We meet dozens of parents and children every day who come in for eye exams, myopia treatments and other services. During these visits, we welcome and address questions or concerns that parents have about their child’s eye health. Because certain myopia treatments include contact lens wear, many parents ask whether they’re safe to wear for […]
Having healthy eyesight is important for your child’s physical, mental and social growth. This is why having regular eye exams is important. There are times that parents can easily spot if their kids have vision problems. However, there are cases when vision problems may be more difficult to spot.
If you notice that you’re having severe discomfort during a sunny day or under the lights on your desk or living space, you might have photophobia. You might feel that you need to squint more when you feel these triggers, and you might get headaches and light sensitivity.
Just because the weather is cooling down, it doesn’t mean that your kids should be kept indoors all winter long. In fact, there are many reasons to have them spend time outdoors, not least of which is to protect your child’s vision. Studies show that children who spend time playing outdoors in the sunshine experience […]
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that is common among people aged 50 and older. But what is AMD, and what can you do about it? What Is Macular Degeneration? The macula is the light-sensing part of the human eye, and a healthy macula provides clear vision. When macular degeneration occurs, the center […]