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Everything You Need to Know About Dry Eye

Everything You Need to Know About Dry Eye

Dry eye is a disorder of the tears that commonly causes discomfort and eventual damage to the front surface of the eye. There are many different causes and components to the disease, which make it complicated to treat and assess. Once you get it diagnosed, however,...

What is a Visual Field Test?

What is a Visual Field Test?

The “visual field” is defined as “the area or extent of physical space visible to an eye in a given position” by the Dictionary of Visual Science. Perhaps you have opened up this article because your optometrist has recently recommended that you complete a visual...

Understanding Strabismus and Lazy Eye

Understanding Strabismus and Lazy Eye

An eye condition known as strabismus can result in misaligned eyes and can cause vision problems such as eye strain, headaches, decreased vision, or double vision.  In strabismus, one eye is aligned and looking straight ahead, while the other eye is turned inward...

Is Contact Lens Safety Important?

Is Contact Lens Safety Important?

Contact lens safety is always important in order to prevent infections, promote good ocular health, and improve comfort while wearing contact lenses.  Now, in the COVID-19 pandemic, contact lens safety is even more important.  The American Optometrist Association has...

Contact Lenses for Presbyopia

Contact Lenses for Presbyopia

Presbyopia is the natural development of farsightedness that begins to occur in your mid to late 40’s.  As we grow older, the focusing system of our eye becomes weaker and less flexible, and close objects will appear blurry without the help of a reading prescription. ...