This part of the eye is quite flexible. It can change its shape to help focus on objects at varying distances. What part of the eye is this? The lens! Welcome to the second part of our blog post focusing on the different structures that make up the eye. This week’s blog will focus on the lens’ function, anatomy, and related diseases. We hope you enjoy it!
Have you ever heard of the word retina? Sure you have; it’s something to do with the eye. Yes, it is a very important part of the eye, so this week’s article will be dedicated to the retina’s function, anatomy, and related diseases. We hope after you read this week’s blog post, you will be more knowledgeable on what the retina does. Happy reading! Read more
Is what we see with our eyes transmitted to our brain without any other influences? Why would what we hear make a difference in what we are seeing? The image in front of you, is as we see it, isn’t it? This week’s article will explore whether or not our sense of hearing affects what we see. We hope you thoroughly enjoy it!
You may have heard this before, or maybe you have thought it yourself. “Does wearing glasses make your eyes weaker?” Well, it is a valid question if you consider that according to the Vision Council of America, approximately 75% of adults use some sort of vision correction. So, let’s explore this question in detail in this week’s article. We hope you enjoy it!
It is inevitable that we are all aging every year, month, and even every second. Because as of right now, there is no magic potion to help us stop time. Not that we are suggesting that time should be stopped because some of us are quite frankly looking forward to aging (and specifically retirement). Right? Well if you are over the age of 40 you may have already started noticing small changes in your vision. What kind of changes? Read this week’s article to find out how aging affects our eyes and what you can do about it!
“Are My Glasses & Contact Lens Prescriptions The Same?” So many of us wear either contact lenses or glasses. We rely on them to get us through our day. Some people love one over the other, whereas others switch between the two. What many of us might not know, is that all prescriptions are not the same. Prescriptions do differ for contacts and glasses. Read all about it in this week’s blog post!
In today’s world, there are new technological advancements occurring every day. Our world has shifted and continues to shift towards being technology centered. Our daily interactions, for example, happen via smartphones. We can video chat with our loved ones from across the world. Our cars are moving towards being self-driven. Who would have thought (perhaps the makers of The Jetsons) that we would rely so much on technology so much and so quickly? Several technologies that have already been developed or are in development focus on using the human eye. And this leads us to this week’s topic. Read on to learn about some interesting technological advancements using the eye! Read more
As soon as a baby is born, visual stimulation begins. A baby’s surroundings provide constant information to them even before they are able to do much else like talk, walk, or sit upright. At birth, a baby’s eyes will still need to develop further to fully function as intended. How so? Read this week’s article all about baby eye development milestones. Read more
Your regular eye exam is coming up. You’ve booked an appointment with your local Victoria eye doctor, and are excited to get a new pair of glasses with an updated prescription. But, during your appointment, your optometrist notices some irregularities on your eyelid. He suggests you see an eye specialist. You, like much of the general public, probably think a routine eye exam is just about getting an updated prescription, or perhaps to check everything is okay with your eyes. However, an eye exam is more than just getting new specs. Read on to learn what an eye exam is really all about. It could save more than just your eyesight!
Why Does My Child Need An Eye Exam? Hey if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, right? Wrong. At least when it comes to your eyes. And it’s especially true when it comes to your child’s eyes. Read this week’s article and learn why your child needs to have their eyes regularly examined.