Yearly physical? Check. Dentist appointments? Double Check. But what about your eye health?
It’s important to take care of your eyes — just like you take care of the rest of your body! Whether you’re looking forward to soaking in the window view from your corner office or setting your sights on the beach this summer — you can take simple steps now to make sure you’re seeing your best when that day comes.
Healthy Vision Month is the perfect time to learn how to protect your eyes — and help prevent vision loss in the future. This year, we’re encouraging young adults ages 25 to 35 to make eye health a priority now and for years to come.
Our recommendations include:Read More
For many Americans, the return of spring means baseball season begins! Parents are shopping for different equipment, but too many forget to include an important piece of gear: protective eyewear. Each year, participating in sports causes tens of thousands of eye injuries. Most of these occur in kids, and about 90% of them can be avoided. Read More
Spring is almost here, and for many people, that means time to make plans for a Spring Break trip. The most popular trip destinations are those that are warm and sunny, but destinations involving mountains and skiing are appealing to many people as well. Because many vacation plans include a lot of hours logged outdoors, one essential activity before going on that vacation is to make sure your eyes are well protected by quality sunglasses and that you look good wearing them too. Read More
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
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
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
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
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!