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Bugs on my eyelashes!?

It can be a disturbing and possibly disgusting thought that something could be living on your eyelashes, but for many it is true. There is a group of mite parasites called Demodex that live on sebaceous glands and hair follicles in mammals. There are only two types that live on […]

What is corneal cross-linking?

For patients that have issues with irregular astigmatism caused by Keratoconus treatment options have been few and far between. Typically your eye doctor could fit you with special contact lenses or if the condition progresses enough a corneal transplant would be indicated. There has been research into better options of […]

What is ORA/VerifEye™?

If you don’t have a cataract, chances are you know someone who does. As Americans, we may be living longer, but our eyes can’t keep up. Thankfully, surgery to remove cataracts is one of the most common and safe procedures performed in the country. Cataracts are a clouding of the […]

Ergonomics For the Eyes

So many people work in front of a computer screen nowadays that you would probably be in the minority if you did not. Due to the increased use of computers/tablets/smart phones in the workplace it is important to find ways to ergonomically keep your eyes healthy. Here are a few […]

vision enhancing toys

Vision Enhancing Holiday Toys

It is that time of year when stores and malls stay open late and you have another shopping list that is not just groceries. It is the Holiday season which means time spent with loved ones and different traditions. One of those traditions may be gift giving. With the plethora […]

Halloween Costume Eye Safety

Halloween Costume Eye Safety

It’s October, which means Halloween is right around the corner! This can be one of your kid’s favorite holidays and maybe it is a favorite for you, too. Candy and costumes, what’s not to like!? With that being said, it is important to protect your eyes during Halloween. Check out […]