While there are many good reasons we choose to stay in Minnesota in the winter, there are also some challenges that we face. One of those challenges is how to best care for our eyes and experience good vision when extreme temperatures cause humidity to drop, eyes to feel dry and glasses to fog up.
Are You At Risk for The Silent Thief of Sight?
It can come with no warning and no noticeable symptoms. It is the second most common cause of blindness in the United States. “IT” is Glaucoma, the Silent Thief of Sight, according to Dr. Elaine Happ, Therapeutic Optometrist.
Varilux S Series Lenses – Achieving Limitless Vision
Flawless vision should be simple, but for those who need to wear progressive lenses there can be some obstacles to achieving it.
Uptown Eye Care compares experiences with Standard Progressive Lenses vs Unlimited Vision with Varilux S Series Lenses.
Uptown Eye Care’s Dr. Elaine Happ was featured in Vision Monday this month as one of the Optometric Business Innovators of 2012 in the category of Optical Dispensing (OD).
Uptown Eye Care serves patients of all ages, with our eye care services designed to meet the needs of our patients from infancy through maturity. We provide total eye health care, from evaluating the developing vision in a young child to diagnosing and caring for the needs of the aging visual system.
There are different causes of Dry Eye Disease, and, not surprisingly, there are different ways to treat Dry Eye Disease.
Dr. Elaine Happ, OD owns a vision center that offers comprehensive treatment for dry eye disease. “I have developed a treatment protocol that takes into account that each individual will respond differently to treatment.”
We often hear the question, “what is the most nder-diagnosed eye disease?”
While people routinely describe their symptoms of dry eyes to their eye doctor, Dry Eye Disease is one of the most under-diagnosed ocular diseases.
An estimated 10 million Americans show evidence of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), a progressive eye condition that can destroy “straight-ahead” vision, according to Uptown Eye Care’s Dr. Elaine Happ, Therapeutic Optometrist.
An unbalanced tear film will be manifest in ocular discomfort and damage to the surface of your eyes. This condition is known as Dry Eye Disease. The best way to measure the extent of this imbalance is to have your eye doctor measure your tear film osmolarity.
Dr. Elaine Happ had responded to a Review of Optometry survey about having a business plan and budget for your practice. Her response was well received by the magazine’s editorial staff, who said it was rare to find an office that actually had such a detailed strategy for the upcoming year. The editor then asked if she could do a story on Uptown Eye Care and their 2012 strategy.