August 23, 2017
The eyes play an important role in child development, which is why it’s critical to understand the need for comprehensive eye examinations for children—starting as young as 6-12 months old. Over time, a child’s eyes change in different ways. And when you consider that nearly 80% of learning occurs visually, it’s easy to see why vision health is so important to young, developing brains.
May 17, 2017
Spring brings a lot of things to mind: Flowers, sunshine, outdoor sports, cookouts, warm weather, and, unfortunately, allergy season. As everyone moves outside with all these wonderful things the warm weather brings, the unlucky majority has to determine how we are going to cope with the itching, sneezing season.
April 5, 2017
These are common questions and concerns we hear from patients whenever they have something new in their vision. There are several different ways the eyes are affected by these spots or “floaters.” People will notice small transparent floaters from time to time when looking at a bright background (such as the bright sky or a computer screen). But when there is a sudden change in...
March 14, 2017
When talking about UV protection, the first thing most people think of is sunscreen. My dermatologist has long been an advocate of making sure I have proper skin coverage. With the many risks of skin cancer, more and more of us have become aware of the importance of protecting ourselves from the harmful rays of the sun. What you may not know is that our eyes are just as susceptible to this harmful UV light.
February 20, 2017
With it still being winter and most people with ocular surface disease being women, I thought it would be a good idea to give some tips and precautions with how make-up affects the surface of the eye and eyelids. However, as a person who never wears make-up, I...
January 6, 2017
This is a common statement I hear especially throughout the winter months. While it may not seem like a big deal, there are a lot of components to Ocular Surface Disease (OSD), also known as Dry Eye Syndrome. My common analogy I use to explain how OSD affects the eyes is a comparison to when skin gets too dry and starts to crack. Lotion will give some relief but it is not...
October 21, 2016
How long has it been since your last comprehensive eye exam? A comprehensive eye exam not only involves checking your glasses and contact lens perscription, but it also is a complete ocular health examination. The eye doctor will carefully check all aspects of your vision. The doctors and staff at Precision Eye Group specialize in comprehensive vision...
February 10, 2016
Every time we open our eyes we are reminded of the remarkable gift of sight! Whether you’re watching the sunset or seeing your child take their first steps, your eyes allow you to see some pretty amazing things.
January 28, 2016
Contact lenses are safe, comfortable, and can change your lifestyle! However, taking proper care of them is crucial to your vision health.
January 13, 2016
When it comes to reading, there are some key differences between computer screens, e-readers, and printed books and newspapers. The question is, how does each affect our eyes?
December 23, 2015
Our sense of vision is a wonderfully beautiful and complex part of our everyday life. On an average day it may be easy to take it for granted, but it’s important to take time to recognize what makes all of that beauty possible—our eyes!
December 9, 2015
Did you know that roughly a quarter of a million children are seen in hospital emergency rooms each year due to toy-related injuries?
November 25, 2015
More than 29 million people in the United States are living with diabetes. 86 million Americans—more than one out of three—have prediabetes, and vision problems are one of the foremost complications accompanying this disease.
November 11, 2015
Undetected vision problems can affect children in every aspect of their lives. Even as an infant, poor vision can affect a child’s behavior, learning and development, and much more.
October 28, 2015
Astigmatism may be one of the most commonly misunderstood eye conditions. Many believe it’s caused by improper lighting, that it can lead to more serious eye problems, or—something we’ve all likely thought at some point—that it’s called “a stigmatism.”
October 14, 2015
We humans have a lot to brag about among our relatives in the animal kingdom.
September 23, 2015
Many of us work long hours and have little time for activity during the week. But when the weekend comes, it’s time to go out and play!