We’re Celebrating National Eye Exam Month this August!

We’re Celebrating National Eye Exam Month this August!

August is National Eye Exam Month! It’s time to celebrate by getting your annual medical eye exam on the books at Collins Vision. If you’re over 40, it’s recommended that you have regular medical eye exams to monitor and “keep an eye” on any diseases or eye conditions that can develop over the years.  Need […]

Healthy Vision Month at Collins Vision

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May is Healthy Vision Month, which means it’s time to learn all about how to take care of your eyes for a lifetime of great vision! Here at Collins Vision, one of the many services we offer our patients is ocular allergy testing to help manage seasonal or perennial allergies that can cause dry, red, […]

A Spotlight on Glaucoma Treatment

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month As we step into a new year, we wish all of our valued patients a year brimming with beauty, enjoyed with the vision you deserve. At Collins Vision, we remain committed to elevating lives by elevating vision, and that includes educating our patient family about the sight-stealing conditions that can […]

New Technology in the Hands of our Retina Specialist is Saving Precious Sight

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November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month If you have diabetes, you already know how important it is to stay on top of the condition by working with your doctor to monitor your blood sugar and overall health. But did you know that diabetes can also have a negative impact on your vision? November is […]

How Well Are Your Eyes Aging?

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September is Healthy Aging Month We all want to age gracefully, right? To feel and look as healthy and young as possible. But have you considered how well your eyes are aging? The risk of developing many eye diseases and conditions increases with age. This means the more candles you have on your birthday cake, […]

Eye Exams are Important for Eyes of All Ages

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It’s August, and the retail sector keeps reminding us of the coming season change. But if you live in Southwest Florida, you know it’s hard to get too excited about fall fashion when the 10-day forecast is nothing but more beautiful Florida sunshine (with the occasional thunderstorm thrown in) with highs in the 90s. August […]

Healthy Vision Helps a Healthy Life

May is Healthy Vision Month. At Collins Vision, we love to talk about all things eyes any time of the year, but this gives us a great opportunity to talk about the simple steps everyone can take to protect their vision and make sure their eyes are healthy for a lifetime! If you want to […]

Red, Itchy, Watery Eyes – Oh My! The Scoop on Ocular Allergies

By Jill Tanner, MSN, APRN, NP-C Spring is in the air! This means more daytime hours to enjoy the Southwest Florida sunshine. But it also means the trees and flowers are in full bloom. And for those who suffer from seasonal allergies, you may be looking for ways to nip this in the bud. Springtime […]

Workplace Eye Safety Month

Modern-Day Awareness Includes Digital Eye Strain and Dry Eye March in Southwest Florida is a beautiful time of year, but March is also Workplace Eye Safety Month. And at Collins Vision, we care about your eyes! Different Workplaces Call for Different Safety Protocols If your job is in a manufacturing or healthcare setting, you have […]

Study Shows Face Masks are Associated with Increase in Dry Eye Symptoms

Collins Vision Has Solutions for your Face Mask Woes In true 2020 style, a new study published in Ophthalmology and Therapy has found that wearing face masks is associated with ocular irritation and increased dry eye symptoms. Really, 2020? What else? Thanks to one world health pandemic, wearing a face mask has become as routine […]