At Medical Eye Specialists, we believe in providing our patients with the knowledge and tools they need to maintain healthy vision and make informed decisions about their eye care.

Explore these resources to learn more about various aspects of eye health and vision care.

Eye Health

Eye Safety

Eye Exams

Children’s Eye Health

Cataracts

Refractive Surgery

Dry Eye

Diabetic Eye Care

Cornea

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Oculoplastic Surgery

Glaucoma

Eye Health

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Family Eye Health

Understand your family’s eye health history and genetic risk factors for eye diseases. Discuss eye health with relatives and share relevant information with your ophthalmologist during annual exams to detect and prevent potential issues early.

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Worst Foods for Eye Health

Explore how the foods we eat affect not only our bodies but also our eyesight. Learn about the important connection between nutrition and eye health, and find out which foods to avoid to protect your vision.

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Healthy Eye Habits

Healthy eyes start with good habits. Here are nine things you can do to protect and maintain your vision.

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20-20-20 Rule

Implementing the 20-20-20 rule will help reduce eye strain caused by prolonged screen use, promoting healthier visual habits. Try it today!

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Treating Eye Allergies

Discover simple home treatments like artificial tears, decongestants, and antihistamine/mast-cell stabilizer eye drops to treat allergy symptoms and prevent future allergic reactions.

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Caring for Your Contact Lenses

Learn how to properly care for your contact lenses with essential steps like cleaning, storing, and replacing them on time. By following these practices, you can keep your eyes healthy and maintain clear vision.

Eye Safety

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Choosing the Right Sunglasses

Keep your eyes safe and stylish with the right pair of sunglasses. Discover what to consider when buying your next pair of shades.

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Tricks for an Eye Safe Halloween

Keep your eyes safe with these simple tricks and enjoy the spooky sights that Halloween brings!

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UV Eye Safety

Follow these guidelines to protect your skin and eyes from the harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

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Ways to Prevent the Spread of Pink Eye

Protect yourself from spreading pink eye with these simple steps!

Eye Exams

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All About Eye Exams

Prepare for your upcoming eye exam by understanding the tests involved.

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Tips for an Accurate Eye Exam

Prepare effectively for your upcoming eye exam with these tips!

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Eyeglasses Prescription & Contact Lens Fitting

Learn all about eyeglasses and contact lens fittings. Your doctor customizes prescriptions to your needs using a refraction eye exam for eyeglasses and additional tests for contacts. Remember, your eyeglass prescription and contact lenses prescription are different!

Children’s Eye Health

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5 Things to Know About Children’s Eye Health

Children’s eyes change rapidly as they grow. Pay close attention to these things to help catch eye problems early.

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Kid-Friendly Foods for Eye Health

Encouraging children to “eat the rainbow” of foods is a fun and effective way to promote healthy eyes and overall well-being. Try it with your family!

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Safe Screen-Free Gifts for Kids

In need of some screen-free gift ideas for your kids? Find out what your ophthalmologists have on their list!

Cataracts

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Cataracts Symptoms

Cataracts can be corrected. Here are some of the most common symptoms to be aware of.

Retractive Surgery

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LASIK vs PRK

PRK and LASIK are laser surgeries to reshape the cornea for better vision. Explore the differences between the two.

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Am I a Good Candidate for LASIK?

LASIK isn’t suitable for everyone. Discover the requirements needed for candidacy and discuss with your eye doctor to determine if LASIK is right for you.

Dry Eye

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Basics of Dry Eye

Understand the basics of Dry Eye Syndrome to manage and alleviate its symptoms effectively.

Diabetic Eye Care

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Diabetic Eye Disease

Learn all about diabetic eye disease and the different complications that are associated.

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Eye Conditions Associated with Diabetes

Diabetes can significantly impact eye health, leading to various complications. Discover some of the most common eye conditions linked to diabetes and explore ways your ophthalmologist can help!

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Ways to Prevent Diabetic Eye Disease

Preventing diabetic eye disease relies on effective diabetes management and adopting a healthy lifestyle. Discover essential strategies to prevent diabetic eye disease.

Cornea

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What are Corneal Conditions?

Protect your eyesight by learning and taking proactive steps to prevent corneal problems, ensuring clear vision for years ahead.

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All About AMD

Learn about dry and wet AMD, risk factors like age and lifestyle, and proactive measures such as healthy habits and regular eye exams to preserve vision.

Oculoplastic Surgery

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What to Expect from Blepharoplasty (eyelid) Surgery

Blepharoplasty, commonly known as eyelid surgery, involves removing excess tissue that weighs down the eyelids. Here’s what you can expect before, during, and after the procedure.

Glaucoma

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Ways to Prevent Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can lead to vision loss and blindness without early detection. Regular eye check-ups and wearing protective eyewear can help prevent and detect glaucoma-related damage.

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