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Just Kidding Around

  Like many of you reading this, I have children; three boys to be exact.  I want each one to excel in their daily activities. These include school, baseball, soccer, reading, and those darn video games, all of which have different visual requirements. When it comes to sight, my wife has perfect vision but I’m […]


Eye Conditions Chesapeake, VA

Protect Your Eyes From Aging

Aging is a natural process that affects our faces and bodies, but the passing of time also affects your eyes. You have very little influence over most types of aging, but there are some age-related eye conditions that can be prevented. By making a few simple lifestyle changes, you can reduce the risk of developing […]


Eye Conditions Chesapeake, VA

Common Myths About Floaters

We’ve all had them. Those pesky little dots that seem to float in mid-air and move in every direction with our eyes. Floaters happen for a number of reasons, and an eye exam can ease your concerns, and we want to share some of our favorite myths about floaters. Myth #1: You Will Lose Your Vision […]


Optical Shop Chesapeake, VA

Are Online Eyeglasses Your Best Option?

Recently several companies have offered online eyeglass ordering, and the convenience may appeal to many men and women. Before you order your new glasses online, consider some factors that may influence you to continue using the optical shop at Southside Eye Care. Fit of Your New Eyeglasses Many of the online optical stores offer an interface […]


Eye Conditions Chesapeake, VA

Understanding Uveitis

The area between your eye lens and retina is known as the “uvea.” The uvea helps with light absorption in the eye, as well as the delivery of essential nutrients that keep your eye healthy. When the uvea is inflamed, you have a condition that is known as “uveitis.” What Causes Uveitis? Injuries to the […]


Eye Conditions Chesapeake, VA

Soothing Allergy Eyes

Springtime brings about a rebirth of nature. Flowers bloom, trees come alive with new leaves and the songs of birds fill the air. All this activity transforms the outdoors into a lush, lively scene that makes winter a distant memory. You step out into the sunlight to breathe fresh air and look around at all […]


Cataracts Chesapeake, VA

Top 5 Myths About Cataracts

Millions of Americans are diagnosed with cataracts. The condition cannot be prevented, but today’s diagnostic tools and treatment options led to early detection and improved outcomes compared to past patient options. Unfortunately, patient education is an area that has not evolved, and many myths still exist. Myth #1: Treatment Can Stop Cataracts Having cataracts means […]


Eye Care Services Chesapeake, VA

Eye Health And Supplements

Taking care of your eyes has many benefits, from being able to perform tasks each day to protecting eyesight over your lifetime. Southside Eye Care offers a comprehensive range of services, such as routine eye care, cataract surgery and diabetic eye care, to help keep your eyes healthy and working properly. You can also take steps […]


Cosmetic Services Chesapeake, VA

Valentine’s Day Treatments

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and you still have time for some last-minute cosmetic treatments before your special celebration of love. With our dermal fillers and injectable treatments, you can reduce lines and wrinkles, enhance your lips and even rejuvenate your hands. The treatments require no downtime, and you see results immediately. Lines in the […]


Eye Procedures Chesapeake, VA

Tips For Your Laser Vision Correction

Now that your laser vision correction procedure is scheduled, you may be daydreaming about seeing clearly without contact lenses and eyeglasses. To have the best possible experience and outcome of your laser vision correction, we have some tips for how to prepare for the time before and after the appointment. Clean Face and Eyes Your face […]