3 Things Parents Need To Know About Pediatric Low Vision

Posted on: 5 April 2016

Low vision refers to vision loss that makes everyday life difficult and can't be corrected with methods like glasses, contact lenses or even eye surgery. A visual acuity of20/70 or poorer with best correction is classified as low vision, meaning that your child can see from a distance of 20 feet what a child with perfect vision can see from 70 feet. Low vision can be particularly challenging for children. Here are three things parents need to know about pediatric low vision. [Read More]

Your Eye Exam: What To Expect

Posted on: 2 September 2015

Whether it's been a while since you had your eyes checked out or you've never done it at all, you may be feeling a bit nervous about your upcoming eye exam. This is normal, but it's good to put those fears aside and keep your appointment. The health of your eyes and your vision is extremely important, and the sooner you can start receiving regular eye exams, the better. One thing that can really help to ease your nerves before your appointment is to have a better idea of what to expect. [Read More]

It's All About The Eyes: 3 Vision Problems You Shouldn't Ignore

Posted on: 13 July 2015

You've reached that age where everything seems to be falling apart. So now that you're having problems with your vision, you figured it was just part of the normal aging process. You're right – to a certain extent. Many vision problems are related to refractive errors – such as nearsightedness or far sightedness – which become more common as you age. However, minor vision problems that aren't corrected can cause headaches and eye strain. [Read More]

Common Eye Concerns After Swimming And How To Avoid Them

Posted on: 19 June 2015

If you're a lover of pools and swimming, you've probably noticed that your eyes often sting and burn after contact with the pool water. This leads to a very good question: What causes eye problems while swimming? And how can you better protect your eyes? Here are the most common eye complaints and concerns from swimmers as well as how you can deal with them. Swimmer's Eye The phenomenon of burning and painful eyes after leaving the pool, often referred to as " [Read More]