“Best Of” Blog

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Eye care is an essential aspect of our overall well-being and Tyson Eye knows that better than anyone else. As a leading provider of vision and optical care services in Southwest Florida, Tyson Eye has won the News-Press “Best Of” award for more than 15 years. Whether you need cataract surgery, seeking retina specialist services, […]

Eye Safety Tips for Summer Activities

Eye Safety Tips for Summer Activities

Summer is a great time for outdoor activities, such as swimming, hiking, and sports. However, it is important to remember that these activities can pose risks to your eyes if proper precautions are not taken. Here are some eye safety tips to keep in mind during your summer adventures. Wear Sunglasses Sunglasses are a must-have […]

What’s the Difference between Ophthalmologists and Optometrists?

A woman getting an eye exam. Difference between Ophthalmologists and Optometrists

When it comes to taking care of your vision and eye health, there are two types of professionals who can help you: ophthalmologists and optometrists. Although both of these vision specialists deal with the eyes, there are differences between them and the conditions that they treat. At Tyson Eye, we have experienced eye professionals, including both ophthalmologists […]

How to Choose the Right Pair of Glasses for Your Lifestyle

Two people playing tennis while wearing the right pair of glasses for your lifestyle

Choosing the right type of glasses for your lifestyle can be a tricky task. With so many styles and features available, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. However, selecting the right glasses can make a huge difference in your comfort and vision. Whether you’re looking for glasses for work, physical activities, or everyday wear, here are […]

Eye Care Tips for the Summer Weather

Two people walking down the beach and showcasing Summer Eye care tips

As the summer weather approaches, you’ll likely be spending more time outdoors. Summer can be hard on your eyes– increasing irritation from allergies, dry eye, heat, glare, sweat, sunscreen, chlorine or salt water. Outdoor activities also increase your risk of eye injuries. Here are some eye care tips to help you protect your eyes during […]

What are Common Changes to Your Eyes as You Age?

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While many things tend to get better with age, unfortunately, your vision is not one of them. Almost everyone will experience some common vision problems as they get older – like losing the ability to read clearly or focus up close. And some eye diseases, like macular degeneration or glaucoma, are more likely to affect […]

Have Cataracts? Find Out if You’re a Candidate for Advanced Intraocular Lens

Woman in pool who is a Advance IOLs candidate

Cataract surgery can help improve your vision from the effects of cataracts, but with new advancements in Intraocular Lens (IOL) technology, it can also help correct your vision from things like astigmatism. What is an IOL? An IOL is a lens that is implanted in your eye during cataract surgery to replace your natural lens […]

What is Dry Eye Syndrome and How is it Treated?

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Dry Eye Syndrome is very common; in fact, approximately 16.4 million Americans have been diagnosed with dry eye. This condition is characterized by a chronic lack of lubrication and moisture on the eye’s surface, which is needed to keep your eyes healthy, comfortable, and seeing well. Without that critical layer of moisture, eyes can become […]