Category Archives: binocular vision

Anti-Fatigue Lenses Reduce Digital Eye Strain and Headaches

 You don’t have to suffer from Visual Fatigue Have you ever thought about how many hours in the day you spend looking at a digital screen? I was thinking about it the other day, and really couldn’t believe that I … Continue reading

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Bifocal Contact Lenses vs. Monovision

It’s a battle that’s been “raging” since the mid-1980s when soft bifocal contact lenses were first introduced.  Vistakon got in to the game early with the Acuvue Bifocal and CibaVision followed shortly thereafter with their Focus Progressives.  Both were better … Continue reading

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Concerned moms have similar vision questions about Accommodative Esotropia

Yesterday, I had three interesting and completely separate inquiries in to an eye condition that is often detected at home (usually by mom) at a very young age.  My first question came from Kim, an elementary school classmate that I … Continue reading

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VisualEyes Therapy Center @ EyeWorks

Behold!  The new logo for EyeWorks’s vision therapy center!  Thank you again to Heather for the design.  And thank you to our staff for helping us come up with the name.  We’ve been seeing and helping patients in our therapy … Continue reading

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Vision therapy at EyeWorks

We’ve been helping patients with vision therapy since October, but it was only this week that we’ve come up with a name for that center.  Here you see three examples, but I’ve turned it over to our design specialist, Heather … Continue reading

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A busy Wednesday at EyeWorks…

Quite a busy day at EyeWorks today (Wednesday). Every Wednesday morning we start off with a staff meeting and for the 3rd week in a row, we’ve introduced a new member of the team. Kelley joins the team as an … Continue reading

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The top 11 things I’d tell new optometry school graduates after 11 years of practice

This post was done about a year ago with the title “Ten things I’d tell new optometry school graduates after 10 years of practice”.  I decided it needed an update… Eleven years ago in May I graduated from the University … Continue reading

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Vertical Heterophoria – A Different Look at Being Level-Headed.

I am not a student of fine art and although I appreciate the talent involved in being an artist, I never developed appreciation for much of anything that adorns the walls of the world’s museums of fine art.  That may … Continue reading

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It’s a complicated thing…

Vision, that is.  I realize it more and more every day with my own eyes and the patients that come in seeking help for their eyes.  Oh sure, it can be simplified and over-simplified.  Many people, including eye doctors do … Continue reading

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10 ways to tell you are overdue for an eye exam

I find it interesting to see how long some people go between eye exams.  Reasons range from busy schedules to financial considerations but this post covers some of them.  So to borrow from Jeff Foxworthy, “It might be time for … Continue reading

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