3 Times When Your Child Should Visit the Optometrist
Having your child checked and treated for any vision problems he or she may have is crucial for their health. Visual skills are a vital
Why a Vision Exam is Good for Your Eyes – and Your Health
Did you know that an eye exam can detect signs of serious health conditions? According to a 2011 study, eye doctors found symptoms of some
Macular Degeneration

November 1, 2022

Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in adults over the age of 50. It is considered an incurable eye disease. It can
Keeping Your Eye Health in Mind When Choosing Your Halloween Costume
“Trick or treat.” It is that time of the year again when we go all out with our unique Halloween costumes and makeup. Whatever you
The Importance of Sunglasses as Eye Protection
Sunglasses are not only a fashion statement but can also protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful rays. They can offer all-year-round protection since they
Back to School Eye Exams

August 1, 2022

Back to School Eye Exams

As summer vacation winds down, parents always have a long list of things to do to prepare for the beginning of a new school year.
Ocular Migraines Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Ocular migraines are non-permanent, visual disturbances that can have an effect on either one or both of your eyes. Such migraines are usually painless and
Treatment of Amblyopia, Lazy Eye, or Strabismus
Amblyopia is a medical condition that is commonly referred to as lazy eye. A person with amblyopia will have decreased vision in one or both
What You Should Know About Age-Related Eye Conditions
You may enjoy good eye health and excellent vision throughout your retirement years, without being affected by significant age-related vision loss. However, aging does present
Why are your eyes important?
Just like visiting the doctor once a year for a physical, visiting your eye doctor is an important part of health maintenance for everyone— from
Should I wear Sunglasses in the Winter?
Winter may bring dreary days and freezing temperatures, but don’t put away your shades! Wearing sunglasses in the winter is just as critical as shielding
Do Children Need Sunglasses?
As parents and caregivers, we understand the importance of using sunscreen to protect our child’s skin from the sun’s harmful rays. However, many parents may
Are Blue Light Glasses Worth It?
Eyeglasses that claim to filter out blue light from electronic devices have become increasingly popular, especially since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic. With more
What Should You Do If You Scratch Your Eye?
Do you know what to do if you scratch your eye? It can be easy to scratch your eye–you may poke your eye on accident,
Spooky Eye Tips

October 1, 2021

Spooky Eye Tips

Fall is here! Though eye safety is important all year, around the fall holidays parties and traditions can pose some special ocular hazards for you
Healthy Eyes as You Age

September 1, 2021

Healthy Eyes As You Age

Did you know that 1 in 6 Americans over the age of 65 struggle with a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with prescription eyewear?
Back-To-School Eye Exams

August 1, 2021

Back-To-School Eye Exams

As summer draws to a close, many of us are preparing for the new school year. As you check off school supplies and other back-to-school
Protecting Your Vision This Summer
It’s summertime, which means everyone will be spending a lot of time outside enjoying the sun. Though many of us know about using sunblock to
What is a stye?

June 1, 2021

What is a Stye?

Styes can be an uncomfortable and annoying yet common experience. Fortunately, most of them will go away on their own or with minimal treatment. What
Is Your Vision the Cause of Your Headaches?
Have you ever experienced a headache that affected your vision? Many of us know what it is like to have a headache. Depending on the
Have You Scheduled Your Eye Exam?
As restrictions begin to lift, we would like to remind you of the importance of scheduling your annual eye exam. Eye exams are important at
What is Ptosis?

March 1, 2021

What is Ptosis?

Ptosis is a drooping or falling of the upper eyelids. Although unnoticeable most of the time, those sleepy-looking eyes or slightly saggy upper eyelids can
Color Blindness

February 1, 2021

Color Blindness

When we see color, our eyes perceive various wavelengths of light. Our eyes contain two types of cells or photoreceptors that allow us to process
National Glaucoma Awareness Month
January is recognized as National Glaucoma Awareness Month and during this month we join optometrists around the nation in spreading awareness about this particular ocular
Preventing Dry Eye This Winter
It’s that time of year where cold temperatures, dry outdoor air, and chilling wind can cause you to notice an uncomfortable feeling of dry eyes.
How Diabetes Can Affect Your Vision
Did you know that over 30 million people in the United States are currently diagnosed with diabetes? There is also a large portion of the
Your Diet and Your Eyes

October 1, 2020

Your Diet and Your Eyes

It’s no secret that a well-balanced, nutrient-rich diet can significantly improve your life by boosting energy levels, maintaining a healthy weight, and lowering the risk
Vision and Learning

September 1, 2020

Vision and Learning

Vision plays an important role in our ability to learn. Even the most gifted of students can struggle academically if they are unable to see

August 11, 2020


Amblyopia, also known as lazy eye, is a vision development disorder where one eye fails to achieve normal visual acuity or clarity, even with the

July 23, 2020


Did you know that there are six muscles attached to your eye to control eye movement? If one or more of the muscles is weakened
Cataract Awareness Month
June is Cataract Awareness Month, and we want to take time to educate the public about cataracts and ways to reduce your risk. Cataracts are
Vision Health in May

May 15, 2020

Vision Health in May

The month of May is the start of spring with blooming flowers and sunny days, and many of us will start heading out for some

April 13, 2020


Heterochromia is a condition present in some humans and animals where one iris is a different color than the other. The iris is a thin
Workplace Eye Wellness

March 7, 2020

Workplace Eye Wellness

March is Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month. Now before you think that this article may not apply to you, think again. Thousands of workers
Low Vision Awareness

February 4, 2020

Low Vision Awareness

February is low vision awareness month and we can think of no better time to call attention to an important condition that affects millions each
Protecting Your Vision As You Age
As you age, you may notice changes in your vision, such as trouble reading the menu at a restaurant or adjusting the font to the
Winter Eye Care Tips

December 12, 2019

Winter Eye Care Tips

As winter arrives, many of us take precautions to protect ourselves from the cold and boost up our immune system to fight against another flu
Thanksgiving Foods and Your Eyesight
There is nothing like the smell of spices and herbs cooking in the kitchen during the holiday season. The Thanksgiving table is certainly a symbol
Decorating Your Eyes For Halloween
The spookiest night of the year is almost here! Halloween is a festive night where people can dress up for laughs, scares, or even candy.
When To Get New Glasses

September 9, 2019

When To Get New Glasses

You may have had your glasses for years and still be able to see fairly clearly out of them. Because your glasses are helping your
July is UV Safety Month—Celebrate by Protecting Your Eyes
While the sun provides us with many benefits and supports our life, its ultraviolet rays can be harmful and damaging to our bodies, primarily our
“Seeing is believing.” “See you later!” “Oh, I see now.” Our eyes are such a critical part of our everyday lives that we often take
Many people see the doctor every year for a physical. Most of us also schedule regular visits to the dentist to get our teeth cleaned.
Astigmatism: It’s Simpler Than it Sounds
In the medical field, sometimes it feels like the more confusing the word is, the simpler the condition. For example, you most definitely suffered from
How Seasonal Allergies Affect Your Eyes
The spring season is notorious for causing some people a lot of misery. Itchy, watery, and painful eyes can make the prettiest time of year
Kitchen Eye Safety Tips

February 19, 2019

Kitchen Eye Safety Tips

Imagine this scene: You are in the kitchen preparing a delicious surprise dinner for your spouse. You start off by chopping up some peppers and
Common Vision Myths: Fact or Fiction?
Of all our senses, we probably rely on our eyesight the most for nearly everything. In everyone’s desperate attempts to prevent aging or eye degeneration,
Common Contact Lens Mistakes

December 20, 2018

Common Contact Lens Mistakes

It’s more common than you might think for contact lens wearers to make mistakes when it comes to caring for their eyes. While these mistakes

December 10, 2018

Bright Eyes Vision Clinic

We hope this letter finds you and your practice well. We wanted to remind you of the vision services that are available to your patients

October 9, 2018

Comprehensive Eye Care

Comprehensive Eye Care from Our Optometrists in Minnetonka and Otsego Being able to see clearly and having healthy eyes is an important part of maintaining
Fireworks Safety Month Information from our Minnetonka and Otsego Optometrists The entire month of June is National Fireworks Safety Month, continuing until the Fourth of
Vision Therapy in Minnetonka, MN During Spring Training Just because a person has perfect vision doesn’t mean everything about his or her vision is actually
Benefits of Sports Vision Testing at Our Otsego and Minnetonka Optometry Clinics If your child plays sports, it is of the important that you have
Wayne Saccadic Fixator and Our Minnetonka, MN Optometrist Vision therapy in Minnetonka MN can be used for a variety of reasons, with one of the primary purposes