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March 22, 2021
Not everyone is familiar with visiting an ophthalmologist for vision care. You may have some questions about what your visit will entail. At Reeve Woods Eye Center, our ophthalmologists and eye surgeons specialize in macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma, surgical eye care, and eyelid surgery. We also treat common eye conditions such as refractory errors, eye injuries, and dry eye. If you live in or around Chico and it has been a while since your last eye exam, contact our team today. We have put together a few questions that we often run into when our patients come in for their appointments.
March 10, 2021
Cataracts are a common eye condition. Over time, your eye's natural lens can become cloudy, causing issues with your vision. For years, cataracts were treated through traditional cataract surgery. Today, laser cataract surgery is available, which is much more effective than the traditional method.
January 14, 2021
Buying a present from an optical shop is a somewhat challenging experience for most people. It feels impossible to ask someone for their prescription without giving your secret away, however, frames are the perfect gift option for anyone who wears glasses. When buying frames from Reeve-Woods Eye Center, there are a few essential things to look out for. Here are a few tips from your local eye care specialist on buying frames as present:
January 14, 2021
Computer vision syndrome can cause discomfort and vision problems. American employees spend an average of 7 hours per day at a computer, either in the office or working remotely. Adults spend an average of 3 1/2 hours a day browsing on their phone. In today's tech-driven society, screen time is necessary. At Reeve-Woods Eye Center, we treat computer vision syndrome.
December 18, 2020
The term "multifocal lens" can refer to three different types of lenses: the lenses in your eyeglass frames, your contact lenses, and intraocular lens implants. If you've heard that multifocal lenses may help you, it is imperative that you learn about all three to ensure you find the right type. Our eye care specialist at Reeve Woods Eye Center in Chico, CA, can assist you.
November 20, 2020
Did you know that UV light changes from season to season? It is important to wear your sunglasses in all seasons to protect your eyes from autumn UV light. When we ask our patients how well they have been protecting their eyes from UV exposure, many of them say they wear their sunglasses only during the summer. Unbeknownst to them, exposure to light during winter or autumn can also have long term effects on their eye health. No matter what season it is, we advise our patients to wear sunglasses when they are enjoying any natural light.
November 16, 2020
At Reeve Woods Eye Center, we have years of experience providing quality eye care to residents of Chico, CA, and the surrounding areas. This office stays abreast of all the latest advancements in eye care and eye surgery procedures. One such procedure is the Vivity Multifocal Lens Implant; now approved by the FDA for cataract surgery, and to replace dependence on glasses.
November 13, 2020
Older individuals often develop a clouding of the lens of the eyes. This condition is called cataracts. A surgical procedure to remove that clouded lens and replace it with an artificial intraocular lens is done to restore clear vision.