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Keep the Good Blue! Lose the Bad Blue!

  Chances are you’ve heard that blue light can hurt your eyes. But did you know that there is both Bad Blue & Good Blue? Bad Blue is the shorter blue light-kind of violet, whereas Good Blue is longer light-kind of aqua. Bad Blue can cause damage to the...

Sunglasses Are A Must!

Sunglasses Are A Must! Did you know that sunglasses are a “must wear” item! The skin around the eye is delicate, and an area of some of the thinnest skin on the body making it more susceptible to damage. Ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun can damage not only the...

Is It Time for Cataract Surgery?

Cataracts affect more than 24 million Americans age 40 and older and are the most common cause of treatable vision loss in people 55. Cataracts generally develop slowly and painlessly, but sooner or later, you are bound to experience one or more of the following...

Cataract Surgery Improves Driving Safety

Cataract Surgery Improves Driving Safety Did you know that cataract surgery actually improves driving safety? The ability of cataract surgery to restore sight is well known. Patients say they’re stunned by the vibrancy of color after surgery and the improvement in...

Dry Eyes from Cholesterol Medications?

Dry Eyes from Cholesterol Medication Did you know that the lipid lowering cholesterol medications called “statins” might also cause lipid layer instability in your tear film-and lead to dry eye symptoms? Researchers reporting in the American Journal of...

About Retinal Tears or Torn Retina?

What is a Retinal Tear or Torn Retina? A torn retina is a serious eye problem that can happen when the retina has a tiny tear or hole that actually tears further, like a rip in a piece of cloth.  If not treated right away, a torn retina can lead to an even more...

Types of Cataracts to Know

Types of Cataracts to Know Did you know that there is more than one type of cataract? The most common type of cataract, typically found in people over 40, forms mainly in the center of your eye’s crystalline lens and is called  a nuclear cataract. Another type of...

Seniors, Falling & Eye Injuries from Falling

Senior Falls & Eye Injuries Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury related emergency room visits among people over 65 years old? Recently researchers studied how often seniors falling resulted in eye injury-especially eye injury that might have...

Concerned About Cataracts?

Concerned About Cataracts? Cataracts are one of the most common senior eye problems we hear about. There are many myths and misunderstandings about cataracts and cataract surgery that sometimes cause unnecessary concern. Here are some facts to help you put your...

Lifestyle Choices for Glaucoma Prevention

Make Healthy Lifestyle Choices for Glaucoma Prevention Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of vision loss worldwide, affecting nearly 60 million people. With healthy lifestyle choices it may be possible to minimize the risk of vision loss from glaucoma. Certain...