May 06, 2019
Healthy vision should be taken care of ALL year round but in honor of Healthy Vision month are some KEY things you can do to help spread awareness and take better care of your eye health. First: Try and eat more healthy foods for your eyes! Kale, Carrots, and Spinach...
Mar 25, 2019
Drum roll on the countdown to... SPRING BREAK! It is ALSO for sure a great time for all of us at Dr.Shwom's office to remind you to be cautious of when and how to wear your contact lenses so you can enjoy yourself! The American Optometric Association *AOA* has created...
Mar 18, 2019
The four different types of glasses should be considered! First: Sunglasses Much more then a fashion accessory, you should also know that they are the FIRST line of defense for your sight against the UV rays of the sun! Second: Sports Glasses You also can incorporate different types of...
Jan 28, 2019
Glaucoma is one of the most common eye diseases! It has affected nearly 3 million people of ages 40 and older, according to the Prevent Blindness report. “Additionally, the numbers are estimated to increase by nearly 50 percent to 4.3 million by 2032”. Someone who gets glaucoma can have good...
Dec 18, 2018
Dr. Shwom recently lectured at the American Academy Optometry National Conference in San Antonio, TX.
Nov 12, 2018
Upon waking up many of us in today's society head straight to our digital devices.
Sep 21, 2018
It is officially back to school and getting back in the swing of things now that fall is here!
Aug 20, 2018
As we head into fall over the next few weeks, here a few things to consider for your eyes!
Jul 12, 2018
Aside from being a fashionista, Sunglasses have a lot of added value to the protection of your eyes!
May 14, 2018
It's Springtime! Who is ready for all the amazing outdoor activities and beautiful weather opening up for all of us on the east coast?! As exciting as this is, we also want to make sure you take care of your health! It is for sure the start of good old...
May 06, 2018
Ready for outdoor activities and sports ? As fun as they are we have to keep you aware of the eye protection! Be sure to wear proper eye masks/helmets to protect your face!!! We know travel season is upon us!! Remember to pack a hat to protect your eyes from...
Apr 04, 2018
Have you heard of blue light? Lights are composed of non-visible and visible lights. When anyone discusses UV light, this type of light is an example of non-visible light that is emitted from the sun. Visible light is what our eyes see as colors think of the rainbow! When people...
Feb 22, 2018
If you are age 20-30 for eye health : There is more of a demand on people's eyes now between work, extracurricular activities, studying, or in a work place, each placing varying demands on your vision. Dr Shwom states, “These activities, have increased the need for both vocational and life style eyewear specific to...
Jan 25, 2018
These weather conditions lead to an increase in injury on the go. Speaking from first hand of having some of our staff tripping this season, be sure to be aware of your surroundings. UGGS are NOT the best shoes for icy roads. Sneakers are highly recommended and also if a...
Dec 28, 2017
Getting ready for a new year can mean many things but MORE importantly sharing meaningful moments this year is what really matters, and making a visit to your local optometrist can be one of them, too! Here are 3 reasons why visiting the eye doctor should be done by the...
Dec 04, 2017
You’ve had your peepers since you were born, so you may think you know them pretty well, but here are some fun facts you may not know about eyes: 1. The average blink lasts for about 1/10th of a second. 2. While it takes some time for most parts of...
Sep 11, 2017
When it comes to seasonal allergies, Many people immediately think of spring and the pollen overload!
Aug 15, 2017
On Monday August 21st, a total solar eclipse will be visible across the entire US for the 1st time in 99 years!!
Jul 31, 2017
Summertime can bring out the best of dry eye. Between allergies, heat and if you work in a lot of air conditioning you definitely can be effected.
Jul 20, 2017
Summertime is the time to be out and about but it is EVEN more important to be sure to have your sunglasses on to protect your eyes from UV RAYS! Health.com states: "Make sure your shades have 100% UV protection to filter both UVA and UVB rays—this is the most...
Apr 17, 2017
Buy One Pair of Sunglasses and Receive 20% Off 2nd Pair
Mar 13, 2017
Persistent dryness, scratchiness and a burning sensation on your eyes are common symptoms of dry eye syndrome.
Mar 10, 2017
We would like to extend a warm welcome to Dr. Neil Schram's patients. It's truly an honor to serve you!...
Feb 21, 2016
New options to help you look good and see better!