A visit to the doctor, any type of doctor, can fill your child with fears and anxiety. Visiting an eye doctor for an eye exam is no different for most children. Some of them can be very vocal about their worries while the rest can feel silently nervous about what to expect.
Many of the viruses, microbes, fungi, and parasites that can invade the human body may also attack the surface or interior of the eye. This leads to an infection that can affect any part of the eyeball or surrounding area.
Orthokeratology, or ortho-k, is a revolutionary way to treat vision problems like near- and farsightedness. This nonsurgical procedure eliminates the need for eyeglasses and daytime contact lenses through gentle eye reshaping while sleeping. [Read more…]
The National Eye Health Institute estimates that millions of people have vision problems every year. Without healthy eyesight, you won’t be able to do daily tasks properly. Let Southwest Vision Center help you maintain healthy eyes with these helpful tips: [Read more…]
According to The Vision Council, almost 90% of Americans spend more than two hours per day using a digital device. This constant use of technology can have serious effects on our eyes and health. Southwest Vision Center explains these effects further. [Read more…]
Contact lenses were available as early as the late 1880s. Through the years, technology has made it more accessible to everyone, from teens to seniors. If you are considering a switch to contact lenses, here are 11 facts you need to know: [Read more…]
According to experts, as much as 80% of learning comes through the eyes. This is why maintaining healthy eyes at an early age is important. Dr. Jennifer Lambart, our optometrist from Southwest Vision Center, has some tips for pediatric eye care. [Read more…]
While it has been said that the eyes are windows to the soul, they also provide glimpses into the world of health problems. Our eyes are essential for determining signs of diabetes, high blood pressure, and other forms of health issues. That is why it is important that you visit your eye doctor regularly for a routine eye checkup. An annual eye examination is also equally important. [Read more…]