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Online Eye Tests: Good or Bad ?

The internet is exploding with information. It brings on opportunity, but there is also risk and danger. An online eye exam is an automated and interactive vision test that claims to measure mainly visual acuity. It may seem like a convenient way to evaluate how you see or possibly get...

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Myopic (nearsighted) Children: Study shows …

A review on the epidemiology of myopia in school children worldwide Myopia (nearsight) has become increasingly more prevalent and it is studied by epidemiologists.  Children with early onset are at particular risk of LONG TERM complications that are associated with myopia.  As myopia progresses, it can result in high myopia...

Did You Know That 20% of People Sleep With Their Eyes Open?

1 in 5 people sleep with their eyes open. Known as nocturnal lagophthalmos, this condition can interfere with sleep and cause people to wake up with dry, irritated, red eyes. What is it? And can it be treated? Read on to find out!  

We, at Family Eye Care, are here to help you for Visits During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Your visit to our office, like nearly everything else, will be different the COVID-19 era. The Governor has now given his OK to resume comprehensive eye examinations, but it is important to know that we are always here for any eye emergency.  Yearly eye examinations were delayed in an effort...

Am I Safe From COVID When I Am Outside?

Health experts say people are significantly less likely to get the coronavirus while outside.  This is comforting as warmer weather approaches and many want to venture out to beaches and parks that have been closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.  It is important however to: continue avoiding crowds and maintain social...

When Routine Eye Exams Return 

Optometrists are slowly reopening their practices to offer routine services like eye exams for contact lenses, glasses, and eye surgery. This time around they will be implementing the strictest health guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Read on to find out what to expect on your next visit.

When will be able to have a Comprehensive Eye Exam? 

We are beginning to see patients, at first for emergency and prioritized care.  Once the goveror has given the OK to see patients for Comprehensive Eye Examinations, we will begin to do that. We have implemented strict health guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Read on to find out what to expect on your next visit.

Myopia, (near-sight): A Growing Childhood Epidemic.

Myopia, (nearsight) is a growing childhood myopia epidemic. In these times of increased online education and entertainment, protecting children’s vision is more important than ever. Parents may not be fully aware that myopia, or nearsightedness, is a condition that can lead to other serious eye diseases. These result from an...

What Will Our Practice Look Like Post-COVID?

COVID-19’s rapid sweep across the country has forced us to make some rapid clinical management decisions. Government order required that we temporarily close our office to all but emergency eye care, and we were able to use TeleHealth to help our patients.    We look forward in anticipation to returning...