Category: Articles

  • Fine lines and Wrinkles?

    Fine lines and Wrinkles?

    Why do we have to be careful with the products we apply to the eye area? The skin around the eye is thinner that in other parts of the body. It does not have as much fat under it and is very vascular. This is why we see the first signs of aging around the…

  • Should you be taking an “eye” vitamin?

    Should you be taking an “eye” vitamin?

    MacuHealth is the only nutritional vision supplement containing all three macular carotenoids: Lutein, Meso-Zeaxanthin, and Zeaxanthin in the exact ratio of 10:10:2, which is found in the retina. Their patented Micro-Micelle Technology is a process that increases the carotenoid concentrations at the target tissue in the macula. It is clinically proved to rebuild and maximize…

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  • How do you clean your eyelash extensions?

    How do you clean your eyelash extensions?

    Yes, you have to clean them. To keep your natural lashes healthy it is important to clean them and to take breaks from your extensions occasionally so that your eye lashes can recover from the stress. Blepharitis is the term for the build up of debris at the base of your eyelashes under your extensions.…

  • Protect your child’s eyes from screens

    Protect your child’s eyes from screens

    EyePromise® Screen Shield Teen is a simple, nutritional supplement to help support your child’s eyes. Screen Shield Teen includes natural, ethically sourced ingredients proven to increase the eye’s natural protection against screen time and harmful blue light. Our high-quality, dietary zeaxanthin is harvested from natural sources, and our eye vitamins contain the highest amounts of this critical…

  • Do your eyes look tired?

    Do your eyes look tired?

    If your eyes look “tired” or “sleepy,” you may have a condition called acquired blepharoptosis (also known as acquired ptosis or low-lying lids). Blepharoptosis Upneeq is a first-in-class treatment—with a mechanism of action that lifts upper eyelids Upneeq delivers rapid, visible lift to the upper eyelid with once-daily use and can achieve significant visual field…

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  • Why you should buy your eye makeup from your eye doctor

    Why you should buy your eye makeup from your eye doctor

    twenty/twenty beauty Hypoallergenic eye makeup created by Ophthalmologist, Dr. Diane Hilal Campo. Her goal was to create eye-safe products that even people with sensitive eyes could use. Made to stay where you put them, so they do not migrate into the eye. With bonus ingredients such as argan oil, hyaluronic acid, Vitamin E. Features an…

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  • Homeless Coalition Drive

    Homeless Coalition Drive

    March is our annual drive for the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition. Please bring any donations you have with you to your exams. We have a box set up in the office if you would like to drop anything off. As always a percentage of our proceeds from eyeglass sales will be donated. Thank you for…

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  • Upneeq

    Upneeq

    Droopy eyelids? Now there is an eye drop available to help your eyelids look more symmetrical, and make you look more awake and refreshed. Upneeq is used once a day and can last for approximately 8 hours. Side effects are mild but can include: stinging upon instillation, mild eye whitening, headache, temporary blurred vision. Can…

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  • National Shades Day 5/14/21

    Join us Friday May 14th for National Shades Day. Enjoy 30% off all non prescription sunglasses just in time for summer! Excludes Costa Del Mar.

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  • Orthokeratology

    Corneal Reshaping with Ortho-K lenses  Want to be free of contacts and glasses during the day? Are your contacts too uncomfortable or dry during the day? Too nervous to get lasik surgery? Myopia (nearsightedness) is a condition that is associated with blurred vision at distance. It can lead to a lower quality of life due…