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...

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month Patients who have diabetic retinopathy may also develop macular degeneration at some point in their life.  This condition affects the center of the retina known as the macula, which is the “window” to your...

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...