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Paul Vision Institute Welcomes Sara W. Brigman, OD

We are pleased to announce that Sara W. Brigman, OD will join Paul Vision Institute effective Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Dr. Brigman received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. To schedule an...

New vision test will spare many from ‘devastating diagnosis’.

WILMINGTON – By the time many of the 10 million people suffering from age-related macular degeneration (AMD) get their diagnosis, they have already suffered irreversible vision loss. But a Wilmington doctor is trying to help change that.  

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A Look Inside Women’s Eye and Vision Health and Safety

It's April, which is Women's Eye Health and Safety Month. Women go through various stages throughout their lives, and each can impact vision differently. Eye disease among women is being diagnosed in increasing numbers, particularly in middle-aged women. In fact, studies indicate that the majority of women aged 40 and...

April is Sports Eye Safety Month

When the spring comes, as well as a greater chance to be involved in a new set of sports, comes a rise in the risk of eye injuries related to sports. Every year, far too many children and adults suffer sports related eye injuries that could easily be avoided with...

Eye Care on The Go

When driving, the value of seeing properly can not be underestimated. As a matter of fact, driving safely depends on several different visual abilities like distance and near vision, side or peripheral vision, seeing in limited light and color vision, plus many others. Distance vision is crucial because of how...

Caring for Your Vision in the Workplace

Prevent Blindness America (PBA) has designated the month of March as Workplace Vision Wellness Month. The goal of this directive is to educate companies and their workers about the importance of vision health, with safety tips on how to prevent vision-impairing eye accidents. Every day, workers are inflicted by workplace...

What is Astigmatism?

Surrounding your iris and pupil is your cornea, which is, under normal circumstances, spherical. As light hits the eye from all angles, the cornea's job is to project that light, aiming it to the retina, right in the rear part of your eye. What is the result when the cornea...

Understanding Conjunctivitis

Pink eye, formally referred to as conjunctivitis, is one of the most common eye diseases, particularly with children. This infection can be caused by bacteria, viruses or sensitivities to chlorine in pools, pollen, and ingredients in cosmetics, or other products that touch the eyes. Many kinds of pink eye can...

What is Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)?

This month has been designated by Prevent Blindness America to raise awareness about age related macular degeneration (AMD) and low vision. Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is a foremost cause of loss of vision in adults aged 65 and above. AMD is characterized by a degeneration of the macula of...