1. 7 Top Holiday Foods for Eye Health

    With all of the delicious foods, desserts, and beverages you’ll be eating and drinking this holiday season, it’s important to consider how what you eat can affect your vision health. Health-conscious eating during the holidays doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice all the traditional holiday favorites; in fact, you can enjoy all the delectable flavors while keeping your health and wellness in m…Read More

  2. Tips for Maintaining Your Child’s Vision

    A child’s vision is one of his or her most valuable learning tools. Therefore, maintaining optimum vision health is imperative to optimal learning. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), vision is the key to good learning because it improves recognition, comprehension, and retention, all of which are crucial as children develop and grow from toddlers to adults. Here are a few ti…Read More

  3. How to Ease Eye Allergy Symptoms—Part 1

    Hello, and welcome back. As summer comes to close and fall sets in here in South Carolina, this is often a time when people are bombarded with seasonal allergies. Eye allergies, in particular, can really mess up your day; between red, itchy eyes, swollen eyelids, and the endless stream of tears, there are a number of other symptoms that accompany seasonal allergies. Yet, there is hope for those wh…Read More

  4. Vision Safety for the 2017 Solar Eclipse

    Hi there and welcome back to our blog. On Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse will be visible here in Charleston for the first time since 1979. While this celestial event is sparking excitement across the nation, it also raises concern for those of us in the eye care profession. Looking directly at the sun is always dangerous, yet viewing a solar eclipse during the partial phase without the p…Read More

  5. Choose Eye Glasses for Your Face Shape

    If it’s time for your routine eye exam with us at Crescent Eye Care in Charleston, you might be looking forward to upgrading your eye glasses, but how do you know which frames will best compliment your face? While trying on different styles until you find the perfect pair is a great way to choose your new specs, it’s helpful knowing which eyeglass styles compliment the shape of your face. Our …Read More

  6. Eye on Vision Health: 3 Ways to Protect Your Eyes This Summer

    Our eyes are our windows to the world around us, yet they are also susceptible to all kinds of threats that could damage or alter our vision health. Now that summer’s here, the risk for eye damage is significantly increased. If you’re like most people, you’ll be engaging in intensified outdoor activities and travels this summer. While it’s fun and invigorating spending time outdoors, in th…Read More

  7. Contact Lens Myths Debunked: Part 1

    When it comes to your eyes, you want to keep them healthy as long as possible. Eyes are your windows to the world, and you never want them fogged up, dirty, or worse, broken. At Crescent Eye Care in Charleston, your eye care is our number one priority. Our eye doctor and staff are here for all your eye health needs from a simple exam to helping you decided what contacts are right for you. In this …Read More

  8. Signs You May Need an Exam

    When it comes to your eyes, you always want to get the best care, since they give you the ability to see the world and all the beauty it has to offer. One way you can ensure your eyes are getting the care they need is by coming to see us at Crescent Eye Care in South Carolina. Our eye care specialists have your best interest in mind when it comes to protecting your eyes. We offer comprehensive eye…Read More

  9. How Your Food Can Help Your Eyes – Part 2

    In our last blog, we touched on the well-known importance of beta-carotene for our eyes. This type of A-vitamin does a lot for our retinas. However, as we also said in our last blog, there are other foods that help your eyes as well! Your eyes need several different vitamins and minerals to be healthy. We've already touched on eggs and citrus, ad we're ready to talk about a few more helpful foods.…Read More

  10. How Food Can Help Your Eyes – Part 1

    We all have heard that carrots are the best food for your eyes. Carrots and other orange vegetables and fruits provide a type of vitamin A called beta-carotene. Beta-carotene helps your eyes by enabling your retinas to operate smoothly. However, orange foods aren't the only friends your eyes have - and thank goodness! Other types of food can help keep your eyes functioning at their best while addi…Read More