Computers, Eye Fatigue and Dry Eyes: Gen-X; Gen-Y; Gen-DRY

Jodi Luchs, MD, FACS Computers. iPads. iPhones. The electronic age. They are here to stay – and as all of these devices become permanently integrated into the fabric of our lives, eye strain, eye fatigue and dry eyes have become a daily occurrence.  “Digital Eye Strain” and “Computer Vision Syndrome” are new medical terms which… Read More

The Importance Of Annual Eye Exams

The Importance Of Annual Eye Exams

Today, I wanted to talk about the importance of annual eye exams. Over the last 4-5 decades, medicine has seen a tremendous paradigm shift towards preventive care. Fueled by incredible technological, scientific, and pharmaceutical advances, health care providers are increasingly able to proactively provide care to patients rather than taking a reactive approach and waiting… Read More

What You Need to Know About LASIK

What You Need to Know About LASIK

If the idea of LASIK surgery to correct your vision seems too good to be true, or if you’re intimidated by the thought of a laser coming anywhere near your eye, read on. There are some things you need to know about LASIK before you make your final decision. History of LASIK When researchers first… Read More

Do I Have Cataracts?

Do I Have Cataracts?

It’s not uncommon for our vision to change as we get older. Even if you had perfect vision when you entered adulthood, it’s rare to go your entire life without a few vision adjustments. It may start with needing readers to see a menu or a text message and progress from there. But how do… Read More

Let’s take care of our eyes in 2020

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No matter what you have resolved to do for the New Year, it will be more comfortable and better if your eyes are healthy. By taking care of your eyes, you minimize the risk of developing a long list of eye conditions. As eye care professionals, here are some ideas to consider for your visual… Read More

Eyelash Extensions

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The holidays are upon us. Many of us are looking forward to looking our best for the coming festivities. The new fashion must are beautiful eyelashes, and to achieve this goal, many are getting eyelash extensions. Eyelash extensions are quite glamorous. Are they safe for your eyes? The answer, like anything else in life, is… Read More

Your Eyes Can be Affected by Diabetes

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Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults from the age of 20 to 74. If a person has Diabetes, it is imperative to maintain a regular schedule with their primary doctor and ophthalmologist. High levels of glucose in the blood can lead to problems like blurry vision, cataracts, and retinopathy. When the concentration… Read More

Why do I have Blepharitis?


An inflammation of your lids is called Blepharitis. Typically, this condition affects both eyes and can develop into a chronic disease that is difficult to treat. Unfortunately, it can be uncomfortable and unsightly. The good news is that it is not contagious and it is very common. If Blepharitis continues despite proper hygiene, make an… Read More

Is Blue Light harmful to me?

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Sunlight is composed of a combination of red, orange, yellow, green, and blue light rays. This combination is called the light spectrum. I will keep this explanation simple as physics was never my cup of tea! Red rays have the longest wavelengths and are the weakest. On the other hand, blue rays have the shortest… Read More

Do cataract lenses have UV protection?

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The sun is an essential element for our survival. This element also possesses the capability of dangerous effects in the shape of ultraviolet radiation. Artificial sources of UV radiation are welding machines, tanning beds, and different kinds of lasers do produce UV radiation. It is commonly known the dangers of the sun on the skin…. Read More

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