5 Ways to Prevent Dry Eyes

Dry eyes are just a fact of life for many people but have you ever wondered what causes them? Dry eyes occur when your eyes can’t produce enough tears and can be a result of aging, certain medications, and various medical conditions like diabetes and thyroid...

Dr. Davidorfs ASCRS 2017 Impressions

Well, I just completed attending my 20th consecutive ASCRS Symposium (American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery), and it was the first time I didn’t have a long drive or need to board a plane;  yes, it was in Los Angeles! Twenty years – it’s a long time.  My...

Why are Yearly Eye Exams So Important?

Many people mistakenly believe that just because they don’t wear contacts or glasses they don’t need to get yearly eye exams. Yearly eye exams are about much more than writing prescriptions for glasses. Your doctor will check your eyes for common eye diseases and...

4 Ways You Can Protect Your Eyes When You Have Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common diseases in the United States, with over 28 million adults and children diagnosed. But what is truly frightening is that about seven million Americans unknowingly have diabetes and are not monitoring their blood sugar. Most people...

The Three Different Kinds of Tears

Crying has so many negative connotations. Seen as a sign of weakness, tears are often dismissed as a useless and uncomfortable display of emotion. However, they’re more useful than you may know. Tears play an important role in overall eye health. They keep your vision...