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
We are happy to be one of the partners with the Hill Country Family Services to host their Christmas Toy Drive! If you have any new and unwrapped toys please drop them off at our office.
Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of severe vision loss in adults over age 50. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 1.8 million people have AMD and another 7.3 million are at substantial risk for vision loss from AMD. Caucasians are at higher risk for developing AMD than other races. … Continue reading Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Join us at the Heritage Place of Boerne on Sept 21st, 2018. We will be hosting and volunteering in a vision screening for the residents and educating everyone about the importance of eye health! Take some time out of your day to meet some great people and learn a few things!
In Partnership with the Boerne Community Coalition, We are hosting a School Supply Drive taking place August 1st – September 14th. Boerne Vision Center will be accepting donations for children Pre K - 12th grade. Donations will be going to children participating in the National School Lunch program. Donations Needed: Pens, Paper, Backpacks, Folders Binders, … Continue reading School Supply Drive!
Thank you for coming out tonight for our Ribbon Cutting with the Boerne Chamber of Commerce! We are so proud of our optical and we are glad some many people came out to the grand opening! We enjoyed everyone's company and support for our small business! Thank you Etnia Barcelona and Costa Del Mar for starring … Continue reading Optical Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting!
Dr. Johnson may be able to help your extreme dry eyes with Prokera. The PROKERA® biologic corneal bandage is designed to help heal and protect the inflamed surface of the eye. PROKERA® is the only Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared therapeutic device that reduces inflammation and promotes scar-less healing. We are excited to be able … Continue reading PROKERA® Biologic Corneal Bandage
Spots (often called floaters) are small, semitransparent or cloudy particles within the vitreous, which is the clear, jelly-like fluid that fills the inside of your eyes. These spots can appear as specks of various shapes and sizes, threadlike strands or cobwebs. Because they are in your eyes, they move as your eyes move and seem … Continue reading Floaters