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A Gold Medal Red Eye

The XXII Olympic Winter Games are nearly over and Bob Costas has finally recovered enough from his eye infection to make it back onto the air.  On that first night of coverage he acknowledged the obvious raging red and swollen left eye and like many in this situation he expected that it would be better […]


In case you missed the memo – school starts soon.  The tax-free weekend starts today in much of Southeast Missouri so go get those school supplies.  Don’t forget that one of the most important school supplies is good vision.  Studies show that 80% of learning comes through vision.  Although vision screenings are useful they have […]

High Definition Retinal Images

  In 2002 Regional Eyecare Center became the first office in southeast Missouri to offer the Optomap.  In fact, at that time our office was one of less than 200 sites in the world where patients had the opportunity to experience wide field retinal imaging without the use of dilation.  Over the last 9 years […]

New Year’s Resolutions

We’re half way into the first month of January and many of us have already broken our resolutions.  According to an online pole on 43things.com the most popular resolution for 2011 was losing weight.  This resolution always seems to lead the pack and from what I’ve seen at the gym there are many who are […]