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Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Signs of Glaucoma

Fluid ebbs and flows in and around your eyes to keep them nourished and protected. But if it builds up and puts pressure on your retina, you have glaucoma, a serious condition that needs prompt attention. Here’s why.

Jun 1st, 2022
Is LASIK Permanent?

A quick and painless eye surgery called LASIK permanently alters your cornea to help you see better. But that doesn’t mean you’ll see better forever. Here’s why.

May 1st, 2022
How Sunglasses Benefit Your Eye Health

Whether your style is sporty, chic, playful, or professional, your shades serve dual purposes: They make a fashion statement and keep the sun out of your eyes. But that’s not all they do. Here are a few more of sunglasses’ superpowers.

Apr 1st, 2022
5 Benefits of Routine Eye Exams

When your schedule is so packed that it’s tough to find time for a grocery run, why would you bother trying to fit in a routine eye exam when you feel — and see — just fine? Here’s why.

Mar 8th, 2022
How to Protect Your Eyes from Computer Vision Syndrome

There’s a digital device everywhere you turn these days. Phones, TVs, laptops, tablets, readers, and computers all draw eyes to their glowing screens, and your eyes are paying the price. Find out what you can do to keep your peepers safe.

Feb 1st, 2022
4 Eye Conditions Optomap® Can Help Diagnose

They say your eyes are the windows to your soul, but they’re also the windows to your health. Often, the first signs of disease appear deep inside your eyes. Here’s how optomap® provides optometrists with a clear view of your eyes and overall health.

Jan 6th, 2022
Are there Long-term Effects of Dry Eyes?

Dry eyes can be uncomfortable and annoying, but is the condition a threat to your eyes or your vision? Keep reading to find out what can happen over the long term if you ignore chronic dry eye.

Dec 31st, 2021
Treat Your Prescription Glasses as a Fashion Accessory

You wear them every day, all day, so your glasses are essentially part of your face — but unlike your nose and mouth, they’re changeable. Here’s how to choose frames that suit your moods, accessorize your outfits, and make a style statement.

Nov 15th, 2021
Did You Know We offer Online Frame Shopping?

Whether you prefer to shop from home as a health precaution, you lead a busy life, or you just like the privacy — we understand. That’s why we offer you the convenience of both in-office or in-home frame shopping. Here’s how it works.

Oct 15th, 2021
How Often Do I Need New Eyeglasses?

In a way, eyeglasses are like shoes — sometimes you want new ones, and sometimes you need new ones. Find out how to tell the difference so you can keep your prescription and your style up to date.

Sep 13th, 2021
6 Symptoms of Dry Eyes

Tears aren’t just for crying; they protect your eyes with essential moisture every time you blink. If you’re running low on tears, you may have chronic dry eyes — which is really something to cry about. Here’s how to spot the signs.

Apr 5th, 2021
Optometry: Why Sophia Barnes Is the Best Optometrist in the Area

You want to ensure you have the best vision and healthiest eyes possible, so you need a good optometrist. We know that reputation matters when you’re looking for an eye doctor. Here’s why patients give Dr. Sophia Barnes five stars and two thumbs up.

Mar 11th, 2021
What Is Retinopathy?

Blurry vision, floating specks, and difficulty focusing may be signs that you need a break from your computer, or they may indicate retinopathy, which is the term for retina damage. The only way to know for sure is to get an eye exam.

Mar 1st, 2021
The Benefits of LASIK

Glasses and contacts do wonders to help you see, but they’re not always the most convenient option. For many, LASIK eye surgery is a long-term solution to clearer vision. Convenience is just one item on a long list of benefits of LASIK surgery.

Feb 4th, 2021
Don’t Suffer From Dry Eye This Winter: We Have Solutions

When you suffer from dry eye, just the thought of winter can send a shudder up your spine. But you don’t have to hide inside when the winter winds blow. We can help you control your burning, itchy, and watery eyes all year long.

Dec 1st, 2020
How Often Should I See my Eye Doctor?

It’s hard to understate the importance of your vision, which is why you need to safeguard your eye health through routine eye exams. Here’s a look at how often you should come see us so we can help you see clearly into the future.

Nov 6th, 2020
When Should I Be Wearing Blue Light Glasses?

If you regularly find yourself looking at a screen, you might notice some unpleasant side effects. Find out how excessive blue light affects your eyes, and what can be done to minimize damage.

Sep 11th, 2020
Recovering from LASIK: What You Need to Know

Each year in the United States, hundreds of thousands of people opt for permanent vision correction with LASIK eye surgery. Most people experience excellent results following a short recovery. Here’s what you should know.

Aug 6th, 2020
Can Too Much Screen Time Affect Your Eyesight?

Screen time provides many educational and recreational opportunities. But too much time in front of a screen can affect your eyesight. Here are some common ways excess screen time hurts your eyes.

Apr 27th, 2020
When To Get New Glasses

You may have had your glasses for years and still be able to see fairly clearly out of them. Because your glasses are helping your eyesight, you may not realize that the condition of your eyes themselves has changed.

Feb 20th, 2020
Decorating Your Eyes For Halloween

The spookiest night of the year is almost here! Halloween is a festive night where people can dress up for laughs, scares, or even candy. Depending on the costume, it may even take some crazy eyewear to achieve your desired look.

Feb 20th, 2020
Thanksgiving Foods and Your Eyesight

There is nothing like the smell of spices & herbs cooking in the kitchen during the holiday season. The Thanksgiving table is certainly a symbol of plenty as we enjoy a wonderful meal with family & friends celebrating all that we have to be thankful for.

Feb 20th, 2020
The Importance of Annual Eye Exams

As we enter the year 2020, our team here at Vision Corner would like to remind you to schedule your annual eye exam. Eye exams are important at every age and life stage not only to help you see clearly, but also to make sure you are healthy.

Feb 20th, 2020
Low Vision Awareness

February is low vision awareness month and we can think of no better time to call attention to an important condition that affects millions each year.

Feb 20th, 2020
Winter Eyecare Tips

As winter arrives, many of us take precautions to protect ourselves from the cold and boost up our immune system to fight against another flu season.

Feb 10th, 2020