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Why Do I See Floaters in My Vision?

Why Do I See Floaters in My Vision?

It is possible that at your last eye examination, your optometrist may have mentioned the importance of coming back to the clinic if you ever experience flashing lights or are noticing new floaters in your vision. However, when you come into the office in this case,...

Why Do My Eyes Water?

Why Do My Eyes Water?

Our eyes are constantly producing tears to lubricate, protect, and keep them healthy. Sometimes, however, they can produce far too much water, resulting in blurry vision, tears running down our cheeks, etc. There are several causes and solutions for this, and these...

What is Keratoconus

What is Keratoconus

Keratoconus is a disease that affects around 0.054% of the USA population. There are a variety of reasons that keratoconus can arise and in the past few years, lots of new technology has emerged to help treat it. Our optometrists can provide you with the right...

What is Color Blindness?

What is Color Blindness?

It is likely that at some past eye examination, you have been screened for color vision deficiencies. Often, this comes in the form of asking you to discriminate a number/ shape from a background of random colored dots. Color vision deficits can be something that you...

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...

Don’t Overlook Your Eye Health

Don’t Overlook Your Eye Health

There is much more to an eye exam than a vision evaluation and the determination of a glasses prescription.  While this is certainly an important part of eye care, a comprehensive eye examination looks at much more, including a thorough assessment of the health of the...