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Top 4 Eyecare Tips for Summer Vacation

This summer, whether you're headed across state lines on a family road trip, flying off to Europe, grabbing a quick weekend getaway, or taking a...

Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month. During this important time, people living with cataracts (and their loved ones) are encouraged to talk about their personal experiences...

Help! My Child Doesn’t Want to Wear Glasses!

Do your kids need glasses in order to see clearly? Maybe they have a strong case of nearsightedness, perhaps they have astigmatism, or another type...

Mental Health and Your Vision

May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the USA; in Canada, Mental Health week is May 6th to 12th. Since 1949, it has been observed...

Parkinson’s Awareness Month and Your Vision

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month in the USA and Canada, a time when those living with the disorder, their family members, friends, and community come...

Top 5 Tips for Managing Eye Allergies This Spring

Spring is a season of new beginnings, when the cold harsh winter months are behind us, flowers bloom, and people begin spending more time outdoors....

Stem Cells and Macular Degeneration

We are on the threshold of harnessing the healing powers of stem cell therapy for future treatment of macular degeneration. Texas Macular Degeneration Associates is...

Women’s Health and Your Vision

March 8th is International Women's Day, a day when women are honored and their accomplishments celebrated worldwide. From medicine to law, entrepreneurship to corporate leadership,...

What’s in Your Household Cleaning Supplies?

Most of us have the basics: bleach, oven cleaner, air freshener, furniture polish, and window spray. Did you know that chemicals found in these kinds...

School and Vision: 2 Important Partners

It’s February and that means we’re smack in the middle of winter, which is also the middle of the school year. It’s the season when...

What You Need to Know About Glaucoma – The Sneak Thief of Sight

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma, a silent eye disease, is the most common form of irreversible blindness in the world....

World Braille Day 2019

Each year during the month of January we recognize World Braille Day which gives us the opportunity to take a moment and appreciate the incredible...

Are Nerf Guns a Dangerous Holiday Present?

Nerf Guns: Popular, Projectile... Safe? With the newest Nerf guns and blasters reigning at the top of lists for the most popular toys this holiday season,...

8 Tips to Relieve Winter Dry Eyes

Whether you live in a climate with cold winter weather or you are planning a ski trip up north, winter can be a challenge if...

Diabetes and Your Eyes

Diabetes is becoming much more prevalent around the globe. According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 425 million adults were living with diabetes in the...

Have an Eye Safe Halloween

Brush Up Before You Dress Up Halloween is one of the most fun times of the year for children and adults alike. When else do...

Exercise and Your Eye Health

Regular exercise is an essential component of overall health and wellness. It is proven that exercise reduces sickness and disease; it increases strength, immunity, and...

Is Too Much Screen Time Dangerous For Your Kids?

Screen Time Pros and Cons Whether it is homework, email, gaming, chatting with friends, searching the web or watching Youtube, kids these days seem to...

Healthy Aging for the Eyes

Getting old doesn’t have to be synonymous with vision loss. There is a lot you can do to keep your eyes and vision healthy and...

Progressive Myopia: When Your Child’s Vision Keeps Getting Worse

What Is Progressive Myopia? Nearsightedness or myopia is one of the most prevalent eye disorders worldwide and its incidence is increasing. In fact by 2050,...

The Dangers of An Online Eye Test

An online eye test may seem like a convenient way to check your vision or get an eyeglass prescription but beware, these tests aren’t all...

Signs That Your Child Has a Vision Problem

Healthy eyes and good vision are essential for your child’s growth and development. In fact, learning is 80% visual, which means a child’s success in...

Eye Dangers in the Dorm – Eye Health for College Students

It’s almost back to school time for college students and whether this is your first time away from home or you are already a pro,...

Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes

While it may seem like a harmless action, rubbing your eyes can actually cause a lot of damage. There are a number of different reasons...

Ocular Migraines

Migraine Awareness Month: An ocular migraine is any migraine headache that involves a visual disturbance such as flashes of light, seeing stars or zigzags or...

How-to Guide for Buying Sunglasses

Sure, sunglasses might add the final touches to your chic ensemble, but the real reason to purchase your shades is to protect your eyes from...

Sports Vision Deconstructed

Vision is a critical component to succeed as an athlete and this doesn’t just mean having 20/20 vision. There are a number of visual processes...

7 Eye Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore

While we all know that regular eye exams can help detect warning signs of disease and prevent vision loss, many people fail to seek medical...

Women’s Eye Health – 7 Tips for Optimal Vision for Life

April is Women’s Eye Health Month in the USA and May is Healthy Vision month in Canada too, so let’s take the opportunity to look...

Ultraviolet Light and your Eyes

If you want strong, healthy eyes and clear vision for life, a major step you can take is to protect your eyes from UV radiation. ...

Should I Be Concerned When My Eyelid Twitches?

We all experience the occasional eyelid twitch, which is when the muscle of the eyelid spasms involuntarily. Usually, it comes and goes without intervention and...

Signs of Eye and Vision Problems in Infants

Infant Eyesight Despite nine months of growth in utero, babies are not born with fully developed eyes and vision - just like they can't walk...

AMD Awareness Could Save Your Vision

It’s that time of the year again. Each February, the optometric community bands together to create awareness about age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a...

Trouble Seeing at Night? All About Night Blindness

At this time of year when the sun sets early, many people are affected by night blindness. Night blindness or nyctalopia refers to difficulty seeing at...

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT GLASSES FOR YOUR FACE SHAPE

Considering that you may wear your eyeglasses during all or most of your waking hours, it's important to take your time when choosing a new...

Welcome to our New Website

We invite you to take a look around our new site to get to know our practice and learn about eye and vision health. You...

Pink, Stinging Eyes?

Conjunctivitis, also called pink eye, is one of the most frequently seen eye diseases, especially in kids. It can be caused by viruses, bacteria or...

NEW YEAR NEW LOOK: UPGRADE YOUR EYEWEAR IN 2018

When a new year arrives, people typically make resolutions about improving their lives. One of the ways you can do that is by choosing to...

The Sneak Thief of Sight

It’s that time of year again. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, a time set aside each year to create awareness about this potentially devastating...

Don’t Let Snow Blindness Ruin Your Winter Vacation

While most people have sunglasses high on their packing list for a tropical vacation, many people don’t consider it as much of a priority for...

6 Crazy Holiday Eye Injuries to Avoid

As the season to deck the halls arrives, make sure that you aren’t one of the many people who find themselves celebrating in the urgent...

BE DRESSED TO THE NINES IN NINE WEST FRAMES FROM THE EYE DOCTOR IN DALLAS

Buying glasses is unlike buying any other accessory. You need them to perform two functions: correcting your vision and flattering your face. Finding the perfect...

10 Eye Healthy Foods to Eat This Year

The New Year is coming and many people include healthier eating and exercise in their resolutions for the year ahead. Well other than weight loss...

Women and Diabetes – World Diabetes Day

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. This year, the theme of World Diabetes Day is women and diabetes - our right to a healthy future....

SAME-DAY EYEWEAR ORDERS AVAILABLE AT THE EYE DOCTOR’S OFFICE & EYE GALLERY

In many instances our onsite laboratory allows us to make your eyeglasses the same day you placed your order. In some cases we can make...

What You Need to Know to Help World Blindness

October is World Blindness Awareness Month, an initiative started to help the public to understand the realities of visual impairment and how it affects the...

MIX AND MATCH YOUR EYEWEAR STYLE WITH AIRLOCK EYE FRAMES

Here at The Eye Doctor’s Office & Eye Gallery, we know that glasses work both to improve your vision and to complement your personal style....

Halloween Eye Safety

October has arrived and that means many people are already starting to plan for upcoming costume parties and trick-or-treating for the Halloween season. This is...

TAKE ON THE WORLD IN TOM FORD GLASSES FROM THE EYE GALLERY IN DALLAS

Rethink the way you wear eyeglasses and sunglasses. They perform the essential functions of helping you see and protecting your eyes. You look through them...

HOW TO VIEW THE UPCOMING SOLAR ECLIPSE WITHOUT DAMAGING YOUR EYES

On August 21st of this year, a total solar eclipse is coming to the United States. Anyone in the continental US will be able to...

Inside a Life With Color Vision Deficiency

What’s it like to be color blind? Contrary to what the name implies, color blindness usually does not actually mean that you don’t see any...

SHOW YOUR SOPHISTICATION WITH SERAPHIN EYEWEAR

Glasses are a major part of life for many people around the world. Despite the sheer volume of eyeglasses available, finding that perfect look and...

Welcome to our New Website

We invite you to take a look around our new site to get to know our practice and learn about eye and vision health. You...

Pink, Stinging Eyes?

Conjunctivitis, also called pink eye, is one of the most frequently seen eye diseases, especially in kids. It can be caused by viruses, bacteria or...

How to Safely View the Great American Eclipse of 2017

On August 21st, for the first time since 1979, a solar eclipse will be visible across North America. What's even more historic is that it...

OAKLEY FRAMES NOW AT THE EYE DOCTOR OFFICE AND EYE GALLERY IN DALLAS

Do you love Oakley? We certainly do, which is why The Eye Doctor carries Oakley's collection of eyewear. Glasses that fit well are an essential....

KEEP YOUR EYES SAFE FROM THE SUN’S UV DAMAGE

We care about your eyes, and even though we may only see you once a year, we want you to have the tools for year-round...

Are Your Eyes Sensitive to Light?

Light sensitivity, also known as photophobia, is a condition in which bright light - either natural sunlight or artificial light -  can cause significant discomfort,...

Got a Shiner!

What Exactly Is a Black Eye? A black eye, also known as a periorbital hematoma, is usually not an injury of the actual eye (which...

Cataract Awareness and Prevention

It's National Cataract Awareness Month According to the World Health Organization, cataracts are responsible for 51% of cases of blindness worldwide - although this blindness...

Are You Ignoring Your Dry Eyes?

You Don’t Have to Live With Dry Eyes Have you noticed that your eyes feel chronically dry, itchy, scratchy or even sometimes watery? Many people...

Does Smoking Affect Vision?

Eye Doctors Weigh In: How Smoking Can Harm Your Vision & Eye Health We all know that smoking is bad for you, especially the risks that...

KIO YAMATO HIGH-FASHION EYEGLASS FRAMES AVAILABLE IN OUR DALLAS EYE GALLERY

Glasses are often the first thing people notice about you since they sit in the center of your face and frame your eyes. Your glasses...

Sjogren’s Awareness Month – Understanding The Invisible Disease 

In honor of Sjogren’s Awareness month, eye care providers are helping to spread the word to increase awareness about this hard-to-diagnose disease. Sjogren’s is a...

MAUI JIM POLARIZED LENSES OFFER PEAK EYE PROTECTION

The sun is a significant source of potential eye damage. You wear sunglasses to protect your eyes, but regular sunglasses don't protect against the sun's...

April is Women's Eye Health and Safety Month

Hey women! Did you know that women are more likely to suffer from vision problems and are at higher risk of permanent vision loss than...

LASIK VS. PRK: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

You've probably heard of LASIK as the surgery that corrects vision problems. Another surgery, called PRK, pre-dates LASIK and is still an effective way of...

The Right (and the Wrong) Way to Clean Your Glasses

There is nothing worse than a dirty spot on your glasses - well except perhaps many dirty spots or smudges. When that happens, most of...

GIVE THE GIFT OF VISION WITH THE EYE DOCTOR

People all over the world can't afford the eye doctor's appointments and vision correction that would allow them to see clearly. It's a depressing thought,...

It’s Time to Talk About Blue Light

Workplace Eye Safety Month Blue light. Do you know what it is? Do you know where it comes from, or how it can be harmful...

Understanding Eye Color

Eye color is a hereditary trait that depends on the genes of both parents, as well as a little bit of mystery. The color of...

6 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration is a serious condition that can threaten your vision and general well-being. Characterized by the deterioration of the central area of the...

WHY YOU NEED THE RIGHT FIT FOR YOUR EYEGLASSES

If you're looking to save a few bucks on eyeglasses, you might be tempted to order a pair from an online retailer. After all, many...

Are You Missing Your Child’s Hidden Vision Problem?

Your toddler may show every sign of good eyesight including the ability to see objects in the distance, however that doesn't necessarily mean that he or she doesn’t have a vision problem.

"The Sneak Thief of Sight" Is On Our Minds This January

Make your resolution for healthy vision this year with increased awareness of the leading cause of blindness worldwide.

HOW DO I KNOW IF IT’S CATARACTS?

WHAT ARE THE COMMON SYMPTOMS OF CATARACTS? If you have cataracts, you'll start to notice a few key symptoms. Keep in mind that most will...

Holiday Season Shopping: Are Nerf Guns Safe for the Eyes?

This is the one way you can be sure that you or your child’s eyes are truly safe during Nerf shooting:

Dry Eye Syndrome Causes and Cures

Despite the fact that it is one of the most common eye problems, a surprisingly large percentage of patients are not aware of it.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Chances are it affects you or someone you know. November has been dedicated as a time to spread awareness about the disease, its risk factors and the effects it has on your body, your daily life and the lives of your loved ones.

Don’t Let Fall Eye Allergies Get You Down

Red, itchy, watery eyes and swollen eyelids (along with sneezing, congestion or a runny nose)...

IS 20/20 VISION PERFECT?

If you have great eyesight, you might expect to see 20/20 on your vision chart. Excellent vision is about much more than being able to...

How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes

Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great vision for those who wear...

HOW CAN SMOKING DAMAGE YOUR EYES?

Smoking can cause lung cancer, heart disease, and damage to almost every other organ in the body. But did you know that this unhealthy habit...

An Active and Eye Safe Lifestyle

90%! That’s the number of sports eye injuries that studies show can be prevented using proper eye protection.  Yet most sports leagues don’t require protective...

IT’S TIME FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL EYE EXAMS

School is starting again. For many families, that means long to-do lists involving new school supplies, school clothes and uniforms, packed lunches, scheduling concerns, and...

WHY ORTHOKERATOLOGY WORKS FOR SO MANY

You have myopia or another correctable vision problem, and you're sick of wearing glasses or contacts during the day. Many people aren't ready for LASIK...

10 Tips to Teach Children About Eye Safety

It is important to teach your children about eye health and safety from a young age.  This includes awareness about how your overall health habits...

When 20/20 Vision isn't Enough For Your Child

Since studies show that learning is 80% visual, children with untreated vision problems can really suffer when it comes to school. Most people think that...

LOOKING AT EYE FLOATERS

When you're staring at the blue sky, a bright computer screen, or a monochromatic wall, you may notice little shadows or flecks floating around in...

Cutting Edge Eye-dentification

We have all seen the futuristic thrillers that use high-tech eye scanning identification systems but nowadays the technology does exist to use them in real...

Innovations in Color Blindness

There have been a lot of videos going viral lately of color blind people “seeing color” for the first time using specialized glasses. The emotional...

WHAT’S AN AUTOREFRACTOR?

If you've ever had an in-depth vision check, you probably got a close-up look at an autorefractor. This isn't the instrument with all the dials...

START THEM YOUNG: CHILDREN’S FIRST EYE EXAMS

For young children, there's no time like the present to start scheduling regular eye exams. After all, children depend on their eyes for up to...

Poolside Eye Safety

Whether it is the sea, the sand, the sun or the softball field, summer brings people outside and this creates exposure to a multitude of...

Cataract Awareness Month: What to Expect from Cataract Surgery

After the age of 50 most people will eventually be diagnosed with cataracts. Cataracts are when the natural crystalline lens of the eyes become clouded,...

Sunwear for a Bright Future

According to the Vision Council’s 2016 UV (Ultraviolet Radiation) Protection report, parents are more likely to wear sunglasses (56%) than their children (only 29%!). Yet...

DEALING WITH RETINAL DETACHMENT

Retinal detachment is a serious eye issue that requires immediate surgery to treat. Retinal detachment treatments achieve partial or full vision recovery in an overwhelming...

How UV Damages Your Eyes

UV Awareness Month: This article might scare you, and we hope it does - just enough to motivate you to wear proper eye protection against...

EXPLORING CORNEAL TOPOGRAPHY

If the words corneal topography make you think of maps, your instincts are right on. The corneal topography of your eyes is a map of...

What is a stye anyway?

A stye (known by eye doctors as a hordeolum) is an infection of an oil gland which forms a pimple-like bump on the base of...

Eye Allergies

Along with congestion, runny nose, coughing, sneezing, headaches and difficulty breathing, individuals with allergies often suffer from eye allergies or allergic conjunctivitis resulting in red,...

WHAT CAUSES DRY EYE SYNDROME?

Do your eyes sting, itch, or produce stringy discharge? Perhaps you feel like you're always blinking sand out of your eyes. If these problems sound...

Bifocal and Multifocal Contact Lenses 

If you are over 40 and have difficulty seeing close up, you probably have a common age-related condition called presbyopia which is when the eye’s natural...

Workplace Eye Wellness: The Dangers of Blue Light

When people think of workplace dangers to the eyes, it is usually machinery, chemicals or construction materials that come to mind.  However, a growing danger...

WHO COULD BENEFIT FROM PARAGON CRT?

Many people don't know that daytime-wear contact lenses and LASIK surgery aren't the only alternatives to wearing glasses for vision correction. People with myopia who...

Preventing Age-related Macular Degeneration

February is AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month in the United States, and it’s White Cane Week in Canada. Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a...

Resolve to Prevent Glaucoma in 2016

This year, make healthy eyes and vision your resolution. Find out if you or a loved one is at risk for glaucoma, and take steps...

STEPS FOR WINTER EYE HEALTH

Winter comes with its inconvenient set of health concerns: you're at higher risk for picking up bugs like the flu, you have to protect your...

WHAT IS MACULAR DEGENERATION?

Unless you or a family member has been diagnosed with macular degeneration, you've probably heard the term before but aren't aware of the specifics of what...

Why Do We Need Glasses?

Refractive errors including myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia.

FOODS FOR HEALTHIER EYES

Most people have heard a thing or two about foods that are healthy for eyes. Carrots are the most popular food to cite, and for good reason....

Eye Safe Toys and Gifts for This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for giving, and parents, grandparents, family and friends need to know how to choose toys and games that protect children’s health and eyesight.

WHAT IS MACULAR DEGENERATION?

Unless you or a family member has been diagnosed with macular degeneration, you've probably heard the term before but aren't aware of the specifics of what...

How Do We See?

Have you ever thought about how vision works? It's an incredible system and process!

LOOKING AT FALL: EYE HEALTH IN THE AUTUMN

The humidity is finally gone, the leaves are turning brilliant colors, and the days are getting shorter. Fall is in full, beautiful swing. Unfortunately, fall...

How to Prevent Diabetic Vision Loss

Prevention and treatment for eye complications associated with Diabetes

4 JOBS THAT AFFECT YOUR VISION

Much of what we understand and enjoy about our world each and every day revolves around our vision. We are so used to seeing the...

Decorative Lenses Could Cost You Your Vision

Beware this Halloween and think before you blink (in decorative contact lenses that is)! Sure, decorative contact lenses can enhance any Halloween costume, but if...

It's Time to Be Serious About Home Eye Safety

Home Eye Injury Awareness and Prevention

6 Common Eye Myths Debunked

Over the centuries there have been a lot of old-wives tales circulating about eyes and vision. You know, like the one that if someone hits...

SCHEDULE YOUR BACK-TO-SCHOOL EYE EXAM

From falling leaves to pumpkin patches, autumn presents us with so many beautiful sights to enjoy! You want to be sure that your kids can...

THE LINK BETWEEN SLEEP AND HEALTHY EYES

Not getting enough sleep can not only make you feel fatigued and short-tempered, it can also lead to much more serious problems. Over time, lack...

Protective Sports Eyewear is a Serious Matter

There are thousands of eye injuries a year related to sports. According to the National Eye Institute eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness...

How Pregnancy Affects Vision

The hormonal fluctuations experienced during pregnancy can cause many unexpected changes in your body, including your eyes and vision. Most of these changes are temporary...

5 TIPS FOR KEEPING EYES HAPPY WITH CONTACTS

Contact lenses make you look great and see better, as long as you wear and care for them correctly. Follow these five steps to keep...

5 TIPS FOR KEEPING EYES HAPPY WITH CONTACTS

Contact lenses make you look great and see better, as long as you wear and care for them correctly. Follow these five steps to keep...

Is Your Baby’s EyeSight Developing Normally?

A baby’s visual system develops gradually over the first few months of life. They have to learn to focus and move their eyes, and use...

6 FOODS FOR EYE HEALTH

In the recent wake of gluten-free, carb-free, paleo, or other fad diets, it's important to decipher what the benefits of each plan are. Many help...

Guidelines For Picking the Right Pair of Shades

There is a lot more that goes into finding the right pair of sunglasses than just fit and fashion.  While it’s important to look and...

6 Things You Need To Know About Cataracts

Cataracts are a leading cause of vision loss in the United States and Canada. Here are 6 things you need to know. 1. Chances are...

PINK-EYE: MYTHS, CAUSES, AND TREATMENT

PINK-EYE: MYTHS, CAUSES, AND TREATMENT Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, is a common inflammation of the eye caused by a viral or bacterial infection....

What You Need to Know About Firework Eye Safety

Independence Day may have passed but fireworks season is still in full swing and fireworks-related injury and death is a real and serious danger.  According...

5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT YOUR VISION INSURANCE

Your vision is a critical component of your overall health, and seeing your eye doctor for regular checkups and necessary treatments is important to your...

KEEPING YOUR EYES SAFE IN SUMMER

Summer means great weather, beach time, and lots of sun. It’s not all sunshine when it comes to protecting your eyes during this hot season,...

ARE YOU AT RISK FOR GLAUCOMA?

Glaucoma is an eye disease that affects almost three million Americans and 60 million people worldwide. The disease causes degeneration of the optic nerve and...

5 Ways to Ensure Healthy Vision

Your eyes are constantly at work for you, playing a vital role as you navigate through each day. As May is healthy vision month, here...

4 BIGGEST GLASSES TRENDS IN 2015

Whether you subscribe to the idea that the devil's in the details or the accessories make the outfit, there's no denying that at the moment,...

What Women Need to Know About Eye Health

According to Women’sEyeHealth.org, ⅔ of blindness and visual impairment occurs in women. Additionally, an estimated 75% of visual impairment is preventable or correctable with proper...

Enjoying Life During Eye Allergy Season

Spring is in the air. But along with the beauty of the blooming flowers and budding trees, comes allergy season. The high pollen count and...

Can you Really Go Blind from Looking at a Solar Eclipse?

Last week, people in South America, Europe, North Africa, and parts of Asia and the Middle East saw a solar eclipse. As you may have...

AMERICAN SNIPER SHADES: WILEY X SUNGLASSES

Some of the world's most iconic fashions come from equally iconic films, as is the case with Wiley X sunglasses seen in the Oscar-winning film...

10 Steps to Prevent Vision Loss

March is Save Your Vision Month, a time to raise public awareness about how to protect your eyes and your vision. Most people aren’t aware...

Refocus on the Digital Age with Computer Glasses

Digital devices have impacted our world in so many positive ways, allowing us to connect, work, play and get information at the speed of light....

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GLAUCOMA

Do you remember your last visit to your eye doctor? Besides having you read a chart of little letters, your doctor likely put some drops...

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT 3D MOVIES AND YOUR VISION

Have you ever wondered about the effect of 3D movies on your vision? What do the professionals have to say about the subject? Keep reading...

Living With Low Vision

February is Low Vision and Age-Related Macular Degeneration awareness month. Low vision describes a set of conditions in which there is significant visual impairment which...

COMPREHENSIVE EYE EXAMS: TESTS TO PREVENT VISION PROBLEMS

A comprehensive eye exam is the best way to prevent vision problems in the future, and to catch any issues before they become worse. While...

Under Pressure: Are you at Risk for Glaucoma?

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.  Glaucoma is a serious, vision threatening disease. You can save your eyesight, by knowing the facts. Are you at risk...

DETECTING AND TREATING YOUR DRY EYES

If you suffer from dry eyes, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans experience the scratching, burning, and grittiness of dry eyes every year. Most don’t...

AT WHAT AGE CAN YOUR CHILDREN START WEARING CONTACTS?

Most healthcare professionals would agree that an appropriate age for switching from glasses to contact lenses is usually during teen or pre-teen years. However the issue is more a...

5 FOODS THAT CAN HELP IMPROVE YOUR EYESIGHT

Did you know that eating certain foods can actually support eye health? That's right; some foods will actually improve your eyesight. Of the many foods that can...

INDICATORS THAT YOUR CHILD NEEDS AN EYE EXAM

Vision problems in children can sometimes go undetected, since a child may not even realize her vision is any different from those around her. Rather...

UNDERSTANDING YOUR EYE PAIN

Pain behind the eye can be distracting and sometimes sharply painful. It may take the form of a headache, a dull ache, or even an...

PREPARING FOR YOUR CHILD’S EYE EXAM

With small kids, it can be frightening to have an eye exam. For the parent, it’s a vicarious fear through the child, but for the...

PREPARING FOR YOUR CHILD’S EYE EXAM

With small kids, it can be frightening to have an eye exam. For the parent, it’s a vicarious fear through the child, but for the...

COMMON MISTAKES CONTACT LENS WEARERS SHOULD AVOID

Any Dallas optometrist or contact-lens wearer will tell you: there are just certain things you want to avoid doing if you’re going to wear contacts. The first...

WHEN TO HAVE YOUR CHILD’S EYES EXAMINED

Eye exams are crucial to a child’s development. If any vision problems go undetected in your child, her ability to learn at school can be...

HOW TO TELL IF YOUR CHILD NEEDS VISION CORRECTION

If your child needs glasses, chances are they’re not going to pick up on the signs alone. Here are a few telltales for you to...

PROTECTING YOUR EYES FROM ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION

When you go to the beach, you’re sure to bring sunscreen to protect your skin from sunburn – but how do you protect your eyes?...

THE ROLE YOUR CHILD’S VISION PLAYS IN THE CLASSROOM

In the classroom, much of the information taught is given visually.  This means that many young students who are struggling with learning their course materials...

WHY AN EYE EXAM IS SO IMPORTANT TO YOUR OVERALL HEALTH

If you think that eye exams are only for people who need prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses, then you’re sorely mistaken. A comprehensive eye exam is...

KEEPING YOUR EYES IN GOOD HEALTH

Of all our five senses, vision is perhaps the most dominant one. We see the world through our eyes, and good eye health isn’t something...

EYE EXAMS CAN CATCH DISEASES AND SAVE YOU MONEY

Your eyes reveal the world to you.  But did you know that your eyes can tell worlds about you?  And we’re not talking mystic soul-searching either. Routine...

WHAT OUR EYES CAN TELL US ABOUT OUR HEALTH

They say that eyes are the window to the soul, but did you know that your eyes are also windows into your overall health? The...

ALL ABOUT DIABETIC RETINOPATHY

Diabetes can affect more than just your blood sugar. In fact, if you have diabetes, you are at risk for diabetic retinopathy, a condition that...

SHADES IN THE SUMMER: THE PROS AND CONS

We all know that summer shades aren’t just about looking cool but they are there to help protect your eyes from the harmful ultra violet...

UNDERSTANDING GLAUCOMA

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness across the globe.  It is estimated that over six million individuals the world over are completely blind in...

FOODS THAT ENHANCE YOUR EYE HEALTH

The human eye is a magnificent organ, aside from being an intriguing and important part of every face; it is also an important part of...

DRY EYE TREATMENTS

Let’s be honest we have all experienced dry eyes. Whether you wear contacts, are dealing with windy dry seasons, or you are doing sports that...

PROS AND CONS OF CONTACT LENSES AND EYEGLASSES

If you’re agonizing over whether to wear contact lenses or eyeglasses, you’re not alone. It’s a personal decision, with neither one being the “best” choice...

CAN AN EYE EXAM HELP DIAGNOSE ALZHEIMER’S?

It appears that the answer to this question could definitely be yes.  According to recent findings from a study done at Georgetown University and the University of...

SYMPTOMS OF EYE ALLERGIES AND WHAT TO DO

Eyes can tell a lot about your health at the moment. Many times if you have a cold or a flu, your eyes will tell...

WHAT CAUSES CATARACTS?

Cataracts are the number one eye problem plaguing humankind. A cataract is when the lens inside your eye becomes cloudy. With yearly eye examinations that are...

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO HAVE GOOD VISION?

If you want to become a pilot, one of the many requirements is to have “good vision.” However, what does that entail, exactly? How important...

WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO GET AN EYE EXAM

Eye exams can get you on the right path for eye care preventing eye disease and loss of vision. Your Eye Doctor will advise you and...

5 SURPRISING BAD THINGS FOR YOUR EYES

If you are thinking about the things your mother used to tell you about your eyes when you are a kid, we will not be...

WHO ELSE WANTS EFFECTIVE, RELIABLE AND AFFORDABLE DALLAS EYE CARE?

Whether you're already aware of an issue with your eyes or you've noticed you have been squinting more lately and want to find out if...

NEW CONTACT LENS TECHNOLOGY FOR “HARD-TO-FIT” EYES NOW AVAILABLE

Have you been told in the past that you are not a good candidate to wear either soft or hard contact lenses? Often this can...

TYPICAL AMERICAN DIET HAS NEGATIVE IMPACT ON EYESIGHT

It is no secret that America is facing a problem with obesity—over 33 percent of adults and 17 percent of children are obese.  Most people are...

MEET DR. CRYSTAL EYLAR OF THE EYE DOCTOR’S OFFICE

It has been great to join the practice with Dr. Bob this past year, as The Eye Doctor's Office is a model practice built by decades...