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July is UV Safety Month

When we think of summer, images of beaches, theme parks, and outdoor sports and activities come to mind. While getting out of the house and doing things outside is generally

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Glaucoma and Dry Eyes

Eye doctors are excited this year with 2021 rolling in. It’s an excellent opportunity for us to shine some light on eye care topics that we would like to highlight.

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November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

We have heard the term a lot, diabetes. What is it, and what should I know about keeping my eyes healthy? Although diabetes can affect many parts of your body,

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Healthy Aging

While aging is a fact of life that one cannot escape, there are specific measures that can be taken to ensure the best possible vision as you age. The following

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Eye Health Nutrition

“Is there anything that I can eat that is good for my eyes?” Of course!  Your eyes are part of your body, and keeping your body healthy is the very

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Myopia and Screen Time in Children

The last few decades have seen an explosion of technological innovation and a dazzling array of new personal digital devices in every household.  While there are enormous upsides to this

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March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, about 2,000 eye-related injuries occur in the workplace every day. With proper protection, many of these injuries can be prevented.

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Diabetic Retinopathy

By Neil J. Okun, M.D. Board Certified Ophthalmologist Diabetes is a disease that affects small blood vessels throughout the body.  The retina is the nerve tissue lining the back of

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The McCarty Agency

The McCarty agency, a full-service Health and Life insurance agency, has been appointed, re-certified to offer Group Health and Medicare plans to consumers. Health insurance is constantly changing and evolving,

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Cataract Surgery

Cataracts are the most treatable form of blindness worldwide. Millions of cataract surgeries are performed each year, restoring patients to functional visual status. Over the past 40-50 years, cataract surgery