Hungry, Hungry, HIPAA

Posted on April 4, 2015 · Posted in Technology

You might be aware of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act under its more popular acronym: HIPAA. Created in 1996, HIPAA is based on two principles: Make it easier.. Read more


What Are Floaters?

Posted on August 26, 2013 · Posted in Eye Health

A wise young man with a football-shaped head once offered this monologue: Oh, squiggly line in my eye fluid, I see you there, lurking on the periphery of my vision… Read more


Is watching movies on a phone damaging to the eyes?

Posted on June 13, 2013 · Posted in General, Technology

Another classic from a patient earlier today.  This time, a teen wondered if she was damaging her eyes by watching movies on her phone. Damaging the eyes, no.  Creating the.. Read more


Is there a link between dry eye and eye infections?

Posted on June 2, 2013 · Posted in Dry Eye, Eye Health

Great question from a patient the other day regarding a relationship between dry eye and infections of the eye.  Most people don’t spend much time thinking about tears, but they really.. Read more


Coming Soon To A Mall Near You: Opticwash

Posted on May 30, 2013 · Posted in Eyeglasses, Technology

What is it about shopping malls that makes them fertile ground for technological breakthroughs in areas that clearly don’t need them? Perhaps Brookstone is just overflowing with so many great.. Read more


Health IT and You

Posted on May 29, 2013 · Posted in General, Technology

FirstView Eye Care Associates has utilized electronic health records for the three years now, but the patient benefit can sometimes get lost behind all the fancy technology. Have you ever.. Read more


Quora: Should I Take A Chance With Buying Progressive Lenses Online?

Posted on January 26, 2013 · Posted in Eyeglasses, General

The way you have worded this question suggests that you understand that there is risk involved, so let’s define those risks:  Visual Progressive lenses, moreso than any other lens on.. Read more

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How Are My Glasses Made?

Posted on January 19, 2013 · Posted in Eyeglasses

Perhaps the most exciting part of our front office renovation, aside from the vastly expanded selection of frames from which our patients can choose, is the addition of our own.. Read more

New Front Office

New Year, New Digs. Same Great Care.

Posted on January 5, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

After channeling our inner Robert Irvine and Josh Temple for two weeks over Christmas 2012, our front office renovation has been declared complete.  We appreciate all the great feedback we’ve.. Read more

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Pardon Our Dust, Improve We Must!

Posted on November 22, 2012 · Posted in Eyeglasses, General

Hey there!  It’s been awhile since we posted to our blog and want you to know that we haven’t forgotten about you.  Quite the opposite, in fact….we’re working hard to.. Read more