Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: More Than Just Glasses

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: More Than Just Glasses

From Dr. John Metzger, OD The first thing that comes to mind about kids’ eyes is normally, “Do they need glasses for school?” or, “Should they be wearing sports glasses for protection?” Yes… very important. As we think about August being Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, here are…

Mission Moment: Senior Perseveres Despite Macular Degeneration

Mission Moment: Senior Perseveres Despite Macular Degeneration

Like many with age-related vision loss, Josie Azarro simply wanted to do many of things she had always done during her life. A senior living with Macular Degeneration, Josie was referred to Alphapointe’s Low Vision Clinic in the fall of 2020. At that point, Josie received an occupational therapy evaluation and follow up training in…