BEHIND THE MASK WHO: Aly, our wonderful and talented Lead Optician. AT WORK: At Laser Eye, she manages the Optical Department. She will educate patients about their vision and help them with the process of obtaining glasses or contacts. On Friday’s, you can find her working as an Ophthalmic Technician. . .
If there was a relatively simple exam that could help your doctor detect or prevent a wide range of serious health problems, you probably wouldn’t hesitate to schedule an appointment. Many people don’t know that routine eye exams provide vital information about their overall health and half of all Americans. . .
Your office is your headquarters and your home away from home, whether you choose to accept it as such or not. Most of us spend a bare minimum of forty hours a week in our ergonomically designed office chairs, staring at computers that have been placed at eye level and. . .
Spending long periods looking at computer, phone, or tablet screens can strain the eyes. Using the 20-20-20 rule can help to prevent this problem. The rule says that for every 20 minutes spent looking at a screen, a person should look at something 20 feet away for 20 seconds. Following. . .
Six Things to Consider when Choosing the Best Sunglasses Everyone knows sunglasses make it easier to see on a sunny day, whether out on the road or the water. However, wearing the right sunglasses is also a great defense against ultraviolet (UV) rays that can cause short- and long-term eye. . .
If you’re looking for a diet that’s healthy for your eyes, here’s some good news: The same diet that helps your heart and the rest of your body will help your eyes. Plus, you’ll enjoy many delicious choices. For 2020: The Year of the Eye, the American Academy of Ophthalmology intended to list. . .
Summertime often means long hours in the sun. Most of us remember to protect our skin by applying sunblock, but don’t forget that your eyes need protection as well. It is important to start wearing proper eye protection at an early age to shield your eyes from years of ultraviolet exposure.. . .
LASIK eye surgery is a form of laser eye surgery that can repair a person’s vision so that glasses and contacts are no longer needed. When performed by a qualified ophthalmologist, LASIK eye surgery can be of the utmost benefit to a person’s life. For now, let’s take a quick. . .
Author: Santo Rizzo Nothing is better than warm weather, a good cookout, family and friends, and topping the night off with an extravagant firework show. July is not only for some 4th of July fun, but is also UV safety awareness month! UV, known as ultraviolet rays are released from. . .
Author: Santo Rizzo As we age, the likelihood of developing cataracts in our eyes increases. For those not familiar with the term, a cataract is the clouding of the lens in our eye that affects vision. Cataracts are not contagious and cannot spread from one eye to the other, so. . .