For wearers of prescription eyewear, bright and sunny days can create many problems such as glare, eye strain and more. Prescription sunglasses have many benefits and are a great solution to provide eye comfort during bright conditions — combining critical vision correction of prescription glasses with essential UV protection and the stylish looks of designer […]
LASIK is the most popular and well-known type of laser refractive surgery. LASIK surgery involves using a type of cutting laser to reshape the dome-shaped tissue at the front of the eye, known as the cornea, to improve vision.
For those with nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, the surface of their eyes does not bend or focus […]
Color blindness is a condition that can limit a person’s ability to see certain colors, color ranges or the brightness of colors. If you believe you may be colorblind, colorblind tests can help you determine what limitations you may have in perceiving color range.
Before seeing an optometrist, online colorblind tests that can help you determine […]
Most people have heard our optometrist discuss or compare our vision to 20/20 vision during our eye exam. But precisely what is 20/20 vision?
To put it simply, 20/20 vision is a term used to express the clarity and sharpness—or acuity—of sight at a range of 20 feet. […]
Blurred vision, as the term would suggest, typically is characterized by degrading or loss of sharp vision. But blurry vision can also be a sign of another underlying health problem. Blurry vision or double vision can affect one eye or both eyes at once and can occur at […]
Eyeglass wearers often find themselves choosing between being blinded by the bright sunlight or switching to prescription sunglasses. But they don’t necessarily need to make that choice; transition lenses solve this problem. Transition lenses, also known as photochromic lenses, are designed to adjust to changes in light to […]
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is when a person has good close-range vision but poor vision for distance. Myopia is one of the most common eye disorders in the world. About 30 to 40 percent of adults in Europe and North America develop myopia. That percentage is believed to be 80 percent or more in Asia.
People with […]
For those that develop Presbyopia, progressive glasses are lenses that correct your vision progressively from reading distance to long-range distances seamlessly. One of the biggest progressive glasses advantages is that the lenses provide continuous gradual change in prescription throughout the lens and doe not have visible lines that separate the segments. Cosmetically, progressive glasses appear […]
Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, is inflammation of the conjunctiva, the thin, transparent tissue over the white area of the eye. It makes the eye pink or reddish and gives the eye sensations of pain, burning, scratching, or itching. The swelling of the white part of the eye […]