What Is the OptiLight by Lumenis & How Can It Manage Your Dry Eye?

Dry eye disease is a widespread and common issue for up to 49 million Americans. This chronic condition can have a significant impact on your quality of life, causing a foreign body sensation in your eyes, pain, blurry vision, and dry or watery eyes. Untreated, it can even lead to further eye health complications.  Despite… Read more »

Recycle Your Contact Lenses

In celebration of Earth day, we wanted to remind you that you can recycle contact lenses and their blister packs. Not only do most of us throw away our contacts, many of us flush them! Throwing them into our waste water system is not a great idea, see our previous blog for details. Dr. Sherwood… Read more »

Reshaping care: New myopia trends in myopia management

myopia trends

A meteoric rise in myopia prevalence places it among the greatest eye health threats of the 21st century, precipitating calls for eye care providers to embrace promising management therapies outlined in new clinical guidance.  Because there is no safe level of myopia, and 25% of patients with an axial length of greater than 26mm will… Read more »

Coronavirus FAQs

Updated August 2021 What is Coronavirus or COVID-19? COVID-19, originally known as 2019-nCoV, is a strain of a large family of coronaviruses which can be transmitted from animals to humans. It was first identified as the cause of a respiratory illness outbreak in Wuhan, China in November 2019. On March 11, 2020 the World Health… Read more »

Wearing Hubble Contacts? You’ll want to read this…

Hubble sells only one size and kind of contact lenses. Contacts are not a one size fits all product

original source: GRITDAILY Contacts are not a one size fits all product, so it can do more harm than good if used incorrectly. Bad news, contact lens wearers—the hot new (cheap) service Hubble has one pretty big catch. If you’ve been on social media at all in the last year or two, odds are you’ve… Read more »

Glaucoma-The Stealthy Eye Disease

  Eyecare Associates’ eye doctors provides glaucoma care from screening to diagnosis to treatment! Glaucoma is the term used to describe any of a group of related eye disorders that cause damage to the optic nerve–the structure that transmits visual information from the eye to the brain. In most cases, this eye disease is associated… Read more »