• Sport Frame and Lens Chart

    Baseball Frame Sport goggle Shield w/ interchangeable lenses w/ sports strap Flip up with Rx w/ sports strap Wrap around w/ sports strap Lens Brown Sunglass– best against blue sky or green grass A/R absorbs glare at night off stadium lights (lets more light through lens) Yellow cuts glare but cuts visual acuity slowing reaction […]

  • Frame Selection Guide

    Fashion is in the eyes of the beholder. Style is truly a personal preference and reflection of one’s personality. Styles come and go, but there are basic guidelines that all styles and time adhere to. We will gladly share our wealth of experience in frame selection, based on your cosmetic, lifestyle, and ophthalmic needs. • […]

  • What is Low Vision?

    What is Low Vision? “Low vision” is impaired vision that cannot be fully restored by surgery, medical treatments, or conventional eyeglasses or contact lenses. Low vision is not blindness. You are not alone; over 15 million Americans have some form of visual impairment. We are here to help. You can do something about low vision. […]

  • Floaters & Flashes

    As we get older we expect to have  problems with our eyes,so we tend to ignore them. One minor symptom that can cause a bigger problem, if not treated, is the occurrence of floaters and flashes. These are those tiny lights that seem to blink through your vision and that you can never catch when […]

  • Dry Eye Treatment

    Dry eye is a medical condition that affects an estimated 20 million people in the United States alone. Dry eye most often results from inadequate lubrication of the eye. Symptoms may be occasional discomfort or chronic and potentially vision-threatening, whether mild or painful. Only your eye care specialist can properly diagnose your dry eye problem. […]

  • What is a Dry Eye?

    Many times in our lifetime, we will  experience a “foreign body sensation” in our eye. That usually happens if the wind blows dust, an allergen or a foreign body into our eye or under an eyelid. This should not be dismissed as just an uncomfortable feeling. It needs to be remedied. It cannot be allowed […]

  • Detached Retina

    The retina is the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye that sends images to the brain. Normally, the retina lies against the back of the eye where blood vessels furnish it with oxygen and nutrients. Tears in the retina may impair vision and lead to a detached retina. A detached retina occurs when […]

  • Diabetic Retinopathy (REH-tih-NOP-uh-thee)

    Diabetic Retinopathy is the medical term for the most common diabetic eye problem. Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness in American  adults. It damages the blood vessels in the retina, the light-sensitive nerve tissue in your eye that sends visual images to your brain. Blurred vision or temporary blindness can occur when blood vessels weaken, […]

  • What should I expect?

    Initial Visit Before deciding to have Cataract surgery, you will need an initial examination to make sure your eyes are suitable for surgery. Your doctor will take a complete history about your medical and eye health and perform a thorough examination of both eyes. If you wear contact lenses, your doctor may ask you to […]

  • The Cataract Procedure

    Cataract surgery is performed on an out-patient basis. You will not need to be hospitalized or put to sleep for your doctor to perform your surgery. The procedure normally takes less than 30 minutes and you can return home shortly after your procedure. Most people will enjoy improved vision by the day after surgery or […]