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  • National Healthcare Decisions Day

    April 16th is National Healthcare Decisions Day–it’s a good time to have a conversation with your family and friends about end of life care for you or your loved ones. It’s never any easy discussion but making decisions and talking about it BEFORE you need it will make a difficult time much less stressful for […]

    Continue Reading April 16, 2018

  • Recycle used contact lenses & containers

    If you’ve always wanted to recycle used soft contact lenses and the “blister packs” that they come in, now you can!  Bausch+Lomb is running a program that can recycle the opened plastic blister packs, the foil tops and even used soft contacts. They’ll take any brand of product but it must be opened and excess […]

    Continue Reading January 15, 2018

  • 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

  • The truth about Hubble contacts

    While it’s tempting to switch to online contact lenses that seemingly cost less, you may actually be overpaying for a lower-quality product.  So here’s the lowdown on what we recommend and why. Contact lenses are MEDICAL DEVICES that not only help you see better but they sit on your cornea, the clear tissue at the […]

    Continue Reading May 24, 2017

  • UV Exposure in Car Side Windows

    In North America cataracts and skin cancers happen more often on the left side of the face.  It’s probably due to drivers getting more exposure to UV light in the car.  A new study show that most cars’ side windows don’t filter out UV-A light.  The recent report in the JAMA Ophthalmology found that in all of the autos tested, the […]

    Continue Reading July 14, 2016

  • Dailies Total 1 Now Available in Plus Powers

    Dailies Total 1 from Alcon are now available up to +6.00 as well as up to -10.00.  Dailies Total 1 are the world’s first and only water gradient lens which means super comfort and moisture all day long.  Our patients love the comfort and convenience of the daily disposable Dailies Total 1.  And from now […]

    Continue Reading December 2, 2015

  • Giving back

    At Yin Eyecare we truly believe that you “reap what you sow”.  We provide no-cost diabetic eye exams and discounted eyeglasses for patients referred from Health Partnership Clinic.  This clinic provides greatly discounted health, dental and behavioral health care for qualified individuals in the area, including those with and without insurance.  Diabetic run a higher risk of eye […]

    Continue Reading November 13, 2015

  • Iris Scanning Is Fascinating

    Our eye color comes from our iris, the tissue surrounding the pupil of our eye. Each iris has a unique pattern of ridges and folds, specific only to you! Iris Patterns Have Been Observed Since Ancient Times The iris works much like a camera’s aperture, regulating light levels and helping us focus. Anciently, diviners studied […]

    Continue Reading October 2, 2015