What is the Conjunctiva?

What is the Conjunctiva?

Many people hear their eye doctor in Miami talk about their conjunctiva when they come in for a visit, especially if they think they have pink eye. The conjunctiva is the clear membrane that covers the front of the eye and the inside of the eyelids, and it’s purpose...
The Complex Human Eye

The Complex Human Eye

Any Miami optometrist will tell you that the human eye is one of the most complex and useful organs in the entire body. While it’s one of the smallest organs, it’s complexity is on par with that of the human brain. There are so many parts of the eye that work in...
Talking About Your Blind Spots

Talking 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...
Photoreceptor Cells – Exploring the Eye

Photoreceptor Cells – Exploring the Eye

Eye doctors in Miami are often asked how people are able to perceive colors. 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 the part...
Discovering Astigmatism

Discovering Astigmatism

Many people hear their eye doctor in Miami say the word “astigmatism”, but have no idea what this actually means. An astigmatism is basically a defect in the natural lens or cornea of the eye that causes a person to see distorted images or unclear objects. It’s...