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What to Expect from a Dilated Eye Exam

What to Expect from a Dilated Eye Exam

Dilated eye exams allow eye doctors to get a better view of the inside of the eye. If you have never had a dilated eye exam before, you may be wondering what to expect - or if you even need one. Dilated eye exams are recommended on a yearly basis for anyone age 60 or...

What Causes Bloodshot Eyes?

What Causes Bloodshot Eyes?

“Bloodshot” eyes are eyes that appear red and irritated. This phenomenon is caused by blood vessels becoming dilated near the surface of the eye. Most people have the experience at some point of looking into the mirror and being greeted by their own red, bloodshot...

Orthokeratology: An Alternative to LASIK?

Orthokeratology: An Alternative to LASIK?

Myopia sufferers rejoice: there is a non-invasive alternative to LASIK eye surgery! Orthokeratology, or Ortho-K, is an alternative treatment for myopia, or nearsightedness, that does not require surgery and allows patients to spend their days with improved vision...

How to use the Amsler Grid

How to use the Amsler Grid

The Amsler grid is a simple tool that can be used at home to test the eyes and monitor certain vision problems. The Amsler grid is most often used by people who suffer from macular degeneration. Macular degeneration is an eye disease that results in vision loss due to...

Progressive Lenses

Progressive Lenses

What are progressive lenses? You may have heard this term tossed around among friends, colleagues, or your optometrist's office. If you are close to reaching a “certain age” and your vision is not what it used to be, progressive lenses may be a good choice for you in...

What is Nystagmus?

What is Nystagmus?

Nystagmus is a condition in which the eyes move around uncontrollably and the sufferer is not able to focus their eyes on command. The Nystagmus definition specifies that the eyes make repetitive movements that are not controlled. These movements can be circular, side...

Knowing Bell’s Palsy and Its Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Knowing Bell’s Palsy and Its Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

We often associate paralysis with spinal trauma, and particularly paralysis of one side of the face with a stroke. While these conditions can indeed lead to paralysis, Bell’s Palsey is another condition that can produce this same result. But what is Bell’s Palsey?...

Why do we Blink?

Why do we Blink?

  Blinking is such a common occurrence that it is easy to forget that you are even doing it. It isn’t something that requires thought or effort. On average, humans blink 15-20 times per minute, which is significantly more than many other animals. Blinking 15-20 times...

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