Category: Glasses & Contact Lenses

Have a hobby? There are glasses for that.

As a hobby enthusiast, I feel confident you will agree that the seasons just would not be the same without the multitude of hobbies available to us. A good hobby can become frustrating without a proper, functional pair of glasses. There is nothing worse than struggling to read the fine print on the directions, failing… Read More


Will I Still Need Glasses After Cataract Surgery?

Glasses over Cataract

The short answer is maybe, and depends primarily on the type of lens implant you select. Cataract development is a universal part of aging. When the eye’s natural lens becomes cloudy over time and affects the quality of vision this is referred to as a cataract. Once your eye doctor has examined you and found… Read More


How to Protect Your Eyes While Working From Home

Working from home with baby

With the pandemic forcing many people to convert to working from home, more and more patients have complained about worsening digital eye strain, neck strain, and dry eye from long hours in front of their computer screens. Here are our tips and tricks to combat the common culprits of digital eye strain. Eye strain Inside… Read More


August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month

child wearing glasses

Vision plays an important role in your child’s physical, mental, and social development. Uncorrected vision problems can impair child development, interfere with learning, and even lead to permanent vision loss. Early detection and treatment of eye problems are critical. Make sure your child’s healthcare provider, educator, or public health program completes regular vision screenings. Take… Read More


Eye Injury Prevention

safety glasses

It’s summer in Wisconsin again, and all of us are trying to make the most of the beautiful weather.  After all, living in Wisconsin, we know that winter is always right around the corner.  With the increase in outdoor activities also comes increased risk of eye injury.  Summer sports, lawn care, gardening, and fireworks displays… Read More


Be in the Know About Insurance Coverage

“Am I covered for my routine eye exam? I do have medical insurance.” This is a very common question. Insurance coverage can be very confusing! There are so many different types of plans, and vision coverage can be tricky to understand. Let’s try to clarify a few key points. The key to determining whether medical… Read More


What am I to do?

Imagine this scenario: Your child who has worn glasses for years and now refuses to wear them. You argue and you remind and the glasses are somehow never on his or her face.  Sound at all familiar?  At an age when image seems to be everything, teens sometimes feel self-conscious in their glasses. Refusal to wear… Read More


A few key tips to UV Protection

Summer is in full swing! The birds are chirping, children are outside playing, families are vacationing, and the sun is shining brightly. With summer comes sun and with the sun comes harmful UV rays. Now is the time to act – protect your eyes and the eyes of your family members! How can that be… Read More


Back To School–Are Glasses Cool? (Tips for helping your child adjust to new glasses)

How would you describe your glasses? Are they fun? Are they fashionable? Do they accentuate your personality? These days, it has become fashionable to wear glasses to enhance your style, whether or not you actually need vision correction. But not too long ago, glasses were associated with negative traits like being nerdy or weak or… Read More


Summer Checklist

Summer is finally here!!!! I am sure, like me, you are enjoying the sunshine and soaking up as much as you can get! With the start of summer we are naturally outside more, with all the festivals, outdoor eating and lazy strolls through the park. With these wonderful things happening in our lives, we should… Read More


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