Welcome Dr. West!

EyeXcel has experienced some changes over the last little bit. We have a new look to the front of our building with a brand-new awning to match our sign. We also have a new doctor to welcome to the team, Dr. Heather West! Dr. West’s journey as an optometrist began...

World Sight Day 2017: #MakeVisionCount

World Sight Day (WSD) is an international day of awareness, held annually on the second Thursday of October to focus attention on the global issue of avoidable blindness and visual impairment. This year World Sight Day falls on October 12th, 2017. WSD is co-ordinated...

Prism lenses: What are they and how do they work?

What's All The Fuss About Prism? All eye doctors (optometrists and ophthalmologists) use different types of lenses to improve your eye sight and vision. Regardless if you are near-sighted (myopia), far-sighted (hyperopia), or have astigmatism...You may need lenses to...

Which sense would you rather lose: Vision or Hearing?

When asked this questions, many people choose an answer based on personal experience from family or friends who have lost use of one sense or the other.  From my 23+ year experience working with patients with severe visual loss, most wish for hearing loss over their...

Vision Therapy? What’s That?

When patients come to see us at EyeXcel, or they see our website or Facebook page, the following question is a reoccurring theme.  “What is Vision Therapy?” …and even more so, “Can vision therapy help me (or my child) see?” As for the answer to the first question,...

“Seeing” Eye Care From a New Perspective

During the last four years as an optometry student at Southern College of Optometry, and as an extern in a few of the greatest eye care facilities in Tennessee, I’ve seen and heard many different takes on the word “vision”. Most people will say something like “it’s...