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What Is Digital Retinal Imaging (DRS)?

What Is Digital Retinal Imaging (DRS)?

According to the American Association of Ophthalmology, DRS is an innovative type of digital, non-mydriatic retinal imaging. Its portable design and minimal flash ensure your comfort. The DRS can sense you and align automatically. It can spot your eye, target your retina, adjust its flash intensity, and capture the specific image in less than 30 seconds. If you want to understand what DRS is, here’s what you should know.
Seasonal Dry Eye: Why Are My Eyes Drier in the Fall?

Seasonal Dry Eye: Why Are My Eyes Drier in the Fall?

It isn’t just our skin that can dry out when fall and winter arrive. Our eyes can be just as adversely affected by changes to the season, and this presents a number of challenges if we are to keep them healthy and functioning optimally. If you already experienced dry eye, you may find that the fall season makes your symptoms worse. Here’s a few of the reasons why.
Routine Eye Exams FAQs

Routine Eye Exams FAQs

Without healthy eyes, it can be difficult to live life to the fullest. While routine eye exams should be a priority for all patients, the truth is that there are many people who overlook these appointments, and only visit their eye doctor when they concerned that there is a problem with their eyes. To help you understand what to expect, here are some of the most common questions we are asked about routine eye exams.
Why back to school season means back to the eye doctor

Why back to school season means back to the eye doctor

Back to school season is fast approaching, and while you are probably busy sorting out sports kits, stationery and other equipment that your child will need for the new school year, you may have overlooked another important aspect of educational preparation – a visit to your pediatric optometrist.
Is UV Protection Important in Sunglasses?

Is UV Protection Important in Sunglasses?

Most people know the importance of protecting their skin from solar radiation. Many, however, do not understand the importance of protecting their eyes from ultraviolet rays from the sun.
How to Properly Clean Eyeglasses and Contacts

How to Properly Clean Eyeglasses and Contacts

An eye specialist prescribes glasses or contact lenses to correct your vision. These vital tools are made of uniquely designed materials that protect your eyes from UV and blue light as well.
What Are Symptoms for Common Eye Infections?

What Are Symptoms for Common Eye Infections?

Clinical data substantiate that different pathogens cause different types of eye infections. Because of this, varied symptoms surface. Eye doctors advise that each set of symptoms may need a distinct treatment.
What Is Considered an Eye Emergency?

What Is Considered an Eye Emergency?

An eye emergency happens any time you have chemicals in your eye, an injury, a foreign object in your eye, or a burn in the area. You should get medical attention right away if you have redness, pain, or swelling in your eyes. If you do not have the right treatment, then the eye damage can cause your vision to be lost permanently.
COVID-19 Procedures

COVID-19 Procedures

We are writing to inform you on our prevention procedures, following the CDC’s (Center for Disease Control) guidelines to prevent or limit the spread of contagious illnesses. We ask that you help us in those efforts in light of the events regarding COVID-19.
Why Children’s Eye Exams are Important

Why Children’s Eye Exams are Important

Routine eye examinations are necessary for everyone, including children. However, many people don’t take their kids for regular eye appointments unless they complain about their sight. What they may not realize is that these examinations provide preventative measures that protect the long-term vision of your child that are just as valuable as diagnostic tools to deal with an obvious issue with the health of their eyes or their eyesight.