Are All Contact Lens Solutions The Same? Brand vs Generic? Short answer. No.

Are All Contact Lens Solutions The Same? Brand vs Generic? Short answer. No.

As the materials and technology of contact lenses are being updated and revamped, it requires certain ingredients in the contact lens solutions that help maintain the contact lens’ key features.  Generics which contain older ingredients may not help promote the contact lens’ newer technology.  See how your solution stacks up.

Back-to-School Success Starts with Good Vision

Back-to-School Success Starts with Good Vision

Good vision is necessary for optimal academic performance. As kids grow, all sorts of developmental stages can cause changes in their eyesight. An eye exam helps to identify these changes. Find a good time to make an appointment to see us as part of your back-to-school routine. We’ll help your child commence the academic year with great vision.

Can Playing Video Games Hurt My Child's Eyes? You May Be Very Surprised

Can Playing Video Games Hurt My Child's Eyes? You May Be Very Surprised

With the rise in popularity of video games and E-Sports, parents have always wondered what the potential side effects include after spending many hours in front of the television. This article will help dispel some of the most popular myths.

7 Dangerous Mistakes You’re Making With Your Contact Lens Case

7 Dangerous Mistakes You’re Making With Your Contact Lens Case

Quit these habits for the sake of your eyes. To help you avoid major problems down the road, here are contact lens case mistakes you might not even realize you’re making that could compromise your eye health.

Donate Your Old Eyeglasses at Sunshine Optometry

Donate Your Old Eyeglasses at Sunshine Optometry

Eye Make A Difference is an eyewear donation program to help the 2 billion people globally who don’t have access to much-needed eyewear due to income, distance, or disaster. Learn how you can make your old glasses useful again for someone in need.

Celebrate Earth Day with ECO Frames at Sunshine Optometry

Celebrate Earth Day with ECO Frames at Sunshine Optometry

ECO Brand Glasses provide stylish prescription frames that are environmentally friendly. The company is the first and only brand that has produced an optical and sunglasses collection made with 95% recycled materials.  Learn more about this brand and why Sunshine Optometry is proud to represent ECO.

Eye Doctors Share 7 Things You Should Absolutely Never Do With Contact Lenses

Eye Doctors Share 7 Things You Should Absolutely Never Do With Contact Lenses

Even with the best contact lens hygiene in the world, you might still deal with eye issues that warrant a trip to the doctor. If you experience a ton of dryness, redness, pain, discharge, blurry vision, or anything else that makes your vision worse instead of better, we suggest you stop wearing your contacts and call your eye doctor right away. Read more.

Work At A Computer All Day? Here's How to Take Care Of Your Eyes

Work At A Computer All Day? Here's How to Take Care Of Your Eyes

If your work involves heavy computer use, you may notice eye trouble. You’re not alone—at least 50 percent of those who work in front of a computer report eye issues, but the number may be closer to 90 percent.  If you’re having trouble with your eyes, check your screen use. If your symptoms don’t go away, or if you need more information, contact our office to make an appointment.

Don’t Let Smoke Get In Your Eyes! Why Should You Quit?

Don’t Let Smoke Get In Your Eyes! Why Should You Quit?

The American Optometric Association urges individuals to not only quit smoking but also to have the eyes examined regularly as early detection of disease decreases the likelihood of complications in the future. Read more on how smoking can affect your eyes.

How People With Bad Eyesight See The World Illustrated In 29 Oil Paintings

How People With Bad Eyesight See The World Illustrated In 29 Oil Paintings

Have you ever wondered how people with specific eye errors see the world? Philip Barlow, a Cape Town-based artist, has created a series of paintings that vividly shows the struggle of those who have myopia or nearsightedness, the most common refractive error of the eye.