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  • Vision insurance benefits

    Vision Insurance Benefits: How and When Should I Use Them in Knoxville, TN?

    Health insurance can be complicated. Wondering about deductibles and whether a doctor is in-network or not can be stressful, and if you have vision insurance, then you may feel like your questions have basically doubled. To cut through the confusion, we’ve prepared this article to help you understand the basics of your vision insurance benefits. […]

    Continue Reading January 25, 2021

  • Coronavirus Safety Tips For Eye

    Coronavirus Safety Tips For Eye Allergies, Contact Wear & More

    Although we are temporarily not conducting routine eye exams based on the recommendations of the CDC, AOA, and our state board in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, we continue to care deeply about the health and well being of our patients and all of those in our community. So, until it’s clear that […]

    Continue Reading April 1, 2020

  • What You Don’t Know About Vision Loss Might Surprise You

    The American Optometry Association conducted its 2020 Eye-Q survey, which aims to understand just how much adults in the U.S. truly understand—or don’t understand—about the health of their eyes and their risk for vision loss. The results are, pardon the pun, eye-opening.  You may be surprised to see if you would be included in some […]

    Continue Reading March 16, 2020

  • 3 Insider Tips From An Eye Doctor If You Wear Contacts & Have Dry Eyes

    As awareness about dry eye syndrome grows, more and more people are speaking up about the uncomfortable symptoms of dry, stinging, burning, gritty, red, or watery eyes. One recent study estimates that approximately 16 million Americans have been diagnosed with dry eye syndrome, while there are still many others who say they do suffer from […]

    Continue Reading November 20, 2019

  • Why Teens & Young Adults Who Wear Contacts Should Switch To Daily Lenses

    “Ulcers” and “eyes”—those aren’t two words you ever want to hear used in the same sentence.  Yet people who wear their contact lenses for too long risk that and more.  Who’s especially prone? Those teens and young adults whose late nights and chaotic schedules give them more than the usual temptation to nod off without […]

    Continue Reading September 2, 2019

  • Why & When Should Children Have Eye Exams?

    Why & When Should Children Have Eye Exams?

    It’s estimated that one out of four children struggle with reading and learning because of undiagnosed vision problems. Many of the signs, symptoms, and behaviors that are caused by vision problems are also associated with learning disabilities, so some of these children are misdiagnosed as having a learning disability. Since 80% of what children learn […]

    Continue Reading April 15, 2019

  • Can Contact Lenses Be Bifocal Or Progressive?

    Can Contact Lenses Be Bifocal Or Progressive?

    Are you finding that you have to hold a newspaper or a book farther and farther from your face to see the words clearly, or has it become harder to read small print than you once were able to? This change in vision is very common, particularly if you’re near or over the age of […]

    Continue Reading January 15, 2019