1. Healthy Eyes in the New Year

    In the beginning of January, you can’t escape resolutions and goals regarding better health. Scrolling through your social media accounts, chatting with coworkers, or even having internal dialogue regarding your own healthy practices, it seems that the new year is always marked by a need for impro…Read More

  2. Contacts vs. Glasses

    It’s the age old debate, the tried and true question that nearly everyone considers at some point in their life: should I get glasses or contacts? There are advantages to both, and everyone seems to gravitate towards one preference or another eventually, but there are still plenty of us who are he…Read More

  3. Dealing With Eye Clinic Anxiety

    For some people, they don’t think twice about going to the eye doctor. Having that burst of air puffed into your eye? No sweat. Getting eye drops that dilate your pupils? No big deal. Touching their eyes to pull out contacts, or to put them in? Easy peasy. Then there’s the rest of us. The people…Read More

  4. Why Do You Need To Have Regular Eye Exams?

    When your eyes are working the ways they should be, it is often fairly easy to think that you are completely fine to skip your annual eye exam. After all, you can see just fine, your prescription hasn’t noticeably changed, and you are healthy. While skipping your exam may be tempting considering t…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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