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What Is a Detached Retina?

What Is a Detached Retina?  A detached retina is when the retina lifts away from the back of the eye. The retina does not work when it is detached, making vision blurry. As we get older, the vitreous gel in our eyes starts to shrink and get thinner. As the eye...

Keep the Good Blue! Lose the Bad Blue!

Chances are you’ve heard that blue light can hurt your eyes. But did you know that there is both Bad Blue & Good Blue? Bad Blue is the shorter blue light-kind of violet, whereas Good Blue is longer light-kind of aqua. Bad Blue can cause damage to the sensitive...

Sunglass Myths & Eye Damage Prevention

Sunglass Choice Helps Prevent Eye Damage Did you know that too much sun on unprotected eyes increases the risk of eye disease? The good news is that prevention is simple: Wear sunglasses that block 99 to 100 percent of UVA and UVB radiation. But there are a lot of...

Can Dr. Google Diagnose Eye Problems?

Can Dr. Google Diagnose Eye Problems? A recent study reported at a Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology concluded that while eye health information they found online can be helpful in informing patients with eye problems about conditions, often these...

Cataract Surgery Improves Driving Safety

Cataract Surgery Improves Driving Safety Did you know that cataract surgery actually improves driving safety? The ability of cataract surgery to restore sight is well known. Patients say they’re stunned by the vibrancy of color after surgery and the improvement in...

What is a Retinal Tear or Torn Retina?

What is a Retinal Tear or Torn Retina? A torn retina is a serious eye problem that can happen when the retina has a tiny tear or hole that actually tears further, like a rip in a piece of cloth.  If not treated right away, a torn retina can lead to an even more...

About MIGS Glaucoma Treatment

About MIGS Glaucoma Treatment MIGS stands for minimally invasive glaucoma surgery which is a group of treatments that can help patients who are not well controlled. Glaucoma affects 2.7 million people in the United States, a number that is expected to grow to 6.3...

Special Savings at Eyewear Trunk Show!

Eyewear Trunk Show Special Savings on Featured Eyewear Collections! Dates, Times, and Locations: Thursday, March 4th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at our Monroe Office Friday, March 5th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at our Monroe and Princeton Offices Saturday, March 6th from...

Seniors, Falling & Eye Injuries from Falling

Senior Falls & Eye Injuries Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury related emergency room visits among people over 65 years old? Recently researchers studied how often seniors falling resulted in eye injury-especially eye injury that might have...