Your TrueTear Survey Results are In!

Readers of Dr. Paul Krawitz’s VisiVite Blog weighed in with an online survey on what they thought about Allergan’s TrueTear dry eye treatment device, which uses battery-powered vibrating prongs that fit up the nose. More than 4 in 10 people said they’d give it a try, but some of the comments were: “Onions work well […]

Shingles in Eye? Ouch!

People who had Chicken Pox as a child live under the cloud of a possible nightmare: 1 in every 3 adults suffers an illness that is due to the same virus, known as Shingles. Shingles occurs because the virus never disappears, but instant lies in waiting in your central nervous system, and can come out […]

Don’t let the eclipse make you blind!

YES, you can go blind looking at the solar eclipse. NO, you cannot use regular sunglasses. YES, you need certified eclipse viewing glasses or other certified optical devices to safely view the eclipse.

Solar Eclipse *Warning*Warning*Warning*

Unless you are in the direct path of the eclipse, and only for the brief period of total blockage, do NOT wear regular sunglasses or stare at the sun, even if it’s through a camera lens or telescope. This video from the American Astronomical Society provides safe viewing options. In the meantime, order your eclipse […]

Solar Sunglasses for the Solar Eclipse

The solar eclipse is August 21st.  Are you ready? Order your CE Certified solar sunglasses before they’re out of stock by clicking the image below.

Solar Eclipse Coming – Don’t Stare at the Sun!

The solar eclipse will be sweeping over the country on August 21, 2017. Don’t stare at the sun! Instead, consider these sunglasses guaranteed to be solar safe: *

6 Items to Know When Choosing Sunglasses

‪Great advice from the American Academy of Ophthalmology in choosing sunglasses.  AAO Sunglass Advice

Which sport causes most eye injuries?

In my practice, you’d be surprised by the answer. And since April is the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Sports Safety Month, it’s important to think about protecting your eyes when playing. Now that the March Madness college basketball championship is over (boo hoo for my University of Michigan team), you’ll want to be aware that […]

Dry Eye Syndrome

Examination by the doctor may show reduced tears and dry spots on the cornea. Testing may include:  Schirmer Test A small strip of absorptive paper is put on the edge of the eyelid and the wetting of the strip is measured after 5 minutes. TearLab TearLab® is a Medicare and insurance-approved objective measurement of the […]

Lutemax 2020 featured in R.B.I. Vision Performance

The results of the first LAMA (Lutein, Vision and Mental Acuity) study showed that the combination of three macular carotenoids – lutein, zeaxanthin, and mesozeaxanthin – may increase the macular pigment ocular density (MPOD) even faster than previous studies had demonstrated. This study showed that in just a period of eight weeks, the MPOD of study […]