Contact Lenses Do’s and Don’ts

Contact Lenses Do’s and Don’ts

By: Jennifer Cowan Contact lenses can be one of the safest forms of vision correction when you follow the proper care and wearing instructions provided by your eye doctor. When misusing your contact lenses, you could potentially be damaging your eyes....

Lexie’s Wintertime Favorites

Lexie’s Wintertime Favorites

New Year, New Frames!  2018 is looking like yet another stylish year for Uptown Eyes, as we have so many beautiful frames in stock and I just needed to share my current faves with you. Enjoy! Matsuda Sunglasses First up,...

Health Savings Accounts for Eye exams and Eyewear

Health Savings Accounts for Eye exams and Eyewear

It’s that time of year again! A great time to use your unspent Health Savings funds for your eyecare and eyewear.  If you don’t have a health savings account or would like more information, here are a few tid bits and links to find out more.  Also, ask your HR...

Dry Eyes… Do You Suffer?

Dry Eyes… Do You Suffer?

Dry eyes...do you suffer? Most people do or will at some point in their lifetime. I see many patients with dry eye symptoms like the following: gritty eyes (feels like sand or gravel in the eyes) red eyes watery eyes Most of these patients have symptoms that can be...

Diabetes and Eye Health

Diabetes and Eye Health

Diabetes and Eye Health Most of us know of someone with diabetes, children, parents, grandparents, friends, and colleagues. Of those people, most of us know some have encountered difficulties with the disease, whether it be blood sugar control, dietary...

Art Ventures Reception

Art Ventures Reception

Art Ventures Reception featuring Karen Ahuja and Leah Cowden Local women who inspire us all. We are honored to share their creativity and passion hosting their reception at Uptown Eyes. Come and celebrate our local artists on Thursday, October 12, 2017...

2017 Solar Eclipse – Don’t Be Blinded by the Light!

2017 Solar Eclipse – Don’t Be Blinded by the Light!

My staff and I were sharing stories of what they had heard people saying about viewing the total eclipse next week. Some were saying they would wear their regular glasses since they had UV protection on them. Others were saying they would use their phones to view it....

Your Child’s Eyes and Vision

Your Child’s Eyes and Vision

Click on the kids checklist below to enlarge it. Many parents ask when their child should have their eyes examined.  The American Optometric Association (AOA) recommend that infants should have their first eye exam at 6 months of age.  If no issues are noted, then...

20/20 for the Cure  Fighter and Survivor:  Ann Krusemark

20/20 for the Cure Fighter and Survivor: Ann Krusemark

“I am a 68 year old blessed woman. When I was diagnosed with stage 2 bilateral breast cancer in December 2012, I decided on having bilateral mastectomy to try to get as much of the cancer as possible. It was a process. After my surgery, my surgeon Dr. Michael Cross...

Cyber Monday, Eyes and Vision

Cyber Monday, Eyes and Vision

by Holly Andersen. Posted on November 28, 2016 My Eyes And Cyber Vision You cooked, you cleaned and ate and ate. Rushing to get it all done at once Then leaving in a miserable stuffed state. After the dessert you shopped, and shivered. Now you’re in a rush to order...