What is Dry Eye Disease?

Dry eye disease is a condition that is quickly becoming an epidemic. With smart phones and computer usage, dry eye is expected to increase from affecting 26 million Americans to 55 million within 10 years. Dry eye has been shown to affect twice as many women as men. Some of the symptoms associated with this […]

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Eye Exam Experience: First Impressions

The face of any medical office is the front desk as you walk in! The front office is the introduction to the patient of where they’re about to be for the next hour or so of their lives. In most cases, 99% of people would prefer to steer clear of any doctor’s office in exchange […]

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Summit With Thankfulness

We turn on the TV, open Facebook, or some access other media, and we cannot avoid seeing all the chaos and turmoil in our country.   The news is very seldom about the “good” in our country.   This is Thanksgiving month.   It is a time to give thanks for all we are and all we have.   The staff at […]

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Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma

The Silent Thief of Sight

Glaucoma is known as the “silent thief of sight,” because in the most common form, there are typically no early symptoms as the disease sneaks up on its victims, robbing them of side vision first and then, over time, zeroing in until it’s like looking through a narrow tunnel. Finally, glaucoma takes away vision altogether. Glaucoma […]

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More Tests?

The questions and tests in an eye care provider’s office are to learn about changes in overall health, medication changes, or visual problems noted by the patient.   This information can assist the physician in preventing, diagnosing and/or treating any vision diseases or changes. Some tests are performed when a specific problem is suspected, while some […]

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First Impressions: The Receptionist

The face of any medical office is the front desk as you walk in! The front office is the introduction to patients of where they’re about to be for the next hour or so of their lives. In most cases, 99% of people would prefer to steer clear of any doctor’s office in exchange for […]

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