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Monthly Archives: August 2018

The KAMRA Inlay: how to banish the hassle of reading glasses

As you get older, you may find that things close to your eye become harder to see. You can’t read the label on a prescription bottle, or your favorite novel, or the ingredients list on a can of SpaghettiOs at the grocery store. Eventually you get reading glasses, but then you have the hassle of […]

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, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Optometrists and Ophthalmologists: What’s the Difference?

When you have any kind of medical problem, you want to seek out the doctor with the most specialized training to take care of it. However, when the problem is with the eyes, many people don’t know the differences between an ophthalmologist and an optometrist and how to decide which one is the proper one […]

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 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Troubled by floaters? Now we can zap them

Have you ever been looking at something and suddenly seen what appears to be a strange foreign object snaking across your field of vision? A squiggly-looking line or a small blob? Then when you try to focus on it to determine what it is that you’re seeing, it appears to just rush away?

You’ve had an […]

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 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Contact Lenses as an Alternative to Bifocals and Reading Glasses

As you get older, there is an increased possibility that you will develop a condition called presbyopia. Presbyopia is defined as the loss of “near focusing ability,” and it’s very common for people after the age of 40. This means that you could have trouble reading books, or text messages on your cell phone, even […]

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 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hazardous Times: Protecting Your Eyes During Summer Work and Play

As we head into the dog days of summer, it’s important when you’re preparing for trips to the beach, pool, or park that you keep eye care in mind. Always bear in mind that the summer sun can cause damage to your eyes.

The most obvious thing you can do to protect your eye health during […]

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 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Not Just a Fashion Statement: Sunglasses for Life-Long Ocular Health

Sunglasses can almost seem like an afterthought these days. You see racks of them everywhere from Walmart to the checkout counter at most convenience stores, where you can pick up a pair for under $10. However, sunglasses really aren’t some disposable accessories that you wear mostly for aesthetic value. Sunglasses can be a key piece […]

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 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are you a good candidate for LASIK surgery?

If you’ve struggled with glasses and/or contacts for years, the thought of pursuing LASIK can be an exciting one. Spending the rest of your life not having to remember where you put your glasses or making room in your budget every month for the maintenance of your contact lenses is a welcome idea.

But are you […]

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 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Varieties of Contact Lenses, Their Advantages and Drawbacks

If you are considering the switch from glasses to contact lenses, you may have found that the variety of styles and types of contact lenses can be a bit overwhelming. EyeCare 20/20 wants to help you determine what contact lenses would be right for your eyes and your condition.

The first choice is rigid gas-permeable lenses. […]

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 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments