Eye Care

What is the Difference Between Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, and Opticians?

If you are in need of some kind of eye care, you might be wondering which health professional to call. Should you schedule an appointment with an optometrist, ophthalmologist, or optician? Depending on your needs, you might be able to get help from any of them or need to see specifically one of them. Though responsibilities differ and can overlap, they each have a role in providing vision care. Here’s a breakdown of the similarities and differences between the three.

5 Signs of Glaucoma You Can’t Ignore

Glaucoma is a blanket term given for several diseases of the eye, all of which lead to damage of the optic nerve and eventual vision loss and blindness. Glaucoma is caused by unusually high pressure in your eye, most often caused by the drainage canals becoming clogged.

Diabetes and Your Vision

Having diabetes comes with many challenges to your health, but did you know your vision can also be negatively impacted by diabetes? There are a few diseases of the eye that are more likely to occur in people with diabetes as a result of it.

Dry Eye Disease

Understanding Dry Eye Disease

Having dry eyes can be a painful and often irritating chronic condition. However, there are a variety of treatments available to treat dry eye disease. Dry eye disease is a condition marked by discomfort, irritation, itchiness, and if serious enough, pain in the eyes. It can be caused by your body not providing enough tears, or not producing tears of sufficient quality to properly lubricate and protect your eyes. Aside from providing lubrication, your tears also protect your eyes from infection, rinse away foreign matter, and keep the surface of your eye, or cornea, clear and smooth.

Most Common Misconceptions and Myths about LASIK Eye Surgery

Myth: LASIK Eye Surgery is Painful Fact: The LASIK procedure is completely painless. At the time of the surgery, your surgeon will use medicated eye drops which will numb your eye and eyelids for the duration of the surgery. You may feel some discomfort after the procedure, such as a feeling of grittiness, itching or …

Most Common Misconceptions and Myths about LASIK Eye Surgery Read More »

Scroll to Top



Get Started

Schedule an Appointment

Ready to request an appointment?  Make sure to choose the office location when submitting in order to more efficiently confirm the details.

Office Locations

Get Started Today

Fill out the request form below.