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adults are allowed one companion). For walk-in services, such as glasses
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Vision Care

  • Do you suffer from Digital Eye Strain?

    We spend so much of our lives in front of digital devices. Whether it’s computers, smartphones, tablets, laptops, etc – Digital Eye Strain (DES) is becoming more of a problem. Here’s 6 tips to help you battle Digital Eye Strain associated with Computer Vision Syndrome. (1) Follow the 20-20-20 Rule Every 20 minutes, look at […]

    Continue Reading December 26, 2017

  • Ask Dr. Schauer ~ Artificial Tears

    “My son seems to use over-the-counter eye drops like an average person uses ChapStick. How much is too much? He’s a teenager and wears contact lenses.” In general, for most artificial tears, you do not want to use them more than 4 times a day. The reason is because most types of artificial tears contain […]

    Continue Reading November 28, 2017

  • Ask Dr. Schauer ~ Skin Tags

    “My husband has a skin tag on his eyelid. It doesn’t bother him … but it bothers me! What causes these to form? Should I take him to the eye doctor to have it removed, or go to our regular doctor? Will its removal affect his eyesight?” This week, we take a question from a […]

    Continue Reading November 14, 2017

  • November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness month

    Diabetes affects an estimated 30 million Americans. That number is expected to rise in the coming years. Of those 30 million diabetics, about 10 million of them have no idea they have diabetes! Diabetic retinopathy occurs when diabetes negatively affects your vision. It accounts for as many as 24,000 cases of blindness every year. This […]

    Continue Reading October 31, 2017

  • Your child’s visual development

    Did you know that your child is capable of seeing 20/20 by only 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. The […]

    Continue Reading September 19, 2017

  • My eye is red and itchy?

    “I get an itch in my eye that is very bothersome, and it also makes my eye red. Sometimes, I can’t help but rub it, which I know does not help. My wife thinks it could be stress, but what could it be?” Our listener to 103.3 US Country asks a detailed question about his […]

    Continue Reading September 5, 2017

  • Vision screenings are not eye exams

    As school is about to be 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 […]

    Continue Reading August 8, 2017

  • Ask Dr. Schauer ~ Why can’t I read with my contacts?

    “I wear contacts, but it seems I always have to wear my cheaters to read the newspaper or on my computer. Is this normal? I thought contacts would clear my sight issue. I’m a newbie with contacts, only wearing them for 2 months now.” The first question that I have for this listener’s question is her […]

    Continue Reading July 18, 2017

  • Can shingles affect your eyes?

    Have you heard of shingles? No, we’re not talking about the things that go on the roof of your house. We’re talking about a viral infection! If you had chicken pox when you were a child, you have the chance of getting shingles. What is shingles? Shingles is a reactivation of the varicella zoster (herpes […]

    Continue Reading July 11, 2017

  • June is cataract awareness month

      For this month’s awareness, we are raising attention to cataracts. So the first question we might answer is: What is a cataract? A cataract is a yellowing or thickening of the crystalline lens inside of the eye. The lens of the eye sits right behind the colored part of your eye (the iris). Normally, […]

    Continue Reading May 30, 2017