Serving Supper and Smiles The Cause For most families, August is an incredibly busy month that signals the transition from summer vacation to back-to-school. This time is marked by last minute beach trips, never-ending school supply lists, and absorbing as much family time as
Coastal Vision is thrilled to announce our new partnership with Onelife Fitness to promote “One Life. One Vision,” which aims to educate the public on exercise, healthy living, and good vision practices. Every month, Onelife Fitness will be our guest blogger
There are certain things you can’t take your eyes off of: a tantalizing meal, a scary movie, or your favorite television show. However, there are certain things you should take your eyes off of. If not, they can do serious damage to the health of your eye. Check out these
In this post, we continue our Dry Eye Syndrome interview with Dr. Jessica Lin. Be sure to check out part 1 of the interview. How would you describe your clinical approach to assessing and diagnosing Dry Eye Syndrome? Dr. Lin: Whether a patient enters the exam with a dry eye
Using tablets and e-readers before bedtime may harm sleep quality, according to a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study, performed at the Harvard School of Medicine, showed that people who used these devices within a few hours
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
“What are these yellow spots on my eyes?” is a frequently asked question at Coastal Vision due to the popularity of outdoor lifestyles here in Hampton Roads. These yellowish, slightly raised spots on the white part of the eye are called Pinguecula (pin-ˈgwek-ye-la).
Through our eyes, we experience life. We can see sunsets, flowers, delicious food, and even a baby’s first smile. Why would we ever risk that? Here at Coastal Vision, we understand just how important your vision is. For that reason, we have made eye care our number one priority.
As optometrists, we often hear from patients who desire independence from corrective eyewear but have concerns about LASIK. Some patients may be hindered, restricted or bothered by glasses. Others may suffer from dry eyes interfering with contact lens wear. Other patients