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High Blood Pressure & Eye Health

As most people know, having high blood pressure isn’t good for your heart & kidney health but did you know how it effects your eye health?  High blood pressure can cause damage to the [...]

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Amblyopia or Lazy Eye

Did you know that children do not outgrow crossed eyes. A child whose eyes are misaligned may develop poor vision in one eye because the brain will “turn off” or ignore the image from the [...]

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The Difference between Ophthalmologists & Optometrists

Do you know what the difference between an Optometrist and an Ophthalmologists is? As we are experts in the eye and vision care industry, these terms come second nature to us. However, we would [...]

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Concussions & Vision

Do concussions affect vision? Vision is quite significantly affected by a concussion. In some, any visual dysfunction may resolve in a short period of time, while in other cases may be ongoing [...]

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The Holiday Gift of Eye Care

It might sound weird or different but giving yourself or someone else the gift of eye care makes a perfect gift.  Health is the most important gift to give or to receive… If your loved one [...]

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Eye Structures

As we end this series we want to go over some of the structures of the eye: macula, vitreous body, sclera, choroid, & ciliary body. The Macula is the central & functional area of the [...]

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Retina get on my Optic Nerve

We now explore the retina and optic nerve.  The retina is a light-sensitive layer at the back of the eye that covers about 65 percent of its interior surface. Photosensitive cells called rods and [...]

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Iris-Pupil-Lens

IRIS: As we go deeper into the eye we meet Iris.  The iris is the colored circle surrounding the pupil. It changes the size of the pupil and allows different amounts of light to enter the eye.  [...]

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Cornea Facts

There is a joke in ophthalmology that goes, “I love jokes about eyes, the cornea the better.” Of course without our cornea we wouldn’t be able to read any jokes!  The cornea is [...]

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Explore the Eye with Us

This month we are going to take a tour of the Eye. It is an amazing organ that in split nano-seconds takes light and sends it to the brain and converts it to an image. Now we know this is a very [...]

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