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  • What Does 20/20 Vision Mean?

    One of the first phrases that comes to mind when people think about eyesight is “20/20 vision.” We’ve heard since we were children sitting in the school nurse’s office waiting for our turn looking at the big E chart that 20/20 vision is the best, but what does it mean? The Snellen Chart Dr. Herman […]

    Continue Reading August 15, 2018

  • How To Take Care Of Your Contact Lenses

    Properly caring for your contact lenses is synonymous with caring for your eyes. Contact lenses are safely used by millions of people everyday. They do, however, carry a risk of eye infection if worn or cleaned improperly. Your eyes allow you to see and experience the world around you, so it’s important to protect them, […]

    Continue Reading May 17, 2017

  • 6 Tips to Improve Your Vision for Sports

    Vision training exercises can improve key aspects of your game including depth perception, visual memory, and body-eye coordination. Strength and agility are not the only crucial skills on field or court. Many athletes overlook one of their best assets in their conditioning programs – their eyes. Your ability to see, analyze and react to events […]

    Continue Reading May 17, 2017

  • The Evolution of Sunglasses

    Who doesn’t love sunglasses? A pair of stylish shades not only makes us more fashionable but also provides vital protection for our eyes! Where did the idea of sunglasses begin, though? Let’s learn a little bit more about the history of sunglasses and how they came to be what they are today. Early Makeshift Sunglasses […]

    Continue Reading March 15, 2017

  • It’s A New Year: Tips To Prepare For Your Next Eye Exam

    You may think getting an eye exam simply requires you to read a few lines on the eye chart, but it’s important to take advantage of each and every visit to your optometrist. For the average person, you only see your optometrist once or twice a year. In that time, we want to answer your questions […]

    Continue Reading January 20, 2017

  • Ever Wonder About Those Spots In Your Vision?

    Have you ever noticed specks, strings or cobwebs drift across your field of vision? Those are called eye floaters! If you’ve ever experienced them, you’ve probably wondered what they were and if they were a cause for concern. Here’s all you need to know about those sometimes bothersome floaters. What Are Floaters And What Causes Them? […]

    Continue Reading December 23, 2016

  • Winter Eye Care Tips

    When the snow and cold of winter begin to roll in, we often take steps to protect ourselves from the impending cold and flu season. But it may surprise you to know that the cold of winter may have a few potential risks in store for our vision as well. 3 Factors That Impact Vision […]

    Continue Reading December 23, 2016

  • Get In The Game, Protect Your Eyes

    Is your vision a priority when you’re playing sports? Eye Injuries Can Happen When You Least Expect Them The crisp smell of freshly cut grass on the soccer field, the gleam of the basketball court before a game, the cheering fans at the football stadium, the feeling of the baseball bat, familiar in your hands… There’s […]

    Continue Reading November 9, 2016

  • Love Pumpkin? Your Eyes Do Too!!

    ‘Tis the season for everything pumpkin! As the poster child of fall, pumpkin doesn’t just star in our autumnal decorations, it shows up on our menus too. And as far as we’re concerned, that’s a good thing. Pumpkin is great for your vision and overall health! Pumpkin: Fall’s Super Food We’re glad pumpkin has so […]

    Continue Reading November 9, 2016

  • Our Amazing Eyes And How They Work

    Did you see that sunset last night? How about the big game? Or were you watching your child take their first steps? Our eyes truly let us see some wonderful things. But how do eyes work? The eyes are fascinating and complex organs with many components. We’d like to help you understand exactly how eyes function so you can appreciate […]

    Continue Reading September 19, 2016