3 Common Traits of People With Brown Eyes

One of the most interesting things eye doctors could tell their patients is that people with different eye colors display different personality traits. Numerous studies have shown connections between eye color and specific traits. For example, if you have green eyes,...
Bettering the Bifocal: Multifocal Lenses

Bettering the Bifocal: Multifocal Lenses

Presbyopia, or far-sightedness, is a common condition that often begins to affect those who are 40 or older. It’s comforting to know that having presbyopia when you already need glasses for near sightedness doesn’t mean you need to start switching between...
What All Smartphone Users Should Know

What All Smartphone Users Should Know

Have you ever thought about the effect your smartphone might be having on your vision? Tablets and smartphones are so handy when we’re on the go. However many people tend to hold their phones and tablets right in front of their eyes. This gives way to a number...
Shedding Light on Retinoscopy

Shedding Light on Retinoscopy

During your eye exam, your eye doctor might direct a beam of light into your eye, and hold various lenses in front of it. But what does this do? Firstly, this test is a retinoscopy examination, and if you have issues with accurate vision, this is a preliminary way the...
A Closer Look at Astigmatism and Contact Lenses

A Closer Look at Astigmatism and Contact Lenses

Have you considered contact lenses as an option to correct astigmatism? An eye with astigmatism has a differently shaped cornea, and that means that light entering your eye through the cornea struggles to come to a single focal point on the retina, resulting in...
Be Aware During National Diabetes Month

Be Aware During National Diabetes Month

Did you know that having diabetes puts you at risk for vision threatening eye damage? Diabetes is the primary cause of total vision loss in adults under 75 years old according to recent studies by the National Institute of Health. One of the most serious complications...
Computer Glasses: A Growing Necessity in Our Digital World

Computer Glasses: A Growing Necessity in Our Digital World

The need for computer glasses is growing as the digital age means many of us are spending hours in front of a computer or mobile screen each day, often resulting in eye strain, headaches, blurred vision, or neck and shoulder pain. These symptoms and others are often...