First Aid Care: Corneal Abrasion

First Aid Care: Corneal Abrasion

Have you ever accidentally poked your eye, or gotten debris like sand or dirt stuck in your eye? This can cause a stinging or burning sensation and may lead to a condition called corneal abrasion. In today’s post, a top optometrist from Spectrum Eye Care discusses...
4 Steps to Prevent Contact Lens Infection

4 Steps to Prevent Contact Lens Infection

Contact lenses help provide safe and comfortable vision correction for over 40 million Americans. They are medical devices prescribed by a physician that must be handled with care. When mishandled, contact lenses can cause infections, impaired vision or even...
Hidden Signs of Vision Problems in Children

Hidden Signs of Vision Problems in Children

Healthy vision and clear eyesight are a vital part of children’s social and physical development. Children learn about the world around them by using their senses, and having clear eyesight helps them explore the world with confidence. Unfortunately, eye...
What Counts as an Eye Care Emergency?

What Counts as an Eye Care Emergency?

Everyone should undergo routine eye exam periodically to safeguard their visual health. You should also seek immediate help from an eye care professional if you experience an eye emergency. What counts as an emergency?   Noticeable Vision Changes If you notice...
What You Need to Know About Coats Disease

What You Need to Know About Coats Disease

Coats disease is a rare eye condition in which blood vessels in the retina don’t develop properly. The retina is the part of the eye that sends light images to the brain, a critical part in the visual process. This eye disease is usually diagnosed in childhood.   ...