Eye Exam

5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Next Eye Exam

While managing our health and wellness has been a critical priority over the past year due to coronavirus, some of the other more routine, annual doctor visits (including the annual eye exam) may have fallen by the wayside. But, with long hours in front of the computer, fogging eyeglasses and dry eyes from wearing masks,…

How to Use Your FSA and HSA for LASIK Surgery: 2021 Update

For the tax year 2021, the IRS has announced new contribution limits for both the Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and the Health Savings Accounts (HSA).  Those who have access to these accounts may be interested to learn that laser vision correction procedures such as LASIK are an eligible expense according to the IRS. Importantly, the…

Allergy Season Can Be Hard on The Eyes

The annual urge to Spring Clean is tough on those allergic to dust and dander. For allergy sufferers, the trade-off for a clean house is a runny nose, watery and itchy eyes, and perhaps a scratchy throat. Maybe just head outside instead for some fun in the warming weather. Or, maybe not. A recent study…

Are Your Contact Lenses Uncomfortable?

Contact lenses are a very popular option for vision correction – particularly for those who can’t or don’t want to wear eyeglasses. The latest estimates place the number of contact lens wearers at about 30 million. But for some, they may find that their contact lenses become uncomfortable over time.  It may be that you…

Spring Clean Your Medicine Cabinet

Spring cleaning is an excellent motivation for taking a thorough look at what is in the medicine cabinet, which stores the many products, over-the-counter and prescription medications, and other items we rely on to keep us healthy and help us take care of ourselves, and that includes our eyes and vision. (Fun Fact: the third…

Talking About Digital Eye Strain: One Patient’s Story

After a lifetime of wearing glasses and contacts, Katrina R. always expected to have laser vision correction: “I was one of those people who woke up not being able to see,” said the digital content creator who had her vision corrected with PRK in 2019. She spoke to us about her reasons for choosing laser…

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