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Vision Care

  • Tele-Optometry – NOW AVAILABLE

    When with select eye concerns (Red Eyes, Pink Eye, Itchy Eyes, Flashes, Floating spots, double vision) use a live, web-based platform to consult with an optometrist located in another location to reach a tentative diagnosis and come up with a treatment plan. These exams are NOT “comprehensive” exams but rather “problem-focused”. These are not exams […]

    Continue Reading March 27, 2020

  • What’s my PD?

    What’s my pupil distance, pupillary distance, interpupillary distance, PD? The pupillary distance is the horizontal distance between the centers of your pupils. It is an easy measurement to take and you can even measure it yourself. It is measured in millimeters (mm). Your pupil distance changes when transitioning from looking at an object far away […]

    Continue Reading October 25, 2019

  • Screen Breaks – The 20/20/20 Rule

    Protecting our eyes in the workplace For the purposes of this blog post, the workplace can be divided into 2 areas: Office Jobs & Higher risk jobs. Higher risk jobs include construction, manufacturing work, mining, carpentry, auto repair, chemical lab, electrical work, plumbing, welding, and maintenance. More than two thousand workers in this line of […]

    Continue Reading March 25, 2019

  • How can a healthy person lose vision & not know it?

    How can a healthy person lose vision & not know it? Unfortunately, this can happen if you have un-diagnosed GLAUCOMA. It is one of many reasons why regular eye exams are important, even in patients who feel they “see fine”. Glaucoma is defined by the American Optometric Association as “a group of eye disorders that lead to progressive […]

    Continue Reading January 7, 2019

  • What if we had a choice?

    If an eye disease was an inevitable part of your life, wouldn’t it be nice if you could pick which disease you had? If you could, you would want to pick cataracts. Today, cataract surgery can not only remedy the disease but it can make your eye sight better than it ever was before. Thanks […]

    Continue Reading August 5, 2018