Health, Vision

9 Ways to Protect your Child’s Vision

No one knows their child better than you! In this blog, I want to empower you and your loved ones by offering some simple guidelines that may help prevent potential vision related learning issues.  Did you know vision and learning are closely related? Nearly 80% of what a child learns is obtained visually! Poor vision can… Continue reading 9 Ways to Protect your Child’s Vision

Health

10 Tips for Eye Makeup Wearers

For most women makeup is a part of our daily grind. It is meant to enhance our natural beauty and make us feel confident.   You know what doesn’t make us feel beautiful? Styes and swollen eyes! Follow these steps to prevent eye infections. 10 tips to maintain healthy eyes for makeup wearers: Before applying, make… Continue reading 10 Tips for Eye Makeup Wearers

Vision

Computer Vision Syndrome

Do you ever get tired eyes, headaches, dryness or eye strain after being on the computer for an extended period of time? I hear these symptoms from my patients several times a day. We live in a world of computers, iPhones, iPads, and i-Everything else you can think of. People spend more time on their… Continue reading Computer Vision Syndrome

Health

Diabetes and your Diet

Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness and visual impairment in adults. Not only can diabetes affect your vision but it can also harm the rest of your body. Fortunately, type 2 diabetes can be modified by lifestyle changes.  If you’re my patient, I’ve probably had this discussion with you. If not, here’s a snippet!… Continue reading Diabetes and your Diet

About

Who am I? What is the goal of this page?

Hi! My name is Maryann. I’m just an ordinary woman who is passionate about optometry and healthy living. My journey started in my hometown of Orlando Florida, where I attended UCF for my undergraduate degree. I then continued my education at Western University College of Optometry in Southern California to earn my doctorate. On graduation… Continue reading Who am I? What is the goal of this page?