Fireworks: Friend or Foe?

June is Firework Eye Safety Month   It’s that time of year where people are starting to plan their 4th of July activities, which as we all know typically involve a lot of fireworks. That is why the month of June, as well as being declared as Cataract...

The never ending debate

The never-ending debate among consumers and patients alike: are sunglasses a necessity or a fashion statement? Let’s take it back to the basics for some perspective. The sun supports life on our planet, but its life-giving rays also pose dangers. The sun’s...

Healthy Vision Month is here!

May is Healthy Vision Month — What’s Your Vision of the Future? Many people see the doctor every year for a physical. Most of us also schedule regular visits to the dentist to get our teeth cleaned. But what about our eyes? It’s important to take care of your eyes —...

Eye Allergies: Why are my eyes so darn itchy!?

It’s that time of year again…ALLERGY season!! Sneezing. Stuffy, runny nose.  Headache. Watery, itchy eyes.  It’s not a cold, the flu, or strep throat.  It’s ALLERGIES!  All around East Tennessee from late February through June, most people can be seen or heard...

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 coordinated...