Recognizing and Treating Common Eye Injuries

Recognizing and Treating Common Eye Injuries

Eye injuries are extremely common and can occur from workplace accidents, motor vehicle collisions and other forms of trauma. In the event that you or a loved one sustains an eye injury, Dr Joshua Hann and the team at Eastside Eye Specialist Care are here to help. We...
What Is a Pterygium?

What Is a Pterygium?

A pterygium (pronounced ter-idge-ee-um) is a wing- or wedge-shaped fleshy growth that develops over the sclera, or the white part of the eye. In nearly all cases, the growth starts at the inner corner of the eye, closest to the nose, and expands outward. Pterygia are...
Why Everyone Needs Regular Eye Exams

Why Everyone Needs Regular Eye Exams

With a busy schedule and a long to-do list, you might be tempted to delay or skip eye exams — especially if you are young or do not have any complaints about your vision. But regular eye exams are a critical part of preventative health care for everyone. They are just...
The Importance of Shielding Your Eyes From UV Rays

The Importance of Shielding Your Eyes From UV Rays

Your eyes are an essential part of who you are. They allow you to convey an endless range of emotions and see all of the amazing parts of our world. When you think of the joy your eyes have brought you, it’s only natural to want to do everything in your power to...
How Our Eyes Change as We Age

How Our Eyes Change as We Age

In a lifetime, your eyes will bring you millions of images, memories and experiences. Considering the fact that the eyes are physiologically fragile, with only a blinking eyelid to protect them, it’s remarkable what they are able to achieve, and how resilient they...
Eyesight and Aging

Eyesight and Aging

There is no doubt that eyesight plays an important role in your livelihood and wellbeing as you age. In addition to regular professional eye examinations, you can be proactive and make a few simple lifestyle choices to promote overall eye health and maintain great...