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#NationalSunglassesDay is Coming! Get Your Sunnies

June 1st, 2019 (No Comments)

Every year on June 27, we here at All About Eyes celebrate National Sunglasses Day! It’s a time for us to remind our patients (and ourselves) about the benefits of wearing sunglasses while outside (year-round). Now that the weather has … Continue reading

Multiple Sclerosis and Vision

May 9th, 2019 (No Comments)

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system. It affects the brain, optic nerves, and spinal cord, which is why vision problems are often the first symptom of the disease. Inflammation — where parts of the body … Continue reading

Celebrate Earth Day! Recycle Your Contact Lenses

April 1st, 2019 (No Comments)

In honor of Earth Day, All About Eyes is proud to participate in TerraCycle and Bausch and Lomb’s contact lens recycling program, which will allow patients to properly recycle their used contact lenses and blister packs at our office free … Continue reading

Anisocoria: One Pupil Larger Than the Other

March 1st, 2019 (No Comments)

In last month’s blog post on how a concussion affects vision, we discussed that having one pupil larger than the other is a cause for concern if you’ve recently suffered a concussion. This month, we’re going to take a deeper … Continue reading

How a Concussion Affects Vision

February 1st, 2019 (No Comments)

A concussion, also known as a mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI), happens when you get hit in the head hard enough that it bruises the brain. While not typically life-threatening, a blow to the head can leave you with headaches, … Continue reading

New Year, New Glasses!

December 31st, 2018 (No Comments)

The annual flipping of the calendar to the new year inevitably leads people to think about fresh starts, overhauling their old ways for better ways … out with the old, in with the new! So what better time than now … Continue reading

Playing it Safe this Holiday Season

December 1st, 2018 (No Comments)

Gift-giving holidays are right around the corner and, as fun and exciting as new toys are, playing it safe is important, too. Here’s a not-so-fun statistic to consider: One in ten eye injuries for children at emergency rooms in the … Continue reading

The Gift of Sight: Eye Donation

November 1st, 2018 (No Comments)

November marks the inaugural Eye Donation Month! Organ donation after death can include the gift of sight: eye donation. Last year, according to the Eye Bank Association of America, over 84,000 corneas were donated. The very first cornea transplant was … Continue reading

Benefits of Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

October 17th, 2018 (No Comments)

When faced with how best to correct vision issues, your main options are wearing glasses or contact lenses (surgery is physically invasive and costly). While the variety of glasses are primarily fashion-oriented or purposed-oriented (i.e., sports, sunglasses, etc.), contact lens … Continue reading

Disposing of the Disposable Contact Lens

September 25th, 2018 (No Comments)

When Leonardo da Vinci first sketched out the concept of a glass lens to correct vision that would cover the eye in 1508, it is unlikely that even he could have visualized the impact that the disposing of disposable contact … Continue reading