How Many Shoes are in Your Closet?

Most of us have a closet full of clothing for every type of event or mood in our life. How many pairs of jeans or shoes do you have? 5? 10? 20? For obvious reasons one pair just isn’t enough to cover all situations. Why then do most folks only have one pair of glasses? […]

Frugal Frank

Frank is a big guy and he has a big head so he has trouble finding glasses that fit well.  Frank also likes a bargain so after he got his prescription at the Eye Scare Center of Leesburg he ordered glasses online.  He used the online measuring guides to pick the size frame he needed […]

Dr. McGrew on the Overcrowded Eye Care Aisle (Video)

Dr. McGrew helps to make sense out of the wide array of products in the eye care aisle in your local drugstore. Check out this video!    

Shades on the Slopes!

Wearing sunglasses everyday can help protect your eyes from harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation that creates cataracts. People remember to wear their sunglasses during the summer, but often forget about the winter.   Choose sunglasses or goggles that offer 99 percent or greater UV protection. Frame styles that wrap around the sides of your head or […]

10 Resolutions Your Eye Doctor Wishes You’d Make

Flex Spending Accounts and Your New Eyewear!

It’s that time of year again. If you have a flexible spending account keep in mind that prescription eyewear, including sunglasses, sports eyewear, and computer glasses DO qualify for FLEX SPENDING.   As do contact lenses . . . And eye examinations . . . Do you have 2014 Flex Spending Dollars to use? Schedule an appointment […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to our amazing friends! We have many things to be thankful for this holiday season including health, friends, and family, as well as the freedom and economic opportunity we enjoy here in the United States. I also want to express my thanks to our patients for the many wonderful years I have enjoyed in […]

A Leading Edge Conference in Denver

Dr. McGrew attends the conference of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) in Denver. The Academy’s conference includes lectures and workshops, symposia and scientific lecture and poster presentations. The exhibitor’s hall included Google Glass this year. Dr. McGrew says it was tricky to get the feel of the glasses’ programming! Dr. McGrew is now a […]

Look Great and See Clearly for the Holidays!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Whether we’re visiting family or our families are coming to visit us, inevitably someone is going to want to take our picture at some point. When asked, over 62% of our patients agreed that they would rather be wearing their contact lenses than their glasses in any […]

Why Bono Sports His Shades

In Darian Lusk’s recent CBS News article, he discusses the medical reason Bono always wears sunglasses. In the article, Bono says he’s had glaucoma for over 20 years. Glaucoma is usually symptomless, gradually stealing away peripheral vision without pain or light sensitivity.  That’s one reason it is a scary disease.  Bono likely suffers from a […]