How Can I Cure My Dry Eye Symptoms?

Dry eye is a condition involving a lack of moisture or lubrication on the surface of your eye. Your eyes require a consistent layer of liquid to stay healthy. Tears function as a cleaning agent for your eyes.

Childhood Myopia: What It Is and What You Can Do To Help Your Child

Dozens of parents bring their children into our practices every day for eye exams and other services, and many ask us questions about myopia. While instances and awareness of myopia are on the rise, to help spread myopia awareness we've written out the basics on childhood myopia, why it matters, and what you as a parent can do to help preserve your child’s eye health in the long run.

Keep Your Eyes Safe on Halloween

This Halloween, make sure that you take care of your eyes. Decorative or costume contact lenses can be so much fun. They can make your eyes look different by changing their color and the shape of the pupil.  However, do not wear them without a prescription from your doctor.

5 Spooky Things You Didn't Know About Myopia

As a parent, you want what’s best for your child. By learning these 5 important facts, you may feel encouraged to do more for your child's eye health and long-term vision—such as ensuring that they get their eyes checked on a regular basis and turning to myopia management to prevent the rapid progression of this disease.

Global Myopia Awareness Coalition (GMAC) Launches “Little Kid License” Myopia Awareness Campaign

The Global Myopia Awareness Coalition (GMAC) recently launched its “Little Kid License” campaign to continue to raise awareness of childhood myopia and the new treatment options available.

Top Fall Allergy Tips for Healthy Eyes

Fall eye allergies take on two categories, seasonal and perennial. Seasonal allergies occur mostly in early spring, during summer, and in fall. Allergens in the air cause triggers, resulting in watery and itchy eyes, in addition to other symptoms.

Does Lasik Last Forever?

The acronym LASIK stands for laser-assisted in situ keratomileuses. It is a surgical procedure that helps to improve your vision. In essence, it restructures the tissue in the front of your eye permanently. As much as these changes are meant to last your whole life, vision detriment due to the natural aging process cannot be avoided. For this reason, your vision might get blurry again as you age.

How You Can Help Your Child Excel in School This Year

The start of a new school year can be overwhelming, even for the most confident children. That’s why parents are doing whatever they can to help their children successfully transition to the next academic grade.

Importance of Regular Eye Exams

When planning checkups for the family, many people tend to overlook eye exams. Even those who schedule eye appointments assume that general vision screening is sufficient. The eyes are sensitive organs and many consider them the most important of the senses.

Pediatricians and Ophthalmologists agree; It’s Best to Proactively Treat Your Myopic Children

Given the rapid increase in childhood myopia being seen in the U.S., the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated their guidance on managing myopia in children.

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