What you need to know about COVID-19 and contact lenses There has been a lot of news lately about how to protect everyone from catching the Coronavirus. One of the seemingly common-sense suggestions that have been promoted in the news in the last few weeks is the idea that you need to stop [...]
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COVID-19 Patient Protocols The safety and health of our patients, doctors and staff is our utmost concern. To mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus in our community, we will observe and practice all necessary and recommended precautions to keep you and our staff safe. When making an appointment, you will receive an email [...]
Your eyes tell you more about your health than you think Most patients only think of the eye doctor when they want to renew their eyeglass or contact lens prescription. This patient came in, only wanting to get his glasses repaired or replaced. During his eye exam, it was quickly apparent something was [...]
A visit to your eye doctor may be better than to the ER This week, a patient came in after spending the night at the ER because her contact lens was stuck. Having read all the potential risks of sleeping in contact lenses, she got scared and went to the ER to get [...]
Why you should visit your optometrist before re-ordering contact lenses online or before changing brand/typesKhiem2020-05-31T11:07:58-07:00
Re-ordering contact lenses online doesn't mean you should avoid your optometrist Last week, Hubble (the contact lens subscription manufacturer) got into some negative press because one of its customers developed a corneal ulcer after using their product. If left untreated, corneal ulcer can lead to blindness as quickly as within 24 hours and [...]
Checking the health of your eyes is important Most patients come to the eye doctor every year, only looking to get a prescription so they can purchase new glasses or contact lenses. During a routine eye exam, your optometrist gives you a vision test (also called a refraction test) that helps him or her [...]
UV exposure can negatively affect our eyes Summer is here, school is out! Everyone likes to be outside having fun, having a picnic, playing sport, going to the beach... etc. But when is the last time you had your eyes checked? Even when you see 20/20, do you have yellow bumps/spots in your [...]