Virtual Learning 2020 & Dry Eye

Before the Covid-19 Pandemic took a turn for the worse, my husband and I had decided to move back to our hometown, St. Louis.  I have since decided to wait until cases decrease and level off before returning to practicing optometry.  In the meantime, I’d like to share what knowledge I can with the public, in blog posts.  Please let me know if there are topics that interest you, and… Read More »Virtual Learning 2020 & Dry Eye

COVID-19 and the eye

Pink eye can be a presenting symptom of COVID-19 in 1-3% of infected patients, according to American Academy of Ophthalmology. However, some researchers have published that transmission through the tears is low. Symptoms would include redness of the eye, swelling, sticky discharge in one or both eyes, as well as fever along with respiratory systems such as coughing and shortness of breath. In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19,… Read More »COVID-19 and the eye

Back To School

It’s that time of the year! You have everything on the school supply list, check. You have all of the new uniforms and clothes, check. You have all of the locker items in order, check. Did we get the annual eye exam to be able to see well in school, maybe not so much? Did you know that according to both the American Optometric Association and American Academy of Ophthalmology,… Read More »Back To School

Introduction

Hello Everyone! My name is Sabina Hoover. I currently work as an independent optometrist at Eye Doctor’s Optical Outlets on Kennedy Boulevard right at the intersection of Henderson Boulevard. We are famously located in the same plaza as Medi-Weightloss. I also work at the Optical Outlets in Carrollwood where the Starbucks is located, which is important, since you can grab of cup of java to fuel yourself while you are… Read More »Introduction