1. Dos and Don’ts of Eyeglasses

    It may seem like eyeglasses are fairly simple when it comes to caring for them and cleaning them, especially in comparison to caring for contact lenses. But if you only wear eyeglasses, it is just as important to make sure they are well taken care of. Keep in mind that your prescription glasses can be quite an investment as well, so it’s important to protect them and your wallet. With scratched,…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. 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

  7. 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

  8. Difference Between an Ophthalmologist, Optometrist, Optician

    When all you need is a quick update to your glasses prescription, it might not matter whether you look for an eye doctor, ophthalmologist, optometrist, or optician; but when you need more specific eye care, to find the most relevant answer, it can make a difference. So what is the difference between all of these titles? Who do you need to make an appointment with when you need a basic eye exam, ey…Read More

  9. 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

  10. What to Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    The last few blogs have been going over some of the most common eye conditions, and in this blog we’ll be discussing age-related macular degeneration. Other conditions we covered were open-angle and angle-closure glaucoma, cataracts, and diabetic retinopathy. Dealing with any of these eye conditions can be scary, but with the guidance and compassionate treatment from Dr. Sina, your local Alexand…Read More