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  • Cheap lenses not worth the hassle

    By Sasha L Radford, OD The Hubble Space Telescope was launched into Earth’s orbit on April 24, 1990 and constitutes one of the major astronomical advances of our time. Outside of Earth’s hazy atmosphere it has been able to capture images of our universe with a clarity far exceeding that of telescopes on land. The […]

    Continue Reading January 11, 2018

  • Envisioning a greater future: One contact lens at a time.

    We all try to be good stewards of the earth. We go out of our way to recycle paper, glass, plastic. Many of us even compost. But what about daily disposable contact lenses? We wear them once then toss them. Good for our eyes, not so good for the planet. Here’s some good news that […]

    Continue Reading November 27, 2017

  • Why Optometry? (In Hindsight)

      By Dr Robin S Coady   In August of last year my associate, Dr. Janelle Brown, a newly graduated Doctor of Optometry, wrote about why she chose optometry as a profession.  As I am preparing to leave this same profession after 27 years, I thought I would write about making that same choice – […]

    Continue Reading December 21, 2016

  • When Glasses Aren’t Enough: A Brief Overview of Vision Therapy

    By: Janelle J Brown, OD Optometrists are well established in treating eye health and refractive correction services. However, there is another piece to the puzzle: ensuring our patients have clear, comfortable binocular vision. In spite of an accurate glasses or contact lens prescription, some patients suffer from double vision, eyestrain, fatigue when reading, poor reading […]

    Continue Reading October 13, 2016

  • Putting a Positive Spin on Spinach

    By Bryan M Stoller, OD As a young boy I remember watching the cartoon character, Popeye, swallowing spinach like some people guzzle  Coca Cola.  At that time in my life I would have refused to even bring a fork of spinach within arm’s length of my mouth. No matter how much I would have been […]

    Continue Reading June 20, 2016

  • Did I Pass? How to Survive the Eye Test

    By Sasha L Radford, OD Do you get nervous about having your eyes checked? I’ve noticed many patients are anxious about the eye exam. I used to think that visiting an optometrist was a breeze from a patient’s standpoint – you get to stay fully clothed, you don’t get shots or have blood drawn – […]

    Continue Reading May 26, 2016

  • Infant Vision Development

    By Janelle J Brown, OD As spring approaches blanketing everything with green buds, we start thinking about new life. What better time to think about the eye care of infants and toddlers? You’ve probably noticed how large an infant’s eyes appear; even though the front portion of an infant’s eyes are 75% of their adult […]

    Continue Reading April 29, 2016

  • Eye Protection at Work

    By Sasha L Radford, OD I tend to be a bit accident prone. I’m no equestrian, but after 2 years of horseback riding lessons I should know not to let the horse get so close to the gate that my knee slams into it, requiring a brace for three weeks. Also, how could I have […]

    Continue Reading March 28, 2016

  • Can’t You See???

    By Janelle J Brown, OD Limited sight does not equate to a limited life. According to a poll by the American Foundation for the Blind, people fear vision loss more than cancer, HIV/AIDS, stroke, heart disease, diabetes and other serious health problems. Even with the earliest intervention and best treatment available, sometimes vision loss is […]

    Continue Reading February 8, 2016

  • Dry Eye Syndrome – A lot more than meets the eye

    By Sasha L Radford, OD You’d think that something with such a clear name as “Dry Eye Syndrome” would be pretty straightforward. The eyes are dry so let’s moisturize them. Simple, right? In fact, Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) has many inconsistencies and isn’t always easy to treat. “How can my eyes be dry? They’re always […]

    Continue Reading October 5, 2015