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Optometrists located in Mesa, Glendale and Phoenix. Conveniently located inside Lenscrafters

Mesa Grand
480-345-7520
Arrowhead Towne Center
623-412-2020
Superstition Springs
480-964-3542
Camelback Colonnade Phoenix
602-234-7904

Optometrists located in Mesa, Glendale and Phoenix. Conveniently located inside Lenscrafters

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Smart Hygiene Habits to Care for Your Contact Lenses

Swimming in a pool with your contacts on or topping off your solution may seem harmless, but they could compromise your contact lenses and your...

How to Keep Glasses from Getting Foggy

Whether you live in a cold climate or have visited one in the winter, you have probably seen someone who just walked in from the...

12 Tips for Optimal Eye Health

Good Eye Care Habits & Hygiene By practicing good eye care habits and hygiene, you can prevent many vision problems from occurring. Eye problems and...

Wearing Colored Contact Lenses This Halloween? Beware and Take Care!

Countless adults, teens and even children will be wearing colored contact lenses this Halloween, but few are aware of the risks involved. Ever wondered what...

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...

Summer Heat Wave and Your Eyes

This summer, heat waves with scorching temperatures have hit communities nationwide, making an already hot summer even hotter. With high temps and heat waves in...

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...

Top 4 Eyecare Tips for Summer Vacation

This summer, whether you're headed across state lines on a family road trip, flying off to Europe, grabbing a quick weekend getaway, or taking a...

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...

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...

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...

Foster Care Month 2019

May is National Foster Care Month. There are more than 19,000 Arizona children in foster care, but there are only around 4,500 licensed foster families. We want to do our part to raise awareness for the need for foster homes.

Parkinson’s Awareness Month and Your Vision

Eye Care Center near me April is Parkinson's Awareness Month in the USA and Canada, a time when those living with the disorder, their family...

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....

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,...

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...

School and Vision: 2 Important Partners

Like peanut butter and jelly, school and vision go hand-in-hand. Both are important partners in ensuring that children excel in their learning, extracurricular activities, and...

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....

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...

Are Nerf Guns a Dangerous Holiday Present?

Nerf Guns: Popular, Projectile... Safe? With the newest Nerf guns and blasters reigning at the top of lists for the most popular toys this holiday season,...

8 Tips to Relieve Winter Dry Eyes

Whether you live in a climate with cold winter weather or you are planning a ski trip up north, winter can be a challenge if...

Diabetes and Your Eyes

Diabetes is becoming much more prevalent around the globe. According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 425 million adults were living with diabetes in the...

Have an Eye Safe Halloween

Brush Up Before You Dress Up Halloween is one of the most fun times of the year for children and adults alike. When else do...

Exercise and Your Eye Health

Regular exercise is an essential component of overall health and wellness. It is proven that exercise reduces sickness and disease; it increases strength, immunity, and...

Is Too Much Screen Time Dangerous For Your Kids?

Screen Time Pros and Cons Whether it is homework, email, gaming, chatting with friends, searching the web or watching Youtube, kids these days seem to...

Healthy Aging for the Eyes

Getting old doesn’t have to be synonymous with vision loss. There is a lot you can do to keep your eyes and vision healthy and...

Progressive Myopia: When Your Child’s Vision Keeps Getting Worse

What Is Progressive Myopia? Nearsightedness or myopia is one of the most prevalent eye disorders worldwide and its incidence is increasing. In fact by 2050,...

The Dangers of An Online Eye Test

An online eye test may seem like a convenient way to check your vision or get an eyeglass prescription but beware, these tests aren’t all...

Signs That Your Child Has a Vision Problem

Healthy eyes and good vision are essential for your child’s growth and development. In fact, learning is 80% visual, which means a child’s success in...

Eye Dangers in the Dorm – Eye Health for College Students

It’s almost back to school time for college students and whether this is your first time away from home or you are already a pro,...

Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes

While it may seem like a harmless action, rubbing your eyes can actually cause a lot of damage. There are a number of different reasons...

Ocular Migraines

Migraine Awareness Month: An ocular migraine is any migraine headache that involves a visual disturbance such as flashes of light, seeing stars or zigzags or...

How-to Guide for Buying Sunglasses

Sure, sunglasses might add the final touches to your chic ensemble, but the real reason to purchase your shades is to protect your eyes from...

Sports Vision Deconstructed

Vision is a critical component to succeed as an athlete and this doesn’t just mean having 20/20 vision. There are a number of visual processes...

7 Eye Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

While we all know that regular eye exams can help detect warning signs of disease and prevent vision loss, many people fail to seek medical...

Women’s Eye Health – 7 Tips for Optimal Vision for Life

April is Women’s Eye Health Month in the USA and May is Healthy Vision month in Canada too, so let’s take the opportunity to look...

Ultraviolet Light and your Eyes

If you want strong, healthy eyes and clear vision for life, a major step you can take is to protect your eyes from UV radiation. ...

Should I Be Concerned When My Eyelid Twitches?

We all experience the occasional eyelid twitch, which is when the muscle of the eyelid spasms involuntarily. Usually, it comes and goes without intervention and...

Signs of Eye and Vision Problems in Infants

Infant Eyesight Despite nine months of growth in utero, babies are not born with fully developed eyes and vision - just like they can't walk...

AMD Awareness Could Save Your Vision

It’s that time of the year again. Each February, the optometric community bands together to create awareness about age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a...

Trouble Seeing at Night? All About Night Blindness

At this time of year when the sun sets early, many people are affected by night blindness. Night blindness or nyctalopia refers to difficulty seeing at...

The Sneak Thief of Sight

It’s that time of year again. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, a time set aside each year to create awareness about this potentially devastating...

Don’t Let Snow Blindness Ruin Your Winter Vacation

While most people have sunglasses high on their packing list for a tropical vacation, many people don’t consider it as much of a priority for...

6 Crazy Holiday Eye Injuries to Avoid

As the season to deck the halls arrives, make sure that you aren’t one of the many people who find themselves celebrating in the urgent...

10 Eye Healthy Foods to Eat This Year

The New Year is coming and many people include healthier eating and exercise in their resolutions for the year ahead. Well other than weight loss...

Women and Diabetes – World Diabetes Day

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. This year, the theme of World Diabetes Day is women and diabetes - our right to a healthy future....

What You Need to Know to Help World Blindness

October is World Blindness Awareness Month, an initiative started to help the public to understand the realities of visual impairment and how it affects the...

Halloween Eye Safety

October has arrived and that means many people are already starting to plan for upcoming costume parties and trick-or-treating for the Halloween season. This is...

Trouble Seeing the Fine Print? Here are Your Options…

Every good pair of eyes eventually gets old and with age comes a condition called presbyopia. Presbyopia, which usually begins to set in some time...

Aging Eyes and Driving Safety 

Even if you don’t have any eye or vision problems, the natural process of aging affects your ability to see and react to visual stimuli....

Is Your Teen Ready for Contacts?

Many teens who wear glasses are eager to try out contact lenses for convenience, fashion or to just provide another option for vision correction.

Inside a Life With Color Vision Deficiency

What’s it like to be color blind? Contrary to what the name implies, color blindness usually does not actually mean that you don’t see any...

How to Safely View the Great American Eclipse of 2017

On August 21st, for the first time since 1979, a solar eclipse will be visible across North America. What's even more historic is that it...

Are Your Eyes Sensitive to Light?

Light sensitivity, also known as photophobia, is a condition in which bright light - either natural sunlight or artificial light -  can cause significant discomfort,...

Got a Shiner!

What Exactly Is a Black Eye? A black eye, also known as a periorbital hematoma, is usually not an injury of the actual eye (which...

Cataract Awareness and Prevention

It's National Cataract Awareness Month According to the World Health Organization, cataracts are responsible for 51% of cases of blindness worldwide - although this blindness...

Are You Ignoring Your Dry Eyes?

You Don’t Have to Live With Dry Eyes Have you noticed that your eyes feel chronically dry, itchy, scratchy or even sometimes watery? Many people...

Does Smoking Affect Vision?

Eye Doctors Weigh In: How Smoking Can Harm Your Vision & Eye Health We all know that smoking is bad for you, especially the risks that...

Sjogren’s Awareness Month – Understanding The Invisible Disease 

In honor of Sjogren’s Awareness month, eye care providers are helping to spread the word to increase awareness about this hard-to-diagnose disease. As our eye...

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Hey women! Did you know that women are more likely to suffer from vision problems and are at higher risk of permanent vision loss than...

The Right (and the Wrong) Way to Clean Your Glasses

There is nothing worse than a dirty spot on your glasses - well except perhaps many dirty spots or smudges. When that happens, most of...

It’s Time to Talk About Blue Light

Workplace Eye Safety Month Blue light. Do you know what it is? Do you know where it comes from, or how it can be harmful...

Understanding Eye Color

Eye color is a hereditary trait that depends on the genes of both parents, as well as a little bit of mystery. The color of...

6 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration is a serious condition that can threaten your vision and general well-being. Characterized by the deterioration of the central area of the...

Are You Missing Your Child’s Hidden Vision Problem?

Your toddler may show every sign of good eyesight including the ability to see objects in the distance, however that doesn't necessarily mean that he or she doesn’t have a vision problem.

“The Sneak Thief of Sight” Is On Our Minds This January

Make your resolution for healthy vision this year with increased awareness of the leading cause of blindness worldwide.

Holiday Season Shopping: Are Nerf Guns Safe for the Eyes?

This is the one way you can be sure that you or your child’s eyes are truly safe during Nerf shooting:

Dry Eye Syndrome Causes and Cures

Despite the fact that it is one of the most common eye problems, a surprisingly large percentage of patients are not aware of it.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Chances are it affects you or someone you know. November has been dedicated as a time to spread awareness about the disease, its risk factors and the effects it has on your body, your daily life and the lives of your loved ones.

Don’t Let Fall Eye Allergies Get You Down

Red, itchy, watery eyes and swollen eyelids (along with sneezing, congestion or a runny nose)...

How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes

Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great vision for those who wear...

An Active and Eye Safe Lifestyle

90%! That’s the number of sports eye injuries that studies show can be prevented using proper eye protection.  Yet most sports leagues don’t require protective...

10 Tips to Teach Children About Eye Safety

It is important to teach your children about eye health and safety from a young age.  This includes awareness about how your overall health habits...

When 20/20 Vision isn’t Enough For Your Child

Since studies show that learning is 80% visual, children with untreated vision problems can really suffer when it comes to school. Most people think that...

Cutting Edge Eye-dentification

We have all seen the futuristic thrillers that use high-tech eye scanning identification systems but nowadays the technology does exist to use them in real...

Innovations in Color Blindness

There have been a lot of videos going viral lately of color blind people “seeing color” for the first time using specialized glasses. The emotional...

Poolside Eye Safety

Whether it is the sea, the sand, the sun or the softball field, summer brings people outside and this creates exposure to a multitude of...

Cataract Awareness Month: What to Expect from Cataract Surgery

After the age of 50 most people will eventually be diagnosed with cataracts. Cataracts are when the natural crystalline lens of the eyes become clouded,...

Sunwear for a Bright Future

According to the Vision Council’s 2016 UV (Ultraviolet Radiation) Protection report, parents are more likely to wear sunglasses (56%) than their children (only 29%!). Yet...

How UV Damages Your Eyes

UV Awareness Month: This article might scare you, and we hope it does - just enough to motivate you to wear proper eye protection against...

What You Need to Know About Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

Proper contact lens care can be a daunting task for many. Making sure that you, or your children, are using the right contact lens solution,...

What is a stye anyway?

A stye (known by eye doctors as a hordeolum) is an infection of an oil gland which forms a pimple-like bump on the base of...

Eye Allergies

Along with congestion, runny nose, coughing, sneezing, headaches and difficulty breathing, individuals with allergies often suffer from eye allergies or allergic conjunctivitis resulting in red,...

Bifocal and Multifocal Contact Lenses 

If you are over 40 and have difficulty seeing close up, you probably have a common age-related condition called presbyopia which is when the eye’s natural...

Fiesta Mall Office Moving to a New Location in Summer 2016

Our Fiesta Mall office will be moving to a new, expanded location in Summer 2016! You can expect the same team, the same great service...

Workplace Eye Wellness: The Dangers of Blue Light

When people think of workplace dangers to the eyes, it is usually machinery, chemicals or construction materials that come to mind.  However, a growing danger...

How to Find the Right Pair of Glasses for your Child

Whether you are looking for regular prescription glasses, sunwear or protective sports eyewear, it can be tough choosing the best eyewear for children and teens....

The Importance of Proper Contact Lens Measurements and Fitting

Many times in life, One-size-fits-all can be really great! It takes the stress out of finding the right fit and is often quick, easy and...

Preventing Age-related Macular Degeneration

February is AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month in the United States, and it’s White Cane Week in Canada. Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in adults aged 50 and older. Awareness...

Resolve to Prevent Glaucoma in 2016

This year, make healthy eyes and vision your resolution. Find out if you or a loved one is at risk for glaucoma, and take steps...

Dry Eyes vs. Red Eyes: How To Know and What To Do About It

Red eye and dry eye syndrome are quite easily confused. Both conditions include itchy, red and dry-feeling eyes.

Why Do We Need Glasses?

Refractive errors including myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia.

Adoption Awareness Campaign Results

Pearson Eyecare Group would like to thank all of our patients who donated to our November Adoption Awareness Campaign. Pearson Eyecare donated a dollar for...

Eye Safe Toys and Gifts for This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for giving, and parents, grandparents, family and friends need to know how to choose toys and games that protect children’s health and eyesight.

How Do We See?

Have you ever thought about how vision works? It's an incredible system and process!

How to Prevent Diabetic Vision Loss

Prevention and treatment for eye complications associated with Diabetes

Round Up Your Eye Exam in Nov. to Support National Adoption Awareness Month

"There are over 17,000 children in foster care in Arizona. Many of those children are waiting for a foster home or an adoptive home. Gov....

Decorative Lenses Could Cost You Your Vision

Beware this Halloween and think before you blink (in decorative contact lenses that is)! Sure, decorative contact lenses can enhance any Halloween costume, but if...

It’s Time to Be Serious About Home Eye Safety

Home Eye Injury Awareness and Prevention

Halloween Costume Contacts Promo

3 Ways to Save this Halloween Season: Special #1: $199 Comprehensive Eye Exam Contact Lens Evaluation One Pair of Costume Lenses   Special #2: $119...

The Importance of Eye Exams For Children

Proper eye care is an extremely important part of a child's development. Developments during this period will effect a child for the rest of his/her...

6 Common Eye Myths Debunked

Over the centuries there have been a lot of old-wives tales circulating about eyes and vision. You know, like the one that if someone hits...

Protective Sports Eyewear is a Serious Matter

There are thousands of eye injuries a year related to sports. According to the National Eye Institute eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness...

How Pregnancy Affects Vision

The hormonal fluctuations experienced during pregnancy can cause many unexpected changes in your body, including your eyes and vision. Most of these changes are temporary...

Community Involvement

It's important to give back to the community in which we live and work, which is why we are involved in a number of local outreach and charity initiatives. 

Is Your Baby’s EyeSight Developing Normally?

A baby’s visual system develops gradually over the first few months of life. They have to learn to focus and move their eyes, and use...

Guidelines For Picking the Right Pair of Shades

There is a lot more that goes into finding the right pair of sunglasses than just fit and fashion.  While it’s important to look and...

6 Things You Need To Know About Cataracts

Cataracts are a leading cause of vision loss in the United States and Canada. Here are 6 things you need to know. 1. Chances are...

What You Need to Know About Firework Eye Safety

Independence Day may have passed but fireworks season is still in full swing and fireworks-related injury and death is a real and serious danger.  According...

Pink Eye

Pink Eye is a very common eye condition in which the normally clear mucus membrane that lines the eyelid and eye surface, known as the...

5 Ways to Ensure Healthy Vision

Your eyes are constantly at work for you, playing a vital role as you navigate through each day. As May is healthy vision month, here...

Helpful Diabetes and Nutrition Tips

A diabetes diagnosis can be a very heavy burden. Suddenly, you have to track your diet closer than ever, totally rethink your previous lifestyle, and...

What Women Need to Know About Eye Health

According to Women’sEyeHealth.org, ⅔ of blindness and visual impairment occurs in women. Additionally, an estimated 75% of visual impairment is preventable or correctable with proper...

Enjoying Life During Eye Allergy Season

Spring is in the air. But along with the beauty of the blooming flowers and budding trees, comes allergy season. The high pollen count and...

Buying Contact Lenses In-Office

Why Should I Buy Contact Lenses From My Optometrist? Over the past few years, the contact lens wearing community has been bombarded with advertising promising...

Introducing the new 1-Day Acuvue DEFINE Color-Enhancing Contacts

We are pleased to announce the launch of 1-Day Acuvue DEFINE contact lenses.   These new contact lenses enhance the natural beauty of your eyes...

Pearson Eye Care Group Voted “Best of Mesa 2015”

We are proud and honored to have been chosen by the East Valley Tribune as "Best of Mesa 2015" for Eyecare. Thank you to all...

Can you Really Go Blind from Looking at a Solar Eclipse?

Last week, people in South America, Europe, North Africa, and parts of Asia and the Middle East saw a solar eclipse. As you may have...

10 Steps to Prevent Vision Loss

March is Save Your Vision Month, a time to raise public awareness about how to protect your eyes and your vision. Most people aren’t aware...

Refocus on the Digital Age with Computer Glasses

Digital devices have impacted our world in so many positive ways, allowing us to connect, work, play and get information at the speed of light....

Preventing Contact Lens Overuse

Contact Lens Overuse Contact lens overuse is an increasingly common eye condition that has significant potential to do serious damage to your eyes, and lead...

Living With Low Vision

February is Low Vision and Age-Related Macular Degeneration awareness month.   Low vision describes a set of conditions in which there is significant visual impairment...

Under Pressure: Are you at Risk for Glaucoma?

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.  Glaucoma is a serious, vision threatening disease. You can save your eyesight, by knowing the facts. Are you at risk...

Dry Eyes vs. Red Eyes: How To Know and What To Do About It by Dr. Peasrson

Red eye and dry eye syndrome can look very much the same. Both red eyes and dry eye syndrome include itchy, dry, red eyes. A...

Know How and When to Treat an Eye Infection

It’s that time of year again…coughs, sneezing, running noses and itchy, red eyes.  How do you know when an eye irritation is something that needs...

8 Tips to Beat Winter Dry Eyes

One of the most common patient complaints during the winter months is dry eyes. In the cooler climates, cold winds and dry air, coupled with...

“Eye” Am Home for the Holidays – 7 Eye Tips for College Students

Winter break is in a few weeks and, with college students finding their way home for the holidays, it is a good time for parents to...

Do You Know the Facts About Diabetic Eye Disease?

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Do you know the facts?

7 Things You Should Know About Eyelid Twitches

You may have experienced this before. Out of nowhere, your eyelid starts twitching uncontrollably. While this can be a cause of aggravation, eyelid twitches, spasms...

October is…

October is 'Eye Injury Prevention Month' in the USA and 'Eye Health Month' in Canada. There are about 285 million people living with blindness and...

World Sight Day Challenge – No More Avoidable Blindness

The World Sight Day Challenge, slated to take place on October 9, 2014 is an annual awareness day that aims to focus global attention on...

Protect Children’s Eyes During Sports

The new school year has kicked off and you can tick off purchasing all that back to school equipment. Now, it's time to think about...

Cutting Edge Glaucoma Technology

A futuristic, yet simplistic, eye implant paired with a smartphone app may change the way eye doctors treat glaucoma.

Comfortable Vision for Back-to-school Reading

School is starting: Do you know how to set up your child’s homework and reading spot? Reading and writing are some of the most fundamental...

Be on the Lookout for Vision Problems this Summer Break

Summer vacation is well under way, but did you know that even when your child is out of the classroom, vision problems can have an...

Should You Be Worried About Eye Floaters?

Eye floaters are actually more common that you may think. Many people notice specks or cobweb-like images moving around in their line of vision, at...

Keeping an Eye on Cataracts

Cataracts affect millions of people nationwide and as the population continues to age, the numbers keep increasing. The good news is, cataracts are often manageable...

A Look Behind Sleeping Eyes

Have you ever wondered what your eyes do when you finally close them after a long day of visual processing and stimulation? Let's take a...

6 Things You Should Know about UV Radiation and Your Eyes

The heat of long summer days is nearly upon us. As the sun's rays intensify and people spend more time outdoors in the sunshine it...

Dealing with Your Tween’s and Teen’s Eyesight

It can be devastating for a tween or teen to be told he or she needs to wear glasses, especially if it is sudden. Many...

9 Tips for Coping With Eye Allergy Season

Spring is on the way. Soon the sun will be shining, the flowers blooming and allergy season will be upon us. If you have allergies,...

How Your Eyes Convey Emotion

Your eyes communicate much more than you may realize, in fact they play a huge role in your non-verbal communication. Consciously or not, the way...

Protecting Your Eyes From The Desk Job

There are so many people who spend hours a day, if not most of the day working on a computer or mobile device. They usually...

New Study Shows How Your Eyes Shed Light on Your Health

It's been said that your eyes are the window to your soul. Well, research is showing that your eyes are a window to a lot...

Hope in Sight for Low Vision

February is low vision awareness month. Low vision is a condition in which an individual suffers significant vision loss that can't be fully corrected with...

How to Encourage Young Kids to Wear their First Pair of Glasses

Your child's first pair of glasses will make an important difference in his or her ability to see and interact with the surrounding world. However,...

7 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma

7 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma Glaucoma, which refers to a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve, is often called 'the...

New Year’s Resolutions for An Eye Healthy 2014

The New Year is a time to start fresh and renew our commitment to health, happiness and success. It’s important to include eye and vision...

Fun Holiday Gifts That Are GOOD for Children’s Vision

The holiday season is on our doorstep. With technology so much a part of our lives, the easy go-to gifts for kids often include an...

What You Should Know about Diabetes and Your Vision

Diabetes affects people of all ages, races and genders.  An estimated 25.8 million Americans or 8.3 percent of the population suffer from the disease, according...

Keeping Your Contact Lenses Clean

If you wear contact lenses, you probably know the hygiene routine you should follow when removing your lenses: Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and...

10 Tips to Protect Your Vision

Did you forget to put on your sunglasses today? Are you constantly sitting in front of a computer screen without taking breaks to look away?...

This Halloween Be Wary of Costume Contact Lenses

As Halloween approaches and costume planning gets more serious, many consider the use of novelty or costume contact lenses as a way to add that...

How to Prevent Dry Eyes During Air Travel

Many travelers experience dry eyes after extended travel by air. The dry environment of a temperature- and pressure-controlled air plane cabin can take its toll...

Does Chlorine Hurt your Eyes?

Just because the summer is coming to an end, doesn’t mean that we have to say goodbye to the swimming pool. Whether it means a...

Technology in the Classroom and the Eyes

The use of technology has become commonplace in the classroom. So much so that today’s generation of students, from kindergarten to university, navigates computers, smartphones...

Treating Vision Problems Lowers Risk of Falling in Seniors

For adults over the age of 65, the right pair of vision correcting glasses can literally be a life saver. Seniors aged 65 and up...

The Great Glasses Play Day 2013

The first weekend of August (August 3rd and 4th) has been marked as the 2nd annual Great Glasses Play Day. The event, which first launched...

First Aid for Eye Injuries

To ensure that your eyes remain healthy, it is essential to protect them from injury and to take proper care measures if an injury has...

Understanding the Eye Chart

Eye charts of different variations have become a standard in vision screenings and eye exams. One of the most familiar charts associated with vision is...

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts, one of the most common causes of blindness, develop when the lens of the eye, located behind the iris and pupil, becomes opaque or...

Age Related Macular Degeneration and Your Central Vision

Did you know that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of vision loss and blindness among adults aged 50 and above?...

How to Choose the Right Sunglasses

Do your sunglasses have what it takes to protect your eyes? As the summer heats up and people spend more time outdoors, it is very...

Women’s Eye Health Month: An Eye on Cosmetics

Women's eyes are regularly exposed to potential irritants through the use of cosmetics. As eye shadow, mascara and eye liner can breed unseen dirt and...

A Recipe For Eye Health

Did you know that your dietary choices have an impact on your eye health and vision? Opting for appetizing food that at the same time...

Spring Eye Allergies

Spring is right around the corner, as the winter begins to wind down and the fresh, warmer air begins to rear its head. Unfortunately for...

The Right Way to Clean Your Eyeglasses

We all know how frustrating it can be trying to see clearly through a smudged pair of glasses; clean lenses can really make a world...

Dry Eye Syndrome: When Dry Eyes are Chronic

Dry eyes are a common problem for many individuals particularly during the winter months when exposure to dry air and whipping wind is increased. However,...

UV Protective Sunglasses: Winter Sports and UV Rays

Sunglasses are an essential part of your wardrobe, even in the winter. While many people associate the need for 100% UV protective sunglasses with warm...

Diabetes and Your Eyesight

Are you aware that being diabetic puts you at risk for serious eye damage? Diabetes is the leading cause of total vision loss in people...

Toric Lenses: A Life Changer for Astigmatism

Are you aware that there are contact lenses especially for people with astigmatism? The cornea is generally spherical, but in the case of someone with...

What is Retinoscopy?

Sometimes, especially when performing an eye exam on a small child the eye doctor will focus a beam of light in the eyes. But why?...

Mobile Devices and Your Eyes

Technologically, we've really progressed in the past few years and now, it would be difficult to find someone not on some sort of mobile device....

Retaining Good Vision in Middle Age

Many people begin to notice problems with reading small print and seeing close objects during their 40s. This condition is known as presbyopia. Fortunately, this...

Patch It Up

Many kids experience a lazy eye. A lazy eye forms when the brain turns off or suppresses sight in one eye. Vision might be suppressed...

What We’ll Ask You At Your Eye Exam

Ladies and gentlemen with eye exams scheduled for the near future, can we have your attention please? There are a few things you should inform...

A Closer Look at Night Vision

You wake suddenly, in the middle of the night, or maybe you're looking for the light switch or door in a dark room. It's happened...

Are You Suffering From Presbyopia?

Experiencing some trouble with reading is a frequently occurring problem if you're close to middle age. Being able to see things that are up close...

Keeping Toys Safe for Eyes

Sometimes it's challenging to choose toys that will be safe for our children's eyes. Infants are born with an immature visual system which forms throughout...

Send Your Child To School With Good Vision

Most school-based learning is achieved through the use of a child's eyes. Yet interestingly, in spite of this well-known correlation between vision and learning, many...

What is Convergence Insufficiency?

All too frequently, we meet clever kids who really enjoy camp and extracurricular activities, but just don't feel the same way about school. In truth,...

Understanding Visual Acuity

Everyone has stumbled upon the terms visual acuity and 20/20 vision. But what do these terms actually mean? 20/20 is used to indicate the accuracy...

A Fresh Look for Your Eyes

This summer, how about trying a new look for your eyes? Introducing FreshLook®. They offer a vast range of color contact lenses, allowing you to...

Focusing on Eyelid Hygiene

Have you ever experienced inflamed eyelids, which is also referred to as blepharitis? Blepharitis is a common eyelid inflammation, often associated with a bacterial eye...

Fresh Lenses: Why?

Have there been times when you've left your soft contact lenses in for too long? It's a basic fact that things are in in top...

Cataracts: Common but Treatable

In the United States, this month is Cataract Awareness Month. Are you aware that cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss among adults aged...

Protecting Yourself from UV Rays

It's a fact that basically everybody is exposed to UV rays. However, the risks of years of exposure to these harsh rays are not often...

Is it Time for Your Annual Comprehensive Eye Exam?

It's May, and that means that it's Healthy Vision Month. When did you last have a comprehensive eye exam? Getting your eyes tested annually is...

Introducing Transitions® Optical’s Vantage™ Lens

Transitions® Optical, manufacturers of variable tint lenses, have put out a new addition to their comprehensive range. It's called the Transitions® Vantage™ lens. The company...

Recognizing Poor Vision

In patients, whether young or old, sometimes poor vision can be due to several possible factors such as changes in the body or in the...

Women’s Eye and Vision Health

This month, Prevent Blindness America is focusing on Women's Eye Health and Safety. Women go through many changes during their lifetime. Each change could affect...

April is Sports Eye Safety Month

As the spring comes, along with more chance to engage in outdoor sports, comes a rise in the number of sports related eye injuries. Every...

Eye Care on The Go

One of the greatest necessities for road safety is, undeniably, good vision. In fact, safe driving requires a combination of a number of different visual...

Vision at Work

To teach businesses and their workers about the importance of eye health, and to provide safety tips on how to avoid vision-threatening eye incidents, Prevent...

Focusing on Astigmatism

Surrounding your pupil and iris is your cornea, which is, under usual conditions, spherical. As light hits the eye from all angles, the cornea's role...

Red, Itchy Eyes? Perhaps it’s Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis, also called pink eye, is one of the most frequently encountered eye infections, particularly with children. Pink eye can be caused by bacteria, a...

Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness

February has been dedicated by Prevent Blindness America to raise awareness about age related macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision. Are you aware that age...

How Do You Disinfect Your Contact Lenses?

When it comes to use of contacts, it is crucial to understand the importance of proper eye hygiene. A study conducted by Bausch & Lomb...

Protect Your Eyes From Dry Eyes This Winter

Dry eyes can be common during the winter due to cold and dry air conditions.

You Need to Wear Sunglasses in the Winter too!

Winter has officially arrived, which means in some locations biting winds and frigid rain, snow and sleet are also in the forecast. You would never...

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

As this month has been designated National Glaucoma Awareness Month, this post is intended to emphasize the importance of being aware of the indications of...

How Age Affects Your Eyesight – Presbyopia

Visit your Mesa, AZ Eye Doctor to Find Out About Treatment Options Many adults eventually begin to notice signs of presbyopia or a reduced ability...

Presents, Toys, and Eye Safety Awareness

Holiday season is right around the corner which means dolls, radio controlled airplanes, and Leapster Explorers. Well intentioned aunts and uncles love surprising the children...

The End of the Year Is Coming! Don’t Lose Your FSA Dollars

Need a new pair of specs for the kids? Think it's time for an eye exam? Considering laser vision correction? This is the time to...

Living With Color Blindness

Contact our Mesa, AZ Optometry Practice for a consultation

Diabetes: A Leading Cause of Vision Loss

Did you know that diabetes is the number one precursor to vision loss among men and women aged 20-74 years? If not, you are not...

All About Amblyopia (Lazy Eye). Treatment in Mesa, AZ

Amblyopia or lazy eye is the lack of central vision development due to the inability of the two eyes to function in unison. In the...

Mesa, AZ Vision Exams: Examining the Eye Chart

  Ever wonder why 20/20 is the standard for ''perfect'' vision and what it really stands for? The term 20/20 eyesight represents normal visual acuity...

Mesa, AZ Treatment for Fall Eye Allergies

  While eye allergies are most commonly associated with springtime, just as many individuals experience symptoms during the fall months as well. In addition to...

Eye Safety for Halloween: Watch Out For Special Effect Contacts!

  With the autumn comes Halloween and with that, dressing up. As a consumer, you want to know of certain dangers to your eyes and...

Mesa, AZ Management for Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)

  The American Optometric Association (AOA) states that above seventy percent of workers that work daily at a computer screen (which is over 140 million...

Keeping the Home Atmosphere Eye-Safe

  In recognition of Home & Sports Eye Safety Month, this post will focus on ways to keep your home safe for your eyes specifically...

Makeup Advice for Contact Lens Wearers from your Mesa, AZ Eye Care Practitioner

For those who use contact lenses a number of precautions should be taken when applying cosmetics. Below are a few pointers for ways to ensure...

Sunblock and your Eyes

Those who have regrettably gotten sunblock in their eyes are aware just how painful it can be. In fact, someone who has experienced a severe...

Schedule Your Yearly Eye Examination in Mesa, AZ, in Honor of Cataracts Awareness Month

Many people aren't aware that cataracts are the leading culprit for sight loss for people 55 and over. In reality, over half of individuals above...

Add Eye Exams to Your Back to School Routine: Mesa Kids’ Eye Exams

Many experts stress that approximately 80 percent of learning takes place through a child's eyes. Since a child's eyesight can change often, consistent eye and...

Young Adults and Contacts

Requiring glasses is often met with resistance from a adolescent. Young adults balk at the very idea of being seen in glasses and coming across...

Help! How to Handle Some Frequently Encountered Eye Injuries

There are a variety of different kinds of eye accidents that can take place, with varying degrees of severity. Some may necessitate emergency action and...

Why You Should Book a Comprehensive Eye Examination

For those of us who have eyes that are in good condition, it's common to overlook the importance of a routine eye examination. However, timely...

10 Steps to Healthy Eyes This Summer

Now that the summertime has officially arrived it’s time to keep your eyes protected from the risks of UV exposure and other summertime dangers. Here...

Preventing Children’s Eye Damage with Protective Glasses

Studies show that eye injuries account for 40,000 emergency room visits a year. This is an eye trauma every 780 seconds! Eye Care professionals believe...

The Facts About the Eye Health Benefits of Eating Carrots

Do carrots really improve your eyesight? While eye doctors admit that the orange root vegetables are made up of large quantities of a beta-carotene which...

Do You Know the Dangers of UV to Your Eyes?

  Most Americans are familiar with the dangers of Ultraviolet (UV) exposure to your skin, (including sunburn and skin cancer) and the necessity of using...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Caring for Your Contacts

  Contact lens wearers need to be careful to treat their contacts adequately. Improper care can lead to damaged contacts, or or even serious eye...

Why Rigid Lenses Might be Great for You

  While soft contact lenses are most common, a second, less familiar kind of contact lenses exists: rigid gas permeable (RGP) lenses, also known as...

Spring is Eye Allergy Season

If you are experiencing red eyes, itchy eyes or watery eyes it could be due to pollen-induced eye allergies. For many of us, spring time...

Shopping for Glasses Online…A Good Idea? Not Necessarily

Though many Internet users have become used to buying more and more products on the Web, glasses are one item that needs to be carefully...

Online Registration Forms

Fill out online welcome form, before your next appointment. Find out how...

Dry Eyes Getting To You? Suggestions on Guarding Your Eyes This Winter

Even though many people think of winter as the rainy time of year with all the rain and snow, the atmosphere is really a lot...

This Month Pronounced Age-related Macular Degeneration and Low Vision Awareness Month

This month has been announced age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision awareness month. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of visual impairment...

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