What is Done During a Routine Eye Exam?

Protecting your vision begins with a simple, yearly examination to check the health of your eyes. After selecting an eye doctor and setting up your appointment, your next steps include preparing for what is done during a routine eye exam.  Typically, you will be asked… Read More

Black Floating Spots in Vision

If you notice small black floating spots drifting across your field of vision – known as eye floaters – you might be concerned. Most of the time, these tiny specks and squiggly strands are harmless, but they can occasionally be cause for concern. Here’s what… Read More

Black Floating Spots in Vision

If you notice small black floating spots drifting across your field of vision – known as eye floaters – you might be concerned. Most of the time, these tiny specks and squiggly strands are harmless, but they can occasionally be cause for concern. Here’s what… Read More

Why Don’t My Contacts Feel Comfortable?

While modern contact lenses are designed to be very comfortable for most wearers, it is common to occasionally experience mild discomfort. There are several different causes for contact lens discomfort, many with simple solutions. The most common causes include: Ill-Fit – Contact lenses are not… Read More

What is a Good Vitamin for Dry Eyes?

Dry eyes are a very common condition. It is estimated that nearly 5 million people are affected by dry eyes. We’ve all heard “an apple a day will keep the doctor away” but is there anything just as simple and natural to help protect our… Read More

Eye Exam For Contacts

Trying to decide between contacts and glasses? Or maybe a set of both? If you are considering contact lenses, you will need to let your eye doctor know so an additional eye exam for contacts can be included with your comprehensive eye exam.  Additional testing… Read More

Contact Lenses for Astigmatism

Although the cause of astigmatism is unclear, your vision doesn’t have to be. Astigmatism is a common eye condition affecting 1 in 3 people. Astigmatism is usually caused by an irregularly shaped cornea (the outer surface of the eye) or the lens (the structure inside… Read More

Three Types of Cataracts

Cataracts are painless but gradually progressive. The lens of the eye refracts light (bends) allowing light rays into the eye to see. Cataracts block light from passing through the lens. When normal proteins in the lens start to breakdown, vision becomes cloudy. The lens of… Read More

Types of Corrective Lenses

A corrective lens is a lens worn in front of or on the eye, mainly used to treat refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia. Corrective lenses are designed to help your eyes to focus light properly onto your retina, so that you… Read More

Protecting Your Vision as You Age

As we age, our vision begins to deteriorate. Proper health and eye care are essential to long-lasting vision success. For older individuals, it is especially beneficial to understand how to properly care for your eyes to ensure the best possible vision as you get older. … Read More