1. Hydration and Eye Health

    With summer here, people are spending more time outside and participating in fun summer activities that offer some relief from the heat. But when days can become so busy and hectic, it can be difficult to remember to stay hydrated! Our bodies need water to help flush out bacteria and toxins, regulate our body temperature and nourishes our cells, organs, and tissue. And because a large percentage o…Read More

  2. 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

  3. Eye Health and Vision FAQ

    Our eyes are an organ that are often taken for granted. We spend long hours at work staring at computers, not eating as well as we could, not wearing safety glasses while working in the shop, or sunglasses on sunny days — all of these things can either affect how your eyes feel or their actual health. Whether you have been wearing glasses or contacts since you were 10, if you just started experi…Read More

  4. 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

  5. How To Treat Dry Eye

    While dry eye might not sound like a serious condition, the reality is that for those who suffer from dry eye, it can be far more than bothersome. Medically referred to as keratoconjunctivitis sicca, dry eye is a condition in which you are not producing enough tears to keep your eyes comfortably lubricated. As your local Alexandria ophthalmologist, we invite you to reach out if you need help manag…Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Digital Eye Strain Symptoms

    Do you get to the end of the day and feel like lasers have been pointed at your eyes all day? If you’re like many people and spend your time working in front of a computer, sending texts on your phone during lunch, checking Facebook during breaks, and watching TV at home, exposure to all of these electronic devices can be a huge strain on your eyes. In fact, according to a survey completed by Th…Read More