Test your Eyes Annually.
We recommend that you have your eyes tested annually. This is to track any prescription changes as well as monitoring the health of your eyes. Glaucoma is a silent disease (no pain or redness) and often is found during a routine examination. Don’t take a chance with your eyes. Some damage done by diseases are ireversible.
Contact Lenses | Remember to give your eyes a break.
Contact lenses have become very comfortable, and are easy to overwear . This presents problems and infections that are unnecessary. It is very important to follow the guidelines as to the wearing schedule and disinfecting regimen. Our most successful contact lens wearers are those who give their eyes a break from the contact lenses.
Astigmatism is a vision condition that causes blurred vision due either to the irregular shape of the cornea, the clear front cover of the eye, or sometimes the curvature of the lens inside the eye. An irregular shaped cornea or lens prevents light from focusing properly on the retina, the light sensitive surface at the back of the eye. As a result, vision becomes blurred at any distance. Read more here
Nearsightedness, or myopia, as it is medically termed, is a vision condition in which close objects are seen clearly, but objects farther away appear blurred. Nearsightedness occurs if the eyeball is too long or the cornea, the clear front cover of the eye, has too much curvature. As a result, the light entering the eye isn’t focused correctly and distant objects look blurred. Read more here