Dr. Katie Dugan

Even if you have enjoyed relatively good eyesight for most of your life, everyone reaches a point eventually where they need reading glasses. You might remember your grandparents or parents pulling out reading glasses every time they were looking at small details or fine print. This change in vision is a natural part of the […]

When you think about sunglasses, it often brings to mind images of lounging by the pool or beach. However, while sunglasses are an essential accessory for the hottest months of the year, it’s also vital to wear a good pair of sunglasses in the winter months. Here in Temecula, the winter weather is mild. But […]

The holidays are known for treats and indulgence. It’s time to pull out the family recipes, fill the candy bowls, and share these great memories with the people you love. But just because you are enjoying novelty foods with your loved ones doesn’t mean that you can’t also focus on good health habits during this […]

It can be disturbing to see disruptions in your vision – small specks of debris that seem to be moving with your eyes. It doesn’t matter if you look at bright lights or the clear, blue sky. These floaters feel like they never go away and appear to be spider webs, specks of dust, or […]

Aging can affect every part of the body, and many middle-aged adults start noticing small lifestyle adjustments they need to make to keep up with them. You might notice a change in your vision as you reach your 40s and beyond. If you are starting to squint or have a hard time reading small print, […]

Dry eyes can be uncomfortable to live with and could disrupt your daily activities. However, there are many reasons why your eyes are feeling dry, which is why it makes sense to talk to an eye doctor about the cause and potential treatment options. If you want to resolve your dry eyes and start feeling […]

Not only is an eye infection uncomfortable, but this health concern could lead to potential complications. It’s important to protect your eyes against infection so you can prevent vision loss, scarring, and other possible issues. When an infection happens, it means that your eye has been invaded by harmful bacteria, fungi, or viruses. As a […]

Everyone knows that regular eye exams are essential for long-term eye health. But how often should you be setting appointments with your eye doctor? Instead of waiting until you have vision problems before scheduling an eye exam, it’s best to be proactive in your approach. The truth is that you might be experiencing vision changes […]

Maintaining healthy vision is essential for people of all ages. So how are your daily habits affecting your eyesight and eye health? The truth is that your regular habits could either contribute to your healthy eyes or take a toll on your vision. Here are a few essential tips to keep in mind to minimize […]

If you don’t have 20/20 vision, then it’s likely that your eye doctor has recommended the use of vision correction lenses. Should you choose glasses, contact lenses, or both? Most people start with a pair of eyeglasses, then add in contact lenses for more lifestyle flexibility. Here are a few things to consider if you […]