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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
LASIK has proven to be one of the best treatment options for people with refractive errors. Even so, a lot of misleading information about the surgery has made the rounds, preventing people from visiting their optometrist and learning if they are candidates for the procedure or not. This article takes a look at the common […]
Everything changes in the human body as it ages, including eyesight. Advancing through the years means that difficulty seeing colors or adjusting to small texts or objects is becoming more likely. While many of the elderly are able to live their lives despite such changes, it is worth noting that sharpness of vision begins to […]
Eye and Eczema: Eyezema If you have eczema, you know how frustrating and irritating it is when it flares up. Parts of your body becomes itchy, red, dry, and feels “hot”. In fact, “eczema” is derived from a Greek word meaning “to boil over”. What you may not realize, is that your eczema can affect […]