We all know that routine eye exams are important for our eye health. They keep us up-to-date with our prescription, help assess any health concerns with our eyes, and ensure we’re seeing at our very best. But did you know that an eye exam can also save your life? There are countless health conditions or […]
Eye Exam Myths
“The only thing to fear is fear itself” said President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. He wasn’t wrong. We often avoid things that we’re afraid of, only to realize later that when we’re forced to face our fears, it’s not as bad as it once seemed. Countless people avoid going to the eye doctor each year because […]
Should I Get LASIK?
To the general public, LASIK is seen as either being a really nifty, 21st century, technology-savvy procedure, or it’s seen as a form of torture. It seems like half the population thinks “I would definitely try that,” and the rest say “you couldn’t pay me to do that.” For as terrifying as LASIK can sound […]
Dealing With Eye Clinic Anxiety
For some people, they don’t think twice about going to the eye doctor. Having that burst of air puffed into your eye? No sweat. Getting eye drops that dilate your pupils? No big deal. Touching their eyes to pull out contacts, or to put them in? Easy peasy. Then there’s the rest of us. The […]
Does My Child Need Glasses?
While each and every child is unique and individual, there tend to be some similarities. Kids love a good swing set or playground, and they love having some screen time. Kids also tend to be pretty curious, and they always seem to grow up way too fast. There’s another pretty common thing that kids share […]
CORNEA: Transparent front segment of the eye that covers iris, pupil, and anterior chamber, and provides most of an eye s optical power. PUPIL: Variable-sized, circular opening in center of iris; it appears as a black circle and it regulates amount of light that enters the eye. IRIS: Pigmented tissue lying behind cornea that (1) […]