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Vision Care

  • Which Eye Drops Are Best For Allergies

    Which Eye Drops Are Best For Your Dry Eye, Allergy, or Redness Symptoms?

    Most everyone has experienced red, irritated, or watery eyes from time to time. Given how many factors can cause eye irritation—including eye allergies, dry eyes, an infection, lack of sleep, or life stress—it’s also no wonder that there are a wide variety of over-the-counter eye drops that claim to relieve dry, gritty, watery, or red […]

    Continue Reading July 18, 2019

  • Can Certain Foods Or Supplements Really Help Your Eyes?

    Most of us are well aware that our overall diet and lifestyle choices affect not only our weight but also the health of our heart, skin, liver, and other organs. Well, the human eye is also an organ, and a complex one at that.  The nutrients in certain foods and supplements can support eye health, […]

    Continue Reading June 30, 2019

  • Flattering Or Flop? How To Find The Right Frames For Your Face

    Have you ever met someone and the first thing that jumps out at you is their glasses? Maybe the frames are too big for their face, or the style and color screams, “Attention on the glasses, not the face!” Or, on the other hand, maybe you’ve seen someone with a pair of glasses that really […]

    Continue Reading May 30, 2019

  • 3 Vision-Saving Reasons You Shouldn’t Rely On Online Eye Exams

    One could argue that you can do pretty much anything online today, from ordering groceries, paying bills, or exploring a faraway city with Google street view. One of the services that has popped up in the past few years is online vision tests that then allow you to order prescription lenses to be delivered in […]

    Continue Reading May 15, 2019

  • 4 Signs You Have Eye Allergies

    4 Signs You Have Eye Allergies

    Spring has sprung in East Tennessee, and along with all the beautiful blooms comes the layer of yellow pollen that covers our cars and deck furniture. It’s no secret that  seasonal allergies are rampant in our region. In fact, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation ranked the top 100 “most challenging places to live with spring […]

    Continue Reading April 26, 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

  • If Your Parent Had Macular Degeneration, Does That Mean You Will Too?

    When a physician or doctor asks you if you have a family history of health conditions like cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, or cancer, it’s not because they’re being nosy. It’s because genetics plays a role in your chances of developing many health conditions, including eye diseases like macular degeneration. Macular degeneration is a progressive and […]

    Continue Reading March 7, 2019