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Is Your iPad Keeping You Up At Night

April 20, 2015 |

Everyone has a biological clock that controls their sleep patterns.  The clock is activated by visual cues that send a message from the eye to the brain to stay awake or go to sleep.There is a chemical in the body, … Read More

Do You Have Trouble Driving at Night?

April 3, 2015 |

A common complaint from many patients is increased difficulty with night vision. This problem is often intensified when driving at night. Glare from oncoming headlights can make night driving very troublesome. There are several reasons that night vision may become … Read More

Great Vision, No Glasses – Why You Still Need an Eye Exam

February 27, 2015 |

20/20 Vision Approach

Some of my friends and family boast about their “20/20 vision” without glasses! As an optometrist, it’s not uncommon for me to hear all about a person’s vision issues… even outside of the exam room.

Here are … Read More

The Aging Eye: When Is It Time to Stop Driving?

February 6, 2015 |

This is a very sensitive subject.  Most people view driving as a form of independence. Giving up driving means that these people could not do simple things like going to the grocery store, bank or drugstore without asking someone else … Read More

Do You Have Dry Eyes?

January 23, 2015 |

If you’ve ever noticed that your eyes feel dry, you are not alone. Symptoms of dry eye disease can vary greatly from person to person. Common symptoms include, but are not limited to, the following: –    Scratchy, gritty feeling –   … Read More

Use Flex Spending to Benefit Your Eye Health

December 1, 2014 |

December 1, 2014

With the holidays upon us we hope that everyone is well.  Our whole team at Optix wishes you a happy and healthy holiday season.  This past year has seen many new and exciting changes in our practice, … Read More

A Trip Of A Lifetime

November 14, 2014 |

As I prepare to go on a mission to the Dominican Republic to provide eye care to those in need, I reflect upon all the years that I spoke about doing just that.  This opportunity presented itself through a partnership … Read More

How Does Diabetes Affect the Eyes?

November 7, 2014 |

November is American Diabetes Month. The prevalence of diabetes, particularly type 2, is rising every year. According to the American Diabetes Association, 86 million Americans have a diagnosis of prediabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes in … Read More

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