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What to Expect at Your Child’s Eye Exam

What to Expect at Your Child’s Eye Exam

We love it when parents bring their young children in for their annual eye examinations. It is vitally important to check on kids so that proper visual development can be ensured and they can live to their utmost potential. Sometimes however, our eye doctor will catch...

Benefits of an Eye Exam

Benefits of an Eye Exam

Some people put off regular comprehensive eye examinations unless they have a visual issue or eye discomfort or are told to see an optometrist by one of their doctors. They may do this to save money or because they simply do not feel that they need this care. This...

Am I Nearsighted or Farsighted?

Am I Nearsighted or Farsighted?

Many people require spectacles, contact lenses, or refractive surgery for clear vision. Whenever light comes into the eye, it must focus perfectly onto the neurosensory back of the eye, the retina. Refractive error is a mistake in this process, where the eye either...

How Thyroid Disease Can Affect Your Eyes

How Thyroid Disease Can Affect Your Eyes

The thyroid is an organ that lies at the base of your neck and is responsible for producing and sending hormones throughout the body. These hormones are then able to coordinate and regulate bodily functions related to metabolism and energy levels. In some individuals,...

What is Nearsighted and Myopia?

What is Nearsighted and Myopia?

If you find your vision is blurrier in the distance than up close and require glasses to see well far away then you likely have nearsightedness, or myopia. This means either that your eyeball is too long for its refractive surfaces or that it is too powerful in how it...