Blog Posts in June, 2013

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  • A Guide to Choosing the Right Shape of Eyewear Frames for Your Face

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 26-Jun-2013

    Is it time to buy sunglasses or glasses? Do you know what frame shape fits and flatters your face best? Pick the right shape of sunglasses or eyeglasses for your face with this guide from the Key-Whitman Optical Center. Step one: Determine the shape of your face. Your face is likely shaped differently from the next person. Knowing the shape of your face will help you determine the most flattering ...
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  • Summer Recipes for Healthy Eyes

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 24-Jun-2013

    An estimated one in four American adults over 40 suffers from some level of vision loss. While vision loss can be attributed to any number of eye conditions, what you eat will indeed keep your eyes healthy and may even prevent some eye conditions and vision loss. What you eat can help prevent eye conditions like macular degeneration, dry eyes and eye infections. Eating the right foods can even ...
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  • A Guide to Prescription Eyewear Options

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 18-Jun-2013

    Prescription lenses come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and the frames and lenses are manufactured from a number of different materials. Over the years, new technology has developed to create unique prescription lenses to not only correct specific vision problems, but designed to address various lifestyle tasks and to be more durable. Before you purchase your next pair of prescription ...
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  • Meet Dr. Whitman

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 14-Jun-2013

    Jeffrey Whitman, M.D. is President and Chief Surgeon of Key-Whitman Eye Center. He was born in Dallas, attended Hillcrest High School and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Southern Methodist University. Dr. Whitman earned his M.D. at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed his internship at the same institution and completed his residency training in Ophthalmology at Scott and White Clinic ...
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  • Keep Your Eyes Strong with Eye Exercises

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 13-Jun-2013

    Difficulty focusing, weak or “ lazy eye,” double vision, and strained eyes are all reasons an eye doctor may prescribe eye exercises. Patients who regularly experience symptoms such as eyestrain, blurred vision, headaches, tired eyes, or who have difficulty sustaining attention may benefit from eye exercises. Eye exercises will not treat eye conditions such as nearsightedness, dyslexia ...
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  • How to Choose the Right Eye Drops

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 7-Jun-2013

    If you’ve ever shopped for eye drops before, you know how many choices are available. How do you know which eye drops are right for you? How do you know when you need to see your eye doctor for a prescription rather than buying over-the-counter drops? Knowing which eye drops or ointment you need depends on your symptoms and eye condition. Dry eyes, red eyes, itching eyes, eye pain and ...
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  • Eye Floaters

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 5-Jun-2013

    Have you ever tried to swat a gnat out of your line of vision, only to find it wouldn’t go away? Have you noticed a cobweb shape in your vision when looking at a bright background such as a computer screen or the blue sky? These disturbances to vision are called eye floaters, and are a common condition. While they may be a sign of a more serious eye condition, they are often not an indicator ...
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  • Post Cataract Surgery Care

    Posted By Key-Whitman Eye Center || 3-Jun-2013

    Recovery from cataract surgery is short, for most patients. Assuming you are in otherwise good health and experience no complications during surgery, your recovery should be smooth. Immediately following surgery, you will need to rest, allowing the anesthesia to wear off. You should also plan to have a family member or friend drive you home, as you will be unable to drive immediately following ...
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