Stay Informed About Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month
Today, diabetes is one of the most common health conditions affecting Americans of all ages. To raise awareness and promote education about eye-related complications of this prevalent disease, the American Academy of Ophthalmology has established November as Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Keep reading to learn more about Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month! What is […]
In This Issue: October 2022 Scared of Eye Drops? Tips to Face the Fear Is Your Annual Medicare Deductible Paid for This Year? Eye Care Tip of the Month: Avoid Novelty Contacts Scared of Eye Drops? Tips to Face the Fear Medicated eye drops are often prescribed to manage or treat conditions such as dry […]
Should I Tell My Ophthalmologist About Blurry Vision?
Besides visiting your eye doctor for routine eye exams, one of the most important things you can do to maintain your eye health is to tell them about any vision issues you may be experiencing. Blurry vision is a common vision issue and has many different causes. Keep reading to learn more about blurry vision […]
Don’t Get Scared During Halloween Safety Month
From toothy jack-o-lanterns glowing on porch steps to groups of costumed children walking the darkened streets, Halloween is one of the most anticipated holidays of the year. It’s a magical night of spooky fun! To ensure that Halloween is all treats, the American Academy of Ophthalmology has designated October as Halloween Safety Month. Reminding everyone […]
In This Issue: September 2022 Are Fonts Shrinking as You Grow Older? September is Self-Improvement Month Back to School; Back to Blue Light Eye Care Tip of the Month: Be Healthy Are Fonts Shrinking as You Grow Older? It may seem like restaurant menus, clothing labels, text messages and other printed words get smaller after […]
3 Ways to Know You’re Ready for the Best Cataract Surgeon in Henderson
Cataracts are one of the most frequently diagnosed eye conditions in older individuals and the leading cause of decreased vision in America. Most people begin to develop cataracts in their forties but may not notice symptoms until they have significantly progressed. To restore vision, eye doctors perform cataract surgery. Cataract surgery is a safe and […]
Why It’s Important to Recognize Healthy Aging Month!
For over twenty years, September has been recognized as Healthy Aging Month. By naming this month Healthy Aging Month, The American Academy of Ophthalmology aims to raise awareness about all aspects of maintaining your eye health as you age. Keep reading to learn why it’s important to recognize Healthy Aging Month! Build Healthy Habits, Like […]
Is a Premium Lens Worth It?
At Shepherd Eye Center, we are able to offer the latest, most advanced premium intraocular lenses to treat cataracts and improve vision. Imagine having clearer vision and the restored ability to see near, far, or up close. When you choose a premium lens option, you will get to experience better vision and greater freedom, with […]
How to Keep Your Child’s Eyes Protected During Children’s Eye and Safety Month
The American Academy of Ophthalmology has designated August Children’s Eye and Safety Month. As children head back to school this month, it is an excellent time to be reminded of the importance of protecting your child’s vision! Keep reading to learn how to keep your children’s eyes protected during Children’s Eye and Safety Month! 1. […]
How Do I Know If I am a Good LASIK Candidate?
If you are tired of relying on prescription glasses or contact lenses to see clearly, LASIK eye surgery might be right for you! LASIK surgery is a relatively simple procedure with a short recovery time and a high satisfaction rate. LASIK surgery is not an option for everyone. Several factors can affect your ability to […]