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Offer Your Child a Brighter Future with Ortho-K

Ortho-k Has Been Shown to Effectively Slow Myopia Progression in Children Myopia can significantly impact your child’s performance in school and sports and can lead...

Don’t Let Allergies Get in Your Way

Spring is finally here! Enjoy going for walks in nature, but find it causes eye allergy flare-ups? Eye allergies can mean the difference between feeling...

Offer Your Child Clearer Vision – While they Sleep

Myopia can significantly impact your child’s performance in school and sports and can lead to serious eye diseases later in life. Ortho-K, can help slow...

With Early Detection Glaucoma can be Controlled

Early detection of glaucoma is key, as it allows for earlier treatment and control of the condition.

Uncontrolled Diabetes can Lead to Vision Loss

Glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and cataracts are all eye diseases and the risk of developing these sight-threatening conditions increases if you have diabetes

Improve your Quality of Life with a Low Vision Aid

We've improved the lives of patients living with low vision by offering a wide variety of low vision aids to help them continue doing the...

Aging & Low Vision: Here’s What You Need to Know

The older you are, the higher your chance of having low vision.

The Link Between High Myopia and Serious Eye Diseases

High myopia – severe nearsightedness – is associated with an increased risk of serious eye diseases such as retinal detachment, glaucoma, and cataracts.

The Importance of Regular Eye Exams in Detecting Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) can cause severe vision loss, but early detection can help preserve your vision.

Eye Exam Saves Woman’s Life by Detecting Brain Tumor Early

Here's how eye exams helped save Katie's vision and quality of life. Call Family Eyecare Center of Optometry to schedule your appointment.

How Diabetes Increases Dry Eye Risk in Children and Adolescents

Children and adolescents with diabetes are significantly more likely to suffer from dry eye syndrome (DES) than their non-diabetic peers. Read on to learn why...

Best Apps For People With Low Vision

Cutting-edge apps, coupled with low vision aids and devices, can help people with low vision live full, independent lives.

When Should You See a Retina Specialist?

Many retinal conditions can lead to vision loss if not diagnosed early and treated promptly. If your optometrist notices signs of retinal disease, they’ll manage...

5 Top Visual Aids For Macular Degeneration (AMD) in 2023

Here are 5 of the most popular low vision aids for 2023 that patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) use to maintain their independence and...

Experts Warn of Rising Levels Of Myopia

Discover why experts say there’s a myopia epidemic, and learn what you can do to keep your kids’ eyes healthy. The Myopia Management Center At...

Natural And Holistic Dry Eye Treatments

Medication doesn't always work to heal dry eye syndrome's underlying cause. The following natural and holistic remedies may relieve your eye discomfort and relieve your...

How Does Ocular Albinism Affect the Eyes?

Ocular albinism affects a person’s eyes and vision in several ways. Thankfully, the low vision aids we offer at The Low Vision Center at Family...

7 Eye Care Tips for the Holiday Season

Your eye experts at Family Eyecare Center of Optometry have compiled our top 7 tips for keeping your eyes healthy and safe this holiday season....

Low Vision Glasses For Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive eye disease that impairs central vision. Here we’ll discuss the most common low vision glasses for AMD and...

High Blood Sugar Linked to Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Did you know that having atrophied meibomian glands can signal uncontrolled blood sugar levels? To learn more or to schedule an appointment, contact Family Eyecare...

Supplements That Slow AMD Progression

Aging comes with many blessings but also certain challenges. Having a higher risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of them. Fortunately, a...

City Kids Are More Likely To Be Nearsighted

Did you know that a risk factor for developing myopia (nearsightedness) is living in an urban area? But don’t worry – the myopia management program...

Have Low Vision? Cook Safely and Independently With These Tips

If you love to cook but have low vision, working in the kitchen safely and independently can be challenging. At The Low Vision Center at...

How to Say Goodbye to Dry Eyes

Are you tired of waking up with dry, itchy eyes? Several things can lead to dry eyes, including certain medications, eyelids not closing properly at...

Protect Your Eyes With These Contact Lens Safety Tips

It's Contact Lens Safety Month, which makes it the perfect time to brush up on ways to keep your eyes and vision healthy when wearing...

Childhood Glaucoma: Here’s What You Need to Know

Glaucoma in children is rare, but when it occurs, it must be treated with surgery to prevent vision loss. Read on to learn more about...

Why Glasses Are Not the Solution for Progressive Myopia

Traditional myopia correction uses glasses to improve visual acuity, but they are not a solution for controlling myopia’s progression and may even contribute to worsening...

Struggling With Low Vision? We Can Help!

If you or your loved one is struggling with low vision, please don't lose hope. Low vision technology helps people with severe vision loss maximize...

Are You Suddenly Seeing Dark Spots? Here’s What You Should Do

Seeing floaters is common and usually nothing to worry about. Yet there are times when floaters are a sign of a serious eye condition. Here’s...

Is Myopia Management Worth The Financial Investment?

The most important reason for choosing myopia management is to protect your child’s precious gift of sight from sight-threatening eye diseases. But here’s an added...

3 Effective Ways to Relieve Dry Eyes

Dry eye syndrome is one of the most common eye conditions in the world, yet many people put up with the discomfort, even though it's...

What Are the 5 Most Common Dry Eye Symptoms?

Many substances and situations can cause dry eyes, such as certain medications, hormonal changes, and your environment. No matter the cause, having dry eyes feels...

5 Eye Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Here are 5 eye symptoms that you should never ignore. Call Family Eyecare Center of Optometry without delay if you or a loved one experiences...

Low Vision Aids: Enhance Your Vision & Start Living Again

If you've been diagnosed with macular degeneration, glaucoma, or other sight-robbing eye diseases, don't lose hope. Low vision aids such as magnifiers, special glasses and...

How to Reduce Your Child’s Risk of Myopia

Childhood myopia — nearsightedness — is reaching epidemic proportions. Fortunately, there are steps parents can take to reduce their child’s risk of developing myopia.

Start The Year Right With A Pediatric Eye Exam

Every child should have a comprehensive eye exam before the start of the new school year. Just as you wouldn’t consider sending them to school without...

How Does High Myopia Affect Eye Health?

High myopia isn’t just difficulty seeing faraway objects. It can actually increase the risk of developing serious eye diseases later in life. Read on to...

Can I Be Blinded By A Nerf® Gun?

Did you know that Nerf® guns, a supposedly safe children’s toy, have been shown to cause eye injury in certain cases? What makes them so...

Age Reversal Diet May Lower the Risk of Macular Degeneration

A recent scientific study suggests that it may be possible to slow down or even reverse the aging process. Read on to learn how this...

Hyperopia and Your Child

Hyperopia affects near vision in children and young adults. Want to know more about hyperopia? Here we explain ways to recognize the condition and help...

Why Is There Sticky Mucus In My Eye?

Whether you call it eye goop, crusties or gunk, there are times when a bit of mucus around your eyes is normal — and times...

Can Cataract Surgery Prevent Dementia?

Cataract surgery not only improves vision. Research suggests that cataract surgery may also prevent cognitive decline.

What Type of Sunglasses Are Best For People With Low Vision?

Sunglasses are important for everyone, and especially for people with low vision. Here are several things to consider when purchasing a new pair of sunglasses.

Can We Stop Myopia From Progressing?

Myopia management, an optometrist-developed program, can slow and even halt the progression of a child’s myopia. Read on to learn more.

June 27 Is National Sunglasses Day!

Here’s how you can celebrate National Sunglasses Day on June 27.

What’s The Connection Between Dry Eye And Asthma?

Studies have found a correlation between asthma and dry eye syndrome. Fortunately, a dry eye optometrist can help by treating your uncomfortable dry eye symptoms.

What’s the Difference Between Blindness and Low Vision?

Low vision is often thought of as blindness. However, low vision is only partial vision loss. Learn more about the different types of vision loss...

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What is Astigmatism?

So, you found out you have astigmatism. (This whole time I actually thought it was called a “stigmatism”. Anyone else think the same?) This is...

5 Explanations For Your Eyelid Twitching

Every now and then, my upper eyelid starts to twitch at random times. The worst is when I am talking to someone and I am...

Crossed Eyes (Strabismus) in Kids: Evan’s Story

Four-year-old Evan knows how to keep himself busy. On any given day you can likely find him doing one of his favorite things—building Legos with...

The Red Eye Secret Visine Doesn’t Want You To Know

Gets the red out! 10 hours of comfort! Protects and soothes irritated eyes! Fast acting! These are the promises made by over-the-counter (OTC) red eye relief products like...