What is astigmatism? The number question patients ask me. The way it is pronounced makes it seem like a bad eye disease like your eye will fall out. Well it’s not. Most of the time, astigmatism is pretty much means the surface of your eyeball is not perfectly round. That’s all. You probably hear the […]
For athletes, having good vision is important. It’s true that skills, talent and commitment can take them far in their chosen sport, but having excellent optics can bring you to the top. Eyes on Norbeck, your eyeglasses specialist, discusses how sports vision training can help you excel on the playing field.
Using and staring at your smartphones or gadgets continuously for over two hours each day may result in computer vision syndrome. This eye problem refers to the visual discomfort that you may experience after using digital devices. Eyes on Norbeck, an eyeglasses specialist in the area, discusses everything you need to know about computer vision […]
What Are Punctal Plugs? If you are suffering from dry eyes, you probably may have heard this term from your eye doctor. It is one of main AND effective treatments for patients with dry eyes. “How does punctal plugs help with my dry eyes?” Glad you asked that. Here’s a quick run down: Our eyes […]
Children And Contact Lenses Sports Vision Approach Have you ever considered contact lenses for your child but unsure what’s a “good age” to start? We comfortably fit as young as 8 years old! Makes sense as studies have shown 8-10 is a good place to start. Studies have also shown younger children are at lower […]
What are cataracts? We are all born with a clear lens in each of our eyes. As light hits the front of our eyes, it passes through the front clear layer called the cornea, then passes through the clear lens, and finally onto the back part of the eye called the retina. From then on, […]
Sleeping in Contact Lenses It will catch up to you Why do we continue to ignore the FDA, NIH and CDC’s recommendation in regards to eye safety? Do we think we are smarter than the unseen geniuses at those institutes? Or, do we just “brush it off” because we believe we are lucky and think […]
Apart from living a healthy lifestyle and eating properly, routine eye exams are an integral part of staying healthy. With another year coming up, it’s only appropriate that you take this time to have your visual health evaluated. Today’s post by your optometrist, from Eyes On Norbeck, aims to highlight the importance of scheduling annual […]
The first step to preserving your vision health is to take a comprehensive eye exam. It consists of different activities that will help gauge different aspects of your eyesight, including visual acuity, ocular motility and depth perception. Eyes On Norbeck, an eyeglasses specialist, discusses the things to expect during a comprehensive eye exam.
Toys can make a child happy, but they can also damage their vision. In a recent study, about 250,000 cases of eye injuries in children are reported yearly, some caused by seemingly harmless toys. To avoid impairing vision, Eyes On Norbeck, an eyeglasses specialist in the area, lists four types of toys to avoid when […]