Your Eyes and Vision

How The Eyes Work:  Our ability to "see" starts when light reflects off an object at which we are looking and enters the eye. ... Read More


Children's Vision:  About 80 percent of all babies are born farsighted --  Read More... 

More Information: Your Child's Growing Eyes


Computer Vision:

Straining at the Screen
Office Ergonomics
Ergo-robics
The Desk Workout



Mature Vision:  Most changes in vision occur in the early and later years of life.... Read More


Reading and Vision:   Good vision is vital to reading well. 

Eight vision skills needed to read... Read More



TV and Vision:  Eye care experts generally agree: Watching television will not harm your eyes or vision if the TV room is lit properly and if you follow a few viewing tips... Read More

Vision Conditions

Astigmatism:

What is astigmatism?

Astigmatism occurs when the cornea, which is the front surface of your eye, or the lens inside your eye is slightly irregular in shape ... Read More

Nearsightedness:  Myopia, or Nearsightedness, occurs when near objects are seen clearly, but distant objects do not come into proper focus ... Read More

Farsightedness:  Hyperopia, or Farsightedness, occurs when distant objects are usually seen clearly but close ones are not brought into proper focus ... Read More


Presbyopia: Presbyopia occurs when the crystalline lens of your eye loses its elasticity ... Read More


Cataract:  While a comprehensive eye examination can determine for certain if you have a cataract forming, there are a number of signs and symptoms that may indicate a cataract... Read More


Double Vision:  If you see two of whatever you are looking at, you may have a condition known as double vision, also referred to as diplopia ... Read More


Spots and Floaters:  Do you occasionally see specks or threadlike strands drifting across your field of vision?... Read More

Eye Diseases

Blepharitis: If your eyelid rims are red and irritated, if they burn and itch or if you've noticed an oily discharge or scaly skin around them, you may have an inflammatory problem called "blepharitis"... Read More


Conjunctivitis:  Red, watery eyes, inflamed lids, blurred vision and a sandy or scratchy feeling in the eyes may indicate that you have conjunctivitis ... Read More


Diabetes:  A disease that prevents your body from making or using insulin to break down sugar in your bloodstream, can affect your eyes and your vision.  Fluctuating or blurring of vision, intermittent double vision, loss of peripheral vision and flashes and floaters within the eyes may be symptoms related to diabetes... Read More


Dry Eye: If your eyes sting, itch or burn, you may be experiencing the common signs of "dry eye." ... Read More


Glaucoma:  The most scary thing about glaucoma is that it can steal your vision gradually and without your noticing. The best defense against glaucoma is a  eye examination ...Read More


Macular Degeneration: Age related macular degeneration or ARMD is the most common cause of irreversible vision loss for people over the age of 60 ... Read More


Styes: A small area of redness and pain on the margin of your eyelid may indicate that you have a stye, known in medical terms as an external hordeolum... Read More