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Revolutionary Routine Eye Exams

by Dr. Adam Clarin I was proud to join my father, Dr. Bruce Clarin, in the practice of optometry six years ago. Upon graduating, I felt my book knowledge was second to none, and I was proud to join an optometrist who also kept up with the latest in eye care education and current research. [...]

By |October 20th, 2014|Eye Health, Technology|0 Comments

Pixels Are In The Eye Of The Beholder

Searching for another Ultra HiDef television or a high-end cell phone? It looks like tech fans interested in a sharper view are sometimes paying for a larger number of pixels than their eyes can really see. With regards to televisions touting new 4k innovation, "a regular human isn't going to see a difference," said Raymond [...]

By |December 16th, 2013|Technology, Vision|0 Comments

Eye Tips For The Barbecue

The dog days of summer are upon us, and in Miami that means barbecue season is here.  Whether you're a novice or an accomplished chef, there are eye care tips that can help make your grilling experience a little safer on the eyes. Proper eye care, just like grilling, starts with food preparation.  Chopping onions and peppers, especially hot [...]

By |July 13th, 2013|Eye Health|1 Comment

In Eye Care, ‘Good’ Bacteria Can Battle ‘Bad’ To Prevent Infections

Just as predators attack their prey in the wild, there are bacteria that hunt and destroy other bacteria. Scientists have now found a way to put these predator microbes to work -- to attack dangerous bacteria that cause eye infections and have grown resistant to antibiotics. This study was performed by Daniel Kadouri, PhD, an [...]

By |June 24th, 2013|Eye Health|2 Comments

Your Brain, Not Your Eyes, Keeps Color Vision Constant Across Lifespan

Inside the eye, tiny photoreceptors called cones are activated by light.  Each cone is stimulated by a different color, and together, the three types of cones make up the wonderful spectrum of colors we can see. But did you know that cone receptors in the human eye lose their color sensitivity with age? Interestingly, our [...]

By |May 28th, 2013|Vision|0 Comments

Can You Hit a 90 Mph Baseball? Scientists Pinpoint How We See It Coming

How does San Francisco Giants slugger Pablo Sandoval hit a 95 mph fastball, or tennis star Venus Williams return her sister Serena's 120 mph serves? For the first time, vision scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have identified how our brains track fast-moving objects. The discovery advances our understanding of how humans predict the [...]

By |May 21st, 2013|Optometry, Vision|1 Comment

Children May Avoid Eyeglasses By Playing Outdoors

Two new studies add to the growing evidence that spending time outdoors may help minimize nearsightedness in children, and therefore decrease their need for eyeglasses. A study conducted in Taiwan, which is the first to use an educational policy as a public vision health intervention, finds that when children are required to spend recess time [...]

By |May 5th, 2013|Eye Health, Eyeglasses|2 Comments

Step by Step Lasik Procedure

Considering a Lasik procedure can be a scary though. However, it has the highest patient satisfaction rate of any elective surgery. Knowing what to expect during the surgery will help make you feel comfortable and confident in your decision to correct your vision with Lasik. Here is a step by step guide to Lasik procedure. [...]

By |April 26th, 2013|Eye Health, Vision|0 Comments

Two Eyes Walk Into A Bar…

Two eyes walk into a bar - after sitting down, one eye says to the other “between the two of us, something smells!” Alcohol is known to cause decreased visual performance with slow pupil reactions, less peripheral vision and lower contrast sensitivity. Most people assume that alcohol only affects your eyes while you're drunk, but [...]

By |March 12th, 2013|Eye Health|0 Comments

The NFL Combine’s Blind Spot

Geno Smith, one of the top quarterback prospects in this year’s NFL Draft, threw for more than 4,200 yards, heaved 42 touchdowns, and completed 72.1 percent of his passes during his senior year at West Virginia University. At the NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium this weekend, we’ll find out how many times the [...]

By |February 23rd, 2013|Eye Health, Optometry, Vision|0 Comments