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Vision Care

  • 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

  • 2 Stories Of How The Right Vision Test Can Change A Child’s World

    In the blog post Is Your Child Struggling In School? It Could Be Vision Related Rather Than A Learning Problem, we took a look at how undiagnosed vision problems in children can all too often be misdiagnosed as learning disabilities or behavioral problems.  In fact, 1 out of 4 children struggle with reading and learning […]

    Continue Reading August 30, 2019

  • 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