An eye exam is much more than simple a glasses or contact lens prescription. Some of the many things that your eye doctor could detect in your exam include:
Color Vision Changes
High Blood Pressure
If you or a loved one has not received an exam within the last year, we urge you to schedule an appointment to see your eye care provider.
Ever wonder what it looks like through another person’s eyes? Different eye diseases can appear dramatically different from each other and can significantly impact one’s ability to see and function throughout the day. See more here.
With the rise in popularity of video games and E-Sports, parents have always wondered what the potential side effects include after spending many hours in front of the television. This article will help dispel some of the most popular myths.
Quit these habits for the sake of your eyes. To help you avoid major problems down the road, here are contact lens case mistakes you might not even realize you’re making that could compromise your eye health.
Most of us share a common color vision sensory experience. Some people, however, have a color vision deficiency, which means their perception of colors is different from what most of us see. Check out our interactive demos.
Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America declares May to be "National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month." It's a peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers! Learn more about how allergies can affect your eyes here!
Even with the best contact lens hygiene in the world, you might still deal with eye issues that warrant a trip to the doctor. If you experience a ton of dryness, redness, pain, discharge, blurry vision, or anything else that makes your vision worse instead of better, we suggest you stop wearing your contacts and call your eye doctor right away. Read more.
How is the test graded? What’s the minimum score? For both eyes combined? Can you pass the test with one good eye? And what happens to somebody whose vision test score is too low? Can it be appealed or the test retaken? How does all this work?
Many contact lens wearers have a dirty little secret: They sometimes sleep or nap in their lenses. But this bad habit could raise their risk of serious eye infections and even lead to vision loss. Read more about why sleeping in contacts can be so dangerous.
If your work involves heavy computer use, you may notice eye trouble. You’re not alone—at least 50 percent of those who work in front of a computer report eye issues, but the number may be closer to 90 percent. If you’re having trouble with your eyes, check your screen use. If your symptoms don’t go away, or if you need more information, contact our office to make an appointment.
The American Optometric Association urges individuals to not only quit smoking but also to have the eyes examined regularly as early detection of disease decreases the likelihood of complications in the future. Read more on how smoking can affect your eyes.