Strawberry Season

It’s that time of year around our house, grocery store, and farmers markets. Strawberry season. Yes, those yummy healthy little treats are popping out of gardens everywhere. Did you know that strawberries are good for the eyes?  Strawberries are high in Vitamin C, which plays an important part of strengthening our cornea and retina.The antioxidant…

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Eye See Sharks

As we approach Shark Week next week, did you know that shark corneas are very similar to the ones we humans have? As such, shark corneas have been used as replacements in human eye surgeries. Want to see Shark Week in all its gory glory? Check out some new lenses at Port Royal Eyecare today.

It’s All In The Eyes

Having a regular comprehensive eye exam can do more than just test your vision. Yes, getting the right prescription can help you see better no matter the distance, no matter the time of day. However, did you know that there are many health problems than can be detected by an eye exam much sooner than…

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April is Sjögren’s Awareness Month

Sjögren’s (“SHOW-grins”) is a systemic autoimmune disease that affects the entire body. Along with symptoms of extensive dryness, other serious complications include profound fatigue, chronic pain, major organ involvement, neuropathies and lymphomas. Although many patients experience dry eyes, dry mouth, fatigue and joint pain, Sjögren’s also causes dysfunction of organs such as the kidneys, gastrointestinal…

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