3 Types of Astigmatism

3 Types of Astigmatism

You’ve probably heard the word “astigmatism” a bunch of times. Do you know what it actually means? If not, don’t worry, because many people don’t. An astigmatism is basically a defect in the cornea of the eye that causes a person to see distorted images or unclear...
Learning About Your Blind Spots

Learning About Your Blind Spots

Many patients have questions for their Miami optometrist when they come in for their annual visit. One of the most common questions people have is about their natural blind spots. Some people may have heard that they have a blind spot in each of their eyes, and this...
How Far Can Humans See?

How Far Can Humans See?

Ever wonder how far the human eye can see? Binoculars and telescopes help us see more clearly, but what about with the naked eye? You may be surprised to learn just how far our amazingly intricate eyes can see. First, A Quick Lesson In Sight When we see an object, we...
Learning About Red Eye

Learning About Red Eye

One of the most common things people ask their doctor in Miami Beach is why their eyes are red all the time. While some people only tend to get red eye a few times per year, other people experience it on a weekly or even daily basis. There are many things that can...
Learning About Conjunctivitis

Learning About Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis is a condition that many eye doctors in Miami see on a regular basis. Conjunctivitis is also known as pink eye, and it can be caused by a bacterial or viral infection. The conjunctiva itself is a clear, thin layer that covers the white part of the...
Learning About Color Vision Deficiency

Learning About Color Vision Deficiency

A Miami Beach eye doctor will sometimes come across a patient that is color blind. Color blindness, or color deficiency, is a condition where someone is unable to properly distinguish between colors. There are different severities of this condition as well; some...
Exploring Hyperopia

Exploring Hyperopia

Hyperopia is a condition that affects about ten percent of American people. It is also known as farsightedness; it’s defined as a refractive problem where people can only see objects that are far away as opposed to objects that are very close. People suffering from...
Explaining the Job of the Optic Nerves

Explaining the Job of the Optic Nerves

Many people ask their eye doctor in Miami about the optic nerves and what they actually do. The optic nerves are actually one of the most important parts of the eye and how it functions; they are responsible for transmitting electrical impulses from the retina to the...