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Is it Dry Eyes, Allergies, or Something Else?

Are you experiencing eye dryness, irritation, or redness but unsure what’s causing it? Many people struggle with similar symptoms, and finding the root cause can be challenging. Before you can narrow down what could be causing your symptoms, it’s important to first learn about some of the most common causes of eye irritation. Keep reading… Read More

Why Glaucoma is Called the Silent Thief of Sight

Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that can lead to permanent vision loss if left untreated. Many people often refer to glaucoma as the “silent thief of sight” because it often progresses slowly and without noticeable symptoms until significant damage has already occurred.  Keep reading to learn more about glaucoma and why it is called… Read More

Should I Be Concerned About Eye Strain?

Eye strain has become much more common in recent years due to the increase in work-from-home jobs and more people spending more time in front of screens for entertainment and work purposes. However, screentime is not the only cause of eye strain. You can also get eye strain from other things, like wearing glasses with… Read More

What is Macular Degeneration?

One of the most important things you can do for your eye health is to educate yourself about different eye conditions so that you can recognize the symptoms right away and get prompt treatment as needed. One very common eye condition that typically develops due to age is macular degeneration. Keep reading to learn more… Read More

4 of the Best Eye Care Tips to Start Off the New Year Right

In 2023, many people will begin to make a list of goals that they aim to accomplish in the new year. Some of the most common resolutions are to eat better and exercise more in an effort to be healthier. When considering the health of your body, it’s important to prioritize your eyes as well…. Read More

Is There a Time of Year When Dry Eye Is Worse?

Dry eye syndrome can cause a range of symptoms, from irritation and itchiness to redness and blurry vision. Some people may experience these symptoms chronically, making every season a challenge. However, some people may experience a worsening of their symptoms only during certain times of the year. Keep reading to learn if there is a… Read More

Cataracts: What Are They & How Can You Tell If You Have Them?

When people think of eye diseases, it’s fairly common for patients to think of cataracts. Ironically, cataracts aren’t considered a health concern. Everyone gets cataracts if they live a long healthy life. They develop slowly over time and are one of the most common ocular conditions, affecting more than twenty-four million people in the United… Read More

What Should I Expect at My Comprehensive Eye Health Exam?

Is it time for your next eye exam? Regular eye exams are essential to keeping your eyes healthy. The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends checking your eyes regularly. Our doctors suggest starting with your first eye exam at 6-12 months of age (through the InfantSEE program free of charge), then an exam at ages 3… Read More

What are the Differences Between Daily and Monthly Contact Lenses?

Do you wear glasses every day? You may wonder if you would be better off wearing contact lenses instead. Contact lenses can be a great alternative to glasses for people who require vision correction. If you are tired of dealing with the many hassles of wearing glasses, you may consider asking your eye doctor about… Read More

4 Reasons to Treat Your Dry Eyes in Blaine Right Now

Are you living with dry eyes? You’re not alone. More than 16 million people in the United States suffer from dry eye. The symptoms of this frustrating eye condition range from an itchy or burning sensation to light sensitivity and experiencing excess watering. Dry eye syndrome is a chronic condition that may last for a… Read More