Tips For Your Child's First Eye Exam

Posted on: 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.
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2 Major Differences Between Glasses And Contacts

Posted on: 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.
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3 Serious Eye Conditions That Cause Floaters

Posted on: 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. Retinal tear Your retina is a structure in the back of your eye that senses light and transmits images to your brain.
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Is Your Computer Monitor Really Hurting Your Eyes?

Posted on: 23 March 2015

After a long day of staring at spreadsheets or screens full of code, your eyes feel dry and tired, and you may have a dull headache. You assume that the eye irritation will go away when you get away from the computer. But if your job requires this of you every day, are your eyes being permanently damaged? Learn about how your computer impacts your vision and what you can do to reduce the strain and irritation.
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