Top Ten Vision Complaints

Your eyesight is one of your most valuable assets. According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) the top ten vision complaints are: Double Vision Seeing floaters or flashes…
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Coat’s Disease

Recently Pennsylvania’s Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman made it public about his daughter Grace having been diagnosed h Coat’s disease. Wanting to make other parents aware of this disease that can…
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More eyedioms

One’s eyes shut = to be able to do a task with little effort. I can’t believe my eyes = Shocked or surprised to see something. A birds – eye…
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Crohn’s and Eye Conditions

As if having Crohn’s isn’t miserable enough. It can also affect your eyes. Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, conditions that are characterized by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract,…
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Glaucoma Facts

As we are nearing the end of January and it is National Glaucoma Awareness Month here are some facts you should know. Glaucoma is the second most common treatable cause…
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Retinitis Pigmentosa

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP), also called rod cone dystrophy, is a group of related eye disorders that cause progressive vision loss. These disorders affect the retina, a layer at the back…
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eyegotcha Trivia Tuesday

  Greyhounds can see the best of any other breed of dog. Eyes began to develop 550 million years ago. The simplest eyes were patches of photo receptor protein in…
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Why Do You Cry When Chopping Onions

Onions use sulfur in the soil to create amino acid sulfides which are sulfur compounds to produce the chemical irritant known as syn-propanethial-S-oxide. Because onions grow underground this complex chemical…
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Focus on 20/20 in 2020

Most people start January 1st trying to kick the smoking habit or drop a few pounds, but why not use the 2020 theme, but why not make eye health your…
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