Just because something is a common belief doesn’t make it true. A lot of things you have probably heard about your vision turn out to be false. Here are five common myths that have no basis in science
10 Neat Optical Illusions
Melt your brain and amaze your eyes with these optical illusions.
Blue Light and Your Eyes
Current understanding of the effects of blue light from digital device screens on your sight or your child's sight What is Blue Light Sunlight is made up of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet light. When combined, it becomes the white light we see. Each of these has a different energy and wavelength. Rays on the red end have longer wavelengths and less energy. On the other end, blue rays have shorter wavelengths and more energy. Light that looks white can have a large blue component, which can expose the eye to a higher amount of wavelength from the blue end of the spectrum. Where Are You Exposed to Blue Light? The largest source of blue light is sunlight. In addition, there are many other sources: Fluorescent light LED light Computer…
How to Choose Eyeglass Frames for Your Face Shape
Which frames will work with - not against - your face shape?
What is Computer Vision Syndrome?
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,…
Eye Health Tips
National Eye Institute, NIH, is dedicated to vision research that saves sight & reduces visual impairment & blindness.
How the Brock String is Used In Vision Therapy
Dr. Kellye Knueppel explains how the Brock string is used in vision therapy.
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Scientists find what on illegal contact lenses?
Think rinsing your eyes with hospital toilet water is revolting? In that case, what researchers found on knock-off contact lenses is sure to make you squeamish "Contact lenses are medical devices worn on living tissue; therefore, it is extremely important that they are purchased with a valid prescription." Published earlier this year in the Journal of Forensic Sciences , a case report from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's (FDA's) Forensic Chemistry Center found a majority of unapproved, counterfeit and decorative contact lenses tested positive for the kinds of microbial contamination frequently found in hospital waste water or spoiled food Respectively, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Bacillus cereus were just a pair of microorganisms identified in the…
68% of millennials report digital eye strain. How to soothe the ache
For most of us, looking at screens throughout the day is utterly unavoidable. So what can we do to protect our eyes?