Why You Should Have An Eye Dilation Exam

Posted on: 10 July 2015

Eye dilation is a diagnostic tool that allows optometrists to diagnose eye diseases and other health problems in the early stages. This is important since people often don't experience symptoms of eye and other diseases until after permanent damage has occurred. Although the eye dilation exam doesn't hurt, it can be slightly uncomfortable. However, what may seem like an inconvenience can save your vision or lead to the detection of other serious health problems. [Read More]

Make Your Glasses Unique By Adding Gold Leaf Detailing To Them

Posted on: 4 June 2015

Having unique glasses can be difficult because so many of the frames are now mass produced. That means that anyone can go into a glasses shop and buy same pair of glasses that you own. If you want to be sure that you have the most unique glasses possible, consider customizing your glasses. The following guide walks you through a few ways to customize the frames of your glasses to make them truly unique with a gold leaf kit you can purchase at any craft store. [Read More]

Four Warning Signs Of Toddler Vision Problems

Posted on: 17 March 2015

Diagnosing eye problems can be tricky with toddlers since traditional eye charts are useless for this age group. Studies show that most eye problems are inherited, so if you or your partner have vision issues you may be concerned. You are right to be concerned since catching and treating some eye problems early enough can diminish their severity. Watch for these four indications to assess your toddler's vision. They could give you an early warning that it's time for a visit to the optometrist. [Read More]

Common Types Of Soft Contact Lenses

Posted on: 11 March 2015

If you have vision problems, even simple daily tasks may become very difficult. For many years, wearing corrective eyeglasses was the most common option for improving the vision. However, in the last several years, contact lenses have become a more popular way to correct the vision without changing your appearance. Soft contact lenses are most commonly used because they are more comfortable than hard, rigid contacts. These are the most common types of soft contact lenses and the advantages of wearing them. [Read More]