Myopia

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ICL Surgery: What to Expect

by Russ Lazarus February 25, 2021

Over 1 million ICLs have been implanted globally. An implantable collamer lens (ICL) is an artificial lens that’s permanently implanted in the eye, this surgical […]

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Guide to Implantable Contact Lenses

by Russ Lazarus February 25, 2021

Have you been told you cannot have laser eye surgery? ICLs may be the solution. If you are considering laser vision correction surgery, an implantable […]

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LASIK Eye Surgery: 5 Myths and Facts

by Russ Lazarus February 15, 2021

Here’s the most common myths and facts on laser eye surgery. While LASIK eye surgery has become the most popular refractive surgery in the U.S, […]

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Contact Lenses for Astigmatism

by Russ Lazarus February 11, 2021

Approximately 1 in 3 people have astigmatism, a vision condition that causes blurry and distorted vision. If you have astigmatism, there is a wide variety […]

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What Is a Macular Hole?

by Devora Kramer February 3, 2021

Macular holes affect up to 4 in 1,000 people above the age of 55.  A macular hole is a small tear in the center of […]

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Help! My Child Dislikes Online Learning

by Devora Kramer January 26, 2021

The current COVID-19 pandemic has children learning through digital platforms for up to 7-10 hours a day! But what can you do when your child […]

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Near Point Visual Stress (NPVS)

by Devora Kramer January 23, 2021

Modern science now understands why long hours of reading and screen time can lead to eye strain. When the visual system struggles to meet the […]

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What’s Worse: High Myopia or Smoking?

by Devora Kramer January 11, 2021

Smoking can lead to the development of sight-threatening eye diseases — but did you know that myopia can also increase your risk of these serious […]

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Myopia Management for Athletes

by Devora Kramer January 11, 2021

Rarely do you think about your eyes when preparing for a big game… until your glasses slip off your face or your contact lenses pop […]

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How Does Ortho-K Work?

by Devora Kramer January 5, 2021

Ortho-k contact lenses gently reshape the curvature of the eye to improve vision and control myopia progression.  Nearly 30 percent of Americans suffer from myopia.  […]

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Ortho-K: Top 10 FAQs

by Devora Kramer January 4, 2021

Orthokeratology (ortho-k) is quickly becoming the gold standard for myopia management in children.  We have provided the top 10 most frequently asked questions about ortho-k […]

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The Benefits of Outdoor Play for Children with Myopia

by Devora Kramer January 4, 2021

Not only does spending time outdoors have significant health benefits, it can even help to slow down myopia progression in children.  Myopia, more commonly known […]

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Should I Be Worried About Myopia?

by Devora Kramer January 4, 2021

Myopia (nearsightedness) progression in children doesn’t only result in a rapidly increasing optical prescription, it can also lead to some serious sight-threatening eye conditions in […]

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Can Your Child Benefit from Myopia Management?

by Russ Lazarus December 28, 2020

Myopia (nearsightedness) is a common vision problem that occurs when distant images appear blurry. Myopia occurs when the light entering the eye is focused in […]

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MiSight Lenses for Myopia Management

by Russ Lazarus December 28, 2020

Does your child have myopia (nearsightedness)?  Is your child’s optical prescription worsening?  Does your child require stronger glasses every year? Myopia (nearsightedness) generally begins in […]

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Are Ortho-K Lenses Safe?

by Russ Lazarus December 28, 2020

Optometrists are constantly reminding us not to sleep in our contact lenses— but if ortho-k lenses are worn overnight, do they increase the risk of […]

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Why Do Adults Choose Ortho-K?

by Russ Lazarus December 28, 2020

If you have been thinking about ways to improve your vision without the need for corrective eyewear, ortho-k may be the solution you have been […]

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Guide to High-Index Lenses

by Russ Lazarus November 25, 2020

What are high-index lenses? High-index lenses are eyeglass lenses that are designed to be thinner and lighter than regular lenses. They are generally recommended for […]

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Improve Your Sight, Improve Your Life

by Russ Lazarus November 2, 2020

Believe it or not, the coronavirus pandemic may have brought about a number of positive changes in many people’s lives. The COVID-19 pandemic arrived at […]

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Night Blindness: Treatments and Prevention

by Russ Lazarus October 21, 2020

Night blindness (nyctalopia) affects vision clarity in low light conditions and can significantly impact performance of daily activities. Night blindness, despite its name, does not […]

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