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  • Envisioning a greater future: One contact lens at a time.

    We all try to be good stewards of the earth. We go out of our way to recycle paper, glass, plastic. Many of us even compost. But what about daily disposable contact lenses? We wear them once then toss them. Good for our eyes, not so good for the planet. Here’s some good news that […]

    Continue Reading November 27, 2017

  • Sunwear Sunsation

    SUNWEAR SUNSATION! Prizes, Sun wear, Snacks and More!! Come join us for our Hawaiian Luau on Tuesday May 10th, 2016 from 10AM to 7PM! Vendors will be showcasing their lines throughout the day. OVVO, Juicy Couture and Carrera will be here in the morning and Guess, Swarovski and Kate Spade will be here in the […]

    Continue Reading April 27, 2016

  • End of Year SALE!

    Silver Lake Eye Care’s End of Year SALE is just around the corner. On Wednesday, Dec 16th, all 2015 additional pairs are 40% off! That is, if you purchased glasses in 2015 from us, you are entitled to receive additional pairs at 40% off! Also, Anti-Glare treatments are 50% off when purchased with Transitions or […]

    Continue Reading December 1, 2015

  • Time to Shake Things Up!

     “Before”   Every once in a while , we all have to shake things up!  Well, this year is my year.  Silver Lake Eye Care moved into our current location 12 years ago.  We’ve added lots of new technology, team members and new frame lines over the years.  However, I think it’s time to add […]

    Continue Reading July 24, 2015

  • Blink, Blink, Blink…

    Did you know that your blink rate slows considerably when you are visually concentrating? We normally blink about 17-22 times per minute, but when we visually concentrate, we blink about 5-7 times a minute!  In other words, we don’t blink often when we stare or concentrate on our smart phones, tablets, computers, or watch TV, read […]

    Continue Reading March 7, 2015

  • Diet’s Role in Reducing Glaucoma Risk

    I recently read an article about diet recommendations for reducing the risk of glaucoma.  As you are aware, glaucoma is an eye disease that causes optic nerve damage which can lead to blindness if left untreated.  We spend most of our energy managing and treating glaucoma…with drops or laser or surgical procedures.  However, what if […]

    Continue Reading January 16, 2015

  • BluTech Lenses

      We love our technology…our smart phones, tablets, laptops, computers, HD TVs, CFL/LED lighting and any other back-lit devices.  These devices emit  harmful high-energy blue light which decreases our visual performance (fatigue and eyestrain), is toxic to the retina (macular degeneration) and interrupts our sleep cycle.  BluTech Lenses filter high-energy blue and ultra-violet light using […]

    Continue Reading December 14, 2014

  • Dining in the Dark

    Brenda and I attended a meeting in Chicago last weekend.  Tom Sullivan was the keynote speaker at the dinner Saturday night.  For those of you who do not know Tom Sullivan, he is a singer, actor, author, athlete, motivational speaker and soon-to-be contestant on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars!  Oh, and he is blind!  Dining […]

    Continue Reading November 13, 2014

  • Eating For Better Vision

    Why do I do what I do?  There’s a good question to ask oneself.   Hopefully, it’s to bring joy or happiness to one’s life.  Or, because one is passionate about the process or outcome. Why I do what I do…why I practice optometry…is because I’m passionate about preserving vision, or useful sight, of my […]

    Continue Reading October 23, 2014