Category: Eye Health

What Happens During a Routine Eye Exam?

Maintaining good eye health is essential for overall well-being and quality of life. One of the best ways to ensure that your eyes stay healthy is by having routine eye exams. But what exactly happens during a routine eye exam? Keep reading to learn about the steps of a typical eye exam and why these… Read More

Can Eye Doctors Treat Macular Degeneration?

Macular degeneration is a common age-related eye condition that affects central vision and can have a significant impact on daily life. However, early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent permanent vision loss from this eye condition. Keep reading to learn more about macular degeneration, including whether or not eye doctors can effectively treat this condition!… Read More

Can Dry Eye Syndrome Cause Blurry Vision?

Dry eye syndrome can cause a variety of symptoms that can be difficult to deal with. However, there is treatment available to help improve your symptoms and halt the condition. Keep reading to learn more about dry eye syndrome, including whether or not this eye condition can cause blurry vision! What is Dry Eye Syndrome?… Read More

5 Ways To Protect Your Eyes this Summer

Summer means spending more time outdoors. However, as much as we look forward to the sunny season, it’s not always kind on our eyes.  It’s very important to know how to care for your eyes during summer to ensure you enjoy all the fun and refreshing activities with clear vision and healthy eyes. Keep reading… Read More

How Do Eye Doctors Treat Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry eye syndrome is a chronic condition that occurs when you produce poor-quality tears or are unable to make enough tears. Tears are comprised of water, oil, and mucus. They keep your eyes lubricated and moistened. However, if there’s an imbalance with one or more tear layers, you’ll experience dryness, blurry vision, and other symptoms…. Read More

How Often Should I Schedule Eye Exams?

The importance of regular eye exams can’t be overstated. Whether you require corrective visual aids or think your eyes are healthy, eye exams are essential to ensure you experience clear vision and healthy eyes for years to come.  Routine eye exams help detect eye problems early when they’re most treatable. Keep reading to find out… Read More

Should I See My Eye Doctor If I Have Dry Eyes?

Do your eyes often feel dry? Are you noticing fluctuating changes in your vision? Dry eye has many symptoms that can be frustrating and uncomfortable. Keep reading to find out if you should see your eye doctor for dry eyes! What is Dry Eye? Dry eye occurs if your tear glands don’t produce enough tears… Read More

Workplace Eye Wellness Month

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month as designated by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. At Vision First Eye Center, we want all our patients to understand how to protect their eyes at work. There are risks to your vision whether you are doing industrial work or working at a computer in an office. Keep reading… Read More

Important Things To Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

February has been designated as Age-related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. ARMD (or AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in people over age 50. It affects more than 2 million people in the U.S. The staff at Vision First wants to make sure that you understand how to protect… Read More

January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is often known as the silent thief of vision because it doesn’t have many symptoms. In most cases, people don’t know they have glaucoma until damage to their vision has already occurred. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world. It is estimated that several million people in the U.S. have… Read More

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