Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our practice.
Having low vision doesn't necessarily mean you need to give up driving. Low vision aids and devices enable many people with low vision to stay safe and confident behind the wheel.
Has your kid been diagnosed with shortsightedness? Here are realistic ways to prevent myopia from worsening in children. Read on for more.
High myopia – severe nearsightedness – is associated with an increased risk of serious eye diseases such as retinal detachment, glaucoma, and cataracts.
Here's how eye exams helped save Katie's vision and quality of life. Call Rancho Mirage Eye Care Optometry to schedule your appointment.
Children and adolescents with diabetes are significantly more likely to suffer from dry eye syndrome (DES) than their non-diabetic peers. Read on to learn why diabetics are at higher risk, and how Dry Eye Center At Rancho Mirage Eye Care Optometry can help.
Cutting-edge apps, coupled with low vision aids and devices, can help people with low vision live full, independent lives.
Switching from glasses to scleral contact lenses can take several weeks. your Rancho Mirage eye doctor will provide instructions on how to properly insert, remove, and care for the lenses, as well as how to monitor for any potential complications. Read on to learn more.
Here are 5 of the most popular low vision aids that patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) use to maintain their independence and live a meaningful life. Contact your low vision eye doctor for more information.
Discover why experts say there’s a myopia epidemic, and learn what you can do to keep your kids’ eyes healthy. Myopia Management Center At Rancho Mirage Eye Care Optometry proudly offers myopia management treatments to nearsighted children for healthy and clear life-long vision.
Medication doesn't always work to heal dry eye syndrome's underlying cause. The following natural and holistic remedies may relieve your eye discomfort and relieve your symptoms.
Ocular albinism affects a person’s eyes and vision in several ways. Thankfully, the low vision aids we offer at Low Vision Center At Rancho Mirage Eye Care Optometry can help patients with ocular albinism live independent and meaningful lives, despite low vision.
Your eye experts at Rancho Mirage Eye Care Optometry have compiled our top 7 tips for keeping your eyes healthy and safe this holiday season. Let us know how else we can help!
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive eye disease that impairs central vision. Here we’ll discuss the most common low vision glasses for AMD and how your Low Vision Center At Rancho Mirage Eye Care Optometry optometrist can help.
Did you know that having atrophied meibomian glands can signal uncontrolled blood sugar levels? To learn more or to schedule an appointment, contact Dry Eye Center At Rancho Mirage Eye Care Optometry today!
Did you know that a risk factor for developing myopia (nearsightedness) is living in an urban area? But don’t worry – the myopia management program at Myopia Management Center At Rancho Mirage Eye Care Optometry can help.
World Keratoconus Day is celebrated every year on November 10 to raise awareness of this rare eye condition. Read on to learn about keratoconus and how it’s treated.
If you love to cook but have low vision, working in the kitchen safely and independently can be challenging. At Low Vision Center At Rancho Mirage Eye Care Optometry in Rancho Mirage we offer our low vision patients practical advice and low vision aids and devices so they can keep doing the things they love.
Genetic testing can help determine whether you have a genetic variant that may put you or your children at risk for certain diseases. Read on to learn about genetic testing for keratoconus.
Do you wake up each morning with dry, irritated eyes? You could have dry eye syndrome, an eye condition that can range from mild to debilitating. Here's what you need to know about dry eye syndrome.
It's Contact Lens Safety Month, which makes it the perfect time to brush up on ways to keep your eyes and vision healthy when wearing contact lenses. Here are our top contact lens safety tips to keep your peepers happy.
Traditional myopia correction uses glasses to improve visual acuity, but they are not a solution for controlling myopia’s progression and may even contribute to worsening myopia. Myopia management is an effective treatment program to slow or halt myopia progression.
If you or your loved one is struggling with low vision, please don't lose hope. Low vision technology helps people with severe vision loss maximize their vision so they can do the things they love. Read on to learn more about ways low vision aids, devices and glasses can help patients live more independent, full lives.
Seeing floaters is common and usually nothing to worry about. Yet there are times when floaters are a sign of a serious eye condition. Here’s what you need to know about eye floaters, and how Rancho Mirage Eye Care Optometry can help!
The most important reason for choosing myopia management is to protect your child’s precious gift of sight from sight-threatening eye diseases. But here’s an added benefit: it may save you money in the long run!
If you have corneal dystrophy, it will become increasingly difficult to wear standard contact lenses. Scleral lenses are an excellent choice for patients with many types of corneal irregularities, including most types of corneal dystrophy. Read on to learn how Specialty Contact Lens Center At Rancho Mirage Eye Care Optometry can help.
Dry eye syndrome is one of the most common eye conditions in the world, yet many people put up with the discomfort, even though it's very treatable. Here are tips to help you deal with your dry eye symptoms, along with treatment from your eye doctor.
Many substances and situations can cause dry eyes, such as certain medications, hormonal changes, and your environment. No matter the cause, having dry eyes feels pretty terrible. Here we list the different symptoms of dry eye and address treatment options.
Here are 5 eye symptoms that you should never ignore. Call Rancho Mirage Eye Care Optometry without delay if you or a loved one experiences any of these eye or vision problems.
If you've been diagnosed with macular degeneration, glaucoma, or other sight-robbing eye diseases, don't lose hope. Low vision aids such as magnifiers, special glasses and devices can help those with vision loss lead an active life.
Have you or a loved one have experienced complications following LASIK or any other type of refractive surgery? Scleral lenses may be just the solution you need! Read on to learn how scleral contact lenses can help restore clear and healthy vision.
Childhood myopia — nearsightedness — is reaching epidemic proportions. Fortunately, there are steps parents can take to reduce their child’s risk of developing myopia.
Every child should have a comprehensive eye exam before the start of the new school year. Just as you wouldn’t consider sending them to school without a backpack or a lunch box, make sure their eyes and vision are ready for the challenges ahead.
Custom contact lenses are specially designed to fit irregularly-shaped corneas. If you find wearing regular contact lenses uncomfortable, ask your optometrist if custom contact lenses are right for you.
High myopia isn’t just difficulty seeing faraway objects. It can actually increase the risk of developing serious eye diseases later in life. Read on to find out how you can slow or halt your child’s myopia progression.
Did you know that Nerf® guns, a supposedly safe children’s toy, have been shown to cause eye injury in certain cases? What makes them so dangerous?
A recent scientific study suggests that it may be possible to slow down or even reverse the aging process. Read on to learn how this could impact the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and how Low Vision Center At Rancho Mirage Eye Care Optometry can help.
Hyperopia affects near vision in children and young adults. Want to know more about hyperopia? Here we explain ways to recognize the condition and help your child if they have it.
Whether you call it eye goop, crusties or gunk, there are times when a bit of mucus around your eyes is normal — and times when it’s not. Learn how a dry eye optometrist can help.
Keratoconus is a progressive eye disease that causes the cornea to thin and bulge, resulting in blurry and distorted vision. Here are the most commonly asked questions about keratoconus.
Cataract surgery not only improves vision. Research suggests that cataract surgery may also prevent cognitive decline.
Sunglasses are important for everyone, and especially for people with low vision. Here are several things to consider when purchasing a new pair of sunglasses.
Myopia management, an optometrist-developed program, can slow and even halt the progression of a child’s myopia. Read on to learn more.
Here’s how you can celebrate National Sunglasses Day on June 27.
Studies have found a correlation between asthma and dry eye syndrome. Fortunately, a dry eye optometrist can help by treating your uncomfortable dry eye symptoms.
Certain eye diseases and conditions can cause a child to have low vision or become blind. Here we discuss common causes of low vision in childhood, and how a low vision optometrist can help.