Category: Eye Care Service

Sunscreen 101

Who doesn’t love the long bright sunny days of summer? But, unfortunately, there is a dark side to the sun. Ultraviolet radiation (UVR) has been identified both from the sun and from tanning machines as a known cause of cancer in humans. UV exposure causes DNA damage in cells involved in the development of skin…

Excel Awarded Best in Utah Valley

Excel Eye Center was recently awarded the top spot in Utah Valley Magazine’s 2018 Best of UV for Ophthalmology and Optometry. Each year Utah Valley Magazine tallies public votes on which businesses exceeded locals’ expectations. This year nearly 20,000 votes were cast, and Excel Eye Center was voted #1 in the Best of Category for…

4 Tips for Diabetic Eye Care

Don’t Let Diabetic Eye Trouble Ruin March Madness Four Tips for Diabetic Eye Care Don’t let diabetic eye diseases keep you from celebrating March Madness this month. Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, forming healthy eye care habits will save your vision and allow you to watch every NCAA game this March….

Show Your Eyes Some Love

Make it all about showing your eyes some love with our self-care guide: Take a Screen Time Break Remember the 20-20-20: For every 20 minutes you’re on your phone or computer, take at least a 20-second break, looking 20-feet in the distance. Sport Those Sunnies No matter the weather, protect your specks from UVA and…

New Excel Eye Center in Saratoga Springs!

On our 100th anniversary, we couldn’t be more pleased to be opening a new Excel Eye Center in Saratoga Springs, Utah!   This location is particularly important as it is the very first ophthalmology practice in Saratoga Springs! Doctor Mason Schmutz and Dr. Scott Yeates are both fellowship trained ophthalmologists treating eye conditions like glaucoma and adult…

Glaucoma Symptoms: Silent Thief of Sight

You had no idea, no signs, no symptoms, and then suddenly, things went black. Glaucoma is the “silent thief of sight” because most people won’t know they have it until it has already taken hold. This preventable eye disease shows no signs or symptoms. Left untreated, it can lead to loss of vision and possibly…