What is World KC Day? World Keratoconus Day is celebrated on November 10th. It is sponsored by the National Keratoconus Foundation, an educational program of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, UC Irvine. The day is dedicated to raising awareness about keratoconus (KC), as well as educating and advocating for those living. . .
Blueberries These violet-hued gems are rich in anthocyanins, potent antioxidants that bolster collagen structure in the retina and provide extra vision protection, notes Johanna Seddon, M.D., an expert on macular degeneration and coauthor of Eat Right for Your Sight. They also may improve vision in people with normal tension glaucoma, a. . .
HOW GERMS GET ON YOUR GLASSES & WHY IT MATTERS You might not think (or want to think) of your glasses as another place where germs hang out, but your hands can easily collect bacteria, mold spores, and other eye irritants and leave them on your lenses and frames. Bacteria. . .
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. . .