All posts by Laura Chisholm

Spotlight on Dr. Nichols

How did you get interested in optometry? “I always knew I wanted to go into the medical field, so I started shadowing various professions while in college. I shadowed an optometrist who provided a lot of insight into why optometry is a great profession with many options for those with various interests. Because I have […]


Read Full Post

Protecting Your Eyes From the Sun

As the temperatures rise and the sun begins to shine, we all get excited to spend more time outdoors. We take a stroll with a friend or attend a game of a child.   Most of us remember to wear sunscreen to protect our skin against the sun’s harmful rays. However, do we all remember to […]


Read Full Post

Aging Eyes

From the moment we first open our eyes, they are aging. We just do not realize it until somewhere between the ages of 35 and 45 when we develop “short arm syndrome”. Seemingly over night, we start moving our cell phones back and forth, jockeying to find a comfortable place to see the screen. Medicine […]


Read Full Post

Common Eye Conditions for Kids

Good vision allows our children to learn about the world more easily. Vision problems affect 1 in 20 preschoolers and 1 in 4 school-age children. Early intervention is the key to overcoming any vision difficulties that children may encounter.  Programs, such as InfantSee, allow infants between the ages of 6-12 months to have an examination free […]


Read Full Post

Optometrist Spotlight- Dr. Mark Bunde

How did you get interested in optometry? “My parents moved next door to an optometrist when I was an undergrad. He had saved a patient’s vision through his care. I saw first hand how an optometrist can make a significant impact on a patient’s life and it made a significant impact on me.”   What […]


Read Full Post