Why Vision Loss In Women Is So Important As we all know, it is important to take care of your eyes to prevent vision loss or disease. But did you know vision loss in women is even more important? Women are generally the caretakers for the entire family and absentmindedly neglect their own health [...]
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Diabetes and The Eye Diabetes (diabetes mellitus), which affects over 21 million Americans, is now the leading cause of blindness among working age adults in the United States. It can affect the eye and while some conditions may be mild and self-limited, other may be severe and cause visual loss. The problem is that [...]
UV Rays and Proper Eye Protection Summertime means more time spend outdoors and more sunshine. However, studies show exposure to bright sunlight may increase the risk of developing cataracts, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and growths on the eye, including cancer, from UV rays. We want to remind everyone of the importance of protecting their eyes [...]
Why is There a Wait Time at the Doctor’s Office? At CarlinVision we try very hard to schedule patients in a timely fashion so the wait time at the doctor's office is minimal. Unfortunately, the truth is that there are many variables that may be beyond our control when they arrive for their appointment, such [...]
How To Choose Eyeglass Frames For Face Shape Have you ever wondered how to choose eyeglass frames for face shape and why there are so many eyeglass frame styles and designers displayed in The Optical Boutique at CarlinVision? The reason is that we offer a selection of styles and pricing to fit everyone’s personality, lifestyle [...]
By: Dr. Blake Thornhill Keratoconus and How We Treat It Keratoconus example Keratoconus, a degenerative disease of the eye, is a non-inflammatory thinning and bulging of the cornea causing substantial vision distortion. Typically both eyes are affected but to varying degrees. It is usually diagnosed during the teenage years [...]
By: Dr. Melanie Bennett-Sims Why do my eyes burn or get blurry on the computer? This is a very common concern for many of the patients that I see. Did you know that your blink rate naturally decreases during reading, computer work, and driving? Therefore, the quality of your tears between blinks [...]
By: Diana Casaday, Vision Correction Facilitator Why Do I Have to Quit Wearing My Contacts Before Lasik? One of the most frequently asked questions that our Lasik Coordinators receive at CarlinVision is: “Why do I have to quit wearing my contacts before my Lasik pre-operative appointment?” The truth is simple. Contact lens [...]
We All Want Great Eyelashes Who doesn't want longer, thicker, and darker lashes? They are a sign of beauty. They make us look more awake. Leaving the house without mascara gets you the "are you feeling OK today?" from friends and co-workers. Really though, who has the time to have perfect eyelashes every day? [...]
Summer is on the way, get ready with Lasik! That means that it is almost time for your next big vacation. There are so many important things to think about when you are planning your get away. Where will you go this year? What will you wear? Whether you are headed to the beach [...]