March 23, 2017

Everybody knows why it makes sense to go to their Optometrist for a pair of prescription sunglasses, but it is amazing how so few of us would seriously consider eye doctors to be the “go-to” people when purchasing non-prescription sunglasses for the family. But think a...

November 21, 2016

Wearing comfortable contacts may be life changing vs. glasses because contacts can improve visual sharpness and peripheral vision.

First-time vision correction wearers love the fact that contacts let them enjoy their “no spectacles” appearance as long as possible!

Like m...

August 30, 2016

Up-date your prescription lenses annually.

Ignoring even slight prescription changes puts stress on the optic system. As your eye muscles keep trying to accommodate, you’ll experience eye fatigue and headaches.

Add computer glasses to your eye wear apparel.

Using your eve...

April 25, 2016

  • Tinted lenses dilate our pupils, and not all sunglasses filter-out damaging UVA and UVB radiation from the sun.

  • A child’s pupils are larger than an adult’s, so more of the damaging UV radiation passes through to their retina.

  • Wearing sunglasses that don...

April 14, 2016

According to the Vision Council’s 2016 Digital Eye Strain Report (download it below), nine out of 10 people with digital eye strain (D-E-S) say that they use devices for two or more hours daily.

What is digital eye strain?

The symptoms are dry, irritated eyes, blurred v...

February 28, 2016

Do you trust your family’s sunglasses? It’s wise to be cautious when buying a bargain pair because what you see isn’t always what you get.

All sunglasses are NOT created equal. For example, some lenses can actually increase the UV damage to your family’s eyes.

Wearing le...

February 8, 2016

In 2006, our new state-of-the art start-up optometry practice was opened with zero patients. The West Omaha location was less than three miles from six other Optometry offices. Even with that much competition, we still believed that West Omaha residents would choose Le...

January 15, 2016

Each Legacy Eyecare optometrist wants you and every member of your family to receive the best eye care services and products to correct and protect your precious gift of sight!

When you visit our Practice, you will experience our staff’s unmatched commitment to teaching...

December 7, 2015

For my fourth episode in the multi-pair vs. multi-purpose blog series, I’m making it real by relating a true life example from one of my patients. For privacy reasons, let’s refer to her as Patty.

Patty is a new patient referred to our office for two reasons. First, she...

November 8, 2015

In this third episode of my blog series on multi-pair vs. multi-purpose, I’ll share an abbreviated version of a great article by Robert Bell from a recent Invision Magazine issue. Robert tells a true story of a plane flight when seated next to a gentleman asking what l...

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