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  • Contact Lenses and Dry Eye

    Contact Lenses and Dry Eye

    Contact lens discomfort can occur for a variety of reasons, especially when combined with dry eye.  In order for contact lenses to work the way they are supposed to it is important to care for them properly, following the wear schedule and replacement schedule prescribed by your doctor. A properly fit contact lens should float

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  • Eye Allergies

    Eye Allergies

    Spring is coming and with the change of seasons many people begin to experience the symptoms of eye allergies.  This is a result of the increase in pollen that comes with booming plants, grass growth and budding of leaves on the trees. Eye allergies, also known as allergic conjunctivitis, occur when something that you are

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  • What is Glaucoma?

    What is Glaucoma?

    Today we’re going to discuss glaucoma.  Glaucoma is a very serious family of eye diseases.  There are many types of glaucoma but they all have three basic characteristics.   Intraocular pressure which causes damage to the nerves in the eye   The eye continuously produces a fluid called the aqueous humor.  It circulates within the

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  • About Cataracts

    About Cataracts

    Today I’d like to talk about cataracts.  The term cataract refers to the clouding of the crystalline lens of the eye.  The lenses in children are clear and flexible as we age the lens loses its flexibility and in most people becomes cloudy and yellowed.  The decrease in flexibility continues up to about 55 or

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