Wearing a protective face mask is essential to protecting yourself from COVID-19 and other contagious diseases. For many people, though, masks can be uncomfortable over long periods, especially when worn with other necessary items, like eyeglasses.
Fort Myers, Fla. Board-certified ophthalmologist Richard Mauer and board-certified optometrist Karen Ottenheimer have joined Eye Centers of Florida, the largest and most experienced eye care practice in Southwest Florida.
Grand Reopening Celebration September 25 will offer free vision screenings with new full-time physician, Dr. Mallory Thompson
Eye Centers of Florida is celebrating SWFL community heroes September 14-25, 2020! Share what’s special about your favorite SWFL community hero on any of ECOF’s social media channels or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last month, the Southwest Florida Optometric Association (SWFOA) hosted its Annual Retreat and Conference, an education-focused event that brings optometrists from throughout the region together to broaden their expertise through lectures, networking, and continuing education courses.
Overexposure to blue light can have many adverse effects on your eye health. It can cause Digital Eye Strain, a condition marked by symptoms like headaches, and the inability to focus. It can cause dry eye. It can also cause long-term damage to the retina that may lead to vision-threatening conditions like age-related macular degeneration (AMD). As we spend more and more time in front of screens, we’re more at risk for dangerous levels of exposure to blue light.
Eye health and vision changes a lot as you grow older, and it can be difficult to know what the difference is between a natural part of aging and a serious symptom you should be looking out for.
Enjoy discounts on Dysport ®, Hydrafacials and more throughout the month of October!
Having issues keeping your glasses from fogging up when you’re wearing your mask? According to a recent WINK News story, you’re not alone. For more tips for avoiding foggy glasses when wearing a mask, read our blog about it.
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