November 8, 2015

My first episode in this blog series on multi-pair vs. multi-purpose, mentions that our patients answer a set of lifestyle questions prior to their exam. Our patients locate this questionnaire on our website and it takes them just 2–3 minutes to print and complete.

When...

October 20, 2015

When our Legacy Eyecare doctors consult with patients about improving their vision in all aspects of their lives, the popular notion that “less is more” definitely does NOT apply! That’s because all people fall into one of two categories: those of us who already need v...

September 27, 2015

It’s surprising how often we doctors are asking our patients why they haven’t been making an eye exam appointment every year. The range of responses we get never ceases to amaze us.

Here are a just a few of the excuses that we frequently hear:

  • “I haven’t had any prob...

September 17, 2015

Back in the day, a certain department store used the marketing phrase, “Attention shoppers — there’s a BLUE LIGHT SPECIAL for the next 15 minutes in aisle four”! That announcement created excitement over an opportunity to get a really good deal. These days, when “blue...

September 8, 2015

Most of us assume this is a question for our eye doctor to answer. After all, isn’t that why we are supposed to make annual eye exam appointments?

Scheduling a complete eye exam every year is wise! And, every one of us needs to become more aware of “how our eyes are doi...

August 25, 2015

Countless times our patients have expressed how life changing it is to be able to wear contacts! After switching from glasses to contact lenses, they experience greater visual sharpness, improved peripheral vision, and better comfort. In order to maintain long-term hea...

August 19, 2015

Wearing contact lenses has become much safer since the introduction of disposable contacts. Still, patients can run into problems with the longer-wear options by forgetting to remove them before going to bed or continuing to wear them past the prescribed time limit!

As...

August 11, 2015

Contact lenses are wonderful conveniences that have truly revolutionized the lives of many. The newest generation of lenses is made from the most breathable, comfortable, and safe materials that the Optometric profession has ever seen.

Because of breakthroughs in this t...

August 4, 2015

Many of our patients enjoy the convenience of sleeping in their contact lenses. The newer generations of lens materials offers comfort and safety never before experienced by contact lens wearers! Despite the many product improvements which continue to impress us, there...

July 29, 2015

Most parents understand how important it is to put sun screen on their children while they play outdoors. But why are so few moms and dads taking precautions to protect their children’s eyes from the harmful rays of the sun?

Teaching your children to protect their eyes...

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