1. These Health Conditions Could Lead To Vision Loss

    As a local Punta Gorda optometrist, it is our main goal to simply protect your vision and make sure that you continue to see clearly for as long as possible. While we certainly do everything we can to ensure this is what happens, you also can be a part of this process. Knowing what sorts of health c…Read More

  2. Signs It’s Time to Visit Our Eye Clinic

    There’s nothing better than treating yourself at lunchtime to a tasty, delectable, deliciously ordinary sandwich. You get out of the office for a little bit, soak in some sun and fresh air, drive with a coworker, and get up to the counter to place your order. As you start the internal and never-en…Read More

  3. Vision Conditions That Your Punta Gorda Optometrist Can Identify

    Your optometrist knows best. When it comes to your eyes at least. If you have noticed that your eyes aren't feeling or seeing quite right recently, we would recommend that you stop into the Bayside Eye Care office in Punta Gorda. We can help to diagnose any vision conditions you may be dealing with …Read More

  4. Why Smoking Is Bad for Your Eyes?

    If you are a smoker, chances are that you have heard from a number of people how bad smoking is for you. Whether it be your friends and family passing along the message, or your physician informing you of the health risks smoking cigarettes poses, we know you’ve heard your fair share of lectures. …Read More

  5. Eye Anatomy

    CORNEA: Transparent front segment of the eye that covers iris, pupil, and anterior chamber, and provides most of an eye s optical power. PUPIL: Variable-sized, circular opening in center of iris; it appears as a black circle and it regulates amount of light that enters the eye. IRIS: Pigmented tissu…Read More

  6. Corneal Refractive Therapy

    Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT) is the newest advancement in refractive therapy options. CRT allows you to see clearly during the day without glasses or contact lenses. Specially designed therapeutic lenses gently reshape the front surface of your eye while you sleep. Imagine great vision all day w…Read More

  7. Child Vision

    Children with uncorrected vision conditions or eye health problems face many barriers in life, academically, socially, and athletically. High-quality eye care can break down these barriers and help enable your children to reach their highest potential, and our eye center can help! As a parent, make …Read More

  8. Eyes Over Age 40

    As people get older, usually around their mid to late 40s, a condition called presbyopia can set in. Presbyopia is the inability to focus on objects near the eye. One usually notices that it is harder to read or use the computer. Bifocals or reading glasses are a way to remedy this condition. Presby…Read More

  9. Healthy Eyes Start with A Healthy Body

    When it comes to eyes there are a few problems that can occur. Often these problems arise as we age, but some are quite preventable. Looking after our eyes is important throughout our life as failing eye sight can be a real blight on our lives. There are some lifestyle factors that can affect our ey…Read More

  10. Traumatic Glaucoma

    Should you worry even if your injury happened  a long time ago? By Dr. Todd B. Lang Over a million eye injuries occur each year across the United States.  Two of the most common types are blunt force trauma and penetrating injury of the eyeball. The most common ways people get blunt force trauma …Read More