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Do Rabbits Have Super-Sight?

We have all heard the stories that if you eat your carrots, you will develop super-sight!  Carrots do for your eyes what a can of spinach does for Popeye’s arms!  With all of those carrots, rabbits must have the best sight of any animal on the planet!

Well, here is the […]

October 11th, 2017|

20/20 Vision and the Big E

How has this simple vision test evolved?

It is a staple in every optometrist office and we have all seen it.   The chart with the lines of letters topped with a big E was created back in 1862 by Dutch ophthalmologist Herman Snellen who developed the chart to measure visual acuity.  […]

September 6th, 2017|

Enjoy the Eclipse, but be safe!

Just as everyone else in the United States, we are incredible excited about the Solar Eclipse that is set to occur on August 21st.  One of the most amazing things about this is that the science is so precise, we know exactly when and where these phenomenal events will take […]

August 10th, 2017|

Spectacular Suggestion – Comphy Sheets

One of the best bits of advice is to not to be cheap when it comes to the things that separate you from the ground. You need good shoes for your feet, good tires for your car, and good sheets to sleep on. You can spend anywhere from a quarter […]

August 4th, 2017|

What is Binocular Vision?

No, we are not talking about super vision.  “Binocular” not “Bionic”.  Have you ever wondered how you are able to perceive the world around you in three dimensions?  Well, the answer is “Binocular vision”.

Let’s do a test. Look at something in the room you are in with both eyes open.  […]

July 7th, 2017|

Spectacular Suggestion – Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick!

One of my customers came in and I commented on her lipstick color.  It was really vibrant and looked really amazing.  As she was telling me about it, she mentioned that she had applied it at 6am. Looking at the clock, it was now well into the afternoon.  I don’t […]

June 22nd, 2017|

Eye Floaters – A Common Nuisance (Most of the Time)

Eye floaters are something that we all have experienced at one time or another.  They are those clear dots or lines that you can see floating through your field of vision.  Sometimes they are grey or even black, but they don’t usually interfere with your vision.  If you try to […]

June 7th, 2017|

Spectacular Suggestion – PiperWai

For as long as I can remember, my mother has been warning me about the dangers of deodorant. There is aluminum in it and it is bad for women.  It raises the possibility of breast cancer.  I was on a mission to find a product I liked that was safe […]

May 26th, 2017|

Lazy Eye vs Eye Turn

Eye Turn and Lazy Eye are conditions that people often confuse and even think are the same thing. If you see someone with an eye that is off-center, if is often said that the person has a lazy eye. The truth is that person may very well have a lazy […]

May 10th, 2017|

Spectacular Suggestion: Revitalash

This is the product that gave us the idea of starting Spectacular Suggestions. We think it is that awesome!

Being eye related we thought it would be a great place to start.

Revitalash was developed by an ophthalmologist for his wife who was fighting cancer. The treatments caused her to lose most […]

May 5th, 2017|