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Children's Vision Exam Nov 9th, 2019

Now that we have all settled in our back to school routine, I wanted to talk about children’s vision exams. The recommended schedule to check a child’s vision is 6 month-12 months then 3-5 years of age, and start annual exams at 6 years of age. While pediatrician will screen...

Stop suffering from sensitive eyes Apr 20th, 2019

Often sensitive eyes are a deterrent from wearing eye makeup. As a person with sensitive eyes, I understand this frustration. As an eye doctor, I have some tips that I can share with you that can help alleviate sensitive eyes. Start with having good eyelid hygiene. Often eye discomfort can...

Six Tips to Fix Dry Eyes Oct 25th, 2018

Do you have something in common with Jennifer Aniston? If your eyes feel like sandpaper at the end of the day, if you find yourself scratching them endlessly, and they almost always look an unappealing red, you do. You and Jennifer Aniston share a common modern affliction: dry eyes. There...

The Eyes Have It: Dos and Don’ts Of Costume Contact Lenses Oct 25th, 2018

It’s that time of the year again, when fun-and-candy seeking goblins and trolls take to the streets. You or someone you know might be planning a costume… and considering the latest trend in fantasy and cosplay: special effects, novelty or “crazy” contact lenses. Here’s a word of advice: don’t. A...

Four Excellent Reasons To Visit Your Optical Store Oct 3rd, 2018

These days you can buy pretty much everything online, right? Right but… for some things you better NOT go that way. Glasses, for instance.There are many reasons why you should select your prescription eyewear in a brick-and-mortar shop, where real, qualified humans can assist you not only with your choice...

How To Choose The Best (And Most On Point) Sunglasses Oct 3rd, 2018

Enjoying the summer? You’re not forgetting to add “sunglasses” to your list of summer essentials, right? Think of them as sunscreen for one of the most crucial and delicate parts of your body – your eyes.Direct and indirect sunlight can expose your eyes to the sun’s UV rays, and extended...

Don’t Skip Your Eye Exam – It Can Save Your Life Oct 3rd, 2018

An eye exam can do much more than give you better, crisper vision – and a cool pair of new glasses. Here’s why.I am sure that most of us have heard that when you have a persistent headache it can mean you need to get glasses. This is true. Headaches...

The Best Food For Your Eyes Oct 3rd, 2018

Good nutrition is essential to maintain our health, fuel our stamina and boost our immune system. But did you know that our eyes need good nutrition, too? We tend to take for granted that “eating healthy” will cover all bases, when in fact we should make sure we are consuming foods...

Everything You Need To Know About Retinal Detachment Oct 3rd, 2018

Retinal detachment is a serious and stealthy condition. Its first symptoms are easy to be dismissed – there’s no pain associated with them. But if the issue is not addressed right away, retinal detachment can cause permanent vision loss. Retinal detachment is a disorder of the eye in which the retina...

The Future Of Progressive Contact Lenses Is Here! Oct 2nd, 2018

There is a defining moment in the lives of every glasses wearer: that day when you get sick and tired of wearing glasses. There is a very good chance this moment of unease will come after your prescription has become more complex, with bifocal or progressive lenses replacing simpler up-close...

Be A Star! Wear Glasses! Oct 2nd, 2018

Gentlemen, there’s a new hot accessory in town: eyeglasses. Well, not exactly new – they’re been around since 1268 – but certainly hotter than ever. Check your social media feeds – can you count how many stars and celebrities are sporting glasses, not just to be stylishly captured by paparazzi...

Blue Light And Your Eyes – All You Need To Know Oct 2nd, 2018

Are your eyes frequently dry and irritated? Do you have sudden headaches, especially after working on your computer? Trouble sleeping after a long day in front of the various screens that are part of our daily lives? It could be the light. The blue light, to be more specific. Several...

Risks of Eyelash Extensions and False Eyelashes – Do You Know What To Do? Oct 2nd, 2018

Eyelash extensions are great, right? False eyelashes are pretty good too, opening up the eye and giving that I’m-ready-for-my close-up look. Eyelash extensions go even further, turning the user into the owner of a pair of luscious, mysterious eyes. Extensions and false eyelashes are a great, time-saving resource. They can...

Eye Exams Can Change a Child’s Life – For The Better Oct 2nd, 2018

Yes, I offer children’s eye exams, starting at four years old. As a doctor and a mother, I know how important these early eye exams are, and how they can avoid problems and obstacles in the child’s future. The American Optometric Association (AOA) recommends eye exams for children, by a pediatric...