Glaucoma: The Leading Cause of Blindness in the U.S.

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease. Currently, more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma.

Glaucoma is called “the sneak thief of sight” since there are no symptoms and once vision is lost, it’s permanent. As much as 40% of vision can be lost without a person noticing. Read More

Dry Eye: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

One of the most common complaints we hear in our office is “Why do my eyes sting and tear?” Dry eye causes a scratchy sensation or the feeling that something is in the eye. Other symptoms include stinging or burning, episodes of excess tearing that follow periods of dryness, discharge, pain, and redness in the eye. People with dry eye may also feel as if their eyelids are heavy and may experience blurred vision. Read More

Use it or Lose it: Use those FSA Dollars by the end of the year!

With all the holiday craziness, yet another end-of-the year shopping spree is going on. It’s that last dash to use up the remaining dollars in your health care flexible spending account. Flexible spending arrangements (FSAs) can help you spend less on health care, but only if you use yours correctly: by spending all the money in it before the looming  year-end deadline.

FSAs are tax-advantaged accounts that can be used for medical expenses only; they’re sometimes also called flexible spending accounts. They’re different from health savings accounts, or HSAs, in that the money can be spent only in the calendar year it’s contributed.Read More

5 Halloween Costumes with Glasses

Do you wear prescription glasses? Are you dreading the idea of coming up with a Halloween costume? Halloween can be a stressful time for those of us who wear glasses. No worries; it’s not too late! Dr. Kye Mansfield has you covered with some costume ideas that will keep you looking fashionable and having fun!Read More

Trunk Show & Open House

When: Oct 27, 10 – 3

Where: DR. KYE MANSFIELD AND DR. JILL MEYER – 3429 PELHAM PKWY

Join us for fabulous eyewear, door prizes, discounts, and finger food!

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