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. ...

Macular Degeneration: What is it and what to do about it

By Holly R. Andersen, O.D. Age-Related Macular Degeneration is a progressive, painless eye disease that can cause irreversible blindness.  The macula is the part of the retina that deals with your straight ahead detailed vision.  You use this part of the retina when...

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. Clean and safe...

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, Matsuda—a standing favorite line with our...

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? 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...