primary eye care


4 Misconceptions About Glaucoma

September 12th, 2017

Glaucoma is an incredibly common eye disease that affects 60 million people worldwide. Glaucoma causes pressure to build up in the eye over time. This causes damage to the optic nerve and causes long term vision loss. But surprisingly, most people know very little about the disease. They either don’t believe it’s very serious or… Read More

7 Signs You May Have Cataracts

August 21st, 2017

Cataracts are formed when the proteins in the lens of your eyes begin to clump together. The lens, which is normally clear, becomes cloudy and your vision is impacted. Cataracts a common age-related disease and over half of all Americans over the age of 80 will develop cataracts. This may sound scary but there are… Read More

5 Tips to Protect Your Vision

July 21st, 2017

If you have never had trouble with your vision, then protecting it is probably not something you give a lot of thought to. It’s easy to take good vision for granted and assume that it will always last. But the reality is that as you get older, many changes to your vision can occur. Your… Read More

5 Tips for a Faster Recovery after LASIK Surgery

June 30th, 2017

Deciding to have LASIK surgery is an exciting decision and one of the biggest benefits is the quick procedure and recovery time. But, even though it is quicker than most surgeries, it is still surgery and you do need time to let your eyes heal. Here are five tips for a faster recovery after a… Read More

Glaucoma: Signs, Symptoms, and Prevention

May 24th, 2017

    You understand the importance of regular exercise, eating healthy, and scheduling regular doctor’s appointments. But do you take the same sort of proactive approach to protecting your vision? Unfortunately, if you are someone who regularly skips your comprehensive eye exams, you don’t. This is unfortunate because many common eye diseases like glaucoma can… Read More

5 Tips for Managing Your Cataracts

April 26th, 2017

A cataract occurs when the lens of the eye becomes cloudy, making it difficult to see. Cataracts can lead to many problems in your life, making it difficult to perform day-to-day activities. Living with cataracts affects every area of your daily life. It impacts your ability to see clearly, drive a car, and read a… Read More

5 Activities that are More Enjoyable after LASIK

March 24th, 2017

Many people approach LASIK eye surgery with a sense of dread and foreboding. They are nervous about being awake during the procedure, they are concerned about the cost, and just unsure of what to expect overall. While these concerns are completely understandable and normal, you may be overlooking the numerous benefits that having LASIK will… Read More

Are Computers Ruining Your Child’s Eyes?

February 27th, 2017

When you grew up, you used a notebook and pencil in school and played outside once the final bell rang. Times have changed, though. Now, kids use computers at school and tablets for fun afterward. Computers and tablets give them access to countless amounts of information, but it comes at a price. These digital screens… Read More

Glaucoma Awareness Month: 3 Foods that Lower Your Risk of Vision Loss

January 23rd, 2017

It is estimated that 60 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with or are living with glaucoma, with that number expected to rise in 2017. A large portion of that number is completely unaware that they have glaucoma. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, so we’re here to share some tips on how to lower your… Read More

Donate to Mexico This Holiday Season

December 15th, 2016

We have a goal, and we’re stickin’ to it. You guessed it – 2017 is underway and the team at VCOM is planning our next trip to Mexico! By this time next year, Dr. Curt Young and his awesome team of technicians will be traveling back to Monterrey, Mexico with the same goal in mind… Read More

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