Disease-Spotlight: Color Blindness

Today’s spotlight is not actually a disease, but a disorder most often caused by affected genes on the X chromosome. A quick flashback to the magic that was 8th-grade science: a human male receives an X chromosome from mom and a Y chromosome from dad. A human...

Health and beauty–eyelash edition

For years women have tried different methods for getting the perfect, full eyelashes. From mascara to false lashes to eyelash growth serums, people have tried it all. Lately, there’s a new craze hitting the eyelash market: lash extensions. Lash extensions are being...

The World in Color

Hello readers! I hope everyone had a safe, happy Fourth of July, full of friends, family, and fireworks! Today I want to point you toward a couple of neat podcasts I found that tackle the topic of color vision. I’ll post a blog in the near future that goes more...

Foodie-Friday—Fourth of July!

Good morning everyone! I can’t believe it’s already time for another installment of foodie-Friday! This week I wanted to share some recipes I’ve collected for you in case you’re looking to have an eye-healthy Fourth of July! Fourth of July is the perfect reason to...

Welcome Wednesday

Hello readers! Today I’m happy to introduce our newest Welcome Wednesday, Heather Jones. Heather deals with glaucoma and has started an excellent Facebook page where fellow glaucoma sufferers can commiserate, and share information and insight. Ms. Jones was kind...

Meet the staff Monday!

Good morning all! Today I’m excited to introduce you to another one of our excellent staff members: Mandie Lambert!   Mandie is the lead technician here at Optometric Physicians, and she also acts as our clinical coordinator, which most recently has involved...