Tag 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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Computer Vision Syndrome is the medical diagnosis for Digital Eye Strain

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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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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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If you build it, will they come??

So we’ve finalized a name and logo (thank you again, Heather) and we’ve officially opened our Sports Vision Center for business.  To promote this new service we’ve done radio and print ads offering free sports vision screenings during June and … Continue reading

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Field Trip Report: Ridgefield, CT

So last weekend I traveled south about 3 hours to Connecticut to visit Ridgefield Family Eye Care.  I was interested in seeing how they run their vision therapy (VT) clinic and Sports Vision Institute.  It was quite an interesting visit … Continue reading

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12 signs you may have vision problems even though you can read 20/20.

Patients often equate 20/20 vision with being perfect vision.  It’s far from it.  It simply means that you can identify a small letter from 20 feet away.  Useful for truck drivers, athletes and pilots, but it doesn’t mean you have … Continue reading

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Part 2: I’m serious. They really do call me Dr. Prism.

At least the opticians do.  Nina always gives me that look that says “surprise, surprise” when I tell her that my patient needs some prism. Since I started prescribing prism in greater numbers, (I’ve prescribed more prism in the last … Continue reading

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