1. What is Glaucoma?

    Welcome back to the Crescent Eye Care blog! Our vision is something that we can often take for granted until we can’t see like we used to. For this reason, it’s important to be proactive about our eye health. Like in our last blog “5 Foods That Can Help Your Vision,” there are many things you can do to help keep your eyes healthy. However, another thing you can do is to make regular eye ex…Read More

  2. 5 Essential Nutrients for Healthy Eyes

    5 Essential Nutrients for Healthy Eyes Welcome back to the Crescent Eye Care blog! When it comes to eye care and health, it’s easy to think that you have your bases covered when you regularly visit the optometrist in Charleston. However, there is more to caring for your eyes. Today, we are going to talk about how to support the health of your eyes by what you eat. For your eyes to remain healthy…Read More

  3. 5 Easy Tricks That Will Extend the Life of Your Glasses

    Imagine this: The day has finally come. After meeting with your local eye care specialists, you walk out with your fancy brand new glasses, and see the world in beautiful, high-definition detail. It should be amazing, right? Well, turns out it’s nothing new because this is the fifth time you’ve had to replace your glasses. Does this sound like you? If it does, you probably need to learn how to…Read More

  4. 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

  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. 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

  8. How to Avoid Computer Vision Syndrome Part 1

    Does your job require you to stare at a computer screen all day? If so, you have probably felt the results: decreased productivity, physical weariness, red eyes, eye twitches, and more. It doesn't help that after work, you probably spend time looking at your phone or television. Add up all the cool blue screens in your life, and you'll be amazed at how well your eyes are doing despite it all! St…Read More

  9. Life With Contacts Part 1

    At Crescent Eye Care, we have many clients that use contact lenses. We love contact lenses for how convenient and comfortable they can be. That being said, if you develop the wrong habits for contact care, they can become a major pain. In our next three blogs, we will share important tips for keeping everything happy between you and your contacts. Don’t use lenses longer than their prescribed ti…Read More