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When it comes to diagnosing vision problems, there are a number of eye doctors from optometrists to opthalmologists that can help. Learn about the different fields and how each one can help you if you have poor vision or suffer from a debilitating eye disease.

Employers Need to Adopt Vision and Medical Benefits in the Workplace

How Employers Need to Adopt Vision and Medical Benefits in the Workplace

Your eye health is just as important as taking care of your overall health. More often than not, most of us only realize this after it’s too late to do anything about it. Some eye diseases exhibit little or no symptoms until the eye is severely damaged. In light of this, it seems that more […]

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What Your Eyes Say About Your General Health

What Your Eyes Say About Your General Health

They are more than just windows to your soul. The eyes are a means by which doctors can get an early warning of any number of health problems. This is why improving vision is not the only reason to have your eyes examined. Checking for Cardiovascular Problems In the search for clues about overall health, […]

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10 Questions to Ask Before an Eye Exam

10 Questions to Ask Before an Eye Exam

Eye exams are essential for everyone regardless of whether they have an existing problem with their vision or not, and help in keeping infections, disease, or common eye problems at bay. Asking these 10 important questions before an eye exam will keep you in the loop when it comes to your exam process and will […]

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The Difference Between Regular and Behavioral Optometry

The Difference Between Regular and Behavioral Optometry

If you haven’t really heard of behavioral optometry before, you’re not alone. The term isn’t an incredibly commonly-used one and it can be difficult to turf up information on the practice, let alone find a practitioner. At root, a behavioral optometrist is to a traditional optometrist as a chiropractor is to a spine doctor. Both […]

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Why You Should Get a Dilated Eye Exam

Why You Should Get a Dilated Eye Exam

When was your last eye exam? Think back a bit, and not just to the last time you fitted a pair of glasses. Specifically, think back to if and when you last had a dilated eye exam. We’re guessing that a lot of you are still thinking. Dilated eye exams take more time and money, […]

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Why is Vision Therapy a Controversial Topic

Why is Vision Therapy a Controversial Topic?

Vision therapy is a way to treat eye ailments and some learning disorders through a series of eye exercises. These exercises are usually done under the direct supervision of a developmental optometrist. The purpose of vision therapy is to improve eye coordination and visual perception. Visual therapy is a highly individualized program meant to address […]

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Key Differences Between Vision Screening and Eye Exams

Key Differences Between Vision Screening and Eye Exams

We’re willing to bet that the moment you saw the term “vision screening” in the title, you probably thought of a Snellen Chart (one of those boards with increasingly tiny letters). And when you saw the term “eye exam” you well, probably thought of a Snellen Chart again. We can’t really blame you. The two […]

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Vision Changes You Should Keep an Eye On

Vision Changes You Should Keep an Eye On

Anyone with less-than-sympathetic parents, coaches, or siblings has probably heard “suck it up” more times than they can count. By and large, a lot of us do. One of the more common treatments for a minor ache or pain is simply waiting and hoping it goes away tomorrow. However, as you might guess, that’s not […]

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How Vision Clinics Help the Aging Vision Population

How Vision Clinics Help the Aging Vision Population

As we age, our risk for vision problems increases. Just look at the array of eye conditions that affect individuals 40 and up, and many more popping up for those 60 and older. Conditions like glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and retinopathy are all commonly associated with advanced age. For this reason, vision clinics catering specifically to the […]

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How to Choose the Right Eye Doctor

How to Choose the Right Eye Doctor

Having regular eye exams is an important part of maintaining good eye health, but in order to have regular eye exams you need to find an eye doctor. There are so many of them to choose from that the process may feel a bit overwhelming, so how do you choose the right eye doctor? Optometrist […]

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New Fad of Implanting Jewelry in the Eye

New Fad of Implanting Jewelry in the Eye: Stupid or Trendy?

A new fashion fad is beginning, but is it really worth the dangers? The newest trend in jewelry is to have jewels implanted into your eye. Yes, you read that right! This new, unbelievable trend is called extraocular implants. Some of you may be asking “Why?” while others, no doubt, are asking “How can I […]

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