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Contact Lenses Are Increasing For Patients Over 40

The results of the 2010 Annual Contact Lens Survey from Advance Insights, an inVentiv Health company are in, and there are some very interesting statistics to report. Overall, the entire contact lens industry is down 4.2% after holding steady one year ago.  That sounds about right from what we continuously see in our practice, with [...]

By |April 19th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

'I Can't See My News Feed' and Other Ways the iPhone is Changing Eye Care

"I'm wearing contacts and I can finally see my iPhone without glasses!" That was an actual Facebook status update from one of my patients in the office the other day. It's pretty cool and gratifying to be able to give vision to people who didn't have it before. It's normal for a 48-year-old to need [...]

By |February 14th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sometimes The Answers Are Simple

As an Optometrist, it is gratifying to be able to solve my patients eye concerns. Two recent experiences reinforced just how easy it can be to change the way someone views the world, and how rewarding it is to help my patients, day in and day out.

By |January 31st, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Up Close and Blurry

Have you ever found yourself needing to hold books, newspapers or menus at arms length in order to focus properly? Maybe computer work causes you headaches, or staring at your iPhone constantly leaves your eyes fatigued?  You may be experiencing a condition called presbyopia, a normal age-related change in your vision that affects your ability [...]

By |December 6th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

With the iCanSee iPhone App, Who Needs Reading Glasses?

Have you ever forgotten your reading glasses when trying to read a menu? You’re most likely to forget your glasses... but never your iPhone. Welcome to the world of iCanSee. iCanSee, the first iPhone application in the iTunes App Store that brings a much-needed tool to the device, the magnifying glass. By magnifying the images [...]

By |November 3rd, 2010|Eyeglasses|1 Comment

New Vision Correction Options for Baby Boomers on the Horizon

Presbyopia - the unavoidable age related condition that affects everyones near vision at some point in their lives.  Usually after your 40th birthday, it becomes increasingly difficult to see up-close objects and text, with more than 60 million people in the United States facing this condition.  As of now, your vision correction options are limited [...]

By |October 22nd, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments