June 2018

Millions of people rely on corrective contact lenses to enjoy the benefits of clear, healthy vision. While there are many forms of lenses (i.e., weekly or monthly disposable lenses), patients who choose daily disposable lenses often enjoy the most benefits. In addition to the health and safety advantages of being able to dispose of your contact lenses each day, Dailies Total 1® lenses also offer the benefits of superior comfort and stability, even for patients who enjoy a more active lifestyle. Today, we examine a few of these benefits to help you determine if Dailies Total 1® lenses are right for you.

When it comes to your overall health and quality of life, there isn’t much that regular exercise can’t improve. Yet, you may not realize that includes your eye health. From health-related eye problems to age-related vision impairment, maintaining a routine schedule of exercise (and a healthier lifestyle overall) can help you improve your eye health and reduce your risks of experiencing chronic issues later in life.

Among the many different vision therapies and treatments that we offer, Ortho-K is quickly becoming one of the most popular. Formally known as orthokeratology, which means reshaping the cornea, Ortho-K is a non-surgical treatment that can correct your vision through the use of comfortable, customized lenses that you can wear while you sleep. With over 17 years providing successful orthokeratology treatments, Dr. Brooks examines the procedure by answering a few common questions about Ortho-K lenses.

As the leading cause of blindness around the world, it makes sense to dedicate an entire month to raising awareness and dedication to cataracts. This June, we explore a few important facts about cataracts, including what they are, what may cause them, and what your options for are preserving your eyesight if they develop. If you already have cataracts or are worried that you might develop them, then be sure to stick to a regular schedule of eye exams and follow your optometrist’s recommendations.