Snead Insights

March is Workplace Eye Wellness and Safety Month. When considering "eye wellness and safety" at work, many of us imagine an industrial setting with orange safety vests, hard hats, and protective goggles. Certainly, eye safety measures must be taken at industrial work sites, but all other...

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Low Vision Awareness Month. “That's interesting," you say. “But, what is low vision?”Having low vision means that even with regular glasses, contact lenses, medication, or surgery, you may find it difficult to perform everyday tasks.  Those with low vision have a little useful sight...

ALL KALE THE KING: In March, the Wearin' o' the Green Meets the Eatin' o' the Green March isn't just a celebration of all things Irish, it's also National Nutrition Month® as designated by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. And guess what? Your eyes need nutrition...

Snead Eye Group's Dr. Rosen Shares Vision with Lighthouse of SWFL In the words of Helen Keller, "The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision." Thankfully, the leadership team of The Lighthouse of SWFL has the vision required to understand and...

"I can see clearly now the rain is gone, I can see all obstacles in my way." Metaphorically speaking, most of us understand these iconic lyrics from the popular song released in 1972 by Johnny Nash. But from a literal standpoint, in the United States...

New technology available for hard to fit contact lens patients Successful management of contact lenses can be a frustrating process for patients with irregular corneas. The fitting and evaluation process may involve multiple visits and increased costs.  Fortunately the contact lens industry has responded to the...

The Vision Council's 2016 report, Eyes Overexposed: The Digital Device Dilemma, concludes that 65 percent of Americans experience digital eye strain symptoms such as dry, irritated eyes, blurred vision, eye fatigue, neck and back pain and headaches. Digital eye strain is the physical discomfort felt after...

Grand Opening! Later this month SNEAD EYE GROUP will open a brand new location to better serve our Collier County residents in the Pebblebrook Plaza at 15205 Collier Blvd. in Naples. That's at the corner of Collier Blvd. and Immokalee Roads. This area of Naples has...

If you've been told or suspect you have cataracts, don't despair! Today there are more options for curing cataracts than ever before. SNEAD EYE GROUP offers the latest methods in cataract detection and treatment with state-of-the-art technology and a professional, caring staff. Lifestyle Lens Options Multifocal IOLs...

Sunglasses may make us look cool, but more importantly is their ability to protect our eyes from the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays.  The necessity for wearing sunglasses year round, especially in Southwest Florida where we spend so much time on the beach and waterways, can't...