Decorative lenses can be a fun way to add some flair to your Halloween costume, and it might be tempting to hit the “buy now” button or to pick them up at a pop-up Halloween store when you see them. But beware — they can cost you an infection or worse if you purchase them. …

Presbyopia-Correcting Eyedrops: The Wave of the Future

In just a few months’ time, presbyopia-correcting eyedrops may receive final approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), opening up another option to correct this middle-age issue.  Presbyopia, also known as age-related farsightedness, is a condition that creeps up as you enter your mid-to-late thirties and beyond as a natural by-product of aging. Your…

It’s Time for Back to School Eye Exams!

This year, the in-person start of school for K-12 students in America is likely to include wearing face masks, social distancing, sanitizing and other COVID-inducing protocols. While it’s important for students to return to in-person instruction for their educational and social needs, it’s equally important for their health care needs because schools are where children…

Ocular Migraines: More Than Just Sore Eyes

Sometimes our eyes get sore, and they ache. That can happen, for example, when we’re out in the sun for long periods of time without sunglasses or staring at our digital devices for hours at a time without a break. But ocular migraines are something different. They’re more than just sore eyes. They cause a…