LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) is a medical technique that allows you to see clearly enough to perform most daily chores without glasses or contacts. Blurred vision is normal just after surgery, although it goes away over time. If it doesn’t, your surgeon can intervene and assist you in your recovery.
Styes are the result of a bacterial infection. They are painful red bumps that typically appear in or on your eyelid. They are small bumps, but styes cause significant amounts of discomfort and pain. With a little home treatment, most styes last only several days. However, if you notice that your stye isn’t going away, […]
Working in an office can put a strain on your eyes. Harsh fluorescent lighting, not enough natural light, dark work areas, blue light from computer screens and touchscreen devices, and many other things combine to produce eyestrain. This situation is so common that more people are in need of eyeglasses for vision correction, as well as protection […]
As you sleep, you may accumulate discharge at the corner of your eyes. Also known as “sleep”, this discharge is a combination of mucus, oil, skin cells and other debris. It looks a bit unpleasant, but is it actually something you need to be worried about? Eyes on Norbeck, the go-to specialist for computer vision exam in […]
Contact lenses are often better to use depending on the situation. You might prefer using them on weekends, on certain occasions, or if you just want an alternative to wearing eyeglasses. If you’re interested in getting contacts, then you might be wondering what you need to expect when you make the appointment. While a typical contact […]
Your eyeglasses are not just a vision correction tool. They also serve as a great fashion accessory. Most patients spend a lot of time searching for glasses with the right frame shape, pattern and design. They should also expend the same amount of effort in keeping their new glasses in good shape. In this blog […]
August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. One out of 20 children from ages three to five have a vision problem that can result in permanent vision loss if it is left untreated. August is dedicated to preventing vision loss and eye injuries by spreading awareness about the special visual needs of children. In […]
It’s one thing to experience the occasional headache; it’s another thing when your headaches start affecting your vision or vice versa. To give you a better idea of how these conditions occur, your trusted optometrist at Eyes on Norbeck shares more information below.
Eye allergies are quite uncomfortable to experience. Oftentimes they result in various symptoms like eye redness, burning, itching and clear, watery discharge. These may also appear alongside other allergic symptoms such as a stuffy nose, sniffling and sneezing.
Like most parents, you are probably documenting your little ones’ childhood by taking lots of photos. But have you noticed a golden glow in one of their eyes? This may not be a trick of the camera’s flash, it can be a warning sign of Coats disease, a rare eye disorder that is diagnosed in […]