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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 […]


Blepharoplasty | Chesapeake, VA

Blepharoplasty FAQs

There are times when our lives can be improved by adjusting our appearance. For example, blepharoplasty can help remove sagging skin that makes us look tired or older than we are. Imagine saying goodbye to the undereye bags that have been sitting under your eyes for years. Keep reading to learn about blepharoplasty and have […]


Facts About Floaters

It is a fact of life that the older we get the more physical discomfort and inconvenience we have to learn to “just live with”.  Our body just doesn’t perform the way it used to.  As a doctor treating aging patients, it is a great joy when something comes along that allows us to treat […]


Flashers and Floaters, Chesapeake, VA

Floaters: How Do I Treat Them?

Do you have those annoying little dots that get in the way of your vision, floating around and moving with your eyes? What can be done? Sometimes floaters are a sign of something more serious going on with the eyes, but often they’re harmless. If they’re constantly bothering you, though, you may be interested in treatment. […]


Blepharoplasty | Chesapeake, VA

Winter Eyes

As the days grow colder, and we turn up the heat in our homes, our eyes can start feeling more uncomfortable due to dryness. The weather at this time of year brings a surge in symptoms such as stinging, tearing, burning and redness due to dry eyes. Dry Eye Syndrome is a common problem, affecting […]


Why Would I Need Eye Exercises?

Have you ever been so fascinated with a subject that you couldn’t get enough? Maybe you’re obsessed with a celebrity, or a certain point in history. For us, we love eyes. And when you start reading about eyes, you may find that you’re just as obsessed as we are! As you learn more about eyes, […]


Eye Health | Chesapeake, VA

Keeping Your Eyes Healthy This Winter

Winter is a hard season for us all around. Our skin gets dry and cracked, our noses get red and stuffy, and we may even get sick. But, it’s when our eyes are affected that we get really upset. Dry, irritated eyes can keep you from being in the moment at dinner with your family. […]


Glaucoma – The Sneak Thief of Sight

Like many other professions, the work of caring for eye disease has times of both satisfaction and frustration.   The great satisfaction comes from helping people to see better by medical and surgical means such as cataract or LASIK surgery.   The frustrations occur when despite our best efforts, we are unable to prevent the loss of […]


I Can’t Read, Doc.

The most common complaint from my patients aged 40 and over is that they are having a difficult time reading. Most think that this has occurred overnight and that there has to be something wrong. This is the moment during their exam where I give my infamous response: “welcome to the four-o’s”, meaning you’ve reached […]