The Eyes Have Always Had It For Chip Stine

This article originally appeared in the Country ZEST & Style Fall 2023 Edition. Chip Stine was seriously considering going to dental school until a day more than 40 years ago he' ll likely never forget. He was in college at the time, and a family friend, Middleburg dentist Gregg Helvey, allowed him to observe a wisdom tooth procedure he was performing on a patient in his office. It may have … [Read more...]

The Artist’s Perspective – November 2015

This article was originally published in the Middleburg Eccentric on November 19, 2015. I care about my eyes. We all use them and we all, given a moment to think about what I have just said, would rank them as one of our grandest possessions, but do you take your vision for granted? I do not. I use my eyes, no, rely on my eyes and my vision everyday. I make my living by observation and there is … [Read more...]

Sunglasses – A Year ‘Round Necessity in Eye Protection

You might think it’s “that time of year” to make sure your eyes are protected from the sun. But, it’s really important to protect them all year ‘round, not just in the warmer months. Long term exposure to UV rays causes damage to the eyes and increases risk for cataracts and may cause damage to the retina. Certain factors can also increase this risk. For example, if you live near the water or the … [Read more...]