I recently read a blog post that covered a topic that we frequently discuss in our office – Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). In the blog post, Dr. Kendall Donaldson shared some interesting observations about how we spend most of our lives looking at screens – computers, tablets, smart phones, TVs, movies, video games – and, in turn,…
Where We Learn That Artificial Eyes Really Aren't Round At All
If you think that an artificial eye looks like a big glass marble, you're not alone. And you're wrong. We visit the people who made a prosthetic eye for a 5-year-old boy who lost an eye to cancer.
What Is Low Vision?
Low vision is a condition where patients experience blurred sight, partial sight, tunnel vision, or even being legally blind. Unlike many other eye impairments, low vision cannot be corrected through glasses or surgery. Even with corrective lenses and ...
A Journey Through the Human Eye: How We See
We depend on our eyes more than any other sense, however many of us take this precious gift for granted. Without them, we could not experience a beautiful su...
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
5 Tips for Healthy Aging of the Eyes
September is Healthy Aging Month, making it an ideal time to shed some light on an important issue that impacts millions as we age – our eyesight. With around 1.75 million people in the country having age-related macular degeneration, according to the National Institutes of Health, and another 2.2 million suffering from glaucoma, vision is …
The 3 Types of Conjunctivitis: What You Should Know
Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the conjunctiva - the thin covering of the white part of your eye and inside of your eyelids.
EYEGLASSES Trends 2017: What To Wear?
Fashionable Glasses. 2017 Eyeglasses Trends. It's a party of colours, reds and browns being at the top, and a party of cool geeks.
Why Optometrists Dilate Your Eyes
Optometrists dilate your eyes to help your irises widen. This perspective allows them to recognize symptoms of certain eye conditions more quickly.
Why Does My Eye Twitch?
8 causes of and fixes for that annoying eyelid twitching.