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
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


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