Monthly Archives: March 2014

Sleep & Your Eyes

I woke up this morning, having slept only 3-4 hours due to some out-of-town guests, and my eyes were just killing me – scratchy, irritated & bloodshot. I doused them with some artificial tears & within a few minutes, WOW – what a difference! This got me thinking about just how much sleep (or lack… Read More

Eye Trivia III

Eye Fact Trivia Wows! Keep your friends entertained with trivia about eyes that will make you look like a genius! Lewis Carroll, author of Alice in Wonderland, experienced episodes of Micropsia (objects appearing smaller than they are) during Migraine Headaches. It is speculated that these episodes may have inspired him to write about Alice seeing… Read More


 “REALLY, WHERE DID YOU HEAR THAT?” COMMON MYTH’S ABOUT YOUR EYES!   Do you remember what your Momma always told you about eating carrots? How about sitting too close to the TV? Will squinting make your eyes worse? There are many misconceptions out there about eyes and vision. Behind some of these myths is a… Read More

Katie’s LASIK Experience

Katie, one of our ophthalmic technicians, underwent LASIK surgery recently! Here is the first-hand account of her experience: “I had been considering LASIK for years, but kept putting it off. Now that it’s over, I wish I had done it sooner. The biggest deciding factor for me was that my soft contacts had become more… Read More

Sunglasses in the winter??

Do you wear sunglasses in the winter? Just the other day I was running out of the house with my children, recruiting their help in frantically trying to locate my misplaced sunglasses. My son stopped, looked at me funny and said, “Mom, it’s winter, and people only wear sunglasses in the summer”. That turned into… Read More

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