Winter Weather and Your Eyes

While the first day of winter is technically still two weeks away, we have already been experiencing our share of winter weather across the Triangle! Winter weather can do more than just affect the road conditions around us; it can also affect our e...

Are Contact Lenses for You?

With recent developments in technology, soft contact lenses are increasingly popular, with millions of people wearing and caring for them every day. Without proper contact lens care, you could be risking infection, lack of oxygen to the eye, and in s...

Online Eye Exams: What to Consider Before Hopping on the Bandwagon

Doing anything and everything electronically seems to be all the rage these days—even most of your doctors have probably hopped on board. Some things can be quite convenient, such as rescheduling an appointment online through your physician’s por...

Women’s Eye Health Awareness

Did you know that women are more likely than men to develop certain eye-related health problems? There are a number of reasons for this difference, and I’d like to tell you why! Firstly, women tend to live longer than men, thus the likelihood that ...

Migraine Awareness Month & the Benefits of Amber-tinted Lenses

The first of this month marks the start of Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. Surveys have shown that over 37 million people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with migraine. Often, people who experience migraine report that visual symptoms are the ...

Are Your Eyes at Risk? Sunglasses May Be The Answer

With summer right around the corner, it’s easy to remember how important it is to protect our skin from the sun as our skin begins to burn. But what about our eyes? Research polled 10,000 adults and found that over 20% don’t think their eyes are ...