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Save Your Eyes from Too Much Screen Time

Save Your Eyes from Too Much Screen Time We are all guilty of spending too much time in front of computer screens, on digital devices and even just out phones. This excessive use of digital display screens time has led to an increase in complaints of eye...

Sunglass Myths & Eye Damage Prevention

Sunglass Choice Helps Prevent Eye Damage Did you know that too much sun on unprotected eyes increases the risk of eye disease? The good news is that prevention is simple: Wear sunglasses that block 99 to 100 percent of UVA and UVB radiation. But there are a lot of...

Types of Cataracts: Facts You Might Not Know

Did you know that there is more than one type of cataract? The most common type of cataract, typically found in people over 40, forms mainly in the center of your eye’s crystalline lens and is called  a nuclear cataract. Another type of cataract is called a...

Keep the Good Blue! Lose the Bad Blue!

Chances are you’ve heard that blue light can hurt your eyes. But did you know that there is both Bad Blue & Good Blue? Bad Blue is the shorter blue light-kind of violet, whereas Good Blue is longer light-kind of aqua. Bad Blue can cause damage to the sensitive...

Sunglasses Are A Must!

Sunglasses Are A Must! Did you know that sunglasses are a “must wear” item! The skin around the eye is delicate, and an area of some of the thinnest skin on the body making it more susceptible to damage. Ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun can damage not only the...

Retina Problems & Bladder Medication?

Did you know that the common bladder medication Elmiron (Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium) prescribed for Interstitial Cystitis may be associated with retinal damage? Interstitial Cystitis causes chronic pain in the bladder and pelvis area for more than 1 million people...

Welcome Retina Specialist Megan Nichols, M.D.!

Please join all of us at Eye Associates & SurgiCenter, an affiliate of Prism Vision Group, in welcoming Retina Specialist & Vitreoretinal Surgeon Megan Nichols, M.D. to our practice. We are excited to have Dr. Nichols join our team of eye doctors at Eye...

Concerned About Cataracts?

Cataracts are one of the most common senior eye problems we hear about. There are many myths and misunderstandings about cataracts and cataract surgery that sometimes cause unnecessary concern. Here are some facts to help you put your mind at ease: Cataracts are...

Does Eye Patching Work for Kids with Lazy Eye?

Eye Patching for Amblyopia Lazy Eye Amblyopia or Lazy Eye is the most common cause of single eye vision poor vision in children. Amblyopia is most often caused by an eye turning problem-strabismus (crossed eyes or turned out eyes), an uncorrected refractive error...

What Is a Detached Retina?

What Is a Detached Retina? A detached retina is when the retina lifts away from the back of the eye. The retina does not work when it is detached, making vision blurry. As we get older, the vitreous gel in our eyes starts to shrink and get thinner. As the eye...