January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month
Glaucoma is a common, but serious, eye disease in which damage is caused to the optic nerve (which is the connection between the eye and the brain), typically due to an increase in intra-ocular pressure. Glaucoma can lead to incurable loss of vision if left untreated.
St. Charles Vision to Hold Its Annual Trunk Show in early December
Locally owned and operated, St. Charles Vision, will be hosting its annual two-day Trunk Show this December on the 1st and 2nd. With a reputation for fashion forward frames, the popular eye care institute will be representing various high-end brands and offering discounts on both eyewear and eye exams.
Computer Vision Syndrome: Do You Have It?
Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) can be defined as eye and vision problems related to work, which are experienced during or related to computer usage. CVS is characterized by visual symptoms such as, eyestrain, fatigue, blurry near vision and dry, irritated eyes that result from interaction with a computer display or its environment. In most cases, symptoms occur because the visual demands of the task exceed the visual abilities of the individual to comfortably perform the task. It has been proven that adverse visual symptoms occur in as many as 75% of the workforce that uses a computer on a regular basis…
Unprecedented, Revolutionary 3D Custom Digital Lens
Are you having trouble with your progressive lenses or bi-focal eyeglasses? If you are over the age of 40, you may want to consider looking beyond the progressive, or no-line option into the latest revolutionary digitally, custom lens made by Zeiss, GT2 3D.
St. Charles Vision Looks Forward to the 2010 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
St. Charles Vision is happy to announce the annual Jazz Fest Ticket Giveaway. Currently going on now, customers will receive one complimentary ticket to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival with the purchase of any pair of Maui Jim sunglasses (or any other pair of sunglasses priced $149.00 or above).
Eye Care and Allergy Season
More than 50 million people worldwide suffer from allergies. In South Louisiana, the humidity and high pollen count mean a lot of us suffer from springtime allergies associated with mold and other environmental factors.
Offering Hybrid Custom Contact Lenses at St. Charles Vision
Throughout the Greater New Orleans Area, locally owned, St. Charles Vision is known for its high fashion eye wear and commitment to being the city’s contact lens specialists. In keeping with its “Look Forward” quest, this group of eye care specialists is now offering the pioneering hybrid contact lens, SynergEyes®. This modern design of contact lenses is targeted towards those who have an abnormal surface of the Cornea and normally have difficulty wearing contacts, such as, patients with Astigmatism, nearsightedness, bi-focals, the eye disease Keratoconus, which is the thinning of the cornea, in addition to those who have experienced complications post eye surgery.
Eye Care Technology
Throughout the Greater New Orleans Area, St. Charles Vision is known for its high fashion frames and commitment to being the city’s contact lens specialists. In keeping with its “Look Forward” quest, the locally owned group of eye care specialists, provide a state-of-the-art eye exam that surpasses results unattainable with the traditional assessment.
St. Charles Vision Introduces Latisse
St. Charles Vision now offers Latisse, a prescription treatment that helps eyelashes grow and gain strength. Weak eyelashes, known medically as hypotrichosis, leave eyes open to infiltration by dust and other small particles, which can result in irritation and infection of the eye.