Eye and Vision Problems That Newborns May Have

Eye and Vision Problems That Newborns May Have

When a child is born, we check everything—ten fingers, ten toes, a healthy cry—but what should you expect for your newborn’s eyesight? While most infants are born with basic, but healthy, eyesight that develops as they grow, some may come into this world with vision...
How Eyes Relate to a Camera Lens

How Eyes Relate to a Camera Lens

One thing that Miami eye doctors explain to their patients quite often is just how similar the human eye is to regular cameras that people use to capture images. They both contain lenses and rely on refraction, which is how they perceive images and either store them...
Discovering the Muscles of the Eye

Discovering the Muscles of the Eye

The eye consists of more muscles than most people think. There are muscles that surround the eye from all sides, and they are also attached to the eyeball at many different angles. They are responsible for the movement of the eye which allows people to look at objects...
What is a Macula?

What is a Macula?

A common question that eye doctors in Miami are asked is what exactly the macula is. Most people have heard of macular degeneration at some point in their life, but many do not know exactly what the macula really is. In short, the macula is the center region of the...
Retina & Light

Retina & Light

An eye doctor in Miami is often asked how people are able to perceive light and color. The answer to this question is complex, but it can be summed up in ways that are easy for the average person to understand. The retina is located in the back of the eye, which is...
Eyelids & Eyelashes

Eyelids & Eyelashes

 A common question that patients ask Miami eye doctors is what their eyelids are specifically for. Everybody knows that their eyelids are shut while they are sleeping and that this is a natural movement in order to keep them protected at night. However, many people...
Explaining Lacrimal Glands

Explaining Lacrimal Glands

Everybody knows that they can cry if they are going through emotional distress, or even if they are simply cutting up an onion. However, many people don’t know just how these tears are produced. If you ask your eye doctor in Miami what produces tears, they are going...
Discovering Aqueous Humor

Discovering Aqueous Humor

The eye consists of several layers that allow it to work the way it does. While some of the layers are incredibly thin, they are all critical to the overall functions of the eye. Miami eye doctors will most likely have a diagram of the eye on hand that you can examine...