Are You Suspicious Your Young Child Has Vision Problems? What to Look For
17 February 2016
Are you starting to have concerns that your young school-aged child can't see properly, and you aren't sure where to go? Consider taking your child to an eye doctor to have a proper vision screening completed right away.
All children should have their vision tested by an eye specialist before they enter kindergarten to make sure there aren't any issues hindering their vision. It isn't always easy for parents to diagnose vision problems, and there could also be signs you don't realize are related to the eyes.
Tips For Your Child's First Eye Exam
11 August 2015
The American Optometric Association (AOA) recommends that children have their first eye exam between six and twelve months of age. After this, an exam around the age of three and again before going into kindergarten is recommended to keep on top of your child's visionary status and any changes that may come about during their early developing years. Here are some tips to help your child's first trip to the optometrist, at a clinic like Beyond Vision in Millwoods, go smoothly.
2 Major Differences Between Glasses And Contacts
10 June 2015
For those of with vision problems, science has brought us eye glasses and contact lenses. But which one would benefit you more? Understanding the differences between glasses and contacts seems easy on the outside, but there are many hidden differences that may only become apparent to you later. To make sure that you are getting the best option for you, here are two of the key differences between the two.
3 Serious Eye Conditions That Cause Floaters
2 April 2015
Floaters, the dark specks and lines that drift across your vision, are usually harmless. What you see as floaters are actually the shadows cast by small pieces of debris inside the gel-like filling inside your eye. Sometimes, these shadows aren't harmless. They can be a warning sign of these three serious eye conditions.
Your retina is a structure in the back of your eye that senses light and transmits images to your brain.