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Recipes For Healthy Eyes

By | January 23, 2017|

Did you know that kale, orange peppers and wild salmon are good for your eyes? These and many other foods contain high amounts of nutrients that are important for the health and function of your eyes.  Click the button to see several great recipes designed to boost your eye health. [All About Vision]

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Thought For The Day

By | January 18, 2017|

“Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons.” Ruth Ann Schabacker

Limited Edition Ray-Ban

By | December 19, 2016|

Just in time for Christmas and the New Year!

Made in Italy, our newest Ray-Ban has a wood frame and polarized lenses.

If you like this style or want to see how it looks on you, call or stop by and talk to Darci.

 

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Winter Dry Eyes

By | November 28, 2016|

If you suffer from dry eyes, it’s about to get worse as winter creeps in.

The thing about cold air is that even at 100% humidity it doesn’t hold much water.  For example, if it’s 20º F. outside and the humidity is 100%, and you warm that air up to 70º F. in your home – […]

Silhouette Frames

By | November 2, 2016|

Check out our selection of Silhouette frames; the great thing about Silhouette is that you can get exactly the frame you are looking for, to match your unique style and personality.

The shapes and sizes of the lenses are customizable, you can also personalize the temples, bridge, and end pieces of your glasses.  You can even […]

Scleral Contact Lenses

By | October 28, 2016|

Let’s consider the comfort of firm vs. soft contact lenses. A significant number find both firm and soft contact lenses uncomfortable, a few find firm contact lenses more comfortable, and a greater number find soft contact lenses more comfortable. Some of the comfort experienced by soft lens wearers is because soft lenses are larger.

Let’s consider […]

MODO Eyewear

By | September 7, 2016|

You’ll enjoy our newest collection, MODO eyewear, featuring paper thin titanium frames, and their ECO line, which is not only stylish, but good for the environment!  Stop by to try on the new frames and see which works best for you!

ECO Eyewear

By | September 7, 2016|

ECO is the only eyewear brand made of either 95% recycled content (their Recycled Collection) or 63% biobased material (their Biobased Collection). For every ECO frame sold, a tree is planted in Cameroon. So far, they have planted over 1.4 million trees!

Streaming the Blues

By | August 11, 2016|

Your eyes, in combination with your brain, can see and understand light waves by interpreting them as color. Reds are longer wavelengths while blue and violet are shorter. Light is energy emanated in electromagnetic waves which are measured in nanometers (nm) or billionths of a meter. The longest electromagnetic wavelength that a human can see […]

Optometrists Diagnose Rare Disorder

By | May 30, 2016|

Fabry disease is a rare genetic disorder, but one of its hallmark signs is easily visible in the cornea during a routine exam. Doctors of optometry who are able to diagnose this often overlooked disease can help patients receive critical treatment.

Fabry disease, which is estimated to occur in 1 in 40,000 live births, is a […]

Zika Linked to Infant Eye Damage

By | May 30, 2016|

Infants infected with the Zika virus may be born not only with unusually small heads, but also with eye abnormalities that threaten vision, researchers reported on Tuesday in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology.

The study described damage to the retina or optic nerve in 10 of 29 newborns examined at Roberto Santos General Hospital in Salvador, Brazil. […]

Myopia Epidemic, Worldwide

By | October 15, 2015|

Throughout the world there is an epidemic of myopia (nearsightedness).

According to Dr. Jeffery Cooper, a myopia researcher, in the early 1970s there was about 25% myopia among U.S. young adults. Compare that to 41% in 2004. Genetics cannot explain such a change!

Taiwan is now 80% myopic. In South Korea in 1955 myopia affected 18%. In […]