April is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

April is Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month Eye injuries can occur at any time, but the frequency of those related to sports and recreation are at much higher rates.  According to the U.S. Eye Injury Registry, fishing is the number one cause of sports-related...

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month and Eye Donor Awareness Month

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month and Eye Donor Awareness Month In the Workplace While working each day, almost 2000 people injure their eyes.  One third of these injuries require a visit to the emergency room.  Three out of five workplace eye injuries occur...

Blepharitis

Blepharitis Do you have red, swollen eyelids?  If so, you may have inflammation of the eyelid, known as Blepharitis.  It is a common and ongoing condition where the eyelid can have itchiness, redness, crusting, and discharge of the eye. This inflammation is a result...

Fall Allergies Are Here!

Fall Allergies Are Here! Allergic conjunctivitis occurs when the conjunctiva (the white part of the eye) becomes irritated or swollen due to an allergy, such as mold, dust, pet dander, or pollen. As fall season approaches, we start to see an increase in systemic...

Have I Waited Too Long to Have LASIK Surgery? Are There Other Options For Me?

Have I Waited Too Long to Have LASIK Surgery? Are There Other Options For Me? Generally, those patients that have LASIK under age 40 are able to see great without the use of glasses or contacts. When presbyopia sets in during our 40s, anyone with great distance vision...
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