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Good floaters

Good floaters

Almost everyone has floaters. But what are they, these annoying little specks that whiz about in front of our eyes? Well, they are little pieces of condensed material from the gel INSIDE your eye, which is called the vitreous. The vitreous is made of carefully...
Bad floaters

Bad floaters

We talked about good floaters, which are the most common by far. But bad floaters are the ones that are side effects of more serious eye problms. These problems can include a major infection or inflammation in your eye, a retinal tear, or even a serious injury. If you...
Eyes, Contacts and Flying

Eyes, Contacts and Flying

Now that we have been set free from home detention and airlines are slowly (and expensively)restoring flights to all points of the globe, here are some tips to keep your eyes comfortable. Always pack spares. Spare glasses, extra contacts, and solutions if you need...
Christmas Hours

Christmas Hours

Just for your information, we are going to be open through the holiday season for eye test and any spectacle or contact lens purchases. So if you’ve got some days off, and it’s been a while since your last checkup, call up and come in. We are closing Christmas Eve at...
Contact Lens Safety

Contact Lens Safety

Contact lenses are a wonderful and safe way to correct your vision, especially for sports and in situations where glasses aren’t ideal. However, nothing in life is completely safe, and some things we do can increase the risk of things going wrong. Modern contact...
Glaucoma Testing

Glaucoma Testing

As I said in a previous post, glaucoma is a disease that causes damage to the optic nerve. To assess this damage, we have several tests.  The first is the visual field machine, in our case this is the HFA3 made by Zeiss.  The visual field is the extent we...