Halloween Eye Safety: Here’s What You Should Know

Keeping a flashlight and cellphone handy. Watching out for cars along the road. Sticking with a buddy. We all know the general safety basics expected on October 31. Still, many of us may not know enough about Halloween eye safety. Learning more about this topic can save your vision—so ditch…

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7 Fall Activities that Require Eye Protection

The calendars don’t lie—it’s finally autumn! Fires, football, and fresh air are all on the horizon. As you plan for them, remember that they’re also fall activities that require eye protection. A season without safety is scarier than Halloween, so don’t forget to look after your vision. Going to School…

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Staff Spotlight: Kristen Peach

Meet our latest Staff Spotlight--Kristen Peach! Kristen has been such a great addition to our team at Crigler Family Vision Center. Our doctors get compliments about Kristen on a daily basis! Q: What do you do at Crigler Family Vision? A: I am an optometric technician with three years of…

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Face Masks and Glasses: How to Prevent Fogging

Face masks and glasses—they’re both necessities for many people, but they sure don’t like to work together. If you’ve had trouble trying to make the two of them get along, don’t worry—we know just how to make them the best of buddies. Read on to find out how you can…

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8 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Vision Prescription

Life right now seems to just get busier and busier! While we focus on things like getting the kids back to school, keeping the house in order, and working the daily shifts, other important tasks can completely skip our minds. That includes scheduling an eye exam! If you’ve observed any…

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Staff Spotlight: Pamela Walker

September's on the calendar, and so is our latest Staff Spotlight! Meet Pamela Walker, who works here in our Starkville office. We are happy to share that Pamela has three-plus years of experience in her field and is a great asset to Crigler Family Vision Center! Q: What do you…

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Burst Blood Vessels in the Eye: When to See a Doctor

Seeing a spot of red in your otherwise white eyeball can be alarming. Many of us refer to these as burst blood vessels in the eye—the technical term for it being “subconjunctival hemorrhage.” In other words, it’s a delicate blood vessel in your eye that has broken—for one reason or…

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Staff Spotlight: Gigi Posey

Today our Staff Spotlight shines on Philadelphia Eye Care's very own Gigi Posey. Get to know Gigi a little better, and be sure to say, "hi" the next time you see her! Where are you from? Philadelphia, MS. Where did you go to school? Neshoba Central. Tell us about your…

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Back to School: Vision Screenings vs. Comprehensive Eye Exams

Counting on the basic vision screening offered at most schools as an indicator for a more in-depth exam by an eye doctor? Now is the time to reconsider and look at scheduling a comprehensive eye exam for several reasons. While those screenings mean well, oftentimes they miss the mark. We…

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Staff Spotlight: Hope Patterson

Say, "hello" to Hope Patterson in today's Staff Spotlight! We are proud to say, "congrats" to Crigler Family Vision Center's 2020 grad, Hope Patterson! We are equally thrilled to announce that after three years of hard work and dedication at our Starkville location, Hope will be making her way to…

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