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Eye Conditions Chesapeake, VA

Why Is My Eye Red and Sensitive?

Eye infections are much more difficult to manage when you already have a high prescription, especially if you wear contacts. This is because your eye will need to breathe and recuperate, so that means no contacts for a little while. That doesn’t sound like fun, does it? Keep reading to learn how to prevent common […]


Blue Skies Ahead

White light is produced by the sun. This white light is composed of different colored lights that have different energy and wavelengths. Red light consists of longer wavelengths and less energy. While blue light consists of a shorter wavelength and more energy. The blue light end of the spectrum is referred to as the high […]


Eye Conditions Chesapeake, VA

How to Prevent Styes

Imagine this. You wake up the morning of a very important day. Maybe it’s the first day of school or the day of a very important presentation you’re giving. You’ve laid out your clothes the night before and are ready to eat a good breakfast to have energy to be at the top of your […]


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Shopping For Glasses Online vs.. In Person

Glasses are an amazing mix of form and function. They help us see better, but also help us make a statement and tell the world who we are. Whether you are a glasses wearer or you prefer contacts, we recommend having at least one pair of glasses with your current prescription on hand. Why? Because […]


Here Comes the Sun

Summer has arrived and for some people, that means being outside in the sunshine. As you are heading for the beach, make sure to bring the sunscreen as well as sunglasses and a sunhat. Otherwise, you are increasing your risk of skin cancer. That is because skin cancer is caused by ultraviolet (UV) rays from […]


Lasik Eye Surgery Chesapeake VA

What is iLASIK and Am I A Good Candidate?

The future of corrective laser surgery is here. First came PRK, then came LASIK, but now we have a whole new improved version: iLASIK. But how does iLASIK differ from LASIK? Keep reading to learn more about the differences between iLASIK and LASIK, and if you might be a good candidate for the procedure. Just […]


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Get Ready for More Sun, Chesapeake!

Let the sun shine! We are gearing up for trips to Lake Drummond, Northwest River Park, and beyond. But before you do the same, make sure you have everything you need to keep your eyes safe and healthy in all the sun you’re going to be playing in. Not sure how to protect your eyes […]


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 […]


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 […]