Category Archives: Eye Care

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, […]


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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. […]


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 […]


Emergency Eye Care

The Hampton Roads area recently prepared for a potential natural disaster with Hurricane Florence. In the end, our area lucked out. However, it is always helpful to be prepared for emergencies. The same holds true for eye emergencies. Being prepared can prevent injury to the eyes and an ounce of prevention is worth a pound […]


Cataract Surgery? How to Decide.

I would like to address a very well known eye problem and a choice that most of us will be required to make as we mature. Cataracts are a common condition. A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye. Cataract formation is a normal part of the eyes’ aging process. In fact, […]


Eye Anatomy Chesapeake VA

Will My Eyes Stop Changing?

Our eyes change our entire lives, though they may stabilize in prescription for a time. It’s important to keep regular visits with your eye doctor to monitor your eyes throughout the following stages of your life. Birth It may seem obvious to you that your eyes aren’t fully developed when you’re born. Of course, the […]


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 […]


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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 […]


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 […]


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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 […]