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Do Vision Screenings Fail Our Children?

Although vision screenings pick up children who have vision problems, not all children with vision problems are picked up on vision screenings.  Screenings easily detect children who are myopic (near-sighted). Read More

Pregnancy and Eye Exams

Almost every pregnant woman has read somewhere that pregnancy hormones can affect her glasses or contact lens prescription. Because of this a pregnant woman may delay necessary eye care. I have Read More

Laser Pointer Maculopathy

Based on a recent case report in the Review Of Optometry, it’s possible to get the same kind of permanent retinal damage from a laser pointer directed at your eyes as it Read More

What Your Eyes Say About Your Health

Yesterday, the Wall St Journal, in it’s Personal Journal section, reported something eye doctors have known for a long time–changes in the eye may signal diseases elsewhere in the body. Read More

Life After Lasik

When the “right patient” (we help you decide) meets the “right surgeon” (we team up with Dr. Andrew Holzman at TLC), Laser Vision Correction is liberating and wonderful. But one of Read More

Genetics, Kids, and Vision

Can two parents who both need glasses correction have a child who does not need glasses?Possible but not likely. Can two parents who both do not need glasses have a child Read More

Astigmatism Myths and Facts

Myth: You can’t wear contact lenses because you have astigmatismFact: Either you were told that a long time ago or you were told that by a doctor who did not like Read More

Berries and Your Eyes

Blueberries, Blackberries, Raspberries and Strawberries. They’re delicious and provide nutrients for healthy eyes. But berries that sit around your home for more than a day lose flavor, texture and may Read More

Summer Eye Safety Tips

1. Safety glasses are essential when using lawn mowers, week wackers, etc. That’s because small pieces of rock, glass, etc can turn into projectile missiles when kicked up by your Read More

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