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Nashville Vision Associates and Guardian Eye Associates are joining in 2023 to create an improved Nashville Vision Associates in our new location at 4515 Harding Pike.

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Wearing colored contact lenses without a prescription may seem harmless, but beware: Costume contacts can severely damage your eyes and even cause permanent blindness if they’re not fitted by an eye specialist. And many costume contact lenses are sold without a doctor’s prescription, which is illegal in the United States. Read more […]

What’s Scary About Costume Contact Lenses?


The numbers are clear: Fireworks are dangerous and July 4 is an especially risky time for eye injuries. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s most recent annual fireworks, injury report fireworks caused 12 deaths and 10,000 injuries in 2019. Read more →

Fireworks Eye Safety


The Harris Poll recently conducted a survey on behalf of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) to assess knowledge of visual health. The results were eye-opening…. Read More →

Bringing Eye Health into Focus in 2020




If you’re in your 20s or 30s, you probably don’t spend much time thinking about your eye health. But this is exactly the time you should be acting to preserve your vision. Most vision problems are preventable with simple good-health habits… Read More →

Take Care of Your Eyes Now For Good Vision In ...


Latisse is the brand name for bimatoprost ophthalmic solution, a prescription drug used for cosmetic purposes. This solution is dabbed on the upper eyelash line to enhance eyelash appearance over time, making them grow longer, thicker and darker… Read More →

Latisse (Bimatoprost Ophthalmic Solution)


For many kids and adults, the return of spring means it’s time to gather up bats, gloves, and helmets and head for the baseball diamond. But too many people forget to include an important piece of gear: protective eyewear. According to the National Eye Institute… Read More →

In Baseball, Eye Safety Often Takes a Hit



People are going to new lengths to make their eyes look special. Eyelash extensions, professionally applied on natural lashes with a semi-permanent glue, are growing in popularity. Ophthalmologists say this cosmetic treatment can be safe, as long as consumers take precautions to protect themselves. Read More →

Eyelash Extension Facts and Safety


According to the CBS News website, a CDC report “finds that the majority of teens and adults who wear contact lenses admit to at least one habit that puts them at risk of infection.” Jennifer Cope, MD, a CDC medical epidemiologist, said in a statement, “Contact lenses are a safe […]

Most contact lens wearers put themselves at risk of infection