Midtown Beach Clean Up

Midtown Beach Clean Up

To celebrate President's Day Midtown Optometry decided to give back by organizing a beach clean up of both Cowell's and Boardwalk Beach.  The whole crew gathered at 8AM ready with trash bags, rubber gloves, and notably cool beach eyewear.  Starting with Cowell's, we were impressed with how clean the beach was this morning, but as we traveled down towards the San Lorenzo, however, we had a bit more work to do.

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Eye Vitamins?

Eye Vitamins?

With so much false information circulating about the relevance of vitamin supplements for your eyes, it is important to look at the clinical trials.  This article highlights the important findings from the main study, the Age Related Eye Disease Study 2.  For some people vitamins can be useful, but for many, their benefits are not substantiated.  

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Featured on Choose Santa Cruz

Featured on Choose Santa Cruz

Check out our feature from Choose Santa Cruz by Amanda Rotella.  Her insightful commentary unwinds the evolution of the practice and gets to the core of our values at Midtown Optometry.  This blog is part of a series that highlights new and upcoming businesses in Santa Cruz.  Learn about anything from the Santa Cruz Food Slam to the new Wharf master plan on their comprehensive Santa Cruz website.

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Why Be Careful with Contacts

Why Be Careful with Contacts

Contact lenses are a wonderful way to correct your vision and can provide a convenient way to see the world without glasses.  They improve your experience for a wide range of activities from SCUBA diving, to surfing, to mountain biking to playing with children who would otherwise pull off your glasses. That said, contact lenses are medical devices that interact with the surface of the eye and as such, proper maintenance and hygiene are important to keep the eye healthy.

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