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Vision Care

  • No vision insurance? No problem.

    We are offering packaged deals for patients who need an eye examination and new supply of contact lenses, but do not have vision insurance and want to keep costs down. Click HERE to check it out.

    Continue Reading January 27, 2015

  • Contact Lens Health Week

    November 17-21 is Contact Lens Health week.  Good reminder that contact lenses are medical devices and need to be cared for properly to maintain good eye health and vision!

    Continue Reading November 18, 2014

  • Happy Halloween and contact lenses

    Just a quick reminder that all contact lenses are considered medical devices- even cosmetic and theatrical contact lenses that aren’t necessarily worn to correct vision.  They need to be fit and monitored by your eye care professional. Check out this very informative article on allaboutvision.com: Halloween Contact Lenses and Other Special-Effect Contacts

    Continue Reading October 28, 2014

  • WHY DOES IT MATTER?

    All about myopia: Part 2 Myopia (near-sightedness) generally begins and progresses during childhood, especially during those pre-teen years when children are growing quickly.  On average, children will progress about 0.5 diopters per year.  Say, you have a ten year-old daughter who is a -2.00.  She probably has up to six more years of potential growth.  Changing at 0.5 […]

    Continue Reading October 9, 2014

  • GO OUTSIDE AND PLAY!!

    All about myopia: post 1 Myopia (near-sightedness) is on the rise.  In the 1970’s, around 25% of Americans were myopic.  Now, that statistic has risen to about 42%.   While genetics plays a role, other factors seem to contribute.  Studies have shown that children that spend more time outdoors seem to have have less near-sightedness that […]

    Continue Reading September 11, 2014

  • Eye Wonder: Is it okay to use generic brand contact lens solution?

    Store brand contact lens multipurpose solutions are located conveniently next to the name brands and look the same.  However, the contents of the solution may not be the same.  In fact, the newer name brand solutions were designed to work better with newer contact lens materials.  Sometimes the generic works fine, but many people experience better comfort when they […]

    Continue Reading August 5, 2014

  • Bogey Hills Vision: The Eye Exam

    WELCOME NEW PATIENTS! We recently have had many new patients choose our office for their eyecare needs.  Some patients are new to the area and some patients just have never had a comprehensive eye examination before.  I thought I would give a peek into what an eye examination involves at Bogey Hills Vision.  It is […]

    Continue Reading July 15, 2014

  • Oops

    Oops, I noticed this the other day walking through the office.  Do you do this at home?  Put the cap back on! That is all for today -Dr. Rachel Merriman

    Continue Reading July 8, 2014

  • Daily Disposable Contacts

    Hi, Contact Lens Wearers! Ever considered daily disposable lenses?  They are very convenient- no cleaning or storing the lenses.  Just put a new pair in every morning and discard at the end of the day- it’s that easy.  Daily disposables can be a good option for those with allergies or those sensitive to the preservatives […]

    Continue Reading July 1, 2014