Allergy Season Survival Tips for Your Eyes

Posted Posted in Ocular Conditions

With the freezing winter weather fading away, April and May bring some familiar Hampton Roads sights:   beautiful skies, birds chirping, new leaves on the trees, colorful flowers in bloom, and……POLLEN.    In some areas, the pollen can drop like blankets over driveways and cars.   And if you are like me and […]

uncorrected vision impacts school children

Study says uncorrected hyperopia (farsightedness) impacts school related performance in Children.

Posted Posted in Kids' Corner!, News

Uncorrected hyperopia (farsightedness) may impact a child’s academic related performance, according to a recent study published in the February 2015 issue of “Optometry and Vision Science.” The study simulated uncorrected hyperopia in children with an average age of 11 years old.   Researchers looked at how the combination of uncorrected hyperopia […]

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Handwashing the Right Way

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Handwashing is something that most Americans know is important.   But, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) we may not be doing handwashing correctly and/or often enough.   Hands contaminated with germs are not only a threat to a person’s overall health, but there is a specific risk for individuals […]