Computer Eye Fatigue

Computer Eye Fatigue

People spend more time on the computer now than ever and our eyes are feeling the strain.  Computer Vision Syndrome is becoming more prevalent, even in a younger population.  Eye strain at the computer is caused by a combination of 3 things.  Luckily there are many great solutions to alleviate these issues including computer specific glasses lenses, anti-reflective coatings and eye drops to improve comfort and vision.

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Nearsighted Farsighted and Astigmatism

Nearsighted Farsighted and Astigmatism

By far the most common question in optometry is to explain the three different types of refractive error, nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism.  This video will help demonstrate the physiology that causes blurry vision, all of which can easily be corrected by prescription glasses, contact lenses or LASIK.

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Eye Vitamins?

Eye Vitamins?

With so much false information circulating about the relevance of vitamin supplements for your eyes, it is important to look at the clinical trials.  This article highlights the important findings from the main study, the Age Related Eye Disease Study 2.  For some people vitamins can be useful, but for many, their benefits are not substantiated.  

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