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...
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...
Discovering Diabetic Retinopathy

Discovering Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetes is a health condition that can affect many different parts of the human body, including the eyes. In fact, Miami eye doctors will see patients who are diabetic on a frequent basis, even outside of their annual appointment. There are many ways diabetes can...
Digging Deep into Heterochromia

Digging Deep into Heterochromia

A condition that’s uncommon but will likely be seen by a Miami eye doctor during their career is heterochromia. This is a condition where a patient has two different eye colors, one in each eye. The colors a patient has in each eye can vary, some people have one green...