Pay for Eye Care with Healthcare Flex Funds
Healthcare flex funds, which are kept in a flexible spending account (FSA), are a fabulous option for making eye care payments. Though 87 percent of companies with more than 500 employees offer an FSA option, a meager 21 percent of employees actually sign up.1 Why? As it turns out, many people simply don’t understand the… Read more »
What is Dry Eye?
The human eye is a naturally lubricated organ that is susceptible to external elements. Tears keep the cornea lubricated, which facilitates ease of motion when looking, blinking or opening the eyes after rest. However, external elements like dust, dirt and other allergens can irritate the eye, inhibiting your tear ducts from working properly. When your… Read more »
Contacts or Glasses?
Depending upon your lifestyle and vision goals, you may prefer prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses. Find out which best suits your needs. Give us a call today or check us out online to schedule an appointment to see which option is best for you!
Protecting Your Eyes From UV Rays
Your eyes are some of the most versatile and sensitive components of your body. While we treasure our sight and can see a broad range of light spectrums, we may be endangering them by simply walking outdoors. The sun emits harmful UV radiation that may affect not only your skin, but also your eyes. With… Read more »
Contact Lenses vs. Pools
Can You Wear Contacts In The Swimming Pool? Simply…No. Wearing contacts while swimming can cause threatening eye conditions and infections. According to the FDA, contact lens should not come into contact with any sort of water, such as tap water, fresh/salt water lakes, oceans, Jacuzzi and most importantly showers. Check out our easy tip infographic below… Read more »
The Beginner’s Guide to Wearing Contacts
Making the switch from eyeglasses to contact lenses isn’t easy for some patients. While eyeglasses are a quick and easy solution to supplement their eyesight, contact lenses are something of a lifestyle overhaul. Adding extra steps to your morning and evening routines may sound like a pain, but contact lenses can significantly improve your eyesight… Read more »
Choosing the Best Eyewear for Your Face Shape
When it’s time to pick out new eyeglasses at your ophthalmologist’s office, the wide selection can feel overwhelming. Use your face’s shape to determine the best frames for you!
See the World Differently with Polarized Lenses
For decades sunglasses were a simple form of protective eyewear consisting of nothing more than dark or colored tinted glass. These early sunglasses effectively served the basic purpose of reducing eye strain and dimming bright light but accomplished little else. Then, polarized sunglasses were developed, revolutionizing the protective eyewear industry. What Are Polarized Lenses? If… Read more »
Four LASIK Myths Debunked
If you’ve ever considered talking to your ophthalmologist about LASIK surgery but were too afraid of the myths surrounding the procedure, it’s time to set the record straight.
Ins and Outs of LASIK
Across the nation, millions of people have developed eye conditions and sight impairments ranging from simple nearsightedness to astigmatism. These common problems are typically treated with the use of eye drops, eyeglasses or contact lenses. While these methods assist in supplementing vision they are often inconvenient, expensive and can only help make things clearer without… Read more »