Pregnancy and Vision

Dr. Diane Spada

Albeit minor and temporary during pregnancy, the hormonal and physical changes that accompany pregnancy can affect eyesight. More often, the postpartum eyesight typically returns to pre-pregnancy levels. However, there are some eye health related changes that can affect your vision which need attention. Some include: 1. Increased Dry Eyes During pregnancy, one may notice that the eyes are […]

Healthy Vision Month- Maintaining Healthy Vision

Dr. Diane Spada

May is Healthy Vision Month. Every year, the National Eye Institute takes this opportunity to encourage everyone to make their eye health a priority and informs them about steps they can take to protect their vision that includes (but are not limited to): 1. Getting regular comprehensive dilated eye exams. 2. Knowing your family’s eye health and overall […]

The Importance of Family- Water Filters for the Philippines

The VP Family

In December 2015 Typhoon Melor slowly swept across the Philippines, causing extensive flooding and extreme winds. The Philippine government declared a state of ‘national calamity’ with a death toll reaching over 42. According to the government’s situation report released over the Christmas holidays, over 279,000 homes were damaged by the typhoon and of that total […]

Decreasing Contact Lens Infections

Dr. Diane Spada

Contact lenses are very convenient and offer many benefits for many who require corrective eye wear.  While they are safely used by millions worldwide, they do carry a risk of eye infection. An infection of the cornea, or “keratitis”, is most commonly related to poor contact lens handling hygiene and contact lens over-wear. Organisms that […]

Clear Vision Starts With Healthy Eyes

Dr. Diane Spada
Mother and her daughter ensuring healthy eyes with sunglasses

Healthy eyes are critical for your child’s overall development, and allow for clear and comfortable vision. It is known that the first 7-8 years of a child’s life are critical for eye development. Many vision problems and eye diseases can be detected and treated early before they become permanent with regular eye health examinations through […]