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Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our Practice.

Does wearing glasses weaken my vision?

Many who can easily see items at a close distance without glasses find they cannot do so as they age.  Typically, close vision starts to deteriorate around age 40 and, by the mid 40’s, most adults will have a change in their near vision.  This is the normal maturation of...

Top 5 Tips for Managing Eye Allergies This Spring

Spring is a season of new beginnings, when the cold harsh winter months are behind us, flowers bloom, and people begin spending more time outdoors. For people with allergies, spring means one more thing: suffering. Spring may be in the air, but for allergy sufferers, so is pollen, pet dander,...

Buying Eye Glasses: Office Vs. Online

Why Should I Buy Eyeglasses From My Optometrist? In recent years a trend has developed in the eyecare world to consider buying eyeglasses from online stores rather than the traditional method of ordering through your trusted eye care professional. These sites may claim that they offer “not-to-be-beat” prices and convenient...

Why is smoking bad for your eyes?

Ready to quit smoking? This infographic give you the real deal about the harmful effects of smoking on your eye health.

Help! My Child Doesn’t Want to Wear Glasses!

Do your kids need glasses in order to see clearly? Maybe they have a strong case of nearsightedness, perhaps they have astigmatism, or another type of refractive error. Whatever the cause, getting your kids to wear eyeglasses can be a parenting challenge. Dr. Robert C. Janot treats patients from all over...

What’s in Your Household Cleaning Supplies?

Most of us have the basics: bleach, oven cleaner, air freshener, furniture polish, and window spray. Did you know that chemicals found in these kinds of cleaning products can be toxic and harmful to your health? In small amounts, they generally don’t cause much damage. But when used on a...

Sports-Related Eye Injuries

September Is Sports Eye Safety Month! Ocular sports trauma is among the leading causes of permanent vision loss in North America. Tens of thousands of people get treated for sports-related eye injuries a year, with the most common injuries occurring during water sports and basketball. Infections, corneal abrasions, eye socket...

UV Safety Awareness Month

July is UV Safety Awareness Month, and no wonder! With the summer sun out in full force, it’s now more important than ever to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays. During this month, people who have suffered from UV ray damage and their loved ones are encouraged to share...

Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month. During this important time, people living with cataracts (and their loved ones) are encouraged to talk about their personal experiences by giving each other helpful information and sharing their knowledge and advice. Use the hashtag #CataractAwarenessMonth on your social media channels to encourage and support...

Mental Health and Your Vision

May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the USA; in Canada, Mental Health week is May 6th to 12th. Since 1949, it has been observed throughout the United States as a way of drawing attention to the importance of proper mental health. This year’s theme is #4Mind4Body. The idea is...

Parkinson’s Awareness Month and Your Vision

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month in the USA and Canada, a time when those living with the disorder, their family members, friends, and community come together to raise awareness and share helpful information. People with Parkinson's Disease (PD) and their loved ones are encouraged to share their stories, struggles, and...

Women’s Health and Your Vision

March 8th is International Women's Day, a day when women are honored and their accomplishments celebrated worldwide. From medicine to law, entrepreneurship to corporate leadership, education to the military, women are achieving great strides in areas of business like never before. In addition to professional achievements, International Women's Day is...

What You Need to Know About Glaucoma – The Sneak Thief of Sight

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma, a silent eye disease, is the most common form of irreversible blindness in the world. It is actually a group of diseases that causes progressive damage to the optic nerve.  Glaucoma is a progressive eye disease that can lead to...

World Braille Day 2019

Each year during the month of January we recognize World Braille Day which gives us the opportunity to take a moment and appreciate the incredible gift that Braille has given to those who are blind or suffer from vision loss.  What is Braille? Braille is a tactile representation of letters...

TrueTear® neurostimulator for Dry Eyes NOW AVAILABLE!

We’re pleased to announce that TrueTear® is now available at our office!  If you feel like your eyes aren’t making enough tears or you’re suffering from one or more dry eye symptoms, you and your doctor can decide together if TrueTear® may be right for you.  TrueTear® is a device...

nuRetin now available in our office!

Diabetic Retinopathy is a serious health concern.  As many as 74% of people with diabetes could have difficulty digesting dietary fats including Omega-3s. Omega-3 fatty acids, especially DHA has been shown to protect against the progression of Diabetic Retinopathy.  It has been shown in clinical studies that specially formulated Omega-3...

LASIK Co-Management

Tired of keeping up with having to continually update your eyeglasses prescriptions and the hassle of keeping, cleaning and storing your contacts? If you're looking for the best way to finally get rid of your eyeglasses or contacts once and for all, we're the practice to come to! We are...

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*During this crisis, even though you are past due for an exam, we can still help!

While we are all trying to manage stress in these tough times, we are never too far to help you out.  With just a phone call or mouse click you can reach us for any of your eyecare needs!  If you need replacement glasses or contact lenses, we can take care of that without an appointment* and even ship items to you.  Of course, we can handle any of your eye emergencies, as well.  Together (us, you, and God), we've got this!


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