Eye Pressure Testing

Our eyes constantly make a fluid called aqueous humor. As new aqueous flows into your eye, the same amount should drain out through a tiny drainage area. This process keeps pressure in your eye (called intraocular pressure or IOP) stable. But if the drain is not working properly, fluid builds up. Pressure inside the eye rises, damaging… Read More


Get Screened at 40

Ophthalmologists Recommend a Check to Establish a Baseline of Eye Health The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends an eye disease screening for all aging adults. The Academy now recommends that adults with no signs or risk factors for eye disease get a baseline eye disease screening at age 40 — the time when early signs of disease… Read More


Eye Exam and Vision Testing Basics

Getting an eye exam is an important part of staying healthy. But do you know when you and your family members should get eye exams and what the exam should cover? Get the right exam at the right time and ensure your vision lasts a lifetime. When Should You Have an Eye Exam? Childhood vision… Read More


How to Say Bye to Dry Eye

Dry eye is a complex disease that has many causes that often overlap and interact. For many people, a few simple lifestyle changes can resolve dry eye. If your eyes remain red and irritated after trying the tips in this video, see your ophthalmologist, a physician who specializes in medical and surgical eye care. Dry eye… Read More


Top Tips for Choosing Safe Toys

The American Academy of Ophthalmology urges parents to avoid buying toys that can cause serious eye injuries, even blindness. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission an estimated 251,700 toy-related injuries were treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms in 2017. Almost half of those incidents were injuries to the head. Unfortunately, most of these injuries happen… Read More