EyeCare Center of Leesburg offers premium eyewear & affordable eyecare in Northern VA! Services: Eye exams, Low vision care, Lasik consultation, Eye disease management, Latest frame trends, Contact lenses & More! Dr. McGrew, OD.
Article talks about age 50+ but Annual Eye Exams are important for younger folks too! Could you imagine life without your sight?
We're booking routine exams for late May and hoping for the best, book your slot now! 703 777 1299
aarp.org Yearly vision checkups are recommended for people 50 and older to help diagnose glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration and other diseases before they become severe.
A timely tip from Dr. Stoddard & friend
If you're nervous about wearing contact lenses during the Pandemic then don't wear them! However many experts agree that IT IS SAFE to use them with proper care & hygeine. Call us if you have questions about how BEST to DISINFECT your lenses.
Our doctors provide some insight on a medicine that's getting a lot of attention lately.
Dr. McGrew's JACKALOPE is ready for his EASTER BUNNY duties 2020 STYLE! We're hoping with SAFETY PROTOCOLS in place we can start seeing non-urgent care patients in the office in a couple weeks; FINGERS CROSSED!
How about a BUNNY related OPTICAL ILLUSION for EASTER week!
or is it a DUCK related illusion?
the truth and tips about contacts and glasses during the pandemic
Decent article in WaPo about OTC readers - the take-home: Check with your eye doctor about which readers (if any) are appropriate for you and to be sure your eyes are healthy!
washingtonpost.com From cheapos to prescription lenses, a rundown of the choices.
These are strange & stressful times, learn how it affects your vision! Stress related eye problems we've seen recently include eyelid twitches, ocular migraines, and reactivation of shingles.
allaboutvision.com Did you know stress can cause vision problems? It can cause several vision issues, including eye twitching, blurry vision, headaches, and more.
Happy 75th Birthday to blues and rock guitar legend, ERIC CLAPTON whose roundish glasses have become iconic in recent years. Hard to believe he's 75!!
We are here to address your eye care needs in a difficult time.
A highly prescribed allergy eye drop PATADAY is now available OTC, just in time for SPRING ALLERGY SEASON. Hopefully we'll see it on pharmacy shelves soon. If you're bothered by itchy, watery allergy eyes come see us to learn more about your treatment options.
OUR VIRUS POLICY UPDATE: We are now following CDC recommendation to health care providers to only see patients with EMERGENCY needs. Additionally our optical will take care of URGENT needs like repairs and replacement of broken glasses.
If you have questions about what is urgent or emergency don't hesitate to call - we are here to help, 703 777 1299.
AS OF THIS MOMENT WE REMAIN OPEN ON OUR NORMAL SCHEDULE BUT WE ARE MONITORING THE COVID 19 SITUATION CLOSELY AND WILL ADJUST OUR SCHEDULE AS NEEDED TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF OUR PATIENTS, OURSELVES AND OUR COMMUNITY.
IN ADDITION TO INCREASED OFFICE HYGEINE AND DISINFECTION WE ARE ENOURAGING PATIENTS TO ORDER PRODUCTS BY PHONE OR EMAIL AND HAVE CONTACT LENSES AND GLASSES ORDERS SHIPPED TO THEIR HOMES WHEN POSSIBLE.
OUR COVID 19 POLICY CAN BE SEEN ON OUR WEBSITE HOMEPAGE
OUR WISH IS FOR A QUICK END TO THIS PANDEMIC AND FOR ALL OUR PATIENTS TO STAY SAFE AND HEALTHY
eyecarecenterleesburg.com The health of our patients is our top priority at our office. We are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 virus, also known as coronavirus disease, and are staying vigilant with necessary precautions and preventive measures as per the guidelines set out by the CDC and other health advisories.
It's that time again so please vote for Eye Care Center of Leesburg as best Optometry Practice in the LTM Best of Loudoun survey! Many thanks (BTW you can vote more than once - but only once/day)
WINTER IS DRY EYE SEASON!
Burning, gritty, stinging dry eyes can happen at any time but many patients complain of worse symptoms in the cold, winter months.
If eye drops alone aren’t providing much relief make an appointment to come in and talk to us about other strategies and treatments that can provide relief from those annoying dry eye symptoms.
We are here to help your eyes see and feel better! Call today 703 777 1299
Eye Exam humor, hopefully makes you smile or even giggle a little!
May all paths lead you to happiness and success this year.
Cheers from the EyeCare Center of Leesburg Team!
Will 2020 be the Year of the Optometrist?
That would be nice but RESOLVE to make 2020 a year you take GREAT CARE of YOUR EYES and YOUR HEALTH!
Santa flies into our center on Saturday morning!
If you're coming to see us be patient with traffic and parking, let police/volunteers know you're coming to the Eye Care Center on important business!
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The First Christmas tie this year at the EyeCare Center of Leesburg!
Too soon? Not really, only 22 days until Santa comes to town!
Some people can't get into the office for their eye care. Are they out of luck?
Hate putting in eye drops? A new device delivers a measured spray of "micro- drop" quicker than the blink of an eye. Exciting stuff!
Great promise for glaucoma patients, kids using drops to control nearsightedness, and maybe even eye exams! Will anyone miss the mess, the sting, and the hassle of putting in eye drops?
Photo courtesy of Eyenovia
An innovative new treatment for glaucoma is the first that doesn't require surgery or medications. Special depressurizing goggles balance pressure between eye and brain fluids to stop damage to the optic nerve. Exciting stuff!
This novel approach came about from research into why astronauts were suffering from swollen optic nerves after spending time in space. Using his experience with depressurizing techniques in scuba diving a scientist invented pressure balancing glasses to protect the astronauts eyes and the altered the tech to create an innovative glaucoma treatment.
A quick, painless, inexpensive scan can reliably diagnose Alzheimers in its earliest stages - exciting stuff!
eurekalert.org A study of more than 200 people at the Duke Eye Center in the journal Ophthalmology Retina suggests the loss of blood vessels in the retina could signal Alzheimer's disease.
Move over carrots - PUMPKINS ARE THE NEW ORANGE in eye health nutrition!
The linked article explains how pumpkins are rich in essential eye healthy nutrients.
aoa.org Pumpkin, a carotenoid, is rich in nutrients linked to eye and overall health, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and cataracts. Four years ago, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ranked "powerhouse fruits and vegetables" based on nutrient density scores, pumpkin....
ARE YOU SEEING AS WELL AS YOU SHOULD BE
in order to enjoy the beauty of fall in Virginia?
ARE YOU SEEING AS WELL AS YOU SHOULD BE
to safely drive the kids to school, to practice, to music lessons?
Give us a call to set your next appointment: 703-777-1299
ARE YOU SEEING AS WELL AS YOU SHOULD BE
in order to be comfortable and productive at work?
Ask us about new lens tech for tech users
ARE YOU SEEING AS WELL AS YOU SHOULD BE . . .
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Are you seeing as well as you should be to enjoy exciting fall sports?
As it starts to get dark earlier and as the deer get more active this article on night driving safety becomes timely!
caranddriver.com Here's How to Drive More Safely at Night
Are your eyes ready for the beauty of the season?
Make sure you're seeing your best - upgrade your glasses and/or schedule an eye exam!
703 777 1299
Oh my, please forgive us for this post!
Washington Nationals Sensation "Baby Shark" Parra and starting pitcher Anibel Sanchez have been sporting RED and YELLOW glasses in the dugout. Not too fashionable but the team has been on a HOT STREAK so they will wearing them.
Baseball players tend to be superstitious!
Make sure the young students in your family are fully prepared for the challenges of learning.
Even if they aren't complaining about their vision they could be struggling to see.
Bring them in for a vision and eye health check ASAP.
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