Understanding Vertical Heterophoria

Vertical heterophoria

Vertical heterophoria is an optical defect that is very hard to spot and diagnose. People suffering from this condition can have some very unpleasant symptoms that keep getting worse as they age.  Therefore, to recognize and help alleviate the symptoms, we must educate ourselves about this condition. In this article, we will discuss what vertical […]

What are the Symptoms of Binocular Vision Dysfunction?

Binocular vision dysfunction

We blame our modern era of constant screen time—both small and large—for all of our ills. When we experience symptoms such as frequent headaches, itchy eyes, or pain in the shoulders and back, we attribute them to “just another hard day in front of the computer.” Is that all there is to it or is […]

How Eyes Influence Our Sense of Balance

sense of balance

Most people think of the ability to see things clearly when you ask them what they think vision means. However, vision’s impact on our daily lives is much larger than just seeing things clearly. For instance, vision is significantly connected to our sense of balance.  In order to navigate the space around us and keep […]

Why is Cycloplegic Refraction Important?

Cycloplegic Refraction

Cycloplegic refraction is an important part of a comprehensive eye examination. It is used to measure the power of the eye’s lens and to help diagnose conditions such as lazy eye, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Cycloplegic refraction can also be used to monitor the treatment progress for these conditions. This article will discuss why cycloplegic refraction […]

Avoid These 8 Everyday Habits That Are Hurting Your Eyesight

Hurting your eyes

In today’s brave new world of tablets, iPhones, smartwatches, and other contraptions with large, electromagnetic pulse-emitting screens, keeping your eyesight intact may seem to be next to impossible.  It’s not only the 0’s and 1’s and their mechanical framework that hampers our ability to see.  Age-old habits that our grannies warned us against, such as […]

Good Eye Health Through Five Amazing Veggies

good eye health

We all know that vegetables are good for health. They contain many vitamins, fiber, minerals, and other important nutrients for our health. But did you know that eating certain veggies can help you maintain good eye health? Keep reading to discover what vegetables are amazing for your eyes and how they can prevent certain eye […]

How Damaging is to Use Electronic Devices in the Dark?

Use electronic devices

Most people know that looking at screens in the dark is bad for your eyes. But you may need to learn how damaging it can be to use electronic devices in the dark. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the harmful effects of using electronic devices in the dark and offer tips on how to […]

Feeling Hopeless About Possible Computer Vision Syndrome?

computer vision syndrome

We live in a world awash in digital displays. We stare at them as soon as we open our eyes in the morning, throughout our workdays, and even when we’re supposed to relax, it is in front of the TV or browsing through TikTok’s amusing content. Even now, while reading this text (although it will […]

How to Protect Your Eyes from UV Damage

Sunglasses are the perfect way to protect your eyes from UV damage

The Sun – it giveth life, and, if you’re not careful enough with it, it also taketh away. It is no secret that being overexposed to the sun’s rays can cause not only severe sunburns but also raises your chances of contracting cancer. However, your skin isn’t the only thing affected – your eyes can […]

3 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Cataracts

Regular eye exams can reduce risk of cataracts

There is no better prevention of eye diseases than regular checkups at the doctor. However, that doesn’t mean that we can’t do some things preventatively to make our doc’s work a little bit easier.  Today, cataracts are the number one eye condition affecting Americans over 40. Around 20.5 million Americans suffer from this condition, and […]