Can Tetris cure Lazy Eye? Tetris, released in 1985, has stood the test of time and now may prove to be useful to treat Amblyopia, or more commonly referred to as Lazy Eye. According to a study conducted by McGill University scientists, Tetris has shown to treat lazy eye by having both eyes, not just […]Read More Can Tetris cure Lazy Eye?
Hey Everyone! Are you experiencing irritated, watery, scratchy, dry eyes? These might be symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome caused by prolonged use of electronic devices such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones. The Vision Council (https://www.thevisioncouncil.org/index2.cfm) has provided a diagram for PC, laptop, and mobile users on how to use these devices while minimizing ocular strain.Read More “Eyegonomics” when using your electronic devices
Something to See… In 1988, Dr. Marguerite McDonald performed the first Laser Vision Correction procedure on a living human being in the world. The procedure was performed on a woman, who had developed a cancer in her eye socket.Read More Lifes Work: Dr. Marguerite McDonald
Astigmatism is visual condition where the cornea is steepened rather than circular and causes light entering the eye to refract incorrectly. This irregular shape of the cornea can cause blurry or distorted images and may have an impact on your night driving. A dilated eye exam can detect this refractive error. Astigmatism can be altered […]Read More Astigmatism and Treatment
I really enjoy practicing in the world of primary eye care. Refractions, non-invasive procedures, and providing eye wear and contact lenses to the public are a worthy calling for eye care professionals. But sometimes the medical and vision needs of patients become a little more complicated, and we must coordinate a higher level of care […]Read More Eye Care Emergencies- Now or Later? written by Jason Smith OD,MS,FABCO
We all depend on our eyes for day to day activities. Professional athletes are no exception. Athletes not only need reliable vision for their everyday lives, they need their vision to excel in their sport . In some cases, the success of an athlete’s career is determined by their reflexes and skill set. Without the […]Read More LASIK Surgery-Improving your Athletic Performance
What is LASIK? LASIK is an elective procedure that can correct certain refractive errors in patients eyes. In less than 10 minutes, the LASIK procedure can treat a vast range of refractive errors such as, nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. The LASIK procedure corrects these refractive errors by reshaping the cornea, the clear front part of […]Read More Advantages and Risks Associated with LASIK Surgery
Ehh, Whats up Doc? Bugs Bunny had the right idea! Carrots contain a high amount of vitamin A, which is an essential nutrient for healthy vision. Eating carrots will provide you with vitamin A but it is not limited to what Bugs Bunny ate. Vitamin A is also found in milk, cheese, egg yolk, and […]Read More May is Healthy Vision Month! Take care of your vision with these simple techniques!