Altaire Pharmaceuticals recently issued a recall of prescription drug drops and ointment for certain lot numbers. This includes Neomycin, Polymixin B (Dexamethasone) and Bacitracin Zinc Ophthalmic Ointment. Please click on the following link to see the dates and Lot numbers… Continue reading
As your child approaches Kindergarten you wonder if they should have a comprehensive eye examination by an eye care provider. The answer is no.
Your child’s pediatrician will perform age-appropriate vision screening examinations. If your child fails the… Continue reading
The holidays are a joyous season when we look forward to spending time with the people we love. It is meant to be a time celebration and peaceful reflection, but as with anything, it can be thrown off course quickly… Continue reading
During November, attention is drawn to spreading awareness of diabetic eye disease. Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in working-age Americans. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, approximately 29 million Americans 20 and older have diabetes, but almost… Continue reading
In our last blog article, we wrote about the dangers of using over-the-counter costume contact lenses. These popular Halloween accessories can cause severe damage to the eye and even blindness.
However, there are products available that can be used safely… Continue reading
Halloween is one of the most popular fall celebrations in the U.S., with more and more adults pushing the limits with creative costumes. Recently, the American Academy of Ophthalmology reported on the danger of a relatively new accessory, over-the-counter costume… Continue reading
Much like spring, fall presents a variety of seasonal allergies that affect many of us. From tree pollens in April and May, grass pollens in June and July and mold spores and weed pollens in July and August, it… Continue reading
With school back in session, children will be participating in after school sports and extracurricular activities.
When you’re picking out helmets and shin guards, don’t forget to shop for eye protection.
Much like the rest of your body, your eyes… Continue reading
While age-related vision loss is a typical part of life, in many cases steps can be taken to slow the process.
As we age, our eyes follow suit, and often we ignore the signs in an attempt to deny that… Continue reading
When caring for your eyes, we don’t always consider the impact our diet has on them. Like all parts of the human body, the eyes can be greatly affected by what we put in our mouths. With fall upon us… Continue reading