The hustle and bustle of the holidays is over for many.  You or your kids may have received new socks, books, kitchen stuff, clothes.. Or perhaps you were lucky enough to score a Hatchimal or NES Classic!  But some gifts need special consideration when it comes to your eyes.  

Did you get a new tablet or smartphone?  Did you know these devices emit blue light, some of which is harmful to the eyes?  Adults and children alike can benefit from new technology that allows glasses to filter out the harmful blue light.  Even if you have no prescription, if you're going to be putting in some screen time this special lens is recommended!

Did you get a new NERF gun complete with an impressive array of darts?  Did you know those actually can cause some significant damage to eyes?  Corneal abrasions (scratches on the front of the eye) and even retinal detachments are not unheard of with these.  Be smart and wear safety glasses.  You may not like the look, but it's worth it to protect your peepers.

How about new video games, either for the TV or handheld?  Spending too much concentrated time on either can cause uncomfortable focusing issues.  Remember to take breaks (timing varies by age)!  Are you finding those handheld games (or tablets) are getting blurry after a bit?  You may need a break, or you may need some reading glasses to relax those focusing muscles!  A visit to your friendly optometrist can help sort out the culprit.

Enjoy the rest of 2016 and we look forward to seeing you!

 

 

Our office will be closed Saturday, December 24 and Satuday, December 31st for the holidays.  

Limited appointments remain for the week of December 26, so if you are needing to get in for an exam before the end of the year to use up insurance or flex, contact us soon to schedule!

If you need to use insurance or flex money for glasses or contact lenses, you may do so without an appointment.  Either stop in or call during normal business hours!

We are truly appreciative of your business and support during 2016 and are looking forward to an even better 2017!

We are excited to bring you a new line- Gwen Stefani's "gx"!  We also have significantly expanded our collection of Ray-Ban glasses and sunglasses.  Both of these lines are part of a new program we have implemented offering a faster turnaround for prescription glasses.

Our new Ray-Ban tower features 30 ophthalmics and 30 sunglasses to choose from!  With this selection of top sellers, you're sure to find a winner! 

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We are currently experiencing a phone and Internet outage and are working with TDS to restore service.  Thank you for your patience!

In the meantime you may email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Dr. Amber will be checking on her phone between patients.

If you've been in the office recently, you've noticed Dr. Ryan and Dr. Amber are expecting baby #2- this one's a boy!  The official due date is early October and Dr. Amber is planning on working as close as she can to that due date.  There are limited appointments available to see her before then, so if you have a preference for seeing her, call to schedule today!  Dr. Ryan will be picking up many of her days while she's out on leave, and Dr. Steiner (normally at our office on Thursdays) will help out covering some Saturdays as well.

Dr. Amber & Dr. Ryan are looking forward to completing their family and appreciate all the support and well-wishes from our patients!

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