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Eyebrow & Eyelash Enhancement Risks in Salons

Know the Risks of Eyebrow & Eyelash Enhancement Did you know that eyebrow and eyelash enhancement treatments performed in salons can have risks you should be aware of? Having your eyebrows and eyelashes treated in a salon may seem like an easy way to enhance...

Eye Problems in Autistic Kids

Eye Problems in Autistic Kids Did you know that the risk and prevalence of certain eye problems is greater in kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects an estimated 1.85% of children in the United States and is increasing in...

Cataracts Don’t Return: Facts You Might Not Know

Cataracts Don’t Return or Regrow From time to time we hear patients ask about whether cataracts “regrow” after they have had cataract surgery. Sometimes patients will tell us that a friend, neighbor or relative had a cataract regrow. The fact is that cataracts do...

Prevent Fourth of July Fireworks Eye Injury

Remember that preventing fireworks eye injury depends on eye safety reminders and due caution. Every Fourth of July, families, friends, and communities come together throughout the country to view firework displays. And every year, we encourage the public to leave...

Sunglasses Are A Must!

Sunglasses Are A Must! Did you know that sunglasses are a “must wear” item! The skin around the eye is delicate, and an area of some of the thinnest skin on the body making it more susceptible to damage. Ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun can damage not only the...

Types of Cataracts: Facts You Might Not Know

Types of Cataracts: Facts You Might Not Know Did you know that there is more than one type of cataract? The most common type of cataract, typically found in people over 40, forms mainly in the center of your eye’s crystalline lens and is called  a nuclear cataract....

What is a Stye?

What is a Stye? A stye-also called a Hordeolum-is a red, sore lump near the edge of the eyelid that grows from the base of your eyelash or under the eyelid. Most styes are caused by a bacterial infection. There are two kinds of styes: External Hordeolum: A stye...

Tips to Avoid Watery Eyes with Onion Chopping

No Watery Eye Onion Chopping Tips Onions can add depth and sweetness to savory dishes, but the same compounds that make them so flavorful can also bring you to tears! Onion chopping and eye watering can be managed with a bit of insight and a few tips. Did you know...

Concerned About Cataracts?

Cataracts are one of the most common senior eye problems we hear about. There are many myths and misunderstandings about cataracts and cataract surgery that sometimes cause unnecessary concern. Here are some facts to help you put your mind at ease: Cataracts are...

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...