What is Amblyopia (“Lazy Eye”)?

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Many children and a few adults suffer from amblyopia, a condition that often manifests itself as a turned eye. It a condition that is very treatable when diagnosed early. What are the causes, symptoms, effects, and treatments available for amblyopia? Continue reading

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Ever Wonder “Why are my young kids’ eyes getting dilated?”

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Doctors usually dilate peoples eyes to examine the health of them and to diagnose certain eye diseases. Since most eye diseases show up in “older” eyes, why do doctors dilate children? Continue reading

What is the difference between the eye exam my child gets at school or from our primary care doctor and an exam at an Optometrist office?

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One of the biggest difference is that the school nurse and the general health care Doctor is NOT doing an eye exam, they are doing a vision screening! What is a vision screening? It is a limited eye test to … Continue reading