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Athletes With Previous Concussion Have 4 Times the Risk of Another

Studies have found that children who previously sustained a concussion have close to 4 times the risk of sustaining another concussion compared to children with...

6 Facts About Blue Light & How It Affects Your Eyes

Ever think about light and what it’s made of? All types of visible light, be it from your computer screen, ceiling lamp or the sun,...

Protect Your Eyes From Vision Loss: Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetic retinopathy is a potentially sight-threatening condition caused by high blood sugar levels in diabetics. Fortunately, your eye doctor can advise on how to manage...

The Nearsighted Epidemic – How the Digital Device Addiction is Changing our World

Randall Fuerst O.D., F.A.A.O. Last year, the CDC issued a report that stated the average US adult is using digital devices approximately eleven hours per...

Good & Bad Gift Choices For Children With Myopia

It’s nearly the holiday season, so it’s a great time to learn which gifts may be beneficial to children with myopia, and which may be...

Why You Should Trust Your Optical Over Online Stores

We won’t argue with you – online shopping can be very easy and convenient. Without budging from the sofa, you can browse a variety of...

New To Contact Lenses? Here Are Our Top 5 Tips!

If you or your child is new to wearing contact lenses, read our Top 5 Tips to make the adjustment easier.

How to Improve Your Sports-Related Visual Skills

Did you know that in addition to physical skills, playing sports relies on specific visual skills? Just as you train your body, you can actively...

Keratoconus and Coronavirus

Scleral lenses are a good solution for people with keratoconus, a corneal condition that leads to nearsightedness. Besides observing general recommendations for staying coronavirus-free during...

How to Know If Your Child Has a Functional Vision Problem

Even children with 20/20 vision may experience functional visual problems that can negatively affect their schoolwork and enjoyment of activities like reading and sports. Our...

How to Get Rid of Eyelash Mites

Demodicosis occurs when the microscopic Demodex mites living on your face or in your eyelashes proliferate, causing uncomfortable, even painful symptoms. But worry not, it...

5 Reasons To Wear Sunglasses In The Fall

Sunglasses aren’t just for summer. Why not, you ask? Read on to find out why sunglasses are just as much “fall wear” as jackets are.

Succeeding With Sclerals

Scleral lenses offer an excellent option for vision correction for people with irregular corneas, providing unparalleled comfort and improved eyesight. Learn more about these specialized...

TBIs Can Be Caused by Even the Mildest of Head Injuries

You may be surprised to learn that what can seem to be a mild head injury is in fact  a traumatic brain injury. Read on...

The Best Foods for Your Eyes

Consuming certain vitamins and nutrients can support your eye health and potentially ward off serious eye diseases and conditions. Read on to find out more!

6 Ways to Improve Athletic Performance

Athletic success demands commitment to the sport, hours of practice, and honing one’s body and mind for success. To succeed at his or her sport,...

Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Harm the Visual System — And Self Esteem

Traumatic brain injuries can cause problems with the visual system that negatively impact self-esteem in both children and adults. Read on to learn how a...

Protect Your Eyes From Harmful Wildfire Smoke

The massive quantity of smoke wildfires spew into the air can cause eye irritation and inflammation. Be aware of the symptoms, learn how to protect...

Can At-Home Learning Cause Vision Problems in Children?

Many schoolchildren have started the new school year at home, learning in online classes at least part of the time. As parents, it's important to...

How Can My Child’s Myopia Be Corrected?

Myopia or nearsightedness is most commonly corrected with prescription glasses or contact lenses. As children grow, their prescription often gets stronger, what we call “progressive...

How Can I Benefit from Sports Vision Training?

Sports vision training offers athletes a way to strengthen their visual skills to improve athletic performance. Just as you can’t slack off from cardio and...

Are Floaters and Flashes Dangerous?

Eye floaters are usually normal. But what causes them and when do they indicate a serious eye problem that needs emergency eye care?

Fit & Fog: A Guide for Glasses and Mask Wear

As we all don masks amidst the pandemic, more than just your nose and mouth can be obstructed. Fog caused by your breath escaping your...

Two Different Colored Eyes? Let’s Talk About It

While relatively uncommon, it’s possible to have two different colored eyes – as quite a few celebrities, such as Dan Aykroyd, Kate Bosworth, Mila Kunis,...

Diabetes in the era of COVID-19

In a recent research article published in the Journal, Metabolism-Clinical and Experimental, a group of researchers from the UK reviewed nearly 338,000 diabetic patients. They...

Warm Compresses Can Relieve Dry Eye

Eyes naturally tear up to provide lubrication and comfort, but sometimes we don’t produce enough tears or tears of sufficient quality to keep our eyes...

Tips to Relax Your Eyes

Driving long distances, prolonged screen time and even reading can cause eye strain symptoms like headaches and blurry vision. Here are some eye exercises that...

When All Other Contacts Have Failed, Scleral Lenses May Be the Answer

Many people with severe dry eye or irregularly shaped corneas find standard contact lenses uncomfortable or impossible to wear. Scleral lenses don’t touch the cornea,...

Will Wearing Glasses Weaken My Eyes?

Eyeglasses correct deficiencies in our vision. While eyesight might weaken as we age, wearing glasses is not the cause.

Signs That You Might Have Cataracts

Cataracts, which are caused by the build-up of protein on the lens of the eye, are usually age-related, but other causes can bring about the...

Can Your Eye Doctor See Floaters?

Eye floaters look like little specks or shapes that glide Eye Care Clinic across your visual field. They can resemble dark specks, outlined strings, or...

Prism Glasses for Post-Concussion Patients

Concussions affect the visual system by disrupting communication between the eyes and the brain. Prism eyeglasses may offer relief from the debilitating symptoms that concussions...

Dr. Fuerst on dry eye and blepharitis: causes and treatment

"Most people have no idea they have glands in their eyelids” says Randall Fuerst, OD FAAO of EyeCenter Optometric. “ These tiny glands are implicated in...

How Long Does It Take to Get Used to New Glasses?

Adjusting to new eyeglasses can take time, but persistent visual or eyestrain symptoms that accompany your new eyewear could warrant a call to your optometrist.

Why Does Your Eye Doctor Dilate Your Pupils for an Eye Exam?

If you’ve been following the guideline to have regular eye exams, then you’re probably familiar with having your pupils dilated. Why does your eye doctor...

Can Dry Eye Treatment Help with Photophobia?

If you suffer from light sensitivity, our eye doctor in Citrus Heights, California , can help! Photophobia, defined as light sensitivity, can make it uncomfortable...

Flattening the Curve: Ortho-K Could Battle the Myopia Epidemic

Ortho-k therapy can address a child’s myopia (nearsightedness) without surgery. Inserted at night and removed in the morning, ortho-k contact lenses can slow myopia’s progression...

How Vision and the Brain Work Together

Neuro-optometry focuses on “rewiring” the brain to improve visual function that may have been impaired due to trauma, illness, or other neurological conditions.

Is Your Job Placing You at a Higher Risk For Dry Eye?

Whether you work in an office, from home, or outdoors, certain elements of your work environment could be contributing to dry eye symptoms. Read on...

Prescription Reading Glasses vs. Over-the-Counter Readers

Can cheap reading glasses harm your eyes? Picking up a pair of reading glasses from the drugstore rack is common practice. It’s a quick, effortless...

Can Lasik Correct Astigmatism?

The “perfect” eyeball would be a smooth sphere with optical lenses that function at their best. But in the real world, this rarely happens. Usually,...

The 5 Most Common Vision Problems In Children

Most parents have heard of nearsightedness (myopia) and farsightedness (hyperopia), but there are many other visual problems that can affect a child’s success. Here are...

How To Prevent “Mask Fog” on Your Glasses

If you wear glasses and a face mask, you’ve probably struggled with “mask fog.”  Your lenses get all misty, requiring you to wipe your eyewear...

What Sunglasses Tint is Right for You?

Hints about tints to boost your sports vision People tend to view sunglasses as a fashion accessory for the summer, along with being a way...

How Do I Prevent My Child’s Myopia From Worsening?

Does your child have myopia (nearsightedness)? Here’s what you can do to try and slow down it’s progression to keep your child’s eyes healthy for...

Dr. Fuerst reviews study on links between allergies and humidity

Study Reveals Relationship Between Allergic Conjunctivitis Risk, Sudden Change In Temperature Healio (7/13, Cimberle) reports, “A retrospective study” evaluating “the effect of temperature change on...

Why You Regularly Need to Replace Your Sunglasses

To get maximal eye protection from your sunglasses, consider replacing them every two years, according to a study conducted in Brazil. Over time, protective UV...

How Can I Putt Like Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus?

Sports vision training entails exercises and techniques to improve the visual skills needed to become a better golfer. Putting — hitting a golf ball with...

Scleral Lenses Can Prevent Dry Eye, Tiredness, and Discomfort

Certain contact lens wearers experience eyes that are dry, red, itchy, uncomfortable, and painful. Though eye drops can offer relief, it tends to be temporary....

6 Signs You May Need Glasses

Many people don't realize they have a vision problem. Perhaps they've gone years without glasses and haven't noticed the gradual change in their vision. Or...

Offer Your Elementary School Graduate This Life-Changing Gift: Ortho-K

Myopia (nearsightedness) is a common childhood condition. While eyeglasses and traditional contact lenses correct vision, prescriptions must be updated regularly as a child’s eyes develop...

Managing Dry Eye Symptoms While Enjoying the Outdoors

Don’t let dry eyes stop you from enjoying your time outdoors. If you experience any dry eye symptoms, implement the following tips, or get an...

Vision and Learning: A Guide for Parents During Back to School Season

Not sure how to navigate distance learning for your student? An effective tool to prepare them for self-motivated attention to their studies is having their...

Pink Eye? It Could Be Coronavirus

How to prevent conjunctivitis and protect your eyes When you have a virus, especially one that causes a hacking cough, runny nose, and other symptoms...

Ever Wonder What Causes Eye Twitching?

Is your eyelid twitching again? Dry eye syndrome could be at the root of those little eyelid spasms. Treating your dry eyes can help reduce...

Nystagmus — Is That a Super Villain or Something?

Nystagmus is an eye condition that causes rapid uncontrolled eye movements and affects vision. Thankfully, a neuro-optometrist can help.

Don’t Do These 11 Things If You Wear Daily Disposable Contacts!

Countless people around the world wear daily disposable contact lenses or dailies. These popular single-use lenses are removed and discarded at the end of each...

The Alarming Increase and Incidence of Myopia

As this author has stated during numerous personal interactions and is almost universally accepted by experts, the numbers of myopia patients, and especially among young...

Is Your Child or Young Adult a Struggling Student?

If your child struggles with reading, focusing, or performing other academic tasks, it may be time to consider vision therapy. Here’s why.

Happy Father’s Day 2020

My father, Fred Fuerst, founded EYEcenter Optometric in May, 1960—60 years ago last month! In the early years, when the practice was just starting out,...

Why Vision Therapy Provides Lasting Correction For Strabismus – Eye-Turn

Vision therapy is the ideal treatment for strabismus and offers long-term results because it targets the root of the issue — the brain.

Why Do Most Practices Prefer Ortho-K for Myopia Management?

Orthokeratology (ortho-k) is becoming the standard for myopia management in children today. There are several good reasons why many optometrists prefer this treatment to other...

Is It Normal To Have Long-Lasting Symptoms After A Head Injury?

Concussion or TBI patients can sometimes suffer from symptoms long after the injury occurred, but this doesn’t have to be the case. A neuro-optometrist can...

Your Eyes Can’t Focus? It Could Be Dry Eye!

Blurry vision can have many causes and may not always be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. Insufficient tears or poor tear quality are often...

8 Ways to Prevent Common Eye Drop Mistakes

Are you using your eye drops the right way? If not used properly, drops may not only lose their effectiveness, but could also damage your...

Why You Should Avoid Online Eye Tests

An online eye exam is an automated and interactive vision test that claims to measure mainly visual acuity. It may seem like a convenient way...

Is Your Child Struggling With Reading? We Can Help!

Is Your Child Struggling With Reading?We Can Help! For your child to succeed in school, reading and writing skills are necessary. Proper vision development and...

Did You Know That 20% of People Sleep With Their Eyes Open?

1 in 5 people sleep with their eyes open. Known as nocturnal lagophthalmos, this condition can interfere with sleep and cause people to wake up...

When Routine Eye Exams Return 

Optometrists are slowly reopening their practices to offer routine services like eye exams for contact lenses, glasses, and eye surgery. This time around they will...

Is My Toddler Too Young For A VT Evaluation?

  Is My Toddler Too Young For A VT Evaluation? A child’s vision changes rapidly as their bodies grow and develop. This is especially evident...

What Will Optometry Practices Look Like Post-COVID?

COVID-19’s rapid sweep across the country has forced optical practices to make rapid clinical management decisions. Some optometrists temporarily shuttered their businesses due to the...

Why You Shouldn’t Visit the ER for Eye Emergencies During COVID-19

During the COVID-19 outbreak, we have been going above and beyond to ensure that people are receiving emergency eye care. If you're having an eye...

World Keratoconus Day

  World Keratoconus Day! World Keratoconus Day (KC Day) 2019 is just a few months away. This day gives us the opportunity to raise awareness...

Want Relief from Eye Allergies? Here’s What You Need to Know

(BPT) - Spring is finally here, and while we say hello to lush green grass, flowers in bloom, and leaves on trees, for many it...

Why Vision Training Is Vital for Your Swing 

Sports vision training for baseball is underutilized, despite its effectiveness in helping batters improve their averages, RBIs, and on-base percentages. Baseball is one of the...

Tips for glasses wearers during COVID-19

Washing your hands is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself, your family, and your community. But what about your...

4 Eye Hygiene Practices That Reduce the Risk of Infection 

With the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in full-swing, it's important to practice good eye hygiene because eyes are a portal for infectious diseases. Implement these...

Why choose an Optometrist who Specializes in Contacts vs Ophthalmologists

  Why Choose an Optometrist who Specializes in Contacts vs Ophthalmologists You need new contact lenses or maybe you’re just trying them out for the...

The Power of Tears

Tears flush out toxins, provide vital oxygen and nutrients to our eyes, and, among countless other benefits, ensure that our eyes remain lubricated and healthy....

What Services Can I Get Using Tele-Optometry?

Tele-optometry is a branch of telemedicine that can cover a wide range of problems and treatments related to vision and ocular health. Tele-medicine delivers medical...

A Message from Dr. Lee

Right now, a lot is uncertain. One thing we know, our patients are our motivation to push through. Dr. Lee has a message for you...

Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes

We all instinctively rub our eyes, whether we're tired, our eyes are itchy or when something gets stuck in them. However, did you know that...

Fun Home-Based Activities to Strengthen Your Child’s Vision

Did you know kids can keep developing visual functions from the comfort of their home? In this text, we outline various fun and engaging exercises...

Scleral Lenses and Dry Eyes

  Scleral Lenses Help Even Dry Eyes! When it comes to having dry eyes, you’ve probably tried everything you can think of to get some...

COVID-19: Protect Your Eyes From Too Much Screen Time

You and your children are likely spending more time on mobile devices and computer screens than ever before. Too much time spent staring at screens...

COVID-19 –  What Constitutes an Eye Care Emergency? 

An eye care emergency is defined as medical care for conditions requiring prompt medical attention due to a sudden change in ocular or visual health.

Home Remedies For Dry Eye

If your eyes burn, itch or feel gritty, you may have dry eye syndrome. This is typically caused by a low production of tears or...

Is there a cure for Keratoconus?

Ask Our Citrus Heights Eye Doctors: Is There A Cure For Keratoconus? Is your vision blurry or cloudy? Is it hard to drive at night...

How to Disinfect Glasses to Help Prevent COVID-19

Coronavirus and Your Eyeglasses Did you know that our glasses (this includes the lenses and the frame) can potentially transfer viruses, such as COVID-19, to...

Coronavirus and Your Eyes – What You Should Know

As coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads around the world, health professionals are demanding that people limit their personal risk of contracting the virus by thoroughly washing their...

Is Your Child Suffering From Nearsightedness?

Is Your Child Suffering From Nearsightedness?Here’s How You Can Help Proper vision is one of the most important elements of your child’s development. In school,...

Facts, not myths about contact lens wear and COVID 19 / Coronavirus

At EYEcenter, we always want to be at the forefront of contact lens technologies and in the case of the current COVID-19 / Coronavirus challenge, we...

Update: Visiting Your Optometrist During COVID-19

. . EYEcenter Optometric ReOpening & Offering Appointments! Information on appointment limits per household and process for scheduling material pickup. Monday and Tuesday: 8 am...

This Contact Lens Can Actually Treat Dry Eye Syndrome!

Wearing traditional contact lenses is particularly uncomfortable when you have dry eye syndrome as it can further exacerbate itchy and irritated eyes. Fortunately, there is...

Myopia – an epidemic across the nation (and the world)

  Myopia – An Epidemic Across The Nation (And The World) When we think of the word “epidemic”, it brings to mind visions of desolated...

Dizziness and Balance: How Vision Plays a Vital Role

While vision may not seem to be the most important factor in maintaining balance, the brain relies on visual input to keep your world appearing...

How Safe Are Overnight Contact Lenses?

Wearing lenses overnight has been shown to be safe and effective in slowing down myopia progression in children. That said, many parents believe orthokeratology involves...

Sink That Buzzer Beater With Sports Vision Training

March Madness is approaching and every college basketball player is dreaming of scoring the last 3-pointer that will win the game. However, to beat the...

Playing Outside Helps Keep Kids’ Vision Healthy

  Playing Outside Saves Kids’ Vision Myopia, or nearsightedness, is one of the most common refractive errors. A refractive error is what happens when light...

Dr. Fuerst’s RightEye eye tracking technology review to UC Berkeley optometry students

Dr. Fuerst spoke with future ODs on the latest eye-tracking technology from RightEye at the annual UC Berkeley student day on February 17, 2020. His...

What Is the Shape of a Healthy Eye and How Does It Affect Vision?

Your vision depends on your eyeball shape. A perfectly shaped eye will provide crystal vision, whereas any deviation in size or irregularity in contour will...

What Does It Mean If I Have Chronic Dry Eye Syndrome?

Whether you’re happy or sad, tears can fill your eyes. Along with expressing your emotions, tears play the important role of keeping your eyes moist...

8 Ways to Protect Your Eyes at the Office

Everyone seems to be staring at a screen these days, whether their computer, their smartphone or another digital device. The stress it puts on your...

Treating Your Non-Reader With Vision Therapy

Are you frustrated your bright child is not reading at the level you think they should be? They may actually be suffering from an issue...

Use Your Benefits in 2020 for Ortho-K

Use your new benefits to make 2020 your year of perfect vision. Ortho-k overnight lenses, which are particularly advantageous for myopic patients,  can be eligible...

Toddlers With Myopia: Eyewear and Their Future

  Toddlers With Myopia: Eyewear And Their Future Like all refractive errors, myopia (also known as nearsightedness) is typically managed by wearing eyeglasses or contact...

Building Your Child’s Confidence Through Vision Therapy

Vision therapy helps children with poor visual skills perform daily tasks more efficiently and with ease. This can lead to more success with school-work and...

Does Obesity Impact Eye Health?

Nation-wide awareness about the vast dangers of obesity is at an all-time high, with TV shows like “The Biggest Loser” and health initiatives such as...

How Can You Solve the Challenges of Driving When Colorblind?

Visit your eye doctor for a range of solutions for colorblindness behind the wheel If you’re colorblind, you can probably see colors but can’t distinguish...

What’s Worse For Your Vision: High Myopia (Nearsightedness) or Smoking?

Though many wouldn’t place “smoking” and “myopia” in the same sentence, the harmful effects they have on vision are comparable, as children with rapidly progressing...

Why a New Pair of Glasses Is NOT the Best Holiday Gift for Your Child

If your child is nearsighted (myopic), it may seem like a great idea to get him or her a new pair of glasses. They will...

How Do I Care for My Contact Lenses Properly?

When taken care of properly, contact lenses can be the most comfortable, clear, and convenient way to see for people who need vision correction. But...

The Vision Skills Needed for Quarterbacks to Succeed 

It takes much more than physical strength, speed, and a competitive spirit to be an excellent quarterback. The skills required by an elite football player—...

Ensuring Safety on the Road for All – Modern Optometry

Changes in visual and cognitive function can take a toll on older adults’ ability to drive safely, and even ambulate safely in their homes.  Optometrists...

Did You Know Your Eye Doctor Can Help Diagnose Parkinson’s?

Revolutionary RightEye Vision System is Now FDA-Approved to Detect Parkinson’s Disease The diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease has always been based on the results of a...

Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry Eye Syndrome Chronic dry eyes or dry eye syndrome is a condition that can cause extreme discomfort, interfering with daily tasks and quality of...

Can Contact Lenses Get Stuck in My Eye?

If you’ve always wondered (or worried) about your contact lenses getting stuck in your eyes, you’re in good company. Many new contact lens wearers have...

Football Trivia: How Can An Eye Doctor Help Athletes After a Head Injury?

Concussions and other traumatic brain injuries are common in high-impact sports —such as football — and can have drastic effects on visual function. Fortunately, neuro-optometrists...

Sunburned Eyes? Beware of Snow Blindness!

Playing outside in a snowy winter wonderland can be magical. Under clear skies in the sunshine, the soft white landscape becomes just about irresistible, whether...

Gritty Eyes

Gritty Eyes You know that gritty feeling in the eye when it feels like something’s in it or it just feels rough and scratchy? It’s...

A Short History of Vision Therapy

Vision therapy, practiced for over 150 years, has been helping patients with visual problems strengthen the eye-brain connection. Over the years, it has developed and...

3 Ways Diabetes Can Affect Your Vision and Eyes

Did you know that people with diabetes are 20 times more likely to get eye diseases than those without it? There are three major eye...

How Do I Ski Better? It All Starts With Vision!

To be an excellent skier, you need strong visual skills, such as depth perception, peripheral vision, and peripheral vision.  By undergoing vision therapy, you'll be...

Spring Dry Eyes

Spring Dry Eyes Spring is a time of renewal, when the harsh winter is just a memory and the outdoors seem to beckon us to...

Ever Wonder How People See Following a Corneal Transplant?

It is not uncommon for patients to experience post-surgery refractive errors, particularly following a corneal transplant. To achieve clear and comfortable vision, scleral lenses are...

Is it Allergies or Dry Eyes?

Allergic reactions and Dry Eye Syndrome have overlapping symptoms. Read on to learn the differences and assess whether or not you should see an eye...

Sports Vision Tests for Athletes

What does our sports vision eye doctor check during an eye exam? Vision is an essential part of being a top-notch athlete. To ensure that...

Prevent Dry Eyes While Keeping Warm This Winter

The use of heaters, as lovely as they are, can contribute to dry eye symptoms. Dry eye is one of the most common eye-health concerns...

Does Your Child Have Myopia? Send Them Outside!

Children who spend a considerable amount of time playing outside are less likely to develop myopia than children who spend most of their time indoors...

Tips to Avoid a Concussion or TBI

The complexity of the brain is truly fascinating; any slight change in its chemistry or structural integrity can result in a multitude of health problems,...

Can Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Help Stroke Patients With Vision Problems?

Though not always evident, a stroke almost inevitably affects vision. Neuro-optometric rehabilitation can treat the resulting vision deficiencies and improve the person’s functionality and quality...

How Can Early Cataract Surgery Benefit You?

It used to be that people with cataracts usually waited until they were well into their senior years to have their cataracts removed. However, cataract...

Why Do My Eyes Burn?

The sensation of burning eyes can have several causes - read on to find out what they are and which treatment options are available.

5 Things About TBIs You Never Knew

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can lead to severe health problems, and in 90% of cases, vision problems. Here are 5 things about TBI that you...

Your Eyes Are the Windows to Your Health

Your eyes aren't just the windows to your soul — they can also reveal valuable information about your general health beyond whether you need glasses,...

Perfect Vision is The Perfect Gift: Ortho-K

This holiday season, offer the gift of perfect vision that will have your loved one thanking you every day. If you or anyone in your...

How Much (Blue Light) is Too Much?

The American Academy of Pediatrics periodically makes recommendations or formulates guidelines for parents to follow in their child-rearing.  They recommend certain ages for starting infants...

3 Reasons Why You Should Kickstart the New Year With Vision Therapy

Whether you’re a pro-athlete or a 4th grader struggling to read, improved vision skills can boost confidence and success in life. Consider vision therapy this...

Your Benefits Can Be Used For Dry Eye Treatments

Are your eyes red, watery, itchy and burning? There's a chance you may have Dry Eye Disease (DES). Check whether you have unused eyecare benefits...

How To Prevent Dry, Itchy Eyes This Winter

Winter is entering full-swing, which also means that your eyes can experience unfavorable effects. This season's cool and arid winds may trigger dry eye symptoms,...

How Smoking Impacts Vision

Smoking harms nearly every system in your body — including your eyes.  Though we are all aware of the health effects associated with smoking, such...

Old Frames with New Lenses, or New Designer Frames? What to Buy?

See the pros and cons of both optical options When your vision prescription changes, you’ll need new eyeglasses lenses. Most patients are excited to choose...

What Does it Mean to be Color Blind?

Are you color blind? Is there a treatment? Find out at our Citrus Heights, California , eye care center Despite the name, being color blind...

Five Ways to Spend Your FSA Dollars (So they don’t go to waste!)

Did you know your FSA account can help you pay for eye exams, new glasses, prescription sunglasses, and contact lenses? And, what you can get...

Here’s Why Hydrogen Peroxide is an Excellent Contact Lens Solution

Once you and your doctor have decided on the type of contact lenses you'll need, it's time to choose the most suitable contact lens solution...

Why We Use RightEye for Vision Therapy at EYEcenter Optometric

See how RightEye can improve the way you live your life! Our EYEcenter Optometric team is excited to join forces with RightEye to better evaluate,...

Smart Hygiene Habits to Care for Your Contact Lenses

Swimming in a pool with your contacts on or topping off your solution may seem harmless, but they could compromise your contact lenses and your...

How to Keep Glasses from Getting Foggy

Whether you live in a cold climate or have visited one in the winter, you have probably seen someone who just walked in from the...

Contact Lens Safety

Halloween is almost here, and we know it’s important to some that their ensemble has spooky details, from their eyes to their toes. Taking your...

12 Tips for Optimal Eye Health

Good Eye Care Habits & Hygiene By practicing good eye care habits and hygiene, you can prevent many vision problems from occurring. Eye problems and...

Wearing Colored Contact Lenses This Halloween? Beware and Take Care!

Countless adults, teens and even children will be wearing colored contact lenses this Halloween, but few are aware of the risks involved. Ever wondered what...

Are We Missing Dry Eye in Children?

Learn all about dry eye in the classroom When you hear about dry eye syndrome, you probably envision either a senior citizen taking off his...

Sports-Related Eye Injuries

September Is Sports Eye Safety Month! Ocular sports trauma is among the leading causes of permanent vision loss in North America. Tens of thousands of...

Are Kids and Contact Lenses a Good Combination?

Is it safe and healthy for kids to wear contact lenses? Many parents are uncertain about whether kids are good candidates for wearing contact lenses...

Is School Work Causing Computer Vision Syndrome in Your Child?

Eye health tips for students from our Citrus Heights eye doctor The start of fall means back-to-school for kids of all ages – and our...

Summer Heat Wave and Your Eyes

This summer, heat waves with scorching temperatures have hit communities nationwide, making an already hot summer even hotter. With high temps and heat waves in...

Vision Screening Precautions: Advice for Parents this Back to School Season

1 in 4 kids has a vision issue significant enough to impact learning. During back to school season, it's our goal to educate parents on the...

UV Safety Awareness Month

July is UV Safety Awareness Month, and no wonder! With the summer sun out in full force, it’s now more important than ever to protect...

School Vision Tests: Why 20/20 is Not Enough & 3 Non-Eyeglasses Vision Troubles in the Classroom

Make sure your student gets an evaluation of their complete visual system. This will uncover potential difficulties with any of the above skills, and if...

Helping Foster Teens See Their Future Clearly

A big part of EYEcenter culture and brand is looking for ways to give back to our community. We were fortunate to be given that opportunity...

Fireworks Safety

Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks. EYEcenter joins the National Safety Council in advising everyone to enjoy fireworks at public displays conducted by...

Top 4 Eyecare Tips for Summer Vacation

This summer, whether you're headed across state lines on a family road trip, flying off to Europe, grabbing a quick weekend getaway, or taking a...

The Dark Side of Blue Light

How your devices are contributing to changes in your vision, and what you can do to help prevent it Although it’s environmentally friendly, blue light...

Father’s Day Gift Guide

We have the latest styles and the best lenses for your favorite man! Whether he’s an adventure seeker, a golfer or a BBQ griller, we...

Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month. During this important time, people living with cataracts (and their loved ones) are encouraged to talk about their personal experiences...

Were You Told You Could Never Wear Contacts?

Specialty lenses for keratoconus and other corneal disorders It used to be that people with keratoconus and other corneal irregularities were not able to wear...

Help! My Child Doesn’t Want to Wear Glasses!

Do your kids need glasses in order to see clearly? Maybe they have a strong case of nearsightedness, perhaps they have astigmatism, or another type...

Is My Child Too Young for Vision Therapy?

Those with excellent visual acuity may experience difficulty with visual processing or focus, which can impact various aspects of a child’s development, learning ability, and...

Five Tips to Survive Allergy Season

More sunshine means new beginnings, gorgeous flowers, and more time outside. But for people with allergies, spring brings one more thing: suffering. If checking the...

Mental Health and Your Vision

May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the USA; in Canada, Mental Health week is May 6th to 12th. Since 1949, it has been observed...

5 signs of a Functional Vision Problem

Some of life’s most basic activities rely on your eyes, eye muscles and brain working together: driving a car, reading a book, playing a sport...

Parkinson’s Awareness Month and Your Vision

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month in the USA and Canada, a time when those living with the disorder, their family members, friends, and community come...

4 ways to use eye tracking in your practice

I am part of a large, full-scope optometry group practice with access to a wide range of diagnostic and treatment technologies. Eye tracking is a...

The EYEcenter Customer Experience

At EYEcenter, we talk a lot about your eye health and the products that help to care for your vision. While we continually emphasize these...

Top 5 Tips for Managing Eye Allergies This Spring

Spring is a season of new beginnings, when the cold harsh winter months are behind us, flowers bloom, and people begin spending more time outdoors....

Women’s Health and Your Vision

March 8th is International Women's Day, a day when women are honored and their accomplishments celebrated worldwide. From medicine to law, entrepreneurship to corporate leadership,...

What’s in Your Household Cleaning Supplies?

Most of us have the basics: bleach, oven cleaner, air freshener, furniture polish, and window spray. Did you know that chemicals found in these kinds...

School and Vision: 2 Important Partners

It’s February and that means we’re smack in the middle of winter, which is also the middle of the school year. It’s the season when...

5 Health Issues You Might Be Missing If You Skip Your Annual Eye Exam

If you don’t wear glasses or contacts, scheduling an appointment with your eye doctor might be low on your to-do list. But needing a new...

What You Need to Know About Glaucoma – The Sneak Thief of Sight

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma, a silent eye disease, is the most common form of irreversible blindness in the world....

World Braille Day 2019

Each year during the month of January we recognize World Braille Day which gives us the opportunity to take a moment and appreciate the incredible...

Back to School: Part 2

Now that mid-year progress reports are out, you might see some places your child is struggling in the classroom. Did you know 80% of learning is dependent...

Vision Goals for 2019

What’s your new year’s resolution? Does it have anything to do with your health? We have a few easy ways to keep your goal of...

Are Nerf Guns a Dangerous Holiday Present?

Nerf Guns: Popular, Projectile... Safe? With the newest Nerf guns and blasters reigning at the top of lists for the most popular toys this holiday season,...

High and Dry: Big ways dry eyes interrupt your life

Watery, scratchy eyes are a drag. But you don't have to live with them! Relief is easier than you might think! Click here for more...

8 Tips to Relieve Winter Dry Eyes

Whether you live in a climate with cold winter weather or you are planning a ski trip up north, winter can be a challenge if...

Diabetes and Your Eyes

Diabetes is becoming much more prevalent around the globe. According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 425 million adults were living with diabetes in the...

Military families and retirees with Tricare insurance will now be offered vision coverage

Attention members of the uniformed services: Your TRICARE insurance is about to give you even more coverage! Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP)...

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

Have you heard of the eye disease with no symptoms? Scary right? It’s true--in it’s early stages, diabetic eye disease won’t give you any sign...

Have an Eye Safe Halloween

Brush Up Before You Dress Up Halloween is one of the most fun times of the year for children and adults alike. When else do...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2018

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation. For the second year, EYEcenter decided to join...

Do’s & Don’t’s of Contact Lens Care

October is Contact Lens Safety Month. Good habits and proper contact lens care can prevent infection and keep your eyes and vision safe, comfortable, healthy...

EYEcenter Optometric welcomes Dr. Tran

Besides giving you the most thorough eye care with the most advanced methods, EYEcenter Optometric’s goal is to employ the best doctors. We’re so excited...

World Sight Day 2018

World Sight Day (WSD) is an international day of awareness, held annually on the second Thursday of October to focus attention on the global issue...

Contact Lens Safety Month

October is “Contact Lens Safety Awareness Month” and EYEcenter is taking steps to educate our patients in the best ways to care for their eyes...

Exercise and Your Eye Health

Regular exercise is an essential component of overall health and wellness. It is proven that exercise reduces sickness and disease; it increases strength, immunity, and...

Is Too Much Screen Time Dangerous For Your Kids?

Screen Time Pros and Cons Whether it is homework, email, gaming, chatting with friends, searching the web or watching Youtube, kids these days seem to...

Healthy Aging for the Eyes

Getting old doesn’t have to be synonymous with vision loss. There is a lot you can do to keep your eyes and vision healthy and...

Press Release – RightEye Sports Vision Special Event

EYEcenter Optometric is excited to be offering a Sports Vision Screening Event on October 6, 2018, at our Gold River location (2200 Sunrise Boulevard, Suite...

Progressive Myopia: When Your Child’s Vision Keeps Getting Worse

What Is Progressive Myopia? Nearsightedness or myopia is one of the most prevalent eye disorders worldwide and its incidence is increasing. In fact by 2050,...

Back to School Quiz

It’s that time of year again. Back to school and back to learning! We know you care about giving your kids the best tools for...

The Dangers of An Online Eye Test

What are the dangers of an Online Eye Test EYEcenter Optometric - What are the dangers of an Online Eye Test, Citrus Heights, California An...

Signs That Your Child Has a Vision Problem

Healthy eyes and good vision are essential for your child’s growth and development. In fact, learning is 80% visual, which means a child’s success in...

Optician, Optometrist, or Ophthalmologist: Which Do You Need to See?

At EYEcenter we know our patients like to be informed. We get a lot of questions regarding the differences between our various roles at the...

Eye Dangers in the Dorm – Eye Health for College Students

College Student Eye Care Help EYEcenter Optometric - College Student Eye Care Help, Citrus Heights, California It’s almost back to school time for college students...

UV Safety Awareness Month

July is UV Awareness Month. UV rays can come from many directions. They radiate directly from the sun, but they are also reflected from the...

Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes

Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes EYEcenter Optometric - Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes, Citrus Heights, California While it may seem like a harmless...

Ocular Migraines

Migraine Awareness Month: An ocular migraine is any migraine headache that involves a visual disturbance such as flashes of light, seeing stars or zigzags or...

Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, and the leading cause of blindness in the world. A condition that commonly...

How-to Guide for Buying Sunglasses

Sure, sunglasses might add the final touches to your chic ensemble, but the real reason to purchase your shades is to protect your eyes from...

Four Ways You Can Take Care of Your Aging Eyes

Your vision is one of the first senses you may notice changing as you get older. Age-related eye diseases such as macular degeneration and cataracts...

Sight vs. Seeing: How our eyes process information and tell us about life

Think about this: We use our eyes to take in 90% of everything going on around us. All other senses combined are just ten percent....

Sports Vision Deconstructed

Vision is a critical component to succeed as an athlete and this doesn’t just mean having 20/20 vision. There are a number of visual processes...

May is Healthy Vision Month

From the moment you wake up until you go to bed at night, your eyes are working to bring you the world. In fact, they...

7 Eye Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

While we all know that regular eye exams can help detect warning signs of disease and prevent vision loss, many people fail to seek medical...

Women’s Eye Health – 7 Tips for Optimal Vision for Life

April is Women’s Eye Health Month in the USA and May is Healthy Vision month in Canada too, so let’s take the opportunity to look...

April is Sports Eye Safety Month

Did you know that 90% of sports eye injuries are avoidable? Take the following steps to avoid them. Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month is dedicated...

Ultraviolet Light and your Eyes

If you want strong, healthy eyes and clear vision for life, a major step you can take is to protect your eyes from UV radiation. ...

EYEcenter Tech: Level

Three beautiful new frames. Four trendy colors. Sounds great right? But the newest line of eyewear at EYEcenter has even more to offer. Level glasses...

Should I Be Concerned When My Eyelid Twitches?

We all experience the occasional eyelid twitch, which is when the muscle of the eyelid spasms involuntarily. Usually, it comes and goes without intervention and...

The EYEcenter Story – Chapter 1 : Dr. Fred

Dr. Fred Fuerst founded the first EYEcenter in Sacramento in 1960. Back then Dr. Fred imagined a mix of quality care, family values, and compassion...

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Educate yourself on ways to protect vision on the job The dangers of blue light, digital devices and vision, and eye injury prevention are all...

Signs of Eye and Vision Problems in Infants

Infant Eyesight Despite nine months of growth in utero, babies are not born with fully developed eyes and vision - just like they can't walk...

AMD Awareness Could Save Your Vision

It’s that time of the year again. Each February, the optometric community bands together to create awareness about age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a...

Designer of the Month: LOOK

Light yet stable, precise yet dynamic. Harmonious in shapes, efficient in function. EYEcenter is excited to bring you LOOK—the handmade frame line custom designed for...

February: AMD / Low Vision Awareness Month

AMD is the leading cause of vision loss in Americans over 50 years old. Know your health and family history, and educate yourself on this...

Trouble Seeing at Night? All About Night Blindness

At this time of year when the sun sets early, many people are affected by night blindness. Night blindness or nyctalopia refers to difficulty seeing at...

What is an AR coating, and do I really need it?

It’s a problem only those who wear glasses understand. You’re trying to take a selfie, but every time it seems like there’s a large glare...

Is your child nearsighted?

If your child has myopia (nearsightedness), you're probably wondering if there’s a cure — or at least something that can be done to slow its...

The Sneak Thief of Sight

It’s that time of year again. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, a time set aside each year to create awareness about this potentially devastating...

Winter Woes: Simple solutions for winter eyes

With cold winter temperatures come wind, dry indoor air and blasting heat, all of which can be annoying to your eyes. In fact, this season...

Don’t Let Snow Blindness Ruin Your Winter Vacation

While most people have sunglasses high on their packing list for a tropical vacation, many people don’t consider it as much of a priority for...

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma can take your sight away. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this prevalent, sight-stealing disease. Glaucoma...

6 Crazy Holiday Eye Injuries to Avoid

As the season to deck the halls arrives, make sure that you aren’t one of the many people who find themselves celebrating in the urgent...

EYEcenter Tech: RightEye

The movement of our eyes tells a lot about where our attention is and what our brain is doing. Where do we look? What do...

Vision Therapy Success Story: Bryson

Vision Therapy Success Story: Bryson Most children have no idea how they are supposed to see. When they have double vision, when words jump around...

December: Safe Toys and Gifts Month

Too often, accidents involving children and toys occur and may result in eye injuries. Each year, thousands of children age 14 and younger suffered serious...

10 Eye Healthy Foods to Eat This Year

The New Year is coming and many people include healthier eating and exercise in their resolutions for the year ahead. Well other than weight loss...

Making The Most Of Flex Benefits & Vision Insurance

Between all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, you can spend a lot of money.  Gifts, parties, clothes, travel – the list goes...

Women and Diabetes – World Diabetes Day

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. This year, the theme of World Diabetes Day is women and diabetes - our right to a healthy future....

EYEcenter Gives Back: Koinonia Homes for Teens

EYEcenter Optometric prides itself on staying ahead of the curve. From advanced methods in vision care to the latest technology, we always aim to stay...

Diabetic Eye Disease

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. EYEcenter wants our patients to love and preserve their vision, whether they have diabetes or not--but during this...

What You Need to Know to Help World Blindness

October is World Blindness Awareness Month, an initiative started to help the public to understand the realities of visual impairment and how it affects the...

EYEcenter Gives Back: Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation. This year, EYEcenter decided to join the Sacramento...

Contact Lens Training with Dr. Lilley

If you have trouble handling soft contacts when trying to put them on your eye, often it could be because you're blinking before the lens...

Halloween Eye Safety

Halloween is almost here, and the desire to take your costume to the next level can sometimes involve decorative contact lenses. Whether you’re dressing up...

Vision Related Problems in Children

Vision and learning are intimately related. In fact, experts say that roughly 80 percent of what a child learns in school is information that is...

A new way to treat dry eye at its source

Dry, gritty eyes are no fun, and the effects they can have on your vision and quality of life are significant. Dry eye is one...

Trouble Seeing the Fine Print? Here are Your Options…

Every good pair of eyes eventually gets old and with age comes a condition called presbyopia. Presbyopia, which usually begins to set in some time...

Glaucoma Treatment, in Folsom, Rocklin, Citrus Heights & Gold River, CA

We Provide Advanced Eye Care for Glaucoma Glaucoma describes a type of ocular disease that causes damage to your optic nerve and destroys your quality...

Should I have my children’s eyes checked?

  EYEcenter Optometric Helps Kids Reach the Top of the Class There’s a strong association between sharp eyesight and successful classroom learning. According to education...

Do I really need to check my eyes ?

Everyone, regardless of age or physical condition, is recommended to go for regular eye exams. Thorough evaluations of your eye health and vision by EYEcenter...

How do I get Contact Lenses?

Many people love the convenience and quality vision of contact lenses. If you are interested in wearing lenses instead of eyeglasses, we’ll help you with...

Do I have the Best Vision Possible?

Our expert eye doctor, Dr. Lee, is committed to providing you with the best vision possible. He will perform a detailed eye exam to check...

Are Over-the-Counter Readers good enough?

If you are over 40, chances are you need reading glasses (or you will soon!). You can purchase these eyeglasses on your own from a...

How do I choose my family Optometrist ?

EYEcenter Optometric provides much more for your eyes than eyeglasses and contact lenses! Our optometrist Dr. Lee, in Folsom, Rocklin, Citrus Heights & Gold River...

What’s In a Contact Lens?

Learn How Contact Lenses are Made Contact lenses are immensely popular, with a wide variety of types to fit almost every individual and their vision...

Hear From Our Resident Expert on Dry Eye Disease and Treatment

Dr. Randall Fuerst is our resident expert on dry eye disease and treatment. Dry eye has historically been associated with older patient demographics, but symptoms...

Aging Eyes and Driving Safety 

Even if you don’t have any eye or vision problems, the natural process of aging affects your ability to see and react to visual stimuli....

Computer Vision Syndrome

How many hours each day do you spend staring at a screen of some sort? One? Three? Five? More? EYEcenter wants you to know what...

Q&A with Dr. Lilley: Myopia Control

Dr. Lilley is our resident specialist on myopia (nearsightedness) and myopia control. When Dr. Lilley learned that you could improve eyesight without glasses using a...

Vision Therapy Success Story: Dylan

Most children have no idea how they are supposed to see. When they have double vision, when words jump around the page in a book,...

Sports Eye Safety Month

Did you know that 90% of sports eye injuries are avoidable? Take the following steps to avoid them. Most fall sports are well underway by...

Is Your Teen Ready for Contacts?

Many teens who wear glasses are eager to try out contact lenses for convenience, fashion or to just provide another option for vision correction.

EYEcenter Gives Back: Dr. Coen’s Mexico Mission Trip

EYEcenter’s Dr. John Coen reflects on his recent ministry trip, performing eye exams in Tijuana EYEcenter’s Dr. John Coen has just returned from his annual...

Back to School Photo Contest 2017

Starting August 21st, we'll be selecting one lucky person every week this back to school season to win a free pair of Ray-Ban or Nike...

Inside a Life With Color Vision Deficiency

What’s it like to be color blind? Contrary to what the name implies, color blindness usually does not actually mean that you don’t see any...

Four Tips to Make Sure Kids’ Eyes and Vision Are ‘Grade A’ This School Year

With back-to-school time around the corner, parents will be scrambling to buy new school supplies and clothes. As they tick off their long list of...

How to Experience the Upcoming Solar Eclipse Without Damaging Your Vision

Tips on how to safely view this once-in-a-lifetime event On Aug. 21, millions of people in the U.S. will see day turn to night as...

How to Safely View the Great American Eclipse of 2017

On August 21st, for the first time since 1979, a solar eclipse will be visible across North America. What's even more historic is that it...

Are Your Eyes Sensitive to Light?

Light sensitivity, also known as photophobia, is a condition in which bright light - either natural sunlight or artificial light -  can cause significant discomfort,...

Got a Shiner!

What Exactly Is a Black Eye? A black eye, also known as a periorbital hematoma, is usually not an injury of the actual eye (which...

VT interview part 2 – The Process

Question:  So how does the Vision Therapy process start at your practice? Does a parent come to you and say that their child is skipping...

Cataract Awareness and Prevention

It's National Cataract Awareness Month According to the World Health Organization, cataracts are responsible for 51% of cases of blindness worldwide - although this blindness...

We’re Celebrating 57 Years in Business Luau Style!

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Are You Ignoring Your Dry Eyes?

You Don’t Have to Live With Dry Eyes Have you noticed that your eyes feel chronically dry, itchy, scratchy or even sometimes watery? Many people...

Does Smoking Affect Vision?

Eye Doctors Weigh In: How Smoking Can Harm Your Vision & Eye Health We all know that smoking is bad for you, especially the risks that...

Intro to Vision Therapy – Part 1

We Interviewed Dr. Fuerst, a leading expert in Vision Therapy. Question: Dr. Fuerst, please explain to us, what is vision therapy? Dr. Fuerst: In a nutshell,...

Sjogren’s Awareness Month – Understanding The Invisible Disease 

In honor of Sjogren’s Awareness month, eye care providers are helping to spread the word to increase awareness about this hard-to-diagnose disease. Sjogren’s is a...

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Hey women! Did you know that women are more likely to suffer from vision problems and are at higher risk of permanent vision loss than...

The Right (and the Wrong) Way to Clean Your Glasses

There is nothing worse than a dirty spot on your glasses - well except perhaps many dirty spots or smudges. When that happens, most of...

It’s Time to Talk About Blue Light

Workplace Eye Safety Month Blue light. Do you know what it is? Do you know where it comes from, or how it can be harmful...

5 Tips to Avoid Dry Eye During Your Flight

It is normal to encounter exceedingly dry eyes after a flight. Known for having an exceptionally dry environment, plane travel can create significant irritation to...

Understanding Eye Color

Eye color is a hereditary trait that depends on the genes of both parents, as well as a little bit of mystery. The color of...

Are You Missing Your Child’s Hidden Vision Problem?

Your toddler may show every sign of good eyesight including the ability to see objects in the distance, however that doesn't necessarily mean that he...

6 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration is a serious condition that can threaten your vision and general well-being. Characterized by the deterioration of the central area of the...

Featuring: Dr. Joseph Lilley, O. D.

Dr. Joseph Lilley earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Oregon and went on to complete his Doctorate of Optometry at Pacific...

Dry Eyes 101: What You Need To Know

Now and then we just can't seem to create enough tears or our tears don't have the correct qualities to keep our eyes healthy and...

“The Sneak Thief of Sight” Is On Our Minds This January

Make your resolution for healthy vision this year with increased awareness of the leading cause of blindness worldwide.

Holiday Season Shopping: Are Nerf Guns Safe for the Eyes?

This is the one way you can be sure that you or your child’s eyes are truly safe during Nerf shooting:

Dry Eye Syndrome Causes and Cures

Despite the fact that it is one of the most common eye problems, a surprisingly large percentage of patients are not aware of it.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Chances are it affects you or someone you know. November has been dedicated as a time to spread awareness about the disease, its risk factors...

Don’t Let Fall Eye Allergies Get You Down

Red, itchy, watery eyes and swollen eyelids (along with sneezing, congestion or a runny nose)...

How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes

Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great vision for those who wear...

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An Active and Eye Safe Lifestyle

90%! That’s the number of sports eye injuries that studies show can be prevented using proper eye protection.  Yet most sports leagues don’t require protective...

Designer Frame Showcase

Fall into SAVINGS!  Designer Frame Showcase, Saturday, October 1st, 2016 from 10 AM to 2 PM.

Scientists Restore Sight Nerves in Blind Mice

Researchers help mice with destroyed optic nerves to see again. ‪ TIME.COM #‎youreyecenter‬...

Tips on Buying Nutritional Supplements for Vision and Eye Health

Supplements can help maintain or even improve upon the benefits of nutrients in a healthful diet.

Welcome to our New Website

We invite you to take a look around our new site to get to know our practice and learn about eye and vision health. You...

Pink, Stinging Eyes?

Conjunctivitis, also called pink eye, is one of the most frequently seen eye diseases, especially in kids. It can be caused by viruses, bacteria or...

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