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Ryan Corte, OD

Ryan Corte, OD
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Dr. Ryan Corte is an experienced leader with a strong passion for health and wellness education and information transparency. He believes that simplifying health and wellness information helps improve comprehension. This drives greater compliance and better life choices. He is an entrepreneurial professional with a Bachelor of Science from Michigan State University and a Doctor of Optometry degree from The Ohio State University. He also completed a residency in primary care and ocular disease at the Illinois College of Optometry. Outside of work, he loves spending time with his wife, family, and friends as well as continuing to stay active in his community and in life.
5 Simple & Effective Ways To Prevent Digital Eye Strain
Do your eyes ever feel tired, fatigued or even blurry after a day of being on your cell phone, tablet or computer? If so, the truth is, you’re not alone! With the increasing ways digital devices are consuming our daily lives, you’re probably experiencing digital eye strain (also called computer vision syndrome). In the video below, Dr. Ryan Corte talks...
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In the Spring of 2017, Transitions Optical launched a new consumer brand campaign called Live the Good Light! Below Dr. Ryan Corte interviews optometrist and fellow Transitions Change agent, Dr. Amanda Rights, on her thoughts about the new campaign! For highlights from this interview, watch the video below!  https://youtu.be/5Wv00CorQQg If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. Dr. Corte: My name...
Daily vs Monthly Contact lenses: Glasses with daily contacts
If you’re a contact lens wearer, deciding between daily and monthly contact lenses can be a tough decision. With this in mind, let’s look at the pros and cons of each lens type! In the video below, Dr. Ryan Corte discusses the pros and cons of daily and monthly contacts. https://youtu.be/5BBR_ZT-TDk If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. First,...
This is what it looks like to put in a contact lens.
Are you new to wearing contact lenses? Maybe you’ve worn them before and need a refresher on how to properly do so? Regardless of your experience level, below is a simple, step-by-step guide to putting in and taking out contact lenses! In the video below, Dr. Ryan Corte outlines easy to follow instructions on exactly how to put in and take...

Glaucoma: What Is It and Are You At Risk?

This is what vision with glaucoma looks like.
Have you ever thought about how much you use your side vision on a daily basis? From driving, biking or walking to navigating your way through a crowd, your side vision is very important! Even without any visible eye or vision problems, you still may have glaucoma, an eye disease that damages your side vision.  In the video below, Dr....
Presbyopia - What Is It & How Does It Impact Your Vision?
Are you 40 years of age or older and having trouble focusing clearly on objects up close, like your phone or tablet? If so, you probably are experiencing presbyopia! In the video below, Dr. Ryan Corte discusses exactly what you need to know about presbyopia. https://youtu.be/diymuIEvIjk If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. What is presbyopia? Just like a...
Does one or both of your eyes look pink or red in the mirror? Have they recently started to water, burn, itch or become sensitive to light? Did you wake up with green, yellow or clear discharge coming out of your eyes? If so, you may have a form of conjunctivitis (also known as pink eye). In the video below,...
This is what anterior blepharitis looks like.
Are your eyelids ever red, swollen, sticky or itchy? Do you ever wake up with hardened or crusty eyelashes? Are your eyes constantly red, watery or sensitive to light? If so, you may be suffering from blepharitis. In the video below, Dr. Ryan Corte discusses what you need to know about blepharitis. https://youtu.be/jXmw1Tkk7ng If you don’t like the video or want more...
The early onset cataracts can occur from over exposure to UV and blue light.
Has your vision become cloudy or foggy over the years? Have you noticed colors don’t appear as bright or vibrant as they used to? Are you experiencing glare or halos around lights? If so, you may have a cataract in one or both of your eyes. In the video below, Dr. Ryan Corte reviews what you need to know about cataracts. https://youtu.be/5du4DdNyG_k If...
If you have myopia, you may be able to easily read on your phone or tablet up close but be unable to clearly see the time on a digital clock in the distance.
https://youtu.be/0oWd5kPuEZc Do you have trouble seeing things clearly in the distance, like your tv or street signs? If so, you may have myopia (otherwise known as nearsightedness). Simply put, myopia is a common visual condition that causes objects you’re looking at in the distance to appear blurry while objects up close remain clear. For example, if you have myopia, you may...