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Halloween Eye Safety

October has arrived and that means many people are already starting to plan for upcoming costume parties and trick-or-treating for the Halloween season. This is...

Trouble Seeing the Fine Print? Here are Your Options…

Every good pair of eyes eventually gets old and with age comes a condition called presbyopia. Presbyopia, which usually begins to set in some time...

Aging Eyes and Driving Safety 

Even if you don’t have any eye or vision problems, the natural process of aging affects your ability to see and react to visual stimuli....

Is Your Teen Ready for Contacts?

Many teens who wear glasses are eager to try out contact lenses for convenience, fashion or to just provide another option for vision correction.

Inside a Life With Color Vision Deficiency

What’s it like to be color blind? Contrary to what the name implies, color blindness usually does not actually mean that you don’t see any...

How to Safely View the Great American Eclipse of 2017

On August 21st, for the first time since 1979, a solar eclipse will be visible across North America. What's even more historic is that it...

Are Your Eyes Sensitive to Light?

Light sensitivity, also known as photophobia, is a condition in which bright light - either natural sunlight or artificial light -  can cause significant discomfort,...

Got a Shiner!

What Exactly Is a Black Eye? A black eye, also known as a periorbital hematoma, is usually not an injury of the actual eye (which...

Cataract Awareness and Prevention

It's National Cataract Awareness Month According to the World Health Organization, cataracts are responsible for 51% of cases of blindness worldwide - although this blindness...

Are You Ignoring Your Dry Eyes?

You Don’t Have to Live With Dry Eyes Have you noticed that your eyes feel chronically dry, itchy, scratchy or even sometimes watery? Many people...

Does Smoking Affect Vision?

Eye Doctors Weigh In: How Smoking Can Harm Your Vision & Eye Health We all know that smoking is bad for you, especially the risks that...

Sjogren’s Awareness Month – Understanding The Invisible Disease 

In honor of Sjogren’s Awareness month, eye care providers are helping to spread the word to increase awareness about this hard-to-diagnose disease. Sjogren’s is a...

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Hey women! Did you know that women are more likely to suffer from vision problems and are at higher risk of permanent vision loss than...

The Right (and the Wrong) Way to Clean Your Glasses

There is nothing worse than a dirty spot on your glasses - well except perhaps many dirty spots or smudges. When that happens, most of...

It’s Time to Talk About Blue Light

Workplace Eye Safety Month Blue light. Do you know what it is? Do you know where it comes from, or how it can be harmful...

Understanding Eye Color

Eye color is a hereditary trait that depends on the genes of both parents, as well as a little bit of mystery. The color of...

6 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration is a serious condition that can threaten your vision and general well-being. Characterized by the deterioration of the central area of the...

Are You Missing Your Child’s Hidden Vision Problem?

Your toddler may show every sign of good eyesight including the ability to see objects in the distance, however that doesn't necessarily mean that he or she doesn’t have a vision problem.

“The Sneak Thief of Sight” Is On Our Minds This January

Make your resolution for healthy vision this year with increased awareness of the leading cause of blindness worldwide.

Holiday Season Shopping: Are Nerf Guns Safe for the Eyes?

This is the one way you can be sure that you or your child’s eyes are truly safe during Nerf shooting:

Dry Eye Syndrome Causes and Cures

Despite the fact that it is one of the most common eye problems, a surprisingly large percentage of patients are not aware of it.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Chances are it affects you or someone you know. November has been dedicated as a time to spread awareness about the disease, its risk factors and the effects it has on your body, your daily life and the lives of your loved ones.

Don’t Let Fall Eye Allergies Get You Down

Red, itchy, watery eyes and swollen eyelids (along with sneezing, congestion or a runny nose)...

How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes

Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great vision for those who wear...

An Active and Eye Safe Lifestyle

90%! That’s the number of sports eye injuries that studies show can be prevented using proper eye protection.  Yet most sports leagues don’t require protective...

10 Tips to Teach Children About Eye Safety

It is important to teach your children about eye health and safety from a young age.  This includes awareness about how your overall health habits...

When 20/20 Vision isn’t Enough For Your Child

Since studies show that learning is 80% visual, children with untreated vision problems can really suffer when it comes to school. Most people think that...

Cutting Edge Eye-dentification

We have all seen the futuristic thrillers that use high-tech eye scanning identification systems but nowadays the technology does exist to use them in real...

Innovations in Color Blindness

There have been a lot of videos going viral lately of color blind people “seeing color” for the first time using specialized glasses. The emotional...

Poolside Eye Safety

Whether it is the sea, the sand, the sun or the softball field, summer brings people outside and this creates exposure to a multitude of...

Cataract Awareness Month: What to Expect from Cataract Surgery

After the age of 50 most people will eventually be diagnosed with cataracts. Cataracts are when the natural crystalline lens of the eyes become clouded,...

Sunwear for a Bright Future

According to the Vision Council’s 2016 UV (Ultraviolet Radiation) Protection report, parents are more likely to wear sunglasses (56%) than their children (only 29%!). Yet...

How UV Damages Your Eyes

UV Awareness Month: This article might scare you, and we hope it does - just enough to motivate you to wear proper eye protection against...

What is a stye anyway?

A stye (known by eye doctors as a hordeolum) is an infection of an oil gland which forms a pimple-like bump on the base of...

Eye Allergies

Along with congestion, runny nose, coughing, sneezing, headaches and difficulty breathing, individuals with allergies often suffer from eye allergies or allergic conjunctivitis resulting in red,...

Bifocal and Multifocal Contact Lenses 

If you are over 40 and have difficulty seeing close up, you probably have a common age-related condition called presbyopia which is when the eye’s natural...

Workplace Eye Wellness: The Dangers of Blue Light

When people think of workplace dangers to the eyes, it is usually machinery, chemicals or construction materials that come to mind.  However, a growing danger...

Resolve to Prevent Glaucoma in 2016

This year, make healthy eyes and vision your resolution. Find out if you or a loved one is at risk for glaucoma, and take steps...

Why Do We Need Glasses?

Refractive errors including myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia.

Eye Safe Toys and Gifts for This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for giving, and parents, grandparents, family and friends need to know how to choose toys and games that protect children’s health and eyesight.

How Do We See?

Have you ever thought about how vision works? It's an incredible system and process!

How to Prevent Diabetic Vision Loss

Prevention and treatment for eye complications associated with Diabetes

Decorative Lenses Could Cost You Your Vision

Beware this Halloween and think before you blink (in decorative contact lenses that is)! Sure, decorative contact lenses can enhance any Halloween costume, but if...

Welcome Dr. Chelsea Mothershed McKnight

The Wesson and Mothershed Eye Center would like to welcome Dr. Chelsea Mothershed McKnight to the practice. Come in and say "Hello!"

It’s Time to Be Serious About Home Eye Safety

Home Eye Injury Awareness and Prevention

6 Common Eye Myths Debunked

Over the centuries there have been a lot of old-wives tales circulating about eyes and vision. You know, like the one that if someone hits...

Protective Sports Eyewear is a Serious Matter

There are thousands of eye injuries a year related to sports. According to the National Eye Institute eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness...

How Pregnancy Affects Vision

The hormonal fluctuations experienced during pregnancy can cause many unexpected changes in your body, including your eyes and vision. Most of these changes are temporary...

Is Your Baby’s EyeSight Developing Normally?

A baby’s visual system develops gradually over the first few months of life. They have to learn to focus and move their eyes, and use...

Guidelines For Picking the Right Pair of Shades

There is a lot more that goes into finding the right pair of sunglasses than just fit and fashion.  While it’s important to look and...

6 Things You Need To Know About Cataracts

Cataracts are a leading cause of vision loss in the United States and Canada. Here are 6 things you need to know. 1. Chances are...

What You Need to Know About Firework Eye Safety

Independence Day may have passed but fireworks season is still in full swing and fireworks-related injury and death is a real and serious danger.  According...

5 Ways to Ensure Healthy Vision

Your eyes are constantly at work for you, playing a vital role as you navigate through each day. As May is healthy vision month, here...

What Women Need to Know About Eye Health

According to Women’sEyeHealth.org, ⅔ of blindness and visual impairment occurs in women. Additionally, an estimated 75% of visual impairment is preventable or correctable with proper...

Enjoying Life During Eye Allergy Season

Spring is in the air. But along with the beauty of the blooming flowers and budding trees, comes allergy season. The high pollen count and...

Can you Really Go Blind from Looking at a Solar Eclipse?

Last week, people in South America, Europe, North Africa, and parts of Asia and the Middle East saw a solar eclipse. As you may have...

10 Steps to Prevent Vision Loss

March is Save Your Vision Month, a time to raise public awareness about how to protect your eyes and your vision. Most people aren’t aware...

Refocus on the Digital Age with Computer Glasses

Digital devices have impacted our world in so many positive ways, allowing us to connect, work, play and get information at the speed of light....

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Living With Low Vision

February is Low Vision and Age-Related Macular Degeneration awareness month.   Low vision describes a set of conditions in which there is significant visual impairment...

Under Pressure: Are you at Risk for Glaucoma?

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.  Glaucoma is a serious, vision threatening disease. You can save your eyesight, by knowing the facts. Are you at risk...

Know How and When to Treat an Eye Infection

It’s that time of year again…coughs, sneezing, running noses and itchy, red eyes.  How do you know when an eye irritation is something that needs...

8 Tips to Beat Winter Dry Eyes

One of the most common patient complaints during the winter months is dry eyes. In the cooler climates, cold winds and dry air, coupled with...

“Eye” Am Home for the Holidays – 7 Eye Tips for College Students

Winter break is in a few weeks and, with college students finding their way home for the holidays, it is a good time for parents to...

Do You Know the Facts About Diabetic Eye Disease?

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Do you know the facts?

7 Things You Should Know About Eyelid Twitches

You may have experienced this before. Out of nowhere, your eyelid starts twitching uncontrollably. While this can be a cause of aggravation, eyelid twitches, spasms...

October is…

October is 'Eye Injury Prevention Month' in the USA and 'Eye Health Month' in Canada. There are about 285 million people living with blindness and...

World Sight Day Challenge – No More Avoidable Blindness

The World Sight Day Challenge, slated to take place on October 9, 2014 is an annual awareness day that aims to focus global attention on...

Protect Children’s Eyes During Sports

The new school year has kicked off and you can tick off purchasing all that back to school equipment. Now, it's time to think about...

Cutting Edge Glaucoma Technology

A futuristic, yet simplistic, eye implant paired with a smartphone app may change the way eye doctors treat glaucoma.

Comfortable Vision for Back-to-school Reading

School is starting: Do you know how to set up your child’s homework and reading spot? Reading and writing are some of the most fundamental...

Be on the Lookout for Vision Problems this Summer Break

Summer vacation is well under way, but did you know that even when your child is out of the classroom, vision problems can have an...

Should You Be Worried About Eye Floaters?

Eye floaters are actually more common than you may think. Many people notice specks or cobweb-like images moving around in their line of vision, at...

Keeping an Eye on Cataracts

Cataracts affect millions of people nationwide and as the population continues to age, the numbers keep increasing. The good news is, cataracts are often manageable...

A Look Behind Sleeping Eyes

Have you ever wondered what your eyes do when you finally close them after a long day of visual processing and stimulation? Let's take a...

6 Things You Should Know about UV Radiation and Your Eyes

The heat of long summer days is nearly upon us. As the sun's rays intensify and people spend more time outdoors in the sunshine it...

Dealing with Your Tween’s and Teen’s Eyesight

It can be devastating for a tween or teen to be told he or she needs to wear glasses, especially if it is sudden. Many...

9 Tips for Coping With Eye Allergy Season

Spring is on the way. Soon the sun will be shining, the flowers blooming and allergy season will be upon us. If you have allergies,...

How Your Eyes Convey Emotion

Your eyes communicate much more than you may realize, in fact they play a huge role in your non-verbal communication. Consciously or not, the way...

Protecting Your Eyes From The Desk Job

There are so many people who spend hours a day, if not most of the day working on a computer or mobile device. They usually...

New Study Shows How Your Eyes Shed Light on Your Health

It's been said that your eyes are the window to your soul. Well, research is showing that your eyes are a window to a lot...

Hope in Sight for Low Vision

February is low vision awareness month. Low vision is a condition in which an individual suffers significant vision loss that can't be fully corrected with...

Can You Wear Contact Lenses with Allergies and Dry Eyes?

Allergies and Dry Eyes What about contact lenses? Everyone looks great in contact lenses because you show your real face to the world, but some...

How to Encourage Young Kids to Wear their First Pair of Glasses

Your child's first pair of glasses will make an important difference in his or her ability to see and interact with the surrounding world. However,...

7 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma

7 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma Glaucoma, which refers to a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve, is often called 'the...

New Year’s Resolutions for An Eye Healthy 2014

The New Year is a time to start fresh and renew our commitment to health, happiness and success. It’s important to include eye and vision...

Fun Holiday Gifts That Are GOOD for Children’s Vision

The holiday season is on our doorstep. With technology so much a part of our lives, the easy go-to gifts for kids often include an...

What You Should Know about Diabetes and Your Vision

Diabetes affects people of all ages, races and genders.  An estimated 25.8 million Americans or 8.3 percent of the population suffer from the disease, according...

Keeping Your Contact Lenses Clean

If you wear contact lenses, you probably know the hygiene routine you should follow when removing your lenses: Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and...

10 Tips to Protect Your Vision

Did you forget to put on your sunglasses today? Are you constantly sitting in front of a computer screen without taking breaks to look away?...

This Halloween Be Wary of Costume Contact Lenses

As Halloween approaches and costume planning gets more serious, many consider the use of novelty or costume contact lenses as a way to add that...

How to Prevent Dry Eyes During Air Travel

Many travelers experience dry eyes after extended travel by air. The dry environment of a temperature- and pressure-controlled air plane cabin can take its toll...

Does Chlorine Hurt your Eyes?

Just because the summer is coming to an end, doesn’t mean that we have to say goodbye to the swimming pool. Whether it means a...

Technology in the Classroom and the Eyes

The use of technology has become commonplace in the classroom. So much so that today’s generation of students, from kindergarten to university, navigates computers, smartphones...

Treating Vision Problems Lowers Risk of Falling in Seniors

For adults over the age of 65, the right pair of vision correcting glasses can literally be a life saver. Seniors aged 65 and up...

The Great Glasses Play Day 2013

The first weekend of August (August 3rd and 4th) has been marked as the 2nd annual Great Glasses Play Day. The event, which first launched...

First Aid for Eye Injuries

To ensure that your eyes remain healthy, it is essential to protect them from injury and to take proper care measures if an injury has...

Understanding the Eye Chart

Eye charts of different variations have become a standard in vision screenings and eye exams. One of the most familiar charts associated with vision is...

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts, one of the most common causes of blindness, develop when the lens of the eye, located behind the iris and pupil, becomes opaque or...

Age Related Macular Degeneration and Your Central Vision

Did you know that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of vision loss and blindness among adults aged 50 and above?...

How to Choose the Right Sunglasses

Do your sunglasses have what it takes to protect your eyes? As the summer heats up and people spend more time outdoors, it is very...

Women’s Eye Health Month: An Eye on Cosmetics

Women's eyes are regularly exposed to potential irritants through the use of cosmetics. As eye shadow, mascara and eye liner can breed unseen dirt and...

A Recipe for Eye Health

Did you know that your dietary choices have an impact on your eye health and vision? Opting for appetizing food that at the same time...

Spring Eye Allergies

Spring is right around the corner, as the winter begins to wind down and the fresh, warmer air begins to rear its head. Unfortunately for...

The Right Way to Clean Your Eyeglasses

We all know how frustrating it can be trying to see clearly through a smudged pair of glasses; clean lenses can really make a world...

Dry Eye Syndrome: When Dry Eyes are Chronic

Dry eyes are a common problem for many individuals particularly during the winter months when exposure to dry air and whipping wind is increased. However,...

Ski Goggles: How to Choose the Best Winter Sports Eyewear

Ski Goggles are an essential part of proper eye protection when participating in winter sports. In order to choose the best winter sports eyewear for...

Are you at risk for Diabetic Eye Disease?

These days, diabetes is all too common. A lot of people don't know just how much it can affect patients. For example, diabetes increases the...

A Look at the Diabetic Eye

Do you know the connection between diabetes and your eyes? The raised blood sugar levels that are the essence of the disease are a risk...

Focusing on Retinoscopy

During some eye exams, you may have had a doctor shine a beam of light into your eye, and hold various lenses in front of...

Staying Safe with Your Smartphone

Lately, it seems that we're totally dependent on our mobile devices. We can't deny that these devices are wonderful, because they allow us to be...

Multifocal Lenses

Have you started to have difficulty when reading fine print? If you're close to middle-age, you might have presbyopia. Fortunately, this doesn't mean that those...

Eye Patches: A Simple Solution to a Common Problem

Many our younger patients experience a lazy eye. A lazy eye comes about when the brain shuts off or suppresses sight in one eye. This...

Eye Exam Coming Up? Here’s What You Need to Know

Do you have an eye exam fast approaching? If you want to make sure your exam is effective and worthwhile, there are several facts we'll...

The Mechanics of Night Vision

Picture this: there's a power outage and you've got to locate a flashlight or the fuse box. At first you can't see, but gradually the...

Are You Suffering From Presbyopia?

As you reach your 40s, you may begin to find that you have trouble with reading. Being able to see clearly things that are up...

An Eye on Toy Safety

It's crucial for parents to know how to choose toys that are the safest and the most beneficial for kids. Babies don't have a completely...

Back-to-School Success Starts with Good Vision

It's hard to believe that summer's almost over. Parents everywhere are making sure their kids have everything they need for the upcoming school year. And...

What is Convergence Insufficiency?

Is your child intelligent when it comes to lots of things, but cannot cope well with school? He or she might have a particular condition,...

Focusing on Visual Acuity

Everyone has come across the expressions visual acuity and twenty-twenty vision. As frequently used as these terms are, do people really know what they mean?...

A Fresh Look Just For You

Do you want a brand new look for your eyes? Then let's talk about FreshLook®, a line offering a large palette of colored contact lenses,...

Keep a Lid on Eye Hygiene

Have you ever experienced inflamed eyelids, also known as blepharitis? Blepharitis is a commonly occurring eyelid inflammation, sometimes linked to a bacterial eye infection, specific...

A Lens a Day Keeps the Redness Away

Are there ever days when you leave your disposable contact lenses in for longer than you're supposed to? It goes without saying that so many...

Treating Cataracts

It's June, which means it's Cataract Awareness Month. Have you been informed that cataracts are the most common reason behind vision loss among patients who...

The Best Protection from UV Rays

Virtually everyone is exposed to UV rays on a daily basis. But the dangers related to long-term exposure to these harmful rays are rarely considered,...

The Importance of a Comprehensive Eye Exam

May is healthy vision month. When was the last time you had a comprehensive eye exam? Getting your eyes tested periodically is one of the...

New From Transitions® Optical: The Transitions® Vantage™ Lens

Great news for anyone in the market for dependable variable tint lenses: Transitions® Optical has just put out a new addition to their extensive range....

Keeping An Eye On Poor Vision

Poor vision in adults or children can be due to a number of conditions including anatomical changes in the eye or visual system, eye diseases,...

Women and Healthy Eyes

This month, Prevent Blindness America is focusing on Women's Eye Health and Safety. Women go through various stages throughout their lives, and each can impact...

April we recognize national Sports Eye Safety Month

With the spring, along with often better weather, comes an increase in the number of eye injuries caused by sports accidents. Every season, far too...

Eye Care on The Go

When driving, the need for seeing properly can not be underestimated. Actually, safety on the road relies on a number of visual capabilities such as...

Vision at Work

March is Workplace Vision Wellness Month, as marked by Prevent Blindness American (PBA). The purpose of this initiative is to educate companies and their employees...

What is Astigmatism?

The cornea that surrounds your pupil and iris is, under normal circumstances, spherical. As light enters the eye, part of the job of your cornea...

Treating Pink Eye

Conjunctivitis, informally called pink eye, is a common eye illness, especially when it comes to kids. This infection can be caused by viruses, bacteria or...

Risks and Warning Signs of AMD

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The Best Solution for Your Contact Lenses

Users of contact lenses must know the importance of proper eye hygiene. A study conducted by Bausch & Lomb in August determined that a large...

Safeguard Your Eyes From Dry Eyes This Winter

Dry eye syndrome can be often more prevalent in the winter time as a result of cold and dry air conditions.

The Dangers of the Sun to Your Eyes – In the Winter

It's official! Winter is here, which means in some places bitter cold winds and cold rain, snow and sleet are also in the forecast. You...

Raise Your Awareness of Glaucoma this January

Since January has been designated National Glaucoma Awareness Month, in this article we are here to review the importance of knowing about the threat of...

Treating Presbyopia

Visit your Tupelo, MS Optometrist to Find Out About Treatment Options Many adults eventually experience presbyopia or an impaired ability to see objects at a...

Glasses Sale!

Any time you purchase one complete pair of glasses you will now recieve 50 percent off of any second pair of glasses.  Please see any...

How to Choose Toys that are Eye Safe

Holiday season is rapidly approaching and that means new toys for the kiddies. Adoring mothers and fathers love treating the young ones to the ''in''...

Use Your FSA Dollars Before Time Runs Out!

Looking for new specs for the kids? Think it's time for an eye exam? Contemplating refractive surgery? Now is the time to save big on...

How We Perceive Color: Understanding Color Vision Deficiencies

Call our Tupelo, MS Optometrist for an evaluation

Diabetic Retinopathy: A Leading Cause of Blindness

Did you know that diabetes is the number one precursor to blindness among men and women between age twenty and seventy-four? In the past four...

What is Lazy Eye? Treatment in Tupelo, MS

To achieve optimal vision, the eyes and the brain must work in unison. When this system breaks down, a condition called amblyopia, commonly known as...

Tupelo, MS Eye Tests: Examining the Eye Chart

  Ever question what 20/20 eyesight actually means? The phrase 20/20 vision describes a normal level of clarity of eyesight or visual acuity measured from...

Tupelo, MS Relief for Autumn Ocular Allergies

  Although seasonal allergies are more commonly talked about in the spring, a large number of individuals experience symptoms during the autumn months as well....

This Halloween Watch Out for Decorative Contacts

  With the fall comes Halloween and with that, costumes. It's important to know of some hazards to your eyes that could put a damper...

Come in and see our new VisiOffice!

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Computer Vision Syndrome Management in Tupelo, MS

View Video Findings from the American Optometric Association show that over seven out of 10 of the Americans that work for the majority of the...

Maintaining Safety for Your Eyes in the Home

  In recognition of Home and Sports Eye Safety Month, we're going to focus on ways to keep your house safe for your eyes specifically...

Cosmetics Advice for Contact Wearers from your Tupelo, MS Optometrist

If you wear contact lenses there are a number of guidelines that should be followed when it comes to applying cosmetics. Below are a few...

Getting Sunblock Out of Your Eyes

If you have ever gotten sunblock in your eyes, you are aware just how painful it can be. A very good rub in the eye...

Book An Annual Eye Exam in Tupelo, MS, in Honor of Cataracts Awareness Month

Many adults don't know that cataracts affect approximately 20.5 million Americans age 40 and older. In truth, more than 50% of senior citizens have some...

Are Your Child’s Eyes Ready for School? Don’t Forget to Schedule a Tupelo Kids’ Eye Exams

Many doctors stress that around 80% of learning takes place through a child's eyes. Since a child's vision may change occasionally, regular eye and vision...

Contact Lenses: A Real Self-Esteem Booster for Teens

No teenager likes to be seen in something that makes them different, and for many teenagers, eyeglasses can often feel that way. Teenagers may balk...

Help! How to Handle Common Eye Injuries

Eye injuries come in many shapes and sizes, some more serious than others. Some might necessitate emergency treatment and immediate care by an eye care...

The Importance of Early Eye Disease Detection

When we have eyes that are in good condition, we sometimes forget about the importance of a routine eye examination. However, timely detection of any...

Summer Eye Care Tips

It’s official - summer has arrived and it’s time to ensure you keep your eyes protected from summertime hazards. Here are some pointers on remaining...

Everything Parents Need to Know About Children’s Safety Glasses

Research shows that eye injuries account for 40,000 emergency room visits annually. That's equal to an accident every 13 minutes! Eye Care experts believe that...

The Optometrist Says: Eat Carrots for Eye Health

Can carrots really improve vision? While eye doctors affirm that carrots contain significant quantities of a beta-carotene that has proven to be very good for...

This Month is Ultraviolet Awareness Month

  Thanks to measures to increase knowledge of the threats of Ultraviolet (UV) light to your skin, (particularly sunburn and skin cancer), most are familiar...

Are You Caring for Your Contacts Safely?

  Many people find it somewhat baffling navigating the eye care aisle of some pharmacies. But as overwhelming as it is, it's crucial to learn...

Gas Permeable Lenses: Are You a Candidate?

  Although soft contacts are more common, another lesser-known kind of contact lens materials exists: rigid gas permeable (RGP) lenses, sometimes referred to oxygen permeable...

New Frame Lines in our Optical Dispensary

We would like to announce the additions of the lines Humphrey's and Brendel to our Optical shop.  We are very excited about the additions and...

Sunglasses on Sale

Buy one pair of prescription eyeglasses and receive prescription sunglasses at half price. This sale includes all our designer frames with the exception of Maui...

Advice for Dealing with Symptoms of Eye Allergies

If you are experiencing red eyes, itchy eyes or watery eyes you may be suffering from spring eye allergies. For some, spring time is eye...

Shopping for Glasses On the Internet…Smart? Maybe Not

While most Internet users are accustomed to buying anything and everything through the Internet, glasses are one product that needs to be carefully reviewed prior...

Be on the lookout for the new TV ads from Crizal on anti-reflective coatings.

Here is a link to the comericals for Crizal in case you would like to review them.  ...

Dry Eyes Getting You Down? Advice on Keeping Your Eyes Hydrated This Cold Season

Even though many people refer to winter as the rainy season due to the precipitation, the atmosphere is really more dry in the winter, which...

Do You Know About Age-related Macular Degeneration and Low Vision? Become Aware This February

February is dedicated to spreading awareness of macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision. AMD is the foremost cause of blindness for senior citizens. AMD often...

Help Spread the Word About Glaucoma

In order to create awareness about the ''silent blinding diseases,'' this month has been declared National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is the second leading cause...

Winter Eye Care Advice… It’s Time for Sunglasses

Yep, it's true. Sunglasses aren't just an important accessory in the summer. While most of us are informed of the damage the sun poses to...

Thanks to all of our customers!

We at Wesson and Mothershed Eye Center would like to thank all of our customer who voted for us in the Daily Journal's Readers' Choice Awards. 

Latisse is Here!

If you or a family member are interested in growing longer, thicker eyelashes, you may be a candidate for Latisse.  Latisse is a prescription medication...

Welcome to the new website.

Providing quality eyewear for the summer. We are also providers of prescription sunglasses from Maui Jim and Costa Del Mar. 

Vision Care Direct

Looking for individual or family vision insurance?  Take a look at Vision Care Direct (VCD).  This is a vision plan that covers yearly vision examinations,...

Online Registration Forms

Fill in your patient history online, before your next appointment. Find out how...

Request Your Next Appointment Online

You can now request your next appointment online. Find out how...