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Bakerstown, PA 15007
724-443-6767 Phone
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Natrona Heights, PA 15065
724-226-0444 Phone
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Eye exams

Is it Pink Eye?

Flu season is in full swing with the flu and conjunctivitis often referred to as pink eye often goes hand in hand with a cold or flu. While it might sound like a minor inconvenience, pink eye can be uncomfortable and, in some cases, highly contagious. Nonetheless, proper handwashing can be the key to not spreading those nasty germs.

Pink eye, or conjunctivitis, is caused by inflammation of the conjunctiva, which is the tissue that lines the inside of the eyelid and helps to keep the eyelid and eyeball moist… Continue reading

From Blurry to Brilliant: How Eye Exams Improve Learning Outcomes in Children

As parents, we prioritize our children’s overall health and well-being by making sure they receive proper nutrition, regular check-ups, and vaccinations. However, one aspect of their health that is sometimes overlooked is their vision. The ability to see clearly plays a crucial role in a child’s learning and development. Undiagnosed vision problems can significantly impact their educational progress and overall quality of life.

The Connection between Vision and Learning:

According to the American Optometric Association, one in four school-age children has a vision disorder, yet school vision screenings miss… Continue reading

Eye Care And New Year’s Resolutions

Your eyesight holds the key to your independence. As we turn the page to a new year, taking care of your eyesight should be on your “To Do” list. Resolutions for better health often include, eating better, exercising, or cutting down on sugar intake. While many people have resolutions to improve their health, they tend to not include an annual medical physical, 6-month dental visits, a hearing evaluation, and an annual eye exam.


3 Tips for Optimal Eye Health & Eye Care

Schedule A Check-up

As you turn the… Continue reading


September is a perfect time to celebrate Healthy Aging Month. As summer winds down fall activities and upcoming holidays are top of mind. We often get so caught up with our daily routine that we forget to take care of ourselves. This month reminds us of the importance of following a healthy lifestyle to ensure we age comfortably.

Healthy aging refers to the continuous process of making lifestyle improvements that keep a person physically and mentally sharp, throughout life. The choices you make today may affect the quality of your… Continue reading

Back to School Eye Exams

As the 2020–2021 school year begins parents and school districts alike are making decisions on in-person, hybrid, or remote learning.  Regardless of how your children will be learning, this is a great time to schedule your kids’ annual eye exams.

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety month.  As a good rule of thumb, you should have your children’s eye examined by an eye care professional during their well visits starting around the age of three and also before the start of each school year.  If your… Continue reading


tips-for-better-eyecareDo you take your eyes for granted? Often patients take their eyesight for granted until they begin having problems with their vision. When day-to-day activities become challenging, that will trigger a call for an eye appointment. Having good vision and healthy eyes may determine your ability to remain independent and self-sufficient.

Studies have shown that women make up 65 percent of AMD cases; 61 percent of glaucoma and cataract patients are women, and 66 percent of blind patients are women. On average women live longer and many eye problems… Continue reading