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What Is Laser Retinal Imaging (OCT)

What Is Laser Retinal Imaging (OCT)

Optical Coherence Tomography or OCT is a modern imaging technique that eye health care professionals use to capture images of your retina.
What Are The Causes and Symptoms Of  Age-Related Macular Degeneration? 

What Are The Causes and Symptoms Of  Age-Related Macular Degeneration? 

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an ocular disease that affects a person’s central vision. A person with the disease cannot see people or things placed right in front of them. But, this is not to say that he or she is blind. They can still see something but only in their peripheral. AMD only affects the parts that control central vision: the macular and the back of the retina. AMD is common among persons aged 50 years and above.
What Is Considered an Eye Emergency?

What Is Considered an Eye Emergency?

Read through some of the most common or concerning conditions for which you should consider the issue an eye emergency see an eye doctor immediately.
What to Expect at Contact Lens Fittings

What to Expect at Contact Lens Fittings

​​​​​​​For several years, more and more Americans have been switching from eyeglasses to contact lenses. Approximately 45 million people in the United States wear contacts today. The technology involved in designing these medical devices has been evolving rapidly. In fact, there are options for just about everyone, whether it’s for fashion or to treat a vision problem. Are you interested in getting a new pair of these ocular prosthetics? If so, here are a few things you can expect at contact lens fittings:
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.