The Optic Nerve Is What Transmits Visual Data From The Eye To The Brain. When the optic nerve is damaged, our vision suffers. A group of conditions that threaten the optic nerve is glaucoma. In the United States, glaucoma is the second most common cause of vision loss and blindness, affecting three million people.
It is important that you plan on having an eye exam at least once every year. This is so we can check your vision, make sure no issues are present, and update your prescription for glasses or contacts, if necessary. If you haven’t been to the eye doctor in a while, here is a
If you wear glasses, you know the never-ending struggle to keep them clean of streaks, spots, smudges, and scratches. There are times when it’s tempting to just reach for the hem of your shirt, but if you want those lenses to last as long as they should, it’s important to clean them the right
What Is Vision Insurance? It’s that time of year again! Have you used all of your remaining vision insurance benefits? What Is Vision Insurance? Whether you received your vision insurance through an employer or you enrolled in a plan on your own, you may be curious how it works. Each plan differs based
How Do I Know When It's Time Whether you're sporting a pair of vintage specs, or you've simply had your frames for a while, we can help you recognize the signs when it's time to update to a new pair of lenses or frames. “How Do I Know When It’s Time?” Of course, the number
The Science of Sunglasses Have you ever wondered just what sunglasses do for your eyes, and how? It’s a little more complex than just dropping a dark filter over your vision. Different Tints Do Different Things Did you know that the color of your sunglasses’ lenses affects what they do for your eyes? This
Fighting The Drain Of Digital Eye Strain Every year, more than ten million patients visit eye doctors for problems related to digital eye strain. It doesn’t take much to produce digital eye strain—as little as two hours in front of a computer per day gives you a 90 percent chance to develop it.
Signs its Time for An Eye Exam It’s always a good idea to schedule regular eye exams, but there are several reasons for visiting your optometrist between those regular appointments. What do we mean by “regular appointments?” Well, that varies, largely depending on age. Children should have their first eye exam at six months,