The Right Type of Lens for Your Prescription Glasses

Posted on: 23 March 2020

Getting the right glasses as prescribed by your optometrist is the key to better eyesight. However, there are a number of choices you will have to make about the prescription glasses, and one of them is they kind of lens they will include. Here is a quick guide to some of the more common types. Plastic These are the cheapest type of lens. They are also lightweight and are ideal for low- or medium-strength prescriptions. [Read More]

Making Contact: Best Practices for Contact Lens Care

Posted on: 24 July 2017

Whether you already wear contact lenses or are thinking about switching from glasses, knowing how to take care of contact lenses is extremely important.  Just like your glasses, they're a vital part of your vision, but since they actually do touch your eye directly, ensuring that they're clean and well-maintained should be a top priority for you.  That way, you can ensure not only that your eyesight is at its best, but that you're also protecting your visual health. [Read More]

How to Help Your Child Recover From Strabismus Surgery

Posted on: 22 March 2017

If your child has strabismus (colloquially known as crossed eyes), an eye doctor may have recommended corrective surgery. Surgery is the ideal treatment option for strabismus. Contrary to popular belief, the condition doesn't always correct itself. Surgical correction offers the most likely chance of improved vision and better quality of life. Many parents worry about putting their child through surgery as they believe the recovery period will be too stressful for a young person. [Read More]

Understanding Optometrists

Posted on: 23 February 2017

When it comes to diseases or problems with your eyes, there are several professionals you can see. Whereas you may be aware of opticians, you probably have not heard of the word "optometrist" – yet you have probably used their services. The following information will help you understand more about the profession. Who is an Optometrist? If a doctor has earned the Doctor of Optometry degree, that makes them an optometrist. [Read More]