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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 […]


Optical Shop Chesapeake, VA

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 […]


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 […]