Entries by Dr. Bryan Stam

Eyeglasses vs. Contact Lenses

Whether you choose eyeglasses or contact lenses, both options offer great qualities. However, making the right choice for your specific needs is important. Here at Stam & Associates Eye Care, we can help you make the best decision for your vision and eye health. We carry eyeglasses from many top brands and are happy to […]

Will My Glasses Correct for 20/20 Vision?

The term 20/20 vision refers to normal vision, meaning you can see a standard level of detail when you’re 20 feet away from an object. (Or, when you’re at the eye doctor, 20 feet away from an eye chart.) If you’re getting glasses, you may think this oft-quote number is the end goal, but that […]

4 Symptoms of Diabetic Eye Disease

It’s long been known that diabetes has repercussions throughout the body. The eyes are one of the most common organs that are affected, often resulting in a condition known as diabetic eye disease. Diabetic eye disease must be diagnosed and treated as soon as possible. Otherwise, serious ramifications can develop, including vision impairment or even […]

What Causes Sparkles?

If you start seeing sparkles in your vision, it isn’t cause for celebration. Sparkles only appear in your field of vision when something is amiss. It’s not necessarily time to panic, but you should visit yourJacksonville, FL, optometrist and let the eye doctor know the circumstances when you see sparkles. The sooner the underlying cause can […]

What Is Dry Eye Disease?

Dry eye disease (DED) is a common eye condition affecting millions worldwide. It occurs when the eyes do not produce enough tears or when the tears evaporate too quickly, causing dryness, irritation, and discomfort. The symptoms of dry eye disease can vary from mild to severe and significantly impact a person’s quality of life. This […]

Understanding Neurolenses

If you have yet to hear about neurolenses in Jacksonville, FL, you’ll be excited to learn more about this technologically advanced vision correction solution. If you wear prescription eyeglasses, you owe it to yourself to ask your optometrist about neurolenses. What Are Neurolenses? Neurolenses are a special type of prescription eyeglass lens uniquely made for our […]

3 Ways to Manage Your Cataracts

Cataracts have a way of building up over time, so much so that it may not even be noticeable to people at first. While surgery is the most common (and usually the easiest) way to correct the problem, it is possible to manage your cataracts in Jacksonville, FL, if you’d prefer to either delay surgery or […]

The Different Types of Dry Eye Disease

About 16 million people in the United States have dry eyes. So don’t be surprised if your eye doctor in Jacksonville, FL, diagnoses you with dry eye disease. So let’s talk about the different types of dry eye disease to help you understand what’s happening with your eyes. The Different Types of Dry Eye Disease 1. […]

Does Your Child Need Myopia Management?

Also known as nearsightedness, myopia in Jacksonville FL is a common vision disturbance in children. Young people with myopia struggle to see objects at a distance clearly, such as the blackboard at school. Teenagers old enough to drive may not be able to make out road signs clearly from a distance, which puts their safety at risk […]

4 Reasons to Schedule an Eye Exam

Taking care of your eyes is essential. However, far too many people fail to visit the eye doctor on a regular basis. This can lead to developing eye conditions and various vision problems. Early detection can help treat these issues before they become more problematic. Are you ready to have your eyes and vision checked? […]