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Can Trick-Or Treating benefit Eye Health? by Dr. Piatt

There ARE some TREATS this time of year that absolutely can benefit your eye's health: •     100 grams of dark chocolate has up to 9.6 mg of zinc.  Cocoa powder has 6.8 mg. •     Pumpkins seeds, not only are high in zinc, they're ...

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The Great American Eclipse by Dr. Winkel

The Great American Eclipse On August 21, a solar eclipse will be visible in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. We in the Tri-Cities will see a partial eclipse with 96% of the sun obscured by the moon.  Even this will be a sight to ...

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Telemedicine—and specifically Online Eye Exams by Dr. Piatt

Why I’m excited: Having gone on medical mission trips to under-served groups, with significantly less access to eye care, I’m thrilled when technology comes out that can improve their quality of life by improving their vision.  On our trip ...

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Cataract Drops by Dr. Winkel

The Future is Coming   Within 5-10 years, scientists will hopefully create and design a non-surgical treatment for cataracts. In 2015, exciting research was published in the journal, Nature, paving the way for the possibility of eyedrops ...

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