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Healthy Vision: Fact or Fiction?

It’s important to separate fact from fiction, especially when the topic is eyesight. Knowing how to take good care of your eyes is the first step to protecting your sight for a lifetime. Below are some myths and facts about your eyes and what constitutes healthy vision. Myth 1: Reading in dim light can damage… Read More »

Focusing on Eye Health for the New School Year

If your child has issues with eye tracking, focusing or acuity, be sure to have their vision checked as soon as possible. The school year has begun already! Parents are purchasing all the right supplies, attending open houses for their children, possibly taking care of visits to the pediatrician before the school schedule becomes too… Read More »

Ocular Hypertension

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the world. Ocular hypertension is a risk factor for glaucoma. What is ocular hypertension? It is when your eye pressures are higher than normal. Left untreated, high eye pressure can cause glaucoma and permanent vision loss in some individuals. The Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study (OHTS)… Read More »

Giving Back

It’s that time of year when people talk about what they are thankful for and think of ways to give back to others who are in need. At Summit Eye Care we are thankful for you and want to share some creative ways we can give back, as well as some ways you can, too… Read More »

Is There Real Love in Today’s World?

As the year comes to a close, I would like to touch on the topic of what “real love” is.  Can we find real love?  Is that possible in today’s world?  I believe real love comes to us through our relationship with God and His Son Jesus Christ.  It’s only through this relationship that we… Read More »

A New Year’s Resolution Worth Keeping

The New Year – a time for resolutions, clearing out the old and bringing in the new!   Right?   For many people, New Year’s resolutions are merely good intentions and by February they are forgotten.   However, there is one resolution we should all have made and kept: to schedule an eye exam for yourself and your… Read More »

Glaucoma: The Silent Disease

Spring is in the air, the sun is shining, flowers are blooming and the world is a beautiful place. No one is thinking their vision or that of a loved one could be slowly slipping away. Our world is unique, with beautiful sights to behold. Dr. Khemsara spends many hours diagnosing and treating patients to… Read More »

Eye Knowledge: Fact or Fiction?

Rumor has it that eating carrots are good for your eyes – ever seen a rabbit wearing spectacles? Ever heard a parent say, “Back up from that TV – it will ruin your eyes”? Fact or Fiction? Do you know the real truth?  Answer the following questions to test your “eye” knowledge. Carrots good for… Read More »

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… Read More »

Impact of Makeup on Your Eyes

Healthy eyes are pretty eyes, but with the popularity of eyeliner, mascara, and eye shadow, eyes become susceptible to the migration of particles into the tear film layer of the eye. One in eight individuals suffers from dry eye disease, a disease causing vision to fluctuate throughout the day, become watery, or have a burning… Read More »