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VSP? Eyemed? Davis? Spectera? What is your vision insurance plan in San Diego? Sep 4th, 2019

Looking for an eye doctor in San Diego? When patients are researching eye doctors in San Diego, it's important to ensure your preference for a provider accepts your vision insurance plan.  Why vision insurance? Vision insurance pays for itself because glasses or contacts are considered a medical device and when...

The epidemic of Myopia Aug 14th, 2019

Half a century ago about 30% of the population was nearsighted. Today we are approaching 50% of the population becoming nearsighted and the numbers are increasing. Screen time can average 9 hours a day. During the formative years for the eye (8-22), the stress of close viewing causes the eye...

Three Ways To Remedy Dry Eyes in San Diego Jun 18th, 2019

In today's world, dry eyes are becoming increasingly common.  Anyone can be affected by it--but makeup, digital eye strain, contact lens wearers and age can all be factors in bringing on the symptoms.  However, being educated about blepharitis is the first step in preventing it! With over 82 million people...

NCAA basketball and your eye health Mar 25th, 2019

When the NCAA men's basketball tournament tips off this week, millions of viewers will be glued to their TV sets or digital devices.  There will be an unbelievable 67 games between now and the April 8 championship which will draw those massive device-using dedicated fans. According to the NCAA, last...

Glasses; get your first impression on point Nov 28th, 2018

Why do we spend so much money on something people may not notice, but scrimp on that first impression?  Often people spend a fortune on footwear but forget the first thing people see is our face.  Glasses are a great way to express yourself, show off your unique features and...

Vision Insurance that works for the patient Nov 16th, 2018

Vision insurance is an important part of your eye health, lifestyle and needs.  Coverage from a good vision insurance plan is beneficial for you to get the comprehensive exam, preventative care and prescription eyewear that fits your lifestyle.  At Midway Optometry we assist you in, not only using your insurance to the...

Why Are Sunglasses So Important? May 25th, 2018

At Midway Optometry, we encourage our patients to invest in a good pair of sunglasses. Our San Diego optometrist can help you choose a pair that is both fashionable and offers maximum UV-protection.UV ProtectionUV-A and UV-B rays can damage the eyes, leading to various conditions like macular degeneration and cataracts,...

Pros and Cons of Glasses and Contacts Apr 3rd, 2018

If you suspect or have recently been informed by an optometrist after an eye exam that you need vision correction, you’re probably wondering, which is best, contacts or glasses? Both are available from Midway Optometry, and we’ll be glad to help you decide. Here are some of the key differences of contacts vs....

It's Time To Get Your Annual Eye Exam! Jan 17th, 2018

If it's been more than a year since your last eye exam with our San Diego eye doctor, now is the time to schedule an appointment with our team at Midway Optometry. At your eye exam appointment, you'll enjoy a comprehensive eye and vision assessment with our skilled and experienced...

3 Facts About Glaucoma From Your San Diego Eye Doctor Dec 14th, 2017

3 Facts About Glaucoma From Your San Diego Eye DoctorOne of the most important reasons to have an eye exam as needed is because it helps to catch glaucoma early on. During an eye exam, an optometrist in San Diego does a screening for glaucoma. Here are three facts related...

Eye Care Treatment For Dry Eyes At Midway Optometry Oct 3rd, 2017

Dry eye symptoms are very common, affecting about 48% of American adults. Dry eyes are also a primary reason for seeking eye care treatment at Midway Optometry in San Diego. If you have dry eye syndrome caused by a chronic lack of sufficient lubrication on the surface of your eye,...