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August Saturday Update

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July Saturday Updates

Dr. M Dr. N 7/1 OUT OUT 7/8 IN OUT 7/15 IN OUT 7/22 OUT IN 7/29 IN IN Call our office at 301-595-9041 or schedule online today!...

June Saturday Updates

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May Saturday Update

Dr. Madsen Dr. Nicholson 5/6 OUT IN 5/13 IN IN 5/20 OUT IN 5/27 IN IN Call or schedule online today!...

April Saturday Update

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March Saturday Update

Dr. M Dr. N 3/4 OUT IN 3/11 IN IN 3/18 IN IN 3/25 OUT IN Call or schedule online today!...

Online Scheduling is BACK !!!

Online Scheduling is BACK !!

January Saturday Updates

    Dr. M Dr. N 1/7 OUT IN 1/14 IN IN 1/21 OUT IN 1/28 IN IN Call or request an appointment online today!...

December Saturday Updates

Dr. M Dr. N 12/3 IN OUT 12/10 IN OUT 12/17 OUT IN 12/24 CLOSED CLOSED 12/31 IN IN Call (301) 595-9041 to schedule an appointment today!...

November Saturday Updates

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How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes

Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great vision for those who wear them. However, when not obtained and used according to an eye doctor’s instructions, the consequences can be devastating.   Contact Lenses Need to Fit Like...

October Saturday Updates

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An Active and Eye Safe Lifestyle

90%! That’s the number of sports eye injuries that studies show can be prevented using proper eye protection.  Yet most sports leagues don’t require protective eyewear as part of their uniform or safety requirements.  This leaves it up to athletes, parents and coaches to ensure that proper measures are taken...

September Saturday Updates

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10 Tips to Teach Children About Eye Safety

It is important to teach your children about eye health and safety from a young age.  This includes awareness about how your overall health habits affect your eyes and vision as well as how to keep your eyes safe from injury and infection.  Starting off with good eye habits at...

When 20/20 Vision isn’t Enough For Your Child

Since studies show that learning is 80% visual, children with untreated vision problems can really suffer when it comes to school. Most people think that good “vision” means 20/20 acuity but in reality, vision is much more complex.  Your brain is actually what completes the processing of the visual world...

Cutting Edge Eye-dentification

We have all seen the futuristic thrillers that use high-tech eye scanning identification systems but nowadays the technology does exist to use them in real life. A greater number of high security establishments have begun to use iris recognition for identification and security systems.   How does it work? The...

Innovations in Color Blindness

There have been a lot of videos going viral lately of color blind people “seeing color” for the first time using specialized glasses. The emotional reactions of amazement, shock and joy even lead some to break down into tears. The glasses provide these individuals a way to view the world...

August Saturday Updates

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Poolside Eye Safety

Whether it is the sea, the sand, the sun or the softball field, summer brings people outside and this creates exposure to a multitude of potential dangers to the eyes.  One risk that is possibly the least obvious is the swimming pool. Swimming pools are the culprit for multitudes of...

July Saturday Update

Dr. Nicholson Dr. Madsen 7/2 IN OUT 7/9 IN OUT 7/16 IN OUT 7/23 OUT IN 7/30 OUT IN Schedule An Appointment Today!...

Cataract Awareness Month: What to Expect from Cataract Surgery

After the age of 50 most people will eventually be diagnosed with cataracts. Cataracts are when the natural crystalline lens of the eyes become clouded, causing vision impairment that can not be corrected by glasses or contact lenses. While commonly an age-related condition, occasionally there are infants born with a...

Sunwear for a Bright Future

According to the Vision Council’s 2016 UV (Ultraviolet Radiation) Protection report, parents are more likely to wear sunglasses (56%) than their children (only 29%!). Yet children, who spend much more time outside, are typically exposed to three times the amount of sunlight and UV radiation that adults get. This early...

June Saturday Update

Dr. Nicholson Dr. Madsen 6/4 OUT OUT 6/11 IN OUT 6/18 IN IN 6/25 IN IN Schedule an Appointment Today!...

How UV Damages Your Eyes

UV Awareness Month: This article might scare you, and we hope it does - just enough to motivate you to wear proper eye protection against the sun. Most people are aware of the dangers ultraviolet (UV)  light from the sun pose to your skin, while the long-term effects of sun...

What is a stye anyway?

A stye (known by eye doctors as a hordeolum) is an infection of an oil gland which forms a pimple-like bump on the base of the eyelid or within the eyelid itself. Styes can be uncomfortable, causing swelling, pain, redness, discomfort and sometimes excessive tearing or blurred vision if it...

May Saturday Update

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Eye Allergies

Along with congestion, runny nose, coughing, sneezing, headaches and difficulty breathing, individuals with allergies often suffer from eye allergies or allergic conjunctivitis resulting in red, watery, itchy and sometimes swollen eyes. Just as irritants cause an allergic response in your nasal and respiratory system, your eyes also react with an...

Bifocal and Multifocal Contact Lenses 

If you are over 40 and have difficulty seeing close up, you probably have a common age-related condition called presbyopia which is when the eye’s natural lens loses the ability to focus on close objects. Presbyopia is a natural process that occurs as the eye ages and affects the majority of...

April Saturday Updates

Dr. Nicholson Dr. Madsen 4/2 IN OUT 4/9 IN OUT 4/16 IN OUT 4/23 IN IN 4/30 IN OUT Schedule an appointment today!...

Workplace Eye Wellness: The Dangers of Blue Light

When people think of workplace dangers to the eyes, it is usually machinery, chemicals or construction materials that come to mind.  However, a growing danger to the eyes is one that may be less obvious - exposure to blue light from digital devices, television and computer screens and artificial lighting....

How to Find the Right Pair of Glasses for your Child

Whether you are looking for regular prescription glasses, sunwear or protective sports eyewear, it can be tough choosing the best eyewear for children and teens. On the one hand, they need to be comfortable and provide the optimal fit for improved vision and protection. At the same time, they also...

March Saturday Updates

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Preventing Age-related Macular Degeneration

February is AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month in the United States, and it’s White Cane Week in Canada. Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in adults aged 50 and older. Awareness about the disease, the risk factors and prevention are critical, even for younger...

Resolve to Prevent Glaucoma in 2016

This year, make healthy eyes and vision your resolution. Find out if you or a loved one is at risk for glaucoma, and take steps for prevention. Glaucoma is a leading cause of preventable vision loss and blindness in adults in the United States and Canada and the second leading...

February Saturday Update

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USE IT OR LOSE IT: Act Before it’s Too Late!

Use Your Vision Insurance Benefits and Take Advantage of Flex Spending Account Dollars Millions of people each year participate in Vision Plans, Health Spending Accounts (HSA), or Flex Spending Accounts (FSA) Most flex spending accounts and vision benefits expire at the end of each year. If you don't USE these...

December Saturday Update and Holiday Hours

Dr. Nicholson Dr. Madsen 12/5 OUT IN 12/12 OUT IN 12/19 IN IN 12/26 IN OUT   Christmas Eve- The Office will be CLOSED Christmas- The Office will be CLOSED New Years Eve - 10:30am- 1:30pm New Years- The Office will be CLOSED Schedule an Appointment Today!...

November Saturday Update!

Dr. Nicholson Dr. Madsen 11/7 IN OUT 11/14 IN IN 11/21 IN OUT 11/28 IN IN Schedule an Appointment Today!  ...

October Saturday Update

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Closed for Labor Day

The office will be closed on Monday, September 5th, 2016 for Labor day!...

September Saturday Updates

Click here to see our doctors Saturday schedule for September!

Daylight Savings Time

Don't forget to change your clocks!

Attention FSA Users!

Have a flexible spending account? Don't procrastinate and schedule your appointment early!

Closed Early!

We will be closing early today!

Closed for Memorial Day

Costco is closed!

No Doctor This Week!!

Call us at 301-595-9041 to schedule an appointment for another week!

Thanksgiving Hours

Happy Thanksgiving! Click to see when we're open!

Holiday Hours

Happy holidays! Please click to see when we are open the week of December 21st.

Happy New Year!

Have you come up with a resolution for 2015? Check out when we'll be closed!

November Saturday Update

Find out when the doctors are available on Saturdays during November.

December Saturday Update

Find out when the doctors are available on Saturdays during December.

January Saturday Update

Find out when the doctors are available on Saturdays for January.

DELAYED OPENING!

We will open at 2:30 PM today.

Closing Early

Due to pending weather

February Saturday Update

Find out when the doctors are available on Saturdays for February.

March Saturday Update

Find out when the doctors are available on Saturdays in March.

Delayed Opening!

We will open at 12:00 PM today.

Office Closed

Be safe on the roads!

April Saturday Update

Find out when the doctors are available on Saturdays in April.

Delayed Opening!

We will be opening at 2:30 PM.

May Saturday Update

Find out when the doctors are available on Saturdays in May.

June Saturday Update

Find out when the doctors are available on Saturdays in June.

July Saturday Update

Find out when the doctors are available on Saturdays in July.

Closed for Independence Day!

Costco is closed!

Dr. Madsen Out of Office

Check when Dr. Madsen will be out of the office!

Dr. Nicholson Out of Office

Check when Dr. Nicholson will be out of the office! We won't have a doctor in this week.

August Saturday Update

Find out when the doctors are available on Saturdays in August.