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Read This Before You Buy Halloween Contact Lenses

If you want your eyes to look like those of a vampire or some other spooky character this All Hallows’ Eve, special contact lenses can do that for you but you should read this before you buy Halloween contact lenses. Get Them from an Optician In order to buy Halloween contact lenses, you need a prescription from a qualified eye  Read More →

Causes and Treatments of Double Vision

Normally, each of your eyes sees a slightly different view of the same object and an intricate system of muscles, nerves and the brain puts these two images together to create one 3D image. When this visual processing system isn’t working correctly or when the eyes point or focus improperly, you may find yourself seeing two of each object. This  Read More →

CI a Common Childhood Eye-Teaming Problem

Convergence insufficiency (CI) is a common childhood eye-teaming problem in which the eyes have a strong tendency to drift outward when reading or doing close up work. Children with CI have more symptoms and a shorter attention span when reading than children without CI. A child’s eyes must turn inward, or converge, in order for words on a page to  Read More →

Your Eyes Give an Indication of Your Overall Health

Did you know that your eyes give an indication of your overall health? Your eyes are connected to many other systems in the human body, making routine eye exams an important part of preventative healthcare, no matter what your age or physical health. Besides testing your vision, a comprehensive eye exam also gives your optometrist a close-up look at the  Read More →

Tests and Treatments for Dry Eye Syndrome

If you have symptoms of dry eye syndrome, such as a feeling of scratchiness or as though you have a foreign body in your eye, your eye doctor can perform tests to determine if it is indeed dry eye syndrome or perhaps some other eye condition. Dry eye syndrome can’t be determined by symptoms alone because symptoms can vary greatly  Read More →

Your Child’s Success Depends on Having Good Vision

We all define success differently. However you define it, learning is a big part of your child’s life and success depends on having good vision. Regular eye exams for children are critical, both for identifying issues and for the treatment of existing conditions. Your child’s eyes need to be checked by an optometrist every year through their 18th birthday. Eye  Read More →

What to Expect During a Routine Eye Exam

When you go for a routine eye exam, your eye doctor will use a variety of tests to examine your eyes and evaluate their overall health. Eye exams should be done as often as your eye care professional recommends. Here’s what to expect during a routine eye exam. Slit Lamp Exam To examine the structures of your eyes, your eye  Read More →

Vision Problems in Children that May Benefit from Vision Therapy

If your child is having problems with his/her eyesight that involves more than refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, they may benefit from vision therapy. Left untreated, non-refractive vision problems can cause eyestrain, fatigue, headaches and learning problems. Let’s look at what these vision problems are and how vision therapy can help. Non-Refractive Vision Problems Non-refractive vision problems in  Read More →

Low Vision Most Often Associated with the Elderly

Most people can continue to manage well when vision changes are small but, as changes in vision become greater, people experience more and more difficulty continuing normal everyday activities, even with glasses or contacts. Low vision is most often associated with the elderly. Low vision describes a significant visual impairment that can’t be fully corrected with glasses, contact lenses, medication  Read More →

Women Have a Higher Risk for Some Eye Diseases

  Women have a higher risk for some eye diseases. To keep eyes healthy, women should take note of the following conditions. Eye Trauma Even something as ordinary as using cosmetics can cause eye irritation. Most women can relate to jabbing themselves in the eye with a mascara wand or other cosmetics tool. Besides being extremely irritating or painful, your  Read More →

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