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When Should My Child’s First Eye Exam Be?

When it comes to your child’s health, it seems like there are hundreds of recommendations and doctors to visit—but when should your child begin to see an eye doctor? The Eyes and Human Development As noted before, we know there are many different recommendations out there. With our friend Dr. Google it can be hard […]

Important Glasses Measurements You Probably Don’t Know About

A pair of glasses is designed specifically for you. From the size of the frame to the resting position of your eyes within the lens, they can be customized precisely to provide you with the best vision possible. This is important not only for vision, but also for aesthetic, comfort and functionality. Below are some […]

Why You Should Try Multifocal Contact Lenses

Presbyopia, the inability to focus on objects up close, is a process that often begins to become more noticeable in an individual’s late thirties to mid forties. Multifocal lenses, usually being progressive lenses, are a great option that provide improved vision at various distances. However, many also prefer to be free of glasses and look […]

Understanding Your Glasses Prescription

When you receive an eye examination, you often leave with a copy of your prescription, which includes numbers for the exact specifications of the glasses you need. These numbers include the sphere, the cylinder, and the axis. Sphere, cylinder, and axis can also all be broken down into different categories. Read on to learn about […]

How to Treat a Corneal Abrasion

A cut to the eye can be one of the most physically painful experiences in an individual’s life. The front surface of the eye, the cornea, is a delicate structure important for transmitting light and protecting the eye. This structure has many nerves and is very sensitive to all stimuli. People may experience trauma to […]

Eye Problems and Down’s Syndrome

Down’s syndrome is a condition in which chromosome 21 is duplicated, resulting in three copies rather than just two. It is associated with intellectual, developmental, and physical changes. The eyes are one component and there are a variety of conditions that individuals diagnosed with Down syndrome may be affected by or more susceptible to. Read […]

Unique Glasses and Contact Lens Options

In addition to regular spectacles and contact lenses, there are a number of lesser known options for vision correction. These are often built for certain work or play activities or specific eye conditions. Read on to learn more about some of these unique options.   Photosensitive, Tinted, and Color Contact Lenses Contact lenses are becoming […]

How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Eyes

In addition to the many other bodily changes taking place during pregnancy, a mom-to-be can also have changes in the eyes. These are usually transient and go back to normal after the pregnancy, but it is wise to keep a close watch on them with an eye examination if changes to vision are occurring. This […]