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Getting Help With My Vision

One day when I was at work, I realized that I was having a hard time making out the memos and texts that were right in front of me. Instead of ignoring the issue, I decided to meet with an eye doctor. Although I was sure that the problem was nothing or temporary, the doctor explained to me that I suffered from a degenerative eye disease. I was devastated, but I knew that I needed to press on. It has been a rough few years, but I have learned a lot about the journey. Check out this blog for information and motivation about eye care challenges.

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What Type Of Contact Lens Is Right For You?
6 April 2016

There are many types of contacts available.  

Snow Sports & Vision: 4 Options To See & Stay Protected
22 January 2016

The winter months are a great time for outdoor spo

2 Cataract Treatments That Allow Ophthalmologists To Skip The Scalpel
2 September 2015

If you are at risk for developing cataracts later

4 Things You Need To Know About Epiretinal Membranes
2 September 2015

Epiretinal membranes, also known as epimacular mem

What Are The Signs Of Retinal Detachment?
18 August 2015

The retina is in the back of your eye. It helps to

What Type Of Contact Lens Is Right For You?

There are many types of contacts available.  While this is great for consumers, it can also be overwhelming for first time contact wearers to know where to start.  The following are some different options available and the benefits of each. Gas Permeable Contact Lenses GP lenses transmit oxygen and are made of rigid, durable plastic.  Although they are rigid, they are not what used to be called "hard contact lenses."  Because oxygen can be transmitted through the lens, the user does not have to rely on tears to make it under the contact with each blink. Read More 

Snow Sports & Vision: 4 Options To See & Stay Protected

The winter months are a great time for outdoor sport enthusiasts. Skiing, snowboarding, and hitting the slopes are a lot of fun, but there are hindrances that can come with wearing glasses while you're out in the cold. Instead of struggling to see the slopes properly, there are four ways an eye doctor can help you see clearly through any snow sports that you participate in. Prescription Snow Goggles Skiers and snowboarders rely on large goggles to see clearly, avoid glares, and make their way down the slopes. Read More 

2 Cataract Treatments That Allow Ophthalmologists To Skip The Scalpel

If you are at risk for developing cataracts later in life or know someone who is beginning to develop them, then you may dread the time when you or the person you love has to go under the knife to have them removed. Although traditional cataract surgery is very safe, many people simply fear it because the thought of having their eyes cut into with a scalpel just sounds scary. There is now a cataract-removal surgery that allows doctors to skip the scalpel and another treatment still in development that may one day make removing cataracts completely non-surgical. Read More 

4 Things You Need To Know About Epiretinal Membranes

Epiretinal membranes, also known as epimacular membranes or macular puckers, are tissue that forms on the macula, the part of the retina that is responsible for high-acuity vision as well as central vision. Your macula makes it possible for you to see fine detail, but if an epiretinal membrane develops, that fine detail may be lost. Here are four things you need to know about epiretinal membranes. What are the symptoms of epiretinal membranes? Read More 

What Are The Signs Of Retinal Detachment?

The retina is in the back of your eye. It helps to translate what you see to impulses that can go through the optic nerve and into your brain. Sometimes your retina can become detached from the back of your eye. If that happens, you could become blind if you aren't treated. So, how can you tell if your retina has become detached, and what can you do if it does? Read More