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Allergy Season is Upon Us

Its that time of year again, flowers blooming, pollen count going up and your eyes are driving you crazy with the typical itching and watering. There are so many plants that bloom in Tennessee it is very difficult to isolate which is actually the culprit. Physiologically eyes, nose and throat are connected together, so when one is affected by an allergen typically the others adjacent tissues are also involved to some extent. Severe allergy conditions can also congest your sinuses which are all around your eyes and above your teeth. Sinus aches … [Read more...]

How Old Before Your Child’s First Eye Exam

How old does my child need to be for her/his first eye exam? As a Children's Eye Doctor, I get this question asked quite frequently. Typically, children go through vision screenings at school once a year. If they see their pediatrician they are also checked for general health of the eyes. All children have a developmental phase where the visual pathways in the brain itself become mature. The visual pathway starting with the eyes and all the way to the back of the brain (occipital lobe) need to be stimulated to force the system to develop to its … [Read more...]

Nashville’s NuVue Eyecare Announces “Animal Rescue Month”

Nashville optometrist and animal rescue supporter, Dr. David Gavami and his wife, vividly remember the evening of May 2, 2010. It was the weekend known as “Nashville’s Great Flood” and it was a night he will never forget. “Like everyone else, we weren’t expecting major flooding, and we were in denial so we had decided to stay at home with our four dogs and two cats,” explained Gavami. “It was dark outside and I hadn’t really been concerned with the river rising, but when I glanced out the back windows and saw the river at my back door … [Read more...]

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