Annual Eye Examinations

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on August 9, 2020

Annual Eye Exams Metairie

Keep an Eye on Your Vision Health Eye exams aren’t just about vision. They’re about your health. Prevention Is the Best Treatment Eye exams at every age and life stage can help keep your vision healthy. Without regular eye exams, there is no way to catch glaucoma or age-related macular degeneration for an early diagnosis… Read More


Basic Anatomy of the Eye

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on July 30, 2020

Happy woman giving the "ok" hand sign around eye

To understand the diseases and conditions that can affect the eye, it helps to understand basic eye anatomy. This week, we would like to give a brief tour of the eye to explain further how it works. The eye captures and focuses light like a camera. Here is a step-by-step explanation of how the eye… Read More


Eye Safety at Home

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on July 23, 2020

Eye Safety at Home

This summer, many people are staying close to home for backyard hang-outs and close-to-home summer fun. While spending more time at home, more people are strapping on their tool belts, putting on their gardening gear, and getting to work on DIY home improvement projects. Did you know that about half of all eye injuries happen right at… Read More


Travel Tips For Your Eyes

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on July 13, 2020

Family in car parked at the beach

Eye emergencies can be frightening, especially when you’re far from home. Accidents and injuries can make it hard to navigate a new city – even worse, some conditions can lead to permanent vision loss if not treated appropriately. Here are some top travel tips from a comprehensive ophthalmologist and world traveler Anne Sumers, M.D., a clinical… Read More


July UV Safety Month

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on July 1, 2020

UV Safety Awareness Month

Before you head out, don’t forget to protect yourselves from the sun’s UV rays, both with sunscreen for your skin and with sunglasses for your eyes. Why We Need UV Protection We all know that we can get sunburns if we stay outside too long without sunscreen, but did you know that your eyes can be… Read More


Exercise is Good for Your Eyes!

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on June 23, 2020

Older couple having fun on a beach with hula hoops

By You Exercising… There Are Benefits for YOUR Eye Health We have adapted to different lifestyle changes due to COVID-19; however, it is so important to adapt to an exercising routine to build strength, stay fit, and feel good. Staying active is crucial to overall health, including lowering our risk of chronic health problems like… Read More


UV Rays Versus Healthy Vision

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on June 7, 2020

Older couple silly glasses blowing bubbles

We are on the heels of summer! Post COVID-19 this summer will be different than what we have experienced in previous summers. While you follow safety guidelines from the CDC and local health departments including proper social distancing. There will still be fun times spent outdoors, but it also means more exposure to harmful UV… Read More


June is Cataract Awareness Month!

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on June 3, 2020

cataract awareness month

Prevent Blindness America has declared June to be Cataract Awareness Month, an initiative aimed at raising awareness of and advocating for education on cataract risk factors, symptoms, and treatments. preventblindness.org/cataract-awareness-month-2020 The number of Americans with cataracts are expected to be 38.5 million by 2032 and 45.6 million by 2050, according to Prevent Blindness America. Cataracts… Read More


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