What is Dry Eye Syndrome? Your tears are designed to keep your eyes moist, healthy, and comfortable. They also help provide clear vision. Dry eyes occur when your eye does not provide enough tears or if the tears evaporate too quickly from the surface of your eye. This can cause your eyes to become uncomfortable […]
Child Eye Exams: The importance of getting your child’s eyes examined every school year!
Quick Facts that every parent should know • 1 in 4 children have a vision problem that can affect learning • 80% of learning is based on vision • Studies have shown that 60% of children identified as “problem learners” have undetected vision problems Why does my child need a comprehensive eye examination? Parents take […]
Floaters – What are those spots in your vision?
What are those spots in front of my vision? Almost everyone experiences small specks in their vision that sometimes can appear as dust, insects or cobwebs. These specks are known as eye floaters and are more prominent in certain light conditions, such as a bright sunny day or against a white computer screen. You also […]
What are Cataracts?
What is a cataract? A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s natural lens. The lens is a structure that aids in focusing light rays on the retina. It is located behind the iris and pupil. Cataracts block light from reaching the retina and interfere with vision – similar to looking through a foggy window. […]