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Five reasons why patients may consider prescription sunglasses

Sunglasses are often thought as a fashion statement, but they actually serve a purpose and function—to protect your eyesight. There are many ways in which prescription sunglasses help maintain eye health, and the team at Southside Eye Care is here to break it down for you! Prescription sunglasses block blue light. Blue light, or HEV […]


PanOptix Lenses

We live in an era of great technological advances.  Some of our achievements in electronics, communication, computers and medicine have improved our quality of life, while others have made us safer or healthier.   In the field of Ophthalmology, we strive to improve vision at all ages.  Recently this goal has been attained for many patients […]


Don’t Let Medical Conditions Such as Diabetes Affect Your Vision Health

Diabetes has become increasing common in today’s field of medicine. While many relate it to controlling sugars, they may forget that diabetes can impact other areas of one’s body. This includes one’s eyesight. Who is at risk for diabetes? Most are aware that blood sugar and insulin relate to diabetes. Unfortunately, many are unaware of […]


4 Methods of Addressing Chronic Dry Eye for Chesapeake, VA Patients

Sometimes, our natural tears are not enough. Patients in the community of Chesapeake, VA who are struggling with conditions such as dry eye may want to seek the assistance of an eye doctor. In fact, this condition impacts almost 300 million men and women worldwide. At Southside Eye Care, our professionals, including Drs. Michael Keverline, […]



Night Driving

It is human nature to avoid things that are difficult or uncomfortable.  For instance, most people never try standing on their heads after the age of 25, though they never actually made a decision not to do it.  And while most of us don’t miss standing on our heads, unfortunately sometimes we stop doing things […]


Lasik Chesapeake, VA

LASIK for Warm Weather

Finally, summer is here and we are ready to party! And though the weather isn’t at the high heat of summer just yet, we know it’s not far off. If you have big plans for traveling or just hanging at home this summer, then LASIK should be on your list of things to do. LASIK […]


Spring in Hampton Roads

I can tell from the number of patients seen with allergic conjunctivitis that Spring has arrived early – around the end of February.   We always see our fair share of allergy eyes, but this is already shaping up to be a banner year.  The spike in numbers of patients suffering with allergic conjunctivitis coincided with […]


Optical Shoppe Chesapeake VA

Get Sunglasses For Spring

We don’t know about you, but we’re so happy that spring is finally here! We’re planning our garden and getting ready for more flowers and time spent outside. But, before you get ahead of yourself, do you have the necessary gear to keep yourself safe? Sure, you’ll need gloves and a nice cushion to kneel […]


The Facts About Botox

Many people are curious about the cosmetic use of Botox and wonder if it’s safe or right for them. Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) and it’s sister medication Dysport (abobotulinumtoxinA) are derivatives of botulinum neurotoxin originally discovered as a protein produced by Clostridum botuinum bacteria. This protein works by irreversibly binding to the receptors that send the nerve signals […]




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