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Eye Care, Santa Rosa, CA

What Are The Risks Of Buying Glasses Online?

Do you have a plan in case of an emergency or disaster? Making a plan with meeting places is important to feeling in control if something were to happen. And we recommend having a pair of glasses as a backup in case of an emergency. This is because you might not have time to put …

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Eye Care, Santa Rosa

Are you Taking your Eyes for Granted?

Our eyes are miraculous organs that we often take for granted. Here are a handful of amazing insights into what your eyes can do! Remember, at Eye Care Institute, we hope to provide you with the best eye care solutions around. Meanwhile, enjoy these fascinating facts… An eye test can help determine the presence of …

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Dry Eye, Santa Rosa, CA

Why Do I Have Dry Eyes?

Dry eyes are one of the most infuriating vision issues. Luckily it is usually an easy fix. Dry eyes occur when there is an imbalance in your tear system, when you age, from medication side effects, from diseases that affect the body’s ability to create tears or issues that don’t let your eyelids close completely. …

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Macular Degeneration, Santa Rosa, CA

The Signs of Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration can result in severe vision loss in people 60 years and older. The resulting vision loss is irreversible and caused by deterioration of the macula (a central portion of the retina). The retina works as a light sensing mechanism and is made up of nerve tissue. Macular degeneration doesn’t lead to complete blindness …

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Eye Exam Santa Rosa, CA

How Your Lifestyle Is Giving You Dry Eyes

Having dry eyes can be a frustrating and annoying experience. The dry and gritty feeling created by having dry eyes can get in the way of your everyday activities. You may not realize it, but some of your current habits could be creating your dry eye problem. Smoking We all know that cigarette smoke is …

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Macular degeneration Santa Rosa, CA

What You Need to Know About Keratoconus

When is the last time you visited the dentist for a dental cleaning?  It may seem like a strange question coming from the Eye Care Institute, but stay with us. Daily dental care and yearly dental cleanings act as a preventive measure to help catch potential problems. It makes sense, right? With that in mind, …

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Botox Cosmetic Santa Rosa, CA

Enhance your look with Botox

At Eye Care Institute we offer not only eye health services, but non surgical cosmetic treatments to help you look and feel your best. Botox Cosmetic offers a quick and easy solution to firm and younger looking skin. How it works For years, doctors have been using Botox as the go to solution for fixing …

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Macular degeneration Santa Rosa, CA

Cataracts 101

Cataracts are caused by protein buildup over the lens of your eye that limits light from passing through. The result is cloudy or filmy vision. If you are over the age of 60, you are more likely to develop cataracts. In addition to age related cataracts, there are congenital, secondary, and traumatic cataracts. Types of …

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Eye Services Santa Rosa and Petaluma, CA

Why do I have Gunk in my Eye?

When you wake up in the morning you may sometimes notice white colored mucus or gunk that has gathered at the corner of your eye near your nose. This is normal. During the night this mucus forms when there is a foreign speck or dirt in the eye. Sometimes, eye discharge is something more than …

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Eye Exam Santa Rosa and Petaluma, CA

15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Eyes

Our eyes are miraculous organs that allow us to experience the breadth and depth of light and color all around us. Here are some facts about eyes that you probably didn’t know about. 80% of vision problems around the world are avoidable and in some cases curable. Your eyes have and use the most active …

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