Tag: eye doctor
Understanding vision loss and its causes can be complicated and anxiety inducing. Are there vision impairments that are untreatable? What exactly does the term “low vision” mean and how does someone know if they have it? Think About Your Eyes had the opportunity to ask low vision specialist, Dr. Thomas Porter, OD some common questions […]
This Saturday, June 6th is National Eyewear Day! Many eyecare practices are reopened or in the process of reopening with enhanced safety and sanitization measures in place. If you’ve been delaying your regular appointment, it may be time consider scheduling the comprehensive exam you need! In honor of National Eyewear Day, Think About Your Eyes […]
With all eyes focused on the Coronavirus, it is easy to forget that people still have other health concerns and needs. Think About Your Eyes had the chance to speak with Dr. Kyle Sexton, OD to get his perspective on eyecare during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Sexton has been practicing Optometry since 2004 and is […]
Grab your cape…and your fork. We’re ready to talk about foods with super-boosted health impacts for your vision! Cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are the leading causes of visual impairment and acquired blindness in the U.S. More than 25 million adults over 40 are impacted by one, or both, of these impairments. But, there […]
Think About Your Eyes is pleased to offer expert advice and feedback from doctors within our nationwide network. Below, Dr. Ryan Corte, OD from Charlotte, NC answers some questions submitted by patients and fans across the country.
Around the country and across the globe, eyecare providers are still stepping up as everyday heroes to keep first responders safe and returning to work as quickly as possible. While combatting COVID-19, medical and emergency professionals are limited in how much time they have to take care of themselves and their own medical needs. This […]
Think you’re a regular eye know-it-all? Just how much do you know about eye health and what happens when you schedule your appointment with an eye doctor? Find out by taking our quiz here!
Are you ready to add a new option to your eyecare toolbox? For many people, contacts are a functional and comfortable eyecare alternative that complement their existing prescription eyewear. When making the decision to wear contacts, you’ll want to feel comfortable with the commitment of caring for them and be aware of how they’ll fit […]
It’s that time of the year where all of us start to think about how we’re going to improve our lives in the following year. Whatever your hopes and dreams are for 2020, remember to think about your eyes. Now is a great time to make your annual comprehensive appointment to look for new frames. […]
To help your eye care provider help you choose the right eyeglasses for your vision and lifestyle needs, it is important that you share with them as much information as possible about your work, recreational activities, and any other factors that might influence the glasses they recommend for you. The following ideas might help your […]