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Interesting Facts About Eyes

Interesting Facts About Eyes

Though we take it for granted, the miracle of vision is one of the greatest gifts we have just by virtue of being members of the human race. Just simple things like seeing a deer in the wilderness, watching our favorite sports teams and viewing great works of art...
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History of the Eye Exam

History of the Eye Exam

What do people think of when they hear the names Hermann Snellen and Steve Jobs? Jobs is obvious, but Snellen, not as much. Yet they were both visionaries, so to speak, in their respective fields. The Netherlands is justifiably well known for beautiful tulips,...
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Eye Puff Explained

Going to visit the eye doctor is a mostly painless and pleasant experience. After all, taking care of your eyes is an extremely important activity as is receiving the necessary adjustments in your prescription to your corrective lenses. There is one test, in...
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Understanding Vision Prescriptions

Understanding Vision Prescriptions

Eye exams are pretty straight-forward: a patient goes to the doctor, the doctor measures eyesight, and the patient is out the door. One thing that a lot of people do not understand, however, is the prescription that one gets from the eye doctor. What do all of those...
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How Antibiotics Can Damage Eyes and Vision

How Antibiotics Can Damage Eyes and Vision

The eyes are one of the most difficult body parts to treat once they’ve been beset by vision problems such as retinopathy and macular degeneration. As medical science advances, however, more and more progress is made with drugs that can effectively stem the tide of...
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