Category: General vision articles

Vision Care Glossary

Vision Care Glossary Father showing digital tablet to son while studying at table

Addition (Add) Dioptric power added to a distance prescription to accommodate some finite distance such as for reading. The dioptric power of a bifocal segment. Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) An acquired retinal disorder characterized by degeneration in the central (macular) area of the retina. This is the leading cause of blindness in persons over age […]

What is retinal imaging?

What is retinal imaging? Close-up of an eyeball

Retinal imaging is a digital image taken of the retina, blood vessels, and optic nerve located at the back of your eyes. These images can assist in the early detection and management of certain eye diseases, including glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetes, and hypertension. How is Retinal Imaging Done? Retinal imaging is a simple, non-invasive procedure. […]

Set Children Up for Success This School Year With Healthy Vision

Set Children Up for Success This School Year With Healthy Vision Young girl doing school work on laptop

With children returning to the classroom this fall, many parents, guardians, and caregivers are busy buying school supplies to set them up for a great school year. However, they may not be including one of the most important steps for ensuring children’s long-term success in their back-to-school prep list – an eye exam.

The Dangers of Decorative Contact Lenses

The Dangers of Decorative Contact Lenses Woman putting on a contact lens

It’s hard to believe that Halloween is just around the corner! Although trick-or-treating and Halloween get-togethers will most likely be paused this year, there’s no harm in still getting dressed up for the occasion. Halloween costumes are always fun, even during a pandemic! If you decide to wear a costume this year, please keep the […]

Medical Management as a Tool to Improve Eye Health Quality and Reduce Costs

Medical Management as a Tool to Improve Eye Health Quality and Reduce Costs Medical management

Optimal eye health is the gateway to overall wellness. Without a proper care plan in place, it can be difficult to make arrangements for eye care and detect vision issues as well as potential diseases. That’s why managed eye care is critical for health.

Eye Safety at Home

Eye Safety at Home Man and woman on couch looking at a tablet

Imagine losing your vision due to an accident that could have been prevented. Your quality of life can be changed in an instant. Roughly 2.4 million eye injuries occur in the United States annually. These accidents can happen at work, in the home, or during sports causing vision damage and even blindness. The good news is that 90% of […]

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