Decorative (Plano) Contact Lenses

Colored contact lenses allow you to temporarily change your eye color whether or not you need to correct impaired vision. In this way, you can create a more subtle eye appearance, wear a crazy design for special occasions, or just enjoy a new eye color. Will Colored Contacts Change the Way I See? Yes, but … Continued

Categories: Contacts, Vision

Frame Your Face: Which Frames Look Best?

Finding frames that fit your face, your style and your budget isn’t always so easy. It’s tempting to just pick the first pair of frames that are barely acceptable than face the daunting task of sorting through hundreds of frames to find the perfect option. Luckily, there are a few tricks you can use to … Continued

Categories: Glasses & Frames, Vision

5 Benefits of Digital Radiography for Pediatric Patients

Digital radiography (DR) is the digitization of the traditional x-ray process. Digital radiography uses an electronic sensor to capture the image onto an image sensor or computer screen. While digital radiography has been around in the medical field, its many benefits are still not widely known. The following are five advantages of digital radiography for … Continued

Categories: Dental

Healthy Vision Month

Are You Ready to Celebrate Healthy Vision Month? Good vision is essential for everything you do from using the computer to playing or watching your favorite sport or TV show. Healthy Vision Month, an annual event held in May, encourages Americans to appreciate and safeguard their vision. 9 Ways to Protect Your Vision Healthy Vision … Continued

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Presbyopia Eye Drops

Hate Wearing Reading Glasses? Presbyopia Eye Drops Could Improve Your Age-Related Vision Problem Until recently, reading glasses or multi-focal lenses were the only options for vision changes due to presbyopia, an age-related problem that makes near objects look blurry. Fortunately, that’s changed with the introduction of new type of prescription eye drops. How Presbyopia Affects … Continued

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Pediatric Pulpotomies: What to Know

Does your child need a pulpotomy? Over half of six- to eight-year-olds in the United States have one or more cavities in their primary teeth, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Advanced or untreated decay may result in the need for a pulpotomy. If this dental procedure is new to … Continued

Categories: Dental, Oral Surgery

Dry Eye

Sometimes your eyes don’t make enough tears or the tears evaporate too fast because they don’t have the right amount of compounds in them. This is called dry eye. Up to 5% of Americans complain of some form of dry eye. Individuals who wear contact lenses or have undergone LASIK or other types of refractive … Continued

Categories: Eye Symptoms, Vision

Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

Similar to a bruise under the skin, a subconjunctival hemorrhage happens when a small blood vessel located between the sclera (white portion of an eye) and the conjunctiva (lining on the surface of an eye) breaks and covers the sclera with blood. Unlike broken blood vessels located under the skin which take on shades of … Continued

Categories: Vision, Vision Problems

Wandering Eye

A wandering eye is a type of eye condition known as strabismus or tropia, and it may be caused by damage to the retina or muscles that control the eye, stroke or brain injury, or an uncorrected refractive error like farsightedness. With a wandering eye, one eye deviates or wanders in a different direction when … Continued

Categories: Kid's Vision, Vision