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Eye Care

  • Are you making these contact lens mistakes?

    If you are a contact lens wearer, do you make these common mistakes? Even if you’ve worn contact lenses for years, it is sometimes easy to fall into habits that might not be the safest for your eyes. So here is a refresher of the do’s and dont’s for safe and healthy contact lens wear! […]

    Continue Reading February 27, 2020

  • Are these beauty trends safe for the eye?

    Beauty Trends are in the eye of the beholder Or should we say, on the eye of the beholder! (particularly the eyelashes) There are many different procedures that are meant to enhance your natural eyelashes and it’s important to consider their safety. False Eyelashes There are different types of false eyelashes available that you can […]

    Continue Reading December 17, 2019

  • Are over-the-counter eye drops safe?

    Is it safe to use over-the-counter (OTC) eye drops? Because something is labeled as OTC, many people think there aren’t any possible adverse side effects because it isn’t a prescription medication. This is not always the case. OTC medications can and do have side effects, and sometimes can make the problem worse. Example #1 A […]

    Continue Reading April 11, 2019

  • When should my child have their eyes checked?

    Did you know that your child is capable of seeing 20/20 by age two? Of course, we are often not able to clinically measure 20/20 until approximately age 4 or 5 (due to attention spans and communication!) but the retina is mature enough and advanced enough to see that clearly that soon in life. So, […]

    Continue Reading February 8, 2019

  • Did you know we treat eye infections?

    Do you have an immediate problem with your eye(s)? The optometrists at Vision Source Mandan can help! We routinely see urgent and emergency eye problems every day, and we can see you the same day you call. Why call your eye doctor? If you had chest pains, would you call a neurologist? Of course not! […]

    Continue Reading January 29, 2019

  • WARNING: Hubble Contacts

    Vision Source Mandan would like to issue a public safety warning regarding Hubble Contact Lenses You may have recently seen TV or internet advertisements for an online company called Hubble Contacts. We’ve also recently had several patients ask about Hubble Contact Lenses. We want to alert our patients of the potential safety risks associated with […]

    Continue Reading January 14, 2019

  • Treatment option for Dry Eye

    Do you like how your teeth feel after a good cleaning at the dentist? Them imagine how great your eyes can feel after a good eyelid cleaning at the optometrist! Vision Source Mandan has a great treatment option available for dry eye patients. The BlephEx treatment cleans the openings to the meibomian glands, which are […]

    Continue Reading November 30, 2018

  • A vision screening is NOT an eye exam

    As school is back in session, remember that vision screenings are not a replacement for a comprehensive eye examination. While vision screenings are valuable and they may catch vision problems in children who haven’t had eye exams yet, always keep in mind that a vision screening is a limited process and is indeed only a […]

    Continue Reading September 4, 2018

  • Ask Dr. Schauer ~ Contact Lenses

    “My friend wears contacts and will wear them until they tear. She’s a “penny pincher” and tries to make them last as long as she can. Several times, I had to help her get a piece of the remaining contact out of her eye. This can’t be the correct way to wear contacts?” This question […]

    Continue Reading May 11, 2018

  • Ask Dr. Schauer – AREDS and AMD

    “My mother said she has advanced AMD in her left eye and she tried to explain the AREDS formulation to me. I think she said it is a treatment but can you shed some light on this? Also, what is AMD?” This question came in from listener in Mandan to our 103.3 US Country weekly […]

    Continue Reading April 18, 2018