July 15, 2019

Amblyopia, better known as ‘lazy eye’, is the name given to a fairly common childhood condition which occurs when vision does not develop properly. It occurs when one or both eyes are unable to form a strong link to the brain. In most cases, it only affects one eye and this causes the child to rely more heavily on their ‘good eye’ – something which can actually make the condition worse since the weaker eye doesn’t have the opportunity to form stronger links.

June 15, 2019

Most times of the year are dry in the Mojave Desert, but wintertime is especially dry here and across that nation. Some 59 million people suffer from Dry Eye Syndrome in the United States, and the vast majority don’t realize it.

May 29, 2019

We have all heard that you shouldn’t look at the sun during a solar eclipse. However, it’s not just during an eclipse that the sun can damage your eyes. Long-term sun exposure or short periods of direct exposure can cause significant damage or blindness to our eyes. Knowing how to protect your eyes is the first step in the line of defense.

March 11, 2019

If you’ve never had an eye exam, you may be curious about what’s going to happen at your first appointment. Maybe you’ve had several eye exams, but you don’t understand exactly what your optometrist is doing during your appointment. If you just wat to know more about eye exams and what happens, then we’ve created this guide for you.

May 31, 2018


January 13, 2017

We’re a couple weeks into the new year, and while that often means those New Year’s resolutions are about 13 days forgotten, we’re hoping you’re sticking to those goals that are most critical to your health – and more to the point, to the health of your eyes.

December 20, 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but for your eyes, the holiday season – and the winter months beyond it – can be a trying and even painful time.

December 1, 2016

With all the holiday parties, school and work obligations and long to-do lists, this time of year likely makes you wish for nothing more than a long winter’s nap. But if you’re not getting adequate sleep – or seasonal allergies or illnesses have you down – you might be taking it out on your eyes.

November 22, 2016

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and if you’re like most Americans, you’re probably thinking as much about gravy and stuffing as you are about what you’re thankful for.

November 1, 2016

Just like that, October is just about gone and you’re busy nursing your Halloween-induced candy hangover. Now is about the time you might start thinking about getting a little healthier, and that candy isn’t likely doing you any favors.

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