News Flash! – Patients Want Better Vision When Buying Eye Care Products

I always believe in letting each patient try as many contact lenses as they need until we find the right fit for health, comfort and optimal vision. If you would like to try the latest in contacts, from the newest monthly disposables to the most advanced one-day lenses, please contact our office.

By |January 27th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Transition Lenses Change From Clear to Dark for Ultimate Visual Comfort

Transition lenses are clear doors and dark outside for clarity and comfort.

By |January 10th, 2011|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Can Video Games Actually Improve Your Eyes?

To the dismay to parents everywhere, recent studies have come out showing that video games can actually improve some aspects of vision. For one, playing fast-moving action games is shown to increase hand-eye coordination. Kids learn to respond quickly to a visual stimulus, thus speeding up their  response time. Another use for video games is [...]

By |December 3rd, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Don't Take Your Sight For Granted

By Nikki Temkin How much time do you spend staring at the computer screen? Do you wear sunglasses outside? When was the last time you had your eyes checked? The answers to these questions may say a lot about the state of your eyes. Many of us take our sight for granted yet, when asked, [...]

By |November 15th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are progressive lenses for you?

Let me review a common scenario in our office: A patient in their mid 40's comes in, wearing over-the-counter reading glasses for a few years and tells me it's finally time to get their eyes checked by a professional.  Many times I find they have a small prescription for far away and they are greatly [...]

By |November 12th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Multifocal contact lenses `may affect night driving`

By Adrian Galbreth People's ability to drive at night may be affected depending on the type of contact lens they wear, a new study has suggested. According to a research article published in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, multifocal contact lens wearers tend to drive slower at night than people who wear other means of [...]

By |November 11th, 2010|Uncategorized|1 Comment

We're One Step Closer to 'The Terminator' With Artificial Corneas

For the first time, corneas created in the lab have been successfully transplanted and have the potential to restore sight to millions of visually impaired people waiting for transplants from human donors, researchers say. "This is the first time we have been able to regenerate a cornea in humans,” said researcher May Griffith, PhD, of the [...]

By |November 10th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Preventing Blindness Has Become More Likely With New Findings of Lead Exposure

Donald A. Fox, a professor of vision sciences at the University of Houston's College of Optometry, and his team have uncovered some unexpected effects of lead exposure that may one day help prevent and reverse blindness. The study suggests that lead, or a new drug that acts like lead, could transform human embryonic retinal stem cells [...]

By |November 1st, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Diabetes Is On The Rise

Diabetes is the number one cause of blindness in America today, which is why the American Diabetic Association recommends a comprehensive eye exam every year by your eye care provider. Some examples of the changes that we see are bleeding and leaking from the small blood vessels in the retina as well as changes to [...]

By |October 25th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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