Your optometrist has many ways to identify issues with your eyes, including vision problems and eye diseases. They use technology during your eye exam to help identify and treat a range of eye conditions. An essential part of your eye exam is an eye health evaluation that involves retinal imaging. Retinal imaging can help detect […]
Is Bad Vision Genetic?
You’ve likely noticed that if one person wears glasses, their family members may wear them too. Refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, or eye conditions may develop in grandparents, parents, and children alike. Having a family member with bad eyesight doesn’t necessarily mean you have deteriorating vision or an eye condition. However, some conditions […]
What Is an Eye Refraction Test?
Stop us if you’ve heard of this one before: “Number 1, or number 2?” This phrase is practically synonymous with the refractive eye test, a routine process optometrists perform to determine if you may need glasses, contacts, or even laser eye surgery. Refractive testing is an essential part of every eye exam, and it’s a […]