November 12, 2019

As an optometrist, I see children brought in for their first eye exam at all different ages. Some of them need glasses. Some of them have eye alignment problems that prevent them from having depth perception. Some of them have eye teaming problems that make it hard to...

March 11, 2019

Contact lenses are not a one-size-fits-all item. They are FDA-regulated medical devices which have the potential to cause serious damage if not prescribed properly. Not all brands are suitable for all patients.

January 3, 2019

If you are over the age of 40 and/or have been having more difficulty reading small print, your optometrist may prescribe progressive lenses (or a type of no-line trifocal)

December 19, 2018

High frequency light waves have been shown to: Suppress melatonin production which leads to disrupted circadian rhythm/sleep disorders. Lead to eye strain by causing the pupil muscles in your eyes to spasm. Cause increased glare and decreased contrast on screens. Poss...

July 8, 2018

Damage from UV rays have been linked to cataracts, macular degeneration, cancer and other diseases. Not all sunglasses are created equal. Make sure you purchase yours from a reputable source.

May 9, 2016

Ever wonder what information your eye doctor uses to determine the best glasses prescription for you? There's many aspects of your visual system that must be c

May 9, 2016

Optometrists are primary care providers which means they are the gate keepers of your eye health needs. They are experts in glasses and contacts, treat and manage eye diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration, and have expertise in treating eye posture, eye te...

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