eye examinations

Why have eye examinations?

Posted on November 18, 2017

Eye examinations: we all rely on our eyes and the need for good eyesight for almost every aspect of our daily lives. Access to information through reading and television depends on clear vision, while life itself can depend on the ability to see properly while driving, or simply walking in busy streets. The reason we […]

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5 Reasons to Get Your Eyes Checked That Have Nothing to Do with Your Vision

Posted on November 4, 2017

If you’re someone who doesn’t need glasses or contacts, you probably think you don’t need to get your vision checked this year (or ever?). But regular eye exams can check for more than just your ability to read the letter W from very far away. When it comes to how often you should get an […]

Contact lens for keratoconus

3 tips to better fit keratoconus with sclerals

Posted on October 23, 2017

Keratoconus is one of the more challenging yet more rewarding conditions that we treat in our offices. Individuals with keratoconus have a thinning of their corneas that causes a protrusion and irregular steepening. This creates an irregular surface that inappropriately focuses light on the retina even with the best refractive correction. Although corneal crosslinking is […]

Presbyopia

What is presbyopia?

Posted on October 16, 2017

Presbyopia is a common type of vision disorder that occurs as you age. It is often referred to as the aging eye condition. Presbyopia results in the inability to focus up close, a problem associated with refraction in the eye. Can I have presbyopia and another type of refractive error at the same time? Yes. It is […]

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Is it important to have your eyes dilated during your eye exam?

Posted on September 29, 2017

A thorough, eyes dilated exam allows your ophthalmologist to do a complete exam of the retina, and that is important to do throughout your life, as several eye diseases and conditions are detected at their earliest stages during a thorough eye exam: Diabetes Eye tumors High blood pressure Infectious diseases Macular degeneration Retinal detachment Vasculitis […]