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Strabismus (Crossed Eyes)

If your eyes are unable to remain aligned, you may develop a condition called strabismus. This effect may be persistent, present all the time, or intermittent. In order for you to have clear vision both of your eyes must remain fixed on the object you are viewing. When one becomes…

Published: 2016-02-24Read Article
Astigmatism

Astigmatism is the result of the eye’s physical characteristics. It is quite similar to myopia or hyperopia in that respect, though it is not nearly as common as either. Where myopia or hyperopia cause vision impairment because they focus light in front or behind the retina, respectively, astigmatism is caused…

Published: 2016-02-24Read Article
Hyperopia (Farsightedness)

Hyperopia affects an estimated 1 in 4 people. Hyperopia - also known as farsightedness - is very manageable with the use of modern treatments. Farsightedness is the result of the focal point of incoming light being behind the retina as opposed to its surface. This is usually due to changing…

Published: 2016-02-24Read Article
Myopia (Nearsightedness)

Myopia - also commonly referred to as nearsightedness - is a refractive error of the eye. It is a result of physical properties of the eye, such as the length and width of the eye relative to the curvature of the lens. The result of these physical factors is the…

Published: 2016-02-24Read Article
Presbyopia (Aging Eyes & Vision)

The natural degeneration of our body is a byproduct of aging. This process, upon which we all undertake from the moment we’re born, results in presbyopia. Ultimately, all people will be impacted by presbyopia. Symptoms of Presbyopia Presbyopia is unique in that its symptoms are paralleled by one's natural life…

Published: 2016-02-24Read Article