Tag Archives: Optometry

Contact Lenses That Let the Eyes Breathe

The front window of the eye is called the cornea.  It contains no blood vessels so that we can see through it clearly.  Contact lenses can actually inhibit the amount of oxygen that reaches the cornea.  Overwearing contact lenses can … 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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For the dog lovers.

Did you know in some areas that there are veterinary ophthalmologists?  I’m pretty sure they don’t prescribe eyeglasses and I can guarantee you they don’t believe in the effectiveness of vision therapy.  But I’m sure they deal with their share … 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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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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The top 10 things I’d tell new optometry graduates after 10 years of practice

Ten years ago this May I graduated from the University of Houston College of Optometry.  We had to wait two months to get our license to practice.  It was during that two month break that I took a cruise with … 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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