Be Sun Safe!

The month of August is Summer Sun Safety Month. This observance takes places as a reminder to keep yourself safe and healthy in the sun during the summer. Since summer is the time of year when most people spend more time outdoors, it is important to focus on protection from more sun exposure. Sunlight is…

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A Hot Month for A Hot Issue

July is the hot month and UV safety is the hot issue. Did you know that July is UV Safety Awareness Month? July is the perfect month to bring awareness to this topic because most of us are outside embracing the warm summer days but we are not protecting our skin and eyes from damage…

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Healthy Living for Healthy Eyes

As you may already know, June is National Cataract Awareness Month. The importance of this month is to spread awareness and information about cataracts to the public in the hopes to save many people’s eyesight. Cataracts are extremely common because they are typically a natural result of aging as the proteins in the eye begin to breakdown…

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Cataract Diagnosis and Treatment

Our goal during Cataract Awareness Month (a.k.a. June) is to increase the public’s awareness, knowledge, and understanding of cataracts. This includes the causes, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of cataracts. That being said, you may be wondering how your eye doctor can even go about diagnosing a cataract and what surgery is like, or…

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Cloudy Eyes: Cataracts in Myrtle Beach

It’s June, which means it’s Cataract Awareness Month! If you are looking for a practice to perform your cataract surgery in the Myrtle Beach area, look no further! At Coastal Eye Group we use the most up-to-date technology and techniques to provide patients with the best possible refractive outcomes following cataract surgery. We use the…

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May: the month of…

Along with being Mental Health Awareness month, did you know that May is also Healthy Vision Month? That means if you haven’t had a comprehensive dilated eye exam in a while, you need to schedule one ASAP. During a comprehensive dilated eye exam, an eye care professional will use drops to widen the pupils to…

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Eyes are the Windows to Your General Health

Regular eye exams are important, a majority of people know that. Eye exams help them see better when it’s time for a prescription adjustment, as well as catch/monitor any eye conditions that can threaten one’s sight. However, what many people do not know is that eye exams can provide way more about one’s health than…

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Wheelie Good Benefits

If you ride your bike twice a day, is that recycling? Now that we have your attention… Can you handle our bike jokes? Or do you need a brake? Just kidding! We know those were some wheelie bad jokes! However… Did you know the month of May consists of two days that are meant to…

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A day to celebrate!

Happy Saturday and even more importantly, happy National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day! Almost every pet owner will agree that owning a pet is one of the best feelings in the world. Nothing beats walking in your door after a long day to see your dog or cat waiting there with wide eyes, happy to…

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A story you want to hear on National Tell a Story Day

Today – Wednesday, April 27, 2022 – is National Tell a Story Day, and Jimmy Abegg’s story is definitely one worth sharing. You may hear Ophthalmology related words/phrases and conditions thrown around all the time but probably don’t pay much attention to them, assuming none of those things would ever happen to you. Jimmy Abegg…

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