Despite using them daily, it can be easy to forget to take care of our eyes. We know to protect them from sharp objects and wear sunglasses, but there’s so much more inside our eyes that we may not think about until something goes wrong. That’s why you should get a regular eye exam rather […]
What Can Be Diagnosed from a Kid’s Eye Test?
Children grow up fast, and their vision grows with them. Their eyes help them learn, develop, and play. Regular eye exams can help them get the most out of their adventures. A comprehensive eye exam allows your optometrist to track your child’s visual development, and detect conditions and refractive errors that, without intervention, might progress […]
Why Is it Important to Take Care of Your Eyes?
Your eyes help you navigate everyday life and take in all of the memories you’re making. Taking care of your eyes now can help prevent eye issues and diseases in the future. Routine eye exams and preventative health measures can help keep your eyes healthy. Extra maintenance like vision therapy can strengthen the connection between […]
How to Slow Down Eyesight Deterioration?
When you have a refractive error that seems to increase with every visit to your optometrist, you may wonder how you can protect your vision in the long term. There are ways you can preserve your vision as an adult, but it is especially helpful to protect children’s sight while they are young so they […]
Is Lazy Eye the Same as Strabismus?
While lazy eye and strabismus may have similar qualities, there are some key differences. They both typically develop in childhood, and the only way to diagnose them is to bring your little one in for a comprehensive eye examination. Read on to explore the differences between lazy eye, medically known as amblyopia, and strabismus. What […]
How To Tell if a Toddler Needs Glasses?
Our visual system begins developing the moment we’re born and continues to develop throughout childhood. Prescriptions for eyewear may not stabilize until a person reaches the age of 18. This means your vision can change over time and annual eye exams for children are critical to their development and eye health. Many children have undiagnosed […]
How Long Do Glasses Prescriptions Last?
When you have a refractive error, your vision may continue to change throughout childhood and adulthood. It is also possible that changes to your vision may slow down or seemingly stop altogether. But that doesn’t mean you don’t need an updated glasses or contact lens prescription. Why Is it Important to Visit Your Eye Doctor […]
What Happens at an Eye Exam for Kids?
Sometimes, we all wish we could see the world through a child’s eyes, experiencing everything like it’s new again. In fact, because your child is experiencing so much for the first time, their vision has to provide them with everything they need to enjoy these moments with clarity, comfort, and confidence. Eye exams are an […]