Optometrists prescribe people with either eyeglasses or contact lenses if they need vision correction. Many people do not replace their eyewear as long as they can still see clearly on them. Over time, your vision changes, and you’ll only know it after seeing your eye doctor.
Vision problems can adversely impact your child’s learning and development. That’s because vision skills— like focusing the eyes and using information gathered from sight—don’t come naturally to children. They need to be learned through visual stimulation. To correct vision problems, optometrists would usually recommend prescription eyeglasses. But what about contact lenses? Are they suitable for children? […]
Contact lenses are a good option for those who don’t prefer to wear eyeglasses. However, you have to make sure you’re wearing and taking care of them properly to avoid eye problems.
Contact Lenses and Stephen Curry Recently, it has been reported that basketball sensation Stephen Curry has an eye condition called keratoconus. He has been squinting and blinking the whole time and still manage to be in the top 5 for the highest 3-point field goals completed. Now he is wearing contact lenses to help him […]
Multifocal Contact Lenses Here’s a fun video about multifocal contact lenses and how it can improve your quality of life by not relying on glasses 100% of the time! Contact us when you are ready to explore the world of contact lenses!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Understanding contact lens care is essential in extending the life of the corrective vision device that your optometrist prescribed you. Lack of it can lead to infections and conditions that may cause discomfort or interfere with your eyesight. This article shares some tips to keep in mind when taking care of your contacts and your […]
LASIK, or laser-assisted in site keratomileusis, reshapes the cornea to help treat various eye problems. This is a pain-free process meant to improve vision and is a good alternative for patients who don’t want to use contact lenses or eyeglasses. Our optometrist can provide reliable and professional LASIK evaluations so you can see if you […]