Unfortunately, during work or play, it’s not uncommon for everyday objects and particles to find their way to your eyes. Not only can this be threatening to one of your most important senses of SIGHT, but it can also be very painful. That’s because the surface of your eye has thousands of nerve endings. But, […]
February is Heart Health Awareness Month, a time to focus on ways to keep your ticker healthy… This is a great time to stress the importance of cardiovascular prevention and early detection. What most people don’t realize, is that having a comprehensive eye exam can actually find underlying heart issues and diseases! In many ways, your […]
Although carrots are a good source of vitamin A, an antioxidant important for our eyes, skin and immune system… Eating them will not actually improve your vision. So, where did that myth come from?? It dates back to World War II actually. During the war, the British Royal Air Force developed a new type of […]
Many parents think it’s not necessary to take their children to the eye doctor because “school takes care of that” or “he/she isn’t complaining of any problems seeing”. Unfortunately, that is not always true. School screenings are just that… a quick way to at least make sure the distance vision is at an acceptable level. […]
We’re often asked how we came up with the name “Healthy Eyes”. Well, for starters, we couldn’t do as many optometry practices do and use the very-German last name … “Kreutzer Vision Center”… Few would be able to pronounce it! 😉 We really wanted to find a title that would describe what we actually do, […]
Our office now offers the latest technology for a more comprehensive way of viewing the inside of your eyes… and in many cases, YOU MAY NOT NEED DILATING DROPS! The Optomap was developed by Douglas Anderson whose son lost sight in one eye at the age of 5, due to an undetected retinal detachment. He […]
If your eyes frequently burn, water, itch or feel gritty, you may be experiencing symptoms of dry eye disease.
Fourth of July is a time of celebration for all Americans and is usually honored by back-yard barbeques and patriotic fireworks. Unfortunately, without proper firework safety precautions, the fun can sadly end in tragedy.
Spring is here, and summer is just around the corner, bringing the sunshine we’ve all been eager to see! But as you enjoy the sun this year, please remember the potential of its harmful UV radiation. Many people are aware of the risk of UV damage to the skin, but some don’t realize how UV […]
Healthy Eyes is officially OPEN! Although we have actually been open and seeing patients since December, we had an official “Grand Opening Celebration” on March 14th. If you didn’t get to attend, no worries, because we plan to continue the open house parties a couple times a year. It’s a great way to show our appreciation to the community […]