Eye health

The Cost of Cataract Surgery

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

Q: Does my insurance cover Cataract Surgery? A: If you have Medicare or private insurance, your surgery will be covered if your doctor diagnoses you with operable cataracts that are affecting your daily activities. However, it is possible to have cataracts that are not developed enough for insurance to consider surgery necessary. Your surgeon will...  read more

3 Common Questions about Cataract Surgery

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

3 Common Questions about Cataract Surgery Q: Are there any restrictions after cataract surgery? A: There are a few minor restrictions after cataract surgery (Avoid swimming for 1 week, do not put makeup around eye for 1 week). Everything else that you normally do (Drive, go to work, exercise) is ok to begin by the...  read more

Keep Your Eyes Healthy: Wear Sunglasses!

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Sunglasses are a great fashion accessory, but their most important job is to protect your eyes from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. When purchasing sunglasses, look for ones that block out 99 to 100% of both UVA and UVB radiation, so you can keep your vision sharp and eyes healthy. A wide-brimmed hat offers great protection, too!...  read more

Summertime Sunglasses

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Sunglasses are a great fashion accessory, but their most important job is to protect your eyes from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. Our opticians can help you pick out sunglasses to protect your eyes! Stop in today to check our collection of sunglasses, from designers like Kate Spade NY, Bobbi Brown, Carolina Herrera, Ray-Ban, Polaroid,...  read more

Cataract Awareness Month

Monday, June 18th, 2018

In honor of cataract awareness month, check out this great article from the New York Times. It reviews a recent medical study, which found that "...cataract surgery may decrease mortality risk related to multiple types of systemic illness."

Jahnle Eye Visits White Horse Village

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

We are visiting the 2018 White Horse Village Health Fair today! Come visit our table for free goodies or just to say hi.  

Eyes: The Windows to Your Health

Friday, June 8th, 2018

From National Geographic, a great video about the health indicators that can be found during an eye exam: "Your eyes are tiny spheres of wonder. A doctor can find warning signs of high blood pressure, diabetes, and a whole range of other systemic health issues, just by examining your eyes. Ophthalmologist Neal Adams explains why...  read more

Healthy Vision Month

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

May Is Healthy Vision Month: Make Vision a Focus! Many Americans see the doctor every year for a physical. Lots of us also schedule regular visits to the dentist to get our teeth cleaned. But what about our eyes? The fact is, more than 23 million American adults have never had an eye exam. Every Healthy Vision Month,...  read more

Contact Lens Hygiene

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Poor contact lens wear and care habits can ruin your look with RED EYES AND lead to painful infections with lasting damage. Remember these 3 things! 1. Give your eyes a break. Don’t sleep in your contact lenses. 2. Clean your contacts properly. Don’t top off, or add old solution to new solution to store...  read more

What Does My Glasses Prescription Mean?

Monday, April 4th, 2016

What Does My Glasses Prescription Mean? The Academy of Ophthalmology states that over 150 million Americans use corrective eyewear to correct their refractive errors. When you visit your eye doctor to get a new eyeglasses prescription, you  are given a prescription that looks something like this:   So, you ask, what do all of these...  read more