Blog Archive

Yes, Your Child Should Have Regular Eye Exams Oct 1st, 2022

As a parent, you put your child’s health at the top of your priority list. But between making sure they get the right foods and nutrition, adequate physical activity and exercise, and routine medical care, sometimes vision and eye health gets overlooked.  That’s why Stacy Turner, OD, and the team...

Is Chronic Dry Eye Dangerous? Sep 1st, 2022

If you’re struggling with chronic dry eye, you’re not alone. Researchers estimate at least 16 million US adults have chronic dry eye. But the red, itchy, burning eyes it causes aren’t the only issue you need to be aware of if you suffer from this persistent problem.  At Eldorado Vision...

How to Protect Your Eyes in the Summer Aug 3rd, 2022

Here in Texas, the sun is never far away—especially in the dog days of summer. During the summer, plenty of people remember to slather their skin with sunscreen, pack extra water when they travel, and bring beach towels and umbrellas when heading out.  But many people forget to take a...

3 Ways to Adjust to Contact Lenses Jul 1st, 2022

It doesn’t matter if you’ve worn glasses for as long as you can remember or if you’re new to the world of corrective lenses, contact lenses are a great way to enjoy better vision with fewer restrictions than glasses provide.  At Eldorado Vision & Optical in McKinney, Texas, Stacy Turner, OD, and our compassionate care...

How to Prepare Your Child for an Eye Exam Jun 5th, 2022

Just like visits to the pediatrician and dentist, routine children’s eye exams are an important aspect of your child’s healthcare. Pediatric eye exams help catch ocular health concerns and vision issues so they can get the treatment needed to correct any problems.  Recent research shows over one-quarter of children between 2-17 years wear corrective...

When to See a Specialist About Red Eyes May 3rd, 2022

Almost everyone has seen red eyes reflected in the mirror at some point or another. While no one likes the way red eyes look, dealing with persistent or frequent red eyes could be a sign that there’s something more serious going on.  At Eldorado Vision & Optical in McKinney, Texas,...

How to Choose Glasses that Complement Your Face Apr 1st, 2022

If you wear eyeglasses, you know that vision correction isn’t the only thing to consider when choosing the right pair of glasses. The frames you select become part of your appearance — they show off your unique personality and complement your face, helping you look your best. At Eldorado Vision & Optical in...

Recognizing the Early Signs of Cataracts Mar 15th, 2022

If you’re worried about cataracts, or the clouding of the clear lens behind your pupil, you have a good reason. More than half of all Americans develop cataracts or undergo cataract surgery by the time they turn 80 years old. But while age is the top risk factor for cataracts, younger...

Considering LASIK Surgery? We Answer All of Your Questions Feb 20th, 2022

If you’re tired of waking up to a blurry world or having to wear glasses or contact lenses when you exercise, LASIK eye surgery could be the solution that frees you from corrective eyewear.  LASIK stands for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, and it’s the most common laser refractive surgery in...

Don't Suffer with Dry Eye This Winter: We Have Solutions Jan 5th, 2022

Burning, itching, sensitivity to light… Dry eye may not be a vision-threatening condition, but it can negatively affect your quality of life. This common ocular problem occurs when your natural tears don’t provide adequate lubrication for your eyes.  At least 16 million Americans suffer from chronic dry eye, and millions...

Who’s at Risk for Developing Glaucoma? Dec 13th, 2021

Over three million people in the United States live with glaucoma, a silent, slow-developing group of eye diseases that cause permanent optic nerve damage. Without early detection and treatment, glaucoma usually results in gradual vision loss followed by near or total blindness.   Glaucoma is, in fact, the leading cause of...