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Eyes, Contacts, Glasses and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

How the coronavirus may affect your eyes Patients who have contracted the new coronavirus may have ocular symptoms. A study in The Journal of Medical Virology  of 30 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 had only one patient diagnosed with conjunctivitis. Based on this information, the occurrence of conjunctivitis is low. However, it is important to share the …

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A Message to our Patients from Boerne Vision Center regarding COVID-19

On behalf of everyone at Boerne Vision Center, our hearts go out to all those impacted by COVID-19—this includes not only those diagnosed with the virus, but also their friends and family, and so many more.  Due to Bexar and Kendall County’s declaration of precautions to limit the spread of COVID-19, Boerne Vision Center will …

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Dr. Kai Joins BVC Team

Boerne Vision Center is very excited to welcome Dr. Stephanie N. Kai. She is a Therapeutic and Glaucoma Certified Optometrist serving patients in Boerne, San Antonio, and the surrounding areas. With experience at the VA (Veteran Affairs) in Arizona and California, Dr. Kai provides her expertise in dry eye syndrome, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and other …

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Welcoming 2020!

Boerne Vision Center hopes that you had a wonderful holiday and a happy and healthy New Year! This has been our best year yet, with the most patients served and a growing family of staff. 6 month old Baby Dante enjoyed his first Christmas with his mama, Dr. Johnson, and is bringing in the New Year with more rolls. 

Safety Glasses

Protecting Your Eyes at Work Eye injuries in the workplace are very common. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reports that every day about 2,000 U.S. workers sustain job-related eye injuries that require medical treatment. However, safety experts and eye doctors believe the right eye protection can lessen the severity or even …

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Superfoods for the Eyes

A significant part of eye health includes providing the nutrients they need to perform their best. The overall health of your eyes depends on certain nutrients, such as vitamins A and C, bioflavonoids, carotenoids, omega-3 fatty acids, minerals and antioxidants.