Eye exams are commonplace for some people, and completely foreign to others. If you've spent most of your life without having vision deficits, there's a good chance that you've never been seen by an eye doctor. If you're going in for your first eye exam and don't know what to expect, then these are the three most likely steps that your eye doctor will take with you. 1. Pressure Test [Read More]
How To Prevent Your Eyewear From Breaking
It is an investment to buy eyeglasses, and when it comes to how important your vision is, you will want to make sure that you protect this investment. However, due to the fact that glasses are often worn daily and can be incredibly fragile, there is a good chance that they can become damaged. To make sure that you have your glasses for some time and that you do not have to visit the optometrist to have them repaired, here are several tips that will help you protect them and prevent unnecessary damage. [Read More]
What Type Of Vision Loss Treatments Are Available?
Many people experience myopia as they age, but it typically isn't a cause for concern. However, when vision loss is sudden or severe, it may be a sign of more serious problems. Vision loss can sometimes be irreversible, depending on the cause. If your vision is rapidly changing, you'll need to see an eye doctor right away. Only a doctor can determine the cause of your decrease in vision and prescribe the appropriate treatment. [Read More]
Signs You Could Be A Good Candidate For SMILE Surgery
The world of laser eye surgery has continued to grow and develop. Each year, procedures become safer and more precise. One of the most recent procedures to become popular is called the SMILE (small incision lenticule extraction) procedure, which involves amending the shape of the eye with only a small incision in the cornea. If you are nearsighted or suffer from astigmatism, you might be wondering if this is a good procedure for you. [Read More]