Our office is an essential business that is open to continue care for our patients. Due to new mandates enforced by the City of Boerne, we are now only seeing essential patients through April 23rd. (This date has been extended from April 6th because new mandates have been placed since our last blog post). The … Continue reading Our Current Services during COVID-19 Outbreak
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 … Continue reading Eyes, Contacts, Glasses and Coronavirus (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 … Continue reading A Message to our Patients from Boerne Vision Center regarding COVID-19
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 … Continue reading Dr. Kai Joins BVC Team
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.
Sometimes medications just don't do the job to help with your headaches, especially if your headaches and migraines are triggered by light. Please let Boerne Vision Center know if you are having light sensitivity that traditional sunglasses are not helping with.
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 … Continue reading Safety Glasses
Dr. Johnson and Michael supported the 'Angels All Around You' fundraising event this past weekend. It was their first time playing Cornhole. Somehow, they managed to placed 3rd in the tournament! Maybe it was the good hand-EYE coordination!
Six key nutrients with high-antioxidant content can help us maintain good vision and prevent eye disease!
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.