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...

What is Astigmatism?

What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a condition that causes your vision to be blurry at any distance and is a very common condition. The causes are either due to irregularly shaped corneas or the curvature of the lens inside the eye, which prevents light from focusing...

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...

Surge in Nearsightedness

Surge in Nearsightedness Around the world there is a rise of nearsightedness (myopia) due to the increase of smart phones, computers, and video games. Over a billion people worldwide are now nearsighted and it is anticipated by 2020 that a third of the world’s...
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