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Ease Eye Strain in Today’s Digital World

According to recent survey, four out of five Americans spend significant amount of time in front of their computer or on a handheld device. Between work and home many people spend more than 10 hours everyday on a computer!  Newer devices are getting even smaller and more portable, which makes them easier to carry but [...]

By |March 24th, 2015|Technology, Vision|0 Comments

Eye Care Is More Than Just Blurry Vision

The fear of going blind is a scary thought in most people's minds.  However, Lighthouse International conducted a new survey showing six out of seven people that are at risk for, or who currently have, eye disease do not get annual eye exams. Some of the reasons people may forgo eye care is the cost, [...]

By |January 3rd, 2015|Eye Health, Optometry, Vision|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

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

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

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

To Get the Best Look at a Person’s Face, Look Just Below the Eyes

They say that the eyes are the windows to the soul. However, to get a real idea of what a person is up to, the best place to check is right below the eyes. This according to UC Santa Barbara researchers Miguel Eckstein and Matt Peterson, whose findings are published in the Proceedings of the [...]

By |November 27th, 2012|Vision|0 Comments

1-Day Contact Lenses For Comfort and Safety

I have a question for all of the contact lens wearers out there.  When is  your lens the most comfortable? The answer is invariably the first day you open a brand new package and put in a fresh lens.  Now imagine that everyday you can enjoy the feeling of having a new lens in your [...]

By |November 9th, 2012|Eye Health, Optometry, Vision|0 Comments