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Will Sitting Too Close to the TV Hurt My Child’s Eyes?

Will Sitting Too Close to the TV Hurt My Child’s Eyes?

There is no scientific evidence that TVs emit rays that are harmful to your eyes. I know, I know, we have been led to believe that this is a huge problem, but the evidence just is not there as far as TV's themselves being harmful. However, if a child consistently sits...

Why Do My Eyes Burn When I Put in Eye Drops?

Why Do My Eyes Burn When I Put in Eye Drops?

"Why do my eyes burn when I put in eye drops?" This is one of the most common complaints I get from patients with dry eyes or if they are taking an eye drop to help fight an infection. The best analogy I can give is when you have really dry hands, the stinging/...

What Do You Check in a Routine Vision Exam?

What Do You Check in a Routine Vision Exam?

This is a great question that I get asked often. For our routine preventative exams, we will examine your vision, your eye pressure, and for contact lens patients, we measure the shape of your eye. Checking your vision is the starting point of the exam. If your vision...

What is New in Eye Care?

What is New in Eye Care?

I love this question and the list is quite long. I will highlight just a few things we have added to our office: Scleral Lenses: These are absolutely amazing custom contact lenses. They work for corneal disease, chronic dry eye, and high prescriptions (these lenses...