Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

Did you know that November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month? Diabetic eye disease refers to a group of eye problems that people with diabetes may experience because of high blood sugar levels damaging the blood vessels in the retina. Diabetic retinopathy is the...
Eye Floaters – What Are They and Should You Be Concerned?

Eye Floaters – What Are They and Should You Be Concerned?

Eye floaters are tiny spots that seem to enter your field of vision from nowhere. They may be small, dark, and almost transparent; or they may be larger and more cloudy. Floaters usually cast a shadow on the retina, making them more visible when you look at a bright,...
What Does it Mean to Have 20/20 Vision?

What Does it Mean to Have 20/20 Vision?

The phrase “20/20 vision” has come to mean clear or perfect vision in the minds of many people, which is why you’ll hear “hindsight is 20/20”, meaning you can see things clearly when looking back at time and events, or you may have been in a conversation with a friend...
5 Reasons to Get an Eye Exam

5 Reasons to Get an Eye Exam

Most people are busy, and it’s easy to put off scheduling an eye exam, especially when you feel your vision is fine. Getting an eye exam is about more than your vision, though. Eye exams are a vital part of your health care and wellness. When was the last time you got...
The Importance of Blinking

The Importance of Blinking

Do you know how many times you blink in a minute? Probably not off the top of your head, but it’s an important number, because blinking is essential to good eye health. On average, adults blink between 10 and 20 times every minute. Each blink only takes a tenth of a...