Back to School and Your Child’s Vision

  Can you believe it? It is that time again: Back to school!  Getting your kiddos ready for back to school involves some planning.  Most of us do the usual: shopping for school supplies, new clothes and shoes.  We even make sure various health appointments are done...

Fireworks and Eye Safety

Summertime fun and celebrating with friends and family is how many of us spend our Fourth of July.  That time is quickly approaching and many people will begin to purchase fireworks in order to celebrate. Most will never think about the potential safety concerns when...

Macular Degeneration and Nutrition

ARMD (Blog and Training)  2/27/18 Age-related Macular Degeneration is a progressive degenerative disease of the macula that results in decreased central vision. Generally classified into two types: (1) nonexudative, or “dry” ARMD, characterized by drusen and...

Blue Light Lenses – Why are they important?

Blue light is emitted thru several different sources – the sun, T.V., tablets, phones, computers and LED light bulbs.  This can also cause various issues with our rest and vision. Our body naturally produces a sleep hormone called, melatonin.  Many of you have...

Low Vision from Macular Degeneration

By-Traci Wyatt, Licensed Dispensing Optician Low Vision is defined as vision loss that cannot be corrected by glasses, contact lenses, or surgery. Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of low vision in adults over 50 in developed nations. While...

20/20 for the Cure – Breast Cancer Awareness

Many of us know of someone affected by breast cancer – fighter, survivor, or victim.  Breast cancer is a type of cancer where cells of the breast tissue divide and grow without normal control.  It is a cancer that strikes women and men of all ages and all races. ...