Why should you get a comprehensive eye examination?
It’s normal and common to think you only need to go to the eye doctor if your vision is blurry or you have problems seeing. You may feel that a yearly eye exam is a waste of time or money, but yearly eye exams are important, and an easy way to protect your eyes and overall health. If you’re like most people, you take your vision for granted.[...]
An examination of your retina is an essential part of a thorough eye examination
The back lining of the eye is the retina, which acts like film in a camera (remember those days?). The retina’s photo-receptors capture the light impulses that the front of the eye receives and focuses. The optic nerve in your retina transmits these impulses of light energy to the brain where the data is processed.[...]
Is your child's vision developing normally?
We assume our children will have normal vision, but for some, that will not be the case. It is estimated that up to 1 in 4 school age children will have some visual abnormality. In order for the visual system to work perfectly, many developmental milestones must fall perfectly into place. For instance, your infant’s eye coordination typically develops around the 8th week[...]