The Four Eye Conditions That Are Emergencies

Are you aware that these 4 eye conditions are eye emergencies? They could cause permanent blindness or vision impairment. Retinal Detachment: sudden appearance of floaters (dark or light specks floating in one’s vision), flashes of light in one’s vision and the...

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Hey Doc, What About That Online Eye Exam?

I’m proud to say that I am a member of the American Optometric Association and completely support their view regarding online eye exams. Opternative is the main player on the topic of online eye exams and they basically just do a refraction, determining what is needed...

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The Growing Myopia Trend

First off, what is myopia? Myopia is a refractive vision condition of the eye in which the images don’t quite reach the back surface, causing nearsightedness. In short, myopia= nearsightedness. More and more people all over the world are now myopic. Back in the 70s...

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Blue Light: What Is it and Why Should I Care?

Blue light is on the lower end of the visible light spectrum; it is also referred to as High Energy Visible (HEV) light. The visible light spectrum, as shown below, sits between Ultraviolet at the low end and infrared at the high end. The blue light that we hear so...

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