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Eye Exam

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF GLASSES OVER CONTACT LENSES?

2020-03-04T22:25:10-08:00

Eyeglasses: Can be an extension of your personality and make a great fashion statement Requires very little cleaning and maintenance Doesn’t touch your eyes to wear, therefore decreasing risk of eye infections Potentially cheaper in the long run since they don’t have to be replaced as often Can adjust amount of light entering your eye [...]

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF GLASSES OVER CONTACT LENSES?2020-03-04T22:25:10-08:00

HOW DOES VISION CHANGE WITH AGE?

2020-03-04T22:26:07-08:00

Changes in vision that occur with age include reduced pupil size, dry eyes, loss of peripheral vision, decreased color vision, and vitreous detachment.  The most common vision problem that comes with age is presbyopia, which is the normal and unavoidable age-related loss of focusing ability.  Different types of lenses can provide help for presbyopia.  The [...]

HOW DOES VISION CHANGE WITH AGE?2020-03-04T22:26:07-08:00

HOW DO I KNOW IF MY CHILD NEEDS GLASSES?

2020-06-20T16:01:06-07:00

Taking your child to an optometrist for an eye exam is the best way to learn if your child needs glasses.  Many children who need glasses aren’t aware that they do. Signs of vision problems in children include sitting too close to the television, squinting, sensitivity to light, difficulty with eye-hand coordination, and avoiding visual [...]

HOW DO I KNOW IF MY CHILD NEEDS GLASSES?2020-06-20T16:01:06-07:00

WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO MY EYE EXAM?

2020-06-20T15:57:09-07:00

You should bring your vision insurance and medical insurance information to your eye exam.  If you have no insurance but have a current AAA membership, bring your AAA card for a discounted rate on your comprehensive eye exam. If you currently wear any prescription lenses, bring your eyeglasses, sunglasses, and contact lenses so we can [...]

WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO MY EYE EXAM?2020-06-20T15:57:09-07:00

WHEN SHOULD I SEE AN OPTOMETRIST?

2020-06-20T15:50:39-07:00

You should see an optometrist at least once a year whether or not you believe you need vision correction. With the right technology, the eye is the only place in your body where your doctor can evaluate the quality of your blood vessels without cutting you open.  As such, an annual eye exam can detect [...]

WHEN SHOULD I SEE AN OPTOMETRIST?2020-06-20T15:50:39-07:00
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