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Is It Time To Take Your Child To The Eye Doctor?

WHAT ARE THE SIGNS THAT IT’S TIME TO TAKE YOUR CHILD TO THE EYE DOCTOR FOR A SIGHT TEST? Small kiddos cannot really tell their parents when there is a problem with their vision. If it is a condition that has always been present, then it is their normal and they have nothing to make [...]

2017-09-07T10:26:53+00:00 EYE EXAMINATION, Tips|

Do you have Itchy, Watery Eyes?

EYE ALLERGIES  Do you have itchy, watery eyes? Are your eyelids swollen? Do you have redness and irritation? Are you experiencing soreness, burning, pain, or sensitivity to light? If you are presenting these symptoms, chances are you have what’s commonly known as eye allergies, also known as allergic conjunctivitis. When you have an allergic reaction [...]

What Does It Mean To Be Color Blind?

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE COLOR BLIND? Color blindness, also known as color vision deficiency, is the inability or decreased capacity to see color or to see differences in color. There are three main types of color blindness: Red – Green Color Blindness is the most common form of color deficiency. Blue - Yellow [...]

2017-07-03T13:19:32+00:00 EYE EXAMINATION, Tips|

Cataract Surgery: How it Can Improve Your Vision and Your Life

Cataract Surgery: How it Can Improve Your Vision and Your Life A cataract, simply put, is the cloudy build up of natural proteins of the lens of the eye causing vision loss that cannot be corrected with prescription glasses, contact lenses, or corneal refractive surgery (i.e. Lasik). A healthy lens is clear but the cloudiness [...]

Video Games & Eyesight

HOW CAN VIDEO GAMES AFFECT YOUR VISION? Video games have become increasingly popular since there inception in the 1980’s. They require the player to stare at the screen over long playing periods, giving the player little time to rest their eyes. It equates to working at the computer too long and developing Computer Vision Syndrome [...]

2017-05-16T13:14:57+00:00 Eye Safety, Tips|

Sunglasses – Fashion or Protection

Sunglasses are so much more than fashion accessories....They protect your eyes. When you slip on your favorite pair of shades every time you leave the house, there’s so much more going on than meets the eye. There are so many reasons to put those sunglasses on apart from how they look. They should be worn [...]

2017-05-01T09:30:33+00:00 Eye Safety, Glasses, Tips|

Swimming & Contact Lenses

Should You Swim With Your Contact Lenses? If  you wear contact lens and decide to take a swim, it is safer for your eye health to remove the contact lenses before diving in. Swimming pool water is chlorinated to keep it sanitized. The chlorine helps reduce water-borne bacteria and viruses and prevent pathogens and disease [...]