How Dry Eyes Are Treated with Technology

According to the newly released international Dry Eye Work Shop study II: “Dry eye is a multifactorial disease of the ocular surface characterized by a loss of homeostasis of the tear film, and accompanied by ocular symptoms, in which tear film instability and hyperosmolarity, ocular surface inflammation and damage, and neurosensory abnormalities play etiological roles.”… Read More »

5 Reasons Why You Should Always Buy Your Glasses from an Optometrist

Forget the pharmacy or the corner store—the next big fad seems to be buying prescription glasses online. Of course, what you may get with convenience and possibly price, you lose in accuracy and a guarantee in quality. It’s tempting to think that you can just buy your next glasses without ever taking a step out… Read More »

Are Screens Destroying Your Vision?

Screens are so pervasive in our everyday lives—they’re practically unavoidable. If you’ve ever walked into a pole or had trouble sleeping thanks to the fluorescent blue glow of your smartphone, then you know that there are consequences to being so connected all the time. The combination of small print, intense blue light, and awkward reading… Read More »

Know the Difference Between an Optometrist and an Opthalmologist

While both optometrists and ophthalmologists are doctors that specialize in eye care, they each have different sets of skills and responsibilities. Do you need to see an optometrist or an ophthalmologist? We have put together this infographic so you can know the difference: Optometrist An eye doctor who has earned the Doctor of Optometry (OD)… Read More »

5 Ways You Can Properly Practice Children’s Eye Care

Did you know that nearly 25% of children suffer from vision problems? Children often have a hard time articulating their visual impediments, which is all the more troubling considering that a good majority of their education is visually-based. If you’re determined to find the very best eye care for your child, here are 5 ways… Read More »

Is LASIK Eye Surgery for You? 3 Qualities that Make You a Good Candidate

As you age, so does your eyesight. Thankfully, there are now different ways to improve vision, besides wearing eyeglasses and contact lenses. Thanks to the advancements in eye medicine, individuals now have the option to try LASIK eye surgery to correct vision problems. Short for laser in-situ keratomileusis, LASIK is a kind of refractive eye… Read More »

At What Age Will My Eyes/Vision Stop Changing?

You might already know this, but most optometrists and ophthalmologists recommend checking your prescription every couple of years or so. Since having to get a new prescription constantly can be such a pain, you might be looking forward to a time when your vision stabilizes and you can stick to a tried-and-true prescription. So when… Read More »

Choosing the RIGHT Type of Eye Doctor

You’ve noticed your vision isn’t what is used to be and know you should get your eyes checked, but are confused about which type of eye doctor should you be visiting? Did you know that there are 3 different types of eye doctors that you can consult depending on your individual needs? To make it easier for… Read More »