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Keep up to date on the latest vision news from our practice.

Freaky Floaters!

What Causes the Freaky Floater Phenomenon in Your Eyes? 

Start the School Year With Good Vision

As you might have guessed, a lot of school-based learning is achieved visually. Despite the well-known connection between eyesight and learning, a lot of people underestimate or are simply uninformed about vision problems, and don't include a visit to the eye doctor as part of their child's back to school...

Children’s Vision and Learning Month

When children struggle with reading and learning it can impact the entire family.

New study shows link to infections in contact lens wearers

A new study linking contact lens use with higher levels of bacteria in the eyes and an increased risk of infection brings to light the importance of proper hygiene practices for contact lens wearers.

June is Cataract Month!

Most people will develop cataracts later in life.  Learn more about what causes them and how they are treated.

Comprehensive Eye and Vision Examination

Learn more about your eye exam

Antioxidants and Age-Related Eye Disease

Macular Degeneration and Cataracts are the two leading causes of visual impairment. Read more....

Reading and Vision

Vision is often overlooked in children with reading problems.  A look at how vision impacts reading.

Glasses 4 Grades

Helping Westminter Students see clearly!

Helping Infants to Establish a Lifetime of Healthy Vision

Cooing, sitting up and crawling are signs that your baby is growing. Your baby's vision has stages of development too, but usually there are no signs to mark the progress. The American Optometric Association encourages parents to include a trip to the optometrist in the list of well-baby check-ups. Assessments...

Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

 
 

Glaucoma: “Sneak Thief of Sight”

Studies show that over the next 10 years the number of Americans diagnosed with glaucoma will increase by more than one million. The American Optometric Association (AOA) urges people of all ages to take control of their eye health through early detection to help minimize the risk of developing glaucoma, a disease that damages the optic nerve and often results in loss of sight.

 

Vision Health and Your Diabetes

Complications arising from diabetes can put patients at increased risk of developing a few eye-related conditions. These conditions include diabetic retinopathy, cataracts and glaucoma, plus several other conditions that can still worsen your vision. What is diabetic retinopathy? It occurs when excess blood glucose levels cause harm to the retina....

Are you Aware of the Risks of Diabetes to your Eyes?

Unfortunately, many people are not informed about the effects diabetes can have on your eyes. Diabetes is a disease that affects the metabolic process that results in increased blood sugar levels either because of insufficient production of insulin or because the body does not efficiently make use of the insulin...

Focusing on Retinoscopy

Sometimes, particularly when performing an eye exam on small children the optometrist will shine a beam of light in the eye. But why? This test is a retinoscopy examination, and it's a basic way to determine the refractive error of your eye. Whether you're near or farsighted, or you have...

Mobile Devices and Your Eyes

Have a look around- you're likely to discover that almost everyone is browsing, texting, clicking and playing on mobile devices. We can't deny that these devices are wonderful, because they allow us to be connected almost always. Nevertheless as these devices have small screens, many people often hold their smartphones...

Seeing Clearly with Multifocals

Presbyopia, or far-sightedness, is a common condition that usually starts to affect those over the age of 40. It's comforting to know that developing presbyopia when you already need glasses for distance vision doesn't mean you need to start switching between two pairs of specs. This is all thanks to...

Focusing on Lazy Eyes

Many our younger patients have a lazy eye. A lazy eye comes about when sight in one eye is suppressed. Vision might be suppressed if someone can't see well through one eye because of nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, or something that may be limiting clear vision in that eye. In...

Come Prepared

Ladies and gentlemen with eye examinations coming up in the near future, can we have your attention please? There are a few things you should tell our eye doctors to help make sure your exam is a useful one. Because vision can be affected by seemingly unrelated health conditions, you'll...

Night Vision: How Does it Work?

You wake from a dream in the middle of the night, or you're looking for a light switch or door handle or phone in a dark room. It's happened to all of us. A number of minutes pass before you can see again. This process, called ''dark adaptation,'' causes people...

Focusing on Presbyopia

Ever wonder why even those who never had glasses have a hard time seeing things up close when they reach middle age? With age, the lens of your eye is likely to become more rigid, decreasing your ability to focus on close objects. This is called presbyopia. And it's universal....

Playing Safe

It's of paramount importance to know what sorts of toys are the safest and the most beneficial for kids. Babies are born with an only partially developed visual system. There aren't many things that encourage a child's visual development better than playing, which encourages hand-eye coordination and a clearer understanding...

Focusing on Convergence Insufficiency

Too often, we meet smart kids who really enjoy camp and extracurricular activities, but just don't have an easy time at school. In truth, he or she may have a hidden vision issue that impacts learning at school. It's known as Convergence Insufficiency (CI). In short, CI is a problem...

20/20 Vision: The Facts

It's safe to say that everyone has stumbled upon the terms visual acuity and twenty-twenty vision. But what do these terms actually mean? When you have a proper understanding of them, you will see why your optometrist asks you to do more than simply read the eye chart. The term...

Get The Fresh Look

Don't you think you're ready for an updated look for your eyes? FreshLook® provides a vast range of colored contact lenses, so you can just intensify or radically transform the color of your eyes. This great line of contact lenses boasts such an extensive amount of choices, that you'll be...

Kids Welcome Here!

Children's Vision 1-3-5!

Family Vision Center strives to serve our patient's families but many times the littlest members do not receive recommended eyecare.  Children of all ages can experience blurry vision, fatigue, eye strain and poor vision development.  The best way to monitor for these problems is thru routine eye exams. 

Request Your Next Appointment Online

You can now request your next appointment online. Find out how...

Online Registration Forms

Fill in your patient history online, before your next appointment. Find out how...