• What Is a Stye and How Do You Treat Them?

    Do you know what to do if you have a stye on your eyelid?

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  • The Causes and Treatments for Astigmatism

    Could you be one of the 33 percent of Americans who have astigmatism?

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  • Choosing the Best Lenses That Fit Your Needs

    Do you need new glasses? Matching your lens to your lifestyle can improve your comfort.

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  • Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments of an Eye Cold

    Do you have red, itchy, watery eyes? You may have an eye cold.

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  • Tips to Relax Your Eyes

    Improve your eye comfort with these simple exercises.

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  • May is Healthy Vision Month

    Have you taken steps to protect your vision? May is Healthy Vision Month and it is the perfect time to start.

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  • Eye Twitches and Spasms and How to Stop Them

    Do you wish your eyelids would stop twitching? These tips may help.

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  • How to Avoid Sunburned Eyes

    Protect your eyes this summer with these important tips.

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  • 5 Healthy Habits To Pick Up for Better Eye Health

    Protecting your eyes can be as simple as following these healthy habits.

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  • How To Prevent Computer Vision Syndrome

    Does computer vision syndrome make your eyes feel sore and dry after using your digital devices? These tips can help improve the comfort of your eyes.

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  • How To Properly Care For Your Contact Lenses

    Do you wear contact lenses? These dos and don'ts can help you protect you avoid common contact lens problems.

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  • Preparing For Presbyopia Awareness Month in April

    Do you have to hold books farther and farther away from your face to see clearly? You may have presbyopia.

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  • The Development of Your Child’s Eyes (Each stage outlined from infancy to adulthood)

    How does your child's eyesight change during the first year and beyond?

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  • How Digital Eye Strain Can Lead To Irritated Eyes

    Are your eyes uncomfortable after using your laptop or tablet for a few hours? You may have digital eye strain.

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  • Protecting Your Vision While At Work

    Are you at risk of an eye problem at work? These tips will help you avoid injuries and discomfort.

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  • What Are Eye Allergies? Symptoms and Treatments

    Could itching and burning be signs that you have eye allergies?

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  • New Year, New Vision in 2020

    Tired of squinting when you read? Add an eye exam to your list of New Year's resolutions.

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  • How To Read Your Eyeglass Prescription

    Have you ever wondered what your eyeglass prescription says about your vision?

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  • Are Floaters A Sign Of Something Bigger?

    Worried about floaters? Find out when this common vision symptom can be a sign of a serious problem.

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  • Allergies

    Caused by the same irritants as hay fever, runny nose, coughing, and sneezing, eye allergies commonly affect those who suffer from other allergy symptoms. Not only do eye allergies cause discomfort, but they can also interfere with daily activities. Eye Allergy Causes Medically referred to as allergic

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  • UV Radiation and Your Eyes

    Optometry warnings about the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation on our eyes have not yet reached the degree of public awareness of that of skin damage. Yet, the sun can be just as damaging upon our eyes with unprotected exposure. Short-term exposure to very bright sunlight can result in a type

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  • How To Protect Your Eyes While Wearing Halloween-Themed Contact Lenses

    Spooky novelty contact lenses can make your Halloween costume even scarier, but are they safe?

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  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    One of the leading causes of vision loss in people who are age 50 or older is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This common eye condition leads to damage of a small spot near the center of the retina called the macula. The macula provides us with the ability to clearly see objects that are straight

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  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

    Diabetes is a condition that involves high blood sugar (glucose) levels. This can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes. One of the most common diabetic eye diseases is diabetic retinopathy, which is also a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy

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  • Presbyopia

    Somewhere around the age of 40, most people’s eyes lose the ability to focus on close-up objects. This condition is called presbyopia. You may start holding reading material farther away, because it is blurry up close. Reading suddenly gives you eyestrain. You might wonder when manufacturers started

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  • Laser Cataract Surgery

    The only way to correct the clouded vision caused by advanced cataracts is surgical intervention. If you find yourself pursuing cataract surgery to remove one or both cataract-disease lenses, you may be wondering what surgical approaches are available for treatment. Although eye surgeons have successfully

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  • Cataract Surgery

    With cataract surgery, your ophthalmologist removes the cataract-diseased lens of your eye. The ophthalmologist then replaces your natural lens with an artificial one. The Procedure This outpatient procedure is generally safe and takes less than an hour. Your ophthalmologist will dilate your pupil

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  • Peripheral Vision Loss

    Normal sight includes central vision (the field of view straight ahead) and peripheral vision (the field of view outside the circle of central vision). The inability to see within a normal range of view often indicates peripheral vision loss. In severe cases of peripheral vision loss, individuals only

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  • How to Transition Into Different Lighted Situations

    Does it take a little while for your eyes to adjust to the dark? Try a few of these tips.

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  • How It Works

    Vision therapy, also referred to as vision training, neuro-vision therapy, or vision rehabilitation, is an optometry subspecialty. Vision therapy is prescribed to develop, improve and/or enhance visual function so an individual’s vision system functions more smoothly. Vision therapy can be beneficial

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  • How It Helps

    The goal of vision therapy is to treat vision problems that cannot be fully addressed through eyeglasses, contact lenses or surgery. For example, studies show that vision therapy may be beneficial for addressing eyestrain and other issues that can affect a child’s reading abilities. The human brain

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  • Signs and Symptoms Checklist

    Vision therapy, which is also known as vision training or visual training, is an individualized treatment program that can help identify and correct perceptual-cognitive deficiencies that are impacting visual learning, focus, and concentration. Vision Therapy for Children: Checklist While individuals

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  • Myopia

    Myopia, or nearsightedness, means that your eyes can see close objects clearly but struggle to see things in the distance. Nearly 30 percent of Americans are nearsighted. This condition usually develops in children and teenagers, up to about the age of 20. A teacher or parent might notice a child squinting

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  • Astigmatism

    A normal cornea — the clear front covering of your eye — has a round curve, like a basketball. However, many people have an irregularly shaped cornea while others have an irregularly curved lens. Both cases can cause light that enters the eye to bend the wrong way, causing blurry vision. This disorder

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  • Hyperopia

    People with hyperopia, also known as farsightedness, can usually see objects in the distance, but their close vision is blurry. Symptoms of untreated hyperopia include: Difficulty concentrating on near work, such as reading Eye strain Headaches after reading or other activities involving close focus Aching,

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