1. Questions to Ask Your Eye Doctor

    Going to the doctor isn’t always the most comfortable experience. Unless you know your doctor really well, you’re essentially talking to a stranger about intimate problems with your body and health. This can make asking questions about symptoms and treatment somewhat awkward. However, when you enter a doctors office, it’s important to understand that they have most likely been asked the same…Read More

  2. School is Starting! Has Your Child Had an Eye Exam?

    After a long summer full of sleeping in, trips to the zoo, and having as much fun as possible, as often as possible, going back to school can be a pretty intense change in your routine. There are dozens of things to do to get ready, including shopping for school supplies, possibly some new outfits, going to visit the school, trying to get into a new sleep schedule, and more. Another important step…Read More

  3. Do Carrots Improve Your Eyesight? Separating WWII Propaganda From Fact

    Maybe you heard it as a kid when you didn’t want to finish your vegetables. Maybe you heard it at the farmers market as you bought a bunch of carrots. It doesn’t matter where you heard it, but nearly everyone has heard the common saying that carrots are good for your eyesight. While the science suggests that carrots could help to improve your eyesight, it’s not as clear cut as you might thin…Read More

  4. 8 Natural Ways to Care for Your Eyes

    As a leading eye doctor in Alexandria, we see patients every day with all stages and conditions of ocular health. Eye health is an important part of living a healthy and fulfilling life. While many of us know a variety of ways to take care of other parts of our body like our ears, nose, and muscles, we may not be as well versed in how to care for our eyes. Fortunately, Dr. Sina J. Sabet, MD, PC is…Read More

  5. Eye Health: The Dangers of Makeup

    For many women, putting on makeup in the morning is just another step in the process of getting ready for the day - a little (or a lot) of mascara, eyeliner, eye shadow, maybe colored contacts, and maybe even false lashes if you have a big event for that day. And even though going through this routine helps to enhance your natural eyes and create a beautiful look, some makeup practices, and the ma…Read More

  6. The Benefits Of Scheduling An Annual Eye Exam

    Most of us know how important it is to see our doctor and dentist each year. Maybe you are even one of those people who schedule a teeth cleaning every six months. Just as it is critical for you to see your family physician and dentist each year, you should also be visiting your eye doctor annually. Unfortunately, many people neglect the health of their eyes. They assume that since they can basica…Read More

  7. How to Care For Your Eyes During Winter

    Even though the weather in Alexandria doesn’t get too extreme during the winter, the cold, dry air and regular changes in temperature can wreak havoc on our eyes. And while everyone should be taking care of their eyes regardless of the season, it can be more difficult in the winter. The ophthalmologist Dr. Sina J. Sabet and his team of eye doctors want to ensure that all Alexandria residents are…Read More

  8. Dos and Don’ts of Contact Lenses

    Eye doctors everywhere cringe when they hear that their patients are wearing contacts lenses for longer than they should be worn or not cleaning them properly. Whether you have been wearing contact lenses for years, or if you are new to this type of eye care, it is essential that care is taken for both the lenses themselves and the eyes. Dr. Sina J. Sabet, an ophthalmologist in Alexandria, has see…Read More

  9. Eye Emergencies – What You Need To Know

    In a study conducted by the University of Michigan, it was found that nearly one in four visits to the emergency room for eye-related traumas could have been seen and treated by an eye doctor — which makes it clear that your first level of emergency eye care should come from your local Alexandria ophthalmologist.   Eye care, especially when it’s an emergency, evokes fear and anxiety of the un…Read More

  10. Vision Milestones Throughout Life

    There are milestones throughout people’s lives — walking, first teeth, going to preschool, dreading middle school, driving, turning 21, metabolism slowing down at 30, realizing you’re in a mid-life crisis when you purchase a Corvette. Whatever milestones you’ve passed so far, and others that you’re looking forward to passing, there are certain eye-related milestones as well that you shou…Read More