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Located at 603 Kirby Road

Located at 603 Kirby Road

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FAQ

Q: Why does allergy season affect my eyes?
A: It’s that time of the year for allergies, and for those who suffer, it’s more than just sneezing. It can mean months of itchy, watery, and puffy eyes. Because many of the allergens are in the air, they easily get into the eyes and cause problems. For some people, a sudden case of red and watery eyes can feel like an infection when really, it’s just allergies. Eye allergies, known as “allergic conjunctivitis”, can often be treated with over the counter medication, but for some, it is not enough. Let us help you manage your allergies this season.

Q: I work all day on my computer. How can I reduce the strain to my eyes?
A: Usually we recommend that the height of the monitor should be level with the tip of your nose. The screen should be 26 - 30 inches away from your eyes. You can prevent glare from the screen and the harmful effects of blue light by wearing anti-glare lenses and blue light protection. In addition you should follow the 20-20-20 rule. For every 20 minutes of computer use, you should take a break for 20 seconds by looking at an object that is 20 feet away from you. If you feel that your eyes are suffering from computer use, please call to make an appointment so we can evaluate your condition.

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We’ve updated our business hours! The new hours will take effect Monday, June 15th. Please keep in mind we are still open by appointment only. Appointments are required for all services including patients wishing to shop for glasses and for adjustments. We are limiting the number of appointments per day to ensure proper cleaning and disinfecting between each patient. Anyone entering the office will be screened for symptoms of COVID-19 over the phone and will be required to wear a mask. We appreciate your understanding as we try to keep our at-risk patients and staff safe during this time!