1. March Is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

    March was Workplace Eye Wellness Month, but even after the month has passed, it’s always a good idea to keep your eye health a priority. Most people don’t think twice about their eyes unless they’re going in for an eye exam. But at most of our jobs, we use our eyes constantly — more than man…Read More

  2. 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

  3. Does My Child Need Glasses?

    While each and every child is unique and individual, there tend to be some similarities. Kids love a good swingset or playground, and they love having some screen time. Kids also tend to be pretty curious, and they always seem to grow up way too fast. There’s another pretty common thing that kids …Read More

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

    When your eyes are working the way they should be, it is often fairly easy to assume you are completely fine and 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 that …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 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

  8. 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

  9. 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. Put an End To Glasses and Cont…Read More

  10. Caring for your Child’s 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