Monthly Archives: May 2014

What is the price of Beauty??

Some would define “beauty” as being the best possible version of yourself, inside and out. What price are you willing to pay for physical “beauty”? Cosmetic tattooing is on the rise. Statistics show that 40% of adults in the US between the ages of 26-40 have at least one tattoo. That’s nearly 45 million Americans… Read More

Eye health for ALL ages!

A common question that we hear in the eye care field is: When/how often should the eyes be examined? I will give you a little overview of what the experts recommend. If the exam in question is for a newborn, typically the pediatrician will do an exam on the infant while still in the hospital…. Read More

Colors of the Rainbow

Thanks to the cone cells in the retina, our eyes are sensitive to various wavelengths of light, which gives us color vision. There are three types of cones, with maximum sensitivity to blue, green or red light. Depending on how much of each cone type is stimulated, our brains can interpret the hundreds of thousands… Read More

Smoking & Your Eyes

With so many different health problems now linked to smoking, it’s no wonder smoking has fallen out of vogue. Back 50 or 60 years ago, smoking was considered fashionable by many. Through medical research over the years, we have learned that smoking can cause cancer, emphysema, premature birth and low birthweight, wrinkled skin, etc. But… Read More

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