My kid sees fine. Does he really need an eye exam?
Yes. A comprehensive eye exam tests vision but also monitors eye health. The AOA recommends that the first comprehensive eye examination, including dilation of the pupils with eye drops to examine the peripheral internal structures of the eyes, should occur at age 1, and then again at ages 3 and 5, if no problems are… Read More »My kid sees fine. Does he really need an eye exam?
Chronic Irritation, Itching, Crust, Redness: I want to look and feel better. Do I have to live like this forever?
There are many different causes of chronically irritated eyes. Itching, crusting, or watering are not always due to simple allergies. Rewetting or allergy eye drops often do not provide lasting relief, because they do not combat the underlying problem at the root of the condition. We offer a customized approach for better results. Common symptoms… Read More »Chronic Irritation, Itching, Crust, Redness: I want to look and feel better. Do I have to live like this forever?
Contact lenses: Why can’t I sleep in my contacts?
Patients ask me all the time: “My coworker sleeps in his contacts, but he has the kind you can sleep in. I want those — I saw them advertised on tv.” Wearing contact lenses (even the brands with the latest oxygen-permeable technology) restricts the flow of oxygen to certain parts of the eye, which can… Read More »Contact lenses: Why can’t I sleep in my contacts?
Comprehensive Eye Examination: What is it, and why should I have it every year?
A comprehensive eye examination consists of a series of tests designed to gather data and observe the health of the eyes to ensure that there is no development of eye disease. In addition, the doctor will work with you to arrive at a prescription for glasses, if necessary, for your most comfortable and clear vision.… Read More »Comprehensive Eye Examination: What is it, and why should I have it every year?
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