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“You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!”: Airsoft Eye Injuries Have Increased Dramatically

I had a patient once, a college student, who came to me because while babysitting his niece and nephew, he’d gotten shot in the eye. This wasn’t any bullet, however. It was a BB pellet: small, round, hard, and made of plastic.

I still remember him moaning in pain and asking if he was going […]

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By |August 25th, 2015|Other Blogs, Outside Interests, Patient Experiences|0 Comments

Common EyeCare Questions: What’s the Difference Between all those ‘O’ Words?

For those outside of the field of vision care, it can be confusing to differentiate between the job descriptions of an optometrist vs. an ophthalmologist.  Throw in the third category of “opticians,” and it’s enough to make one want to put off that eye exam or LASIK consultation for another week or month or year. […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |August 24th, 2015|Other Blogs|0 Comments

How Technology Is Harming Your Eyes and What You Can Do About It

There are so many ways that technology helps us in our every day lives. It helps keep us informed on the local and global news, allows us to keep in touch with our loved ones no matter where they are, and even helps us find our way if we get lost (thank goodness for GPS). […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |July 13th, 2015|Millennials, Other Blogs, Patient Experiences|0 Comments

7 Ways to Improve Your Eyesight While Driving at Night

As we age, there are a number of disorders and diseases that we could get which will affect our eyesight. One thing that comes with age is difficulty seeing at night, which can be a huge safety hazard, especially for those of us that drive. And as driving is a way that we maintain our […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |July 8th, 2015|EyeCare Topics, Other Blogs|0 Comments

What is Conjunctivitis? What You Need to Know About Pink Eye

Ever wake up in the morning with one of your eyes crusted shut? It’s itchy and you wonder, “What’s going on here?” You walk over to the mirror and see that your eye is extremely bloodshot and weeping some sort of strange discharge. “This can’t be good,” you think. And you’re right. There’s a good […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |July 6th, 2015|EyeCare Topics, Other Blogs, Patient Experiences|0 Comments

More than Meets the Eye: The Surprising Truth About Eyelashes

Watch any television commercials or flip through a fashion magazine, and you are sure to find ads for mascara, guaranteed to make your lashes longer, fuller, and more desirable. But eyelashes are not just cosmetic. Your eyelash length may already be predetermined.

Researchers have found that not only humans but also mammals all have eyelashes one-third […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |April 28th, 2015|Other Blogs|0 Comments

3 Creative Gift Ideas for this Holiday Season

Are you having trouble thinking of gift ideas for this holiday season? Do you feel like you’re completely out of ideas? Look no further because EyeCare 20/20 is ready with a list full of creative gift ideas for your loved ones this holiday season. Not only are they gifts your family has most likely never […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |November 6th, 2014|Holiday, LASIK, Other Blogs|0 Comments

How To Care For Your Dry Eyes

From chronic dryness to low humidity in the winter months, there are many causes of dry eyes. While most people know how to deal with dry skin, there are many people who are unsure of what to do about their dry eyes. Between ten to fifteen percent of people in the United States have had […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |November 4th, 2014|EyeCare Topics, Other Blogs, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

3 Ways To Keep Your Eyes Safe This Winter

With the weather changing and snowfall on the horizon, it can be easy to focus on staying warm and not on the safety of your eyes. Cold weather, though, can be just as irritating to your eyes as the UV rays of summer. Whether you’re hitting the slopes or staying cozy indoors by the fire, […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |October 30th, 2014|Community, Other Blogs, Seasonal eye care tips|0 Comments

3 Common Eye Disorders You Should Know About

The eyes are a very sensitive and intricate part of the body. When they’re working properly, they provide you with the power of sight: a gift worth celebrating. However, there are many ailments that can affect your vision, sometimes requiring some type of treatment or solution so that you can continue to lead your life […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |October 28th, 2014|Community, EyeCare Topics, Other Blogs|0 Comments