Vision screening vs. Comprehensive Eye Exam

Many people think that a vision screening is the same thing as a comprehensive eye exam. They are not the same. Children usually get a vision screening at their annual doctor visit. But getting comprehensive eye exams can have many benefits to your overall health. Vision Screenings Vision screenings are quick and are limited in

By | 2019-09-18T02:01:14+00:00 September 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

What are digital lenses?

What are Free-form lenses? Free-form lenses are digitally manufactured lenses that are customized to fit your exact prescription. These newest types of lenses can reduce nighttime glare, sharpen your vision and make colors more intense. They are most beneficial to those with complex prescriptions. What makes them different? The design also processes complex convex curves

By | 2019-09-02T03:29:45+00:00 September 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Why should children get a comprehensive eye exam?

United Healthcare Vision states that “80% of what children learn in school is visual”. With so much strain on their eyes, it’s highly important that you take your child to get a comprehensive eye exam annually. Many people put off taking their children in for an annual eye exam because they don’t think they have

By | 2019-08-21T20:41:02+00:00 August 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Why is UV protection in eyewear important?

It’s summertime and we spend a lot of time in the sun. So is protecting your eyes from UV rays really that important? Here are a few reasons why you may want to grab those sunglasses on the way out the door along with your sunscreen.   UV rays from the sun cannot only cause

By | 2019-07-22T15:37:40+00:00 July 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Vitamins that are good for your vision

Vitamin A and Beta-carotene We’ve all heard that carrots are good for your eyes. That’s because they’re loaded with Beta-carotene, which is an antioxidant that turns into Vitamin A in our bodies. But what are the other foods that are good for your vision health? Spinach, apricots, onions, broccoli and grapefruit are good sources of

By | 2019-07-11T22:55:03+00:00 July 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

How often should you go to the eye doctor?

Eye exams good for your health? Optometrists say that our eyes are “the window to our soul”. That’s because an annual eye exam can show overall health problems. During a comprehensive eye exam your optometrist will be able to evaluate the health of your blood vessels and any underlying health issues. Diabetes and high cholesterol

By | 2019-06-29T19:09:11+00:00 June 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Myopia symptoms in kids

  Do you know how to recognize Myopia symptoms in kids?   Myopia is a widespread vision problem and is becoming more common in children. It’s more commonly known as “near-sightedness”, when objects appear clearer up close.   Research studies suggest that too much “screen time” contributes to the increased number of children struggling with

By | 2019-06-19T14:41:17+00:00 June 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Importance of Scheduling Your Ormond Beach Annual Eye Exam

Those who have been glasses or contact lenses wearer for years are more likely to diligently make it a point to have their annual Ormond Beach eye exam performed. It is the individuals who have no underlying eye symptoms and what they consider perfect vision that skip out on this crucial checkup of one of

By | 2019-02-12T17:51:11+00:00 February 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|