Seeing Better Than You Have Before

  • Is There A Treatment For Myopia In Children?

    22 February 2016

    Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a progressive condition that worsens over time. As a result, your child could need a stronger prescription each year to help slow the progression of the condition. If your eye doctor has diagnosed your child with myopia, here is what you need to know.   What Is Myopia? Myopia is a condition that causes your child to have trouble seeing objects that are farther away. When your child's cornea is too curved or the eyeball itself is too long, light that enters his or her eye is not correctly focused.

  • How To Save Money When Buying Prescription Eyewear

    4 February 2016

    It seems that prescription eyewear is very expensive when you walk into a store. It seems pretty high for some folded metal and glass. But don't worry—there are ways to save money in store even when you have a difficult prescription. Why Are Store-Bought Prescription Glasses So Expensive? Compare the price you pay in store to what you can buy online and there is often a huge gap. That's because you are paying more for the customer service.

  • Understanding Why Eye Exams Are So Important

    16 December 2015

    Many people across the nation are very diligent about taking care of their overall health. As such, they go to their doctor for checkups, immunizations, and when they are not feeling their best to get care and assistance. However, a large number of those same people do not take the same care with their eye health. In fact, there are a great many people who do not ever go to the optometrist until they are dealing with a major problem.

  • Should Your Young Child Wear Contact Lenses?

    30 November 2015

    There is no minimum age at which people can wear contact lenses. If your elementary age or pre-teenage child is pushing for contacts instead of eyeglasses, whether or not he or she should have them is solely up to you. However, there are factors to consider. Before making a decision, here is what you need to know about young people and contacts.  Is Your Child Responsible Enough for Contacts? Contact lenses require a great deal of care.

  • Questions To Ask Yourself If You Are Considering Contacts

    10 November 2015

    If you've been thinking about giving contacts a try, there are some questions you can ask yourself to determine whether or not you are a good candidate. There are many benefits that come with wearing contacts, but there are also some things you should be prepared for and willing to accept. Before you get contacts, you may want to ask yourself these questions: Can you get past the thought of touching your eye?

  • Get Your Asperger's Child Through An Eye Exam In A Stress-Free Manner

    28 September 2015

    If it's time for you to take your child in for an eye exam and they have Asperger's then you want to make sure you take extra steps so the appointment goes smoothly and without unnecessary stress for either one of you. Follow the tips in this article to have a more pleasant experience when you take your child in for their eye exam. Set up a walk through

  • 3 Things You Need To Know About Traumatic Cataracts

    17 September 2015

    A cataract is an eye disorder characterized by clouding of the cornea. Cataracts can develop as a natural consequence of the aging process, but they can also occur in response to eye trauma. The latter type of cataracts are known as traumatic cataracts. Here are three things you need to know about them. What are the signs of cataracts? After you suffer an eye injury, you need to closely monitor your eyes for signs of cataract development.