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Ouch! How we can help with your eye emergency

April 11, 2017

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, […]

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Keeping an EYE out for heart disease

February 17, 2017

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 […]

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Myth #3: Eating Carrots Will Improve My Vision

August 9, 2016

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 […]

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Myth #2: School Eye Tests Are Good Enough

July 14, 2016

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.  […]

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Myth #1: My vision is fine, I don’t need an eye exam!

April 11, 2016

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, […]

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We Have an Awesome New Machine!

December 1, 2015

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 […]

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Ooooh…Ahhhh!

June 25, 2013

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.

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Blinded by the Light

May 7, 2013

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 […]

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Grand Opening

March 26, 2013

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 […]