Q: “Do bifocal contacts work like regular bifocals? Do you have to look down to be able to read up close?” This question was posed on our Facebook Fan Page and it’s one of my favorite questions to answer. Bifocal contact lenses work very differently from bifocal glasses. When a […]
Not only does the movie, Avatar, bring to life some awe-inspiring computer-generated visual effects but it’s also a vision test of sorts. In order to see the “floating” or 3-D effect of the movie, an individual must have a pair of those nifty 3-D glasses AND the ability for stereopsis. […]
It’s that time of year again….Restaurant Week. Virginia Beach is first, followed by Norfolk the following week. Be sure to check out the great locally owned restaurants participating in this “Foodie Holiday.” Click to the right for the list of participating venues….there’s definitely too many to choose!
What is Glaucoma? Wow! That’s a loaded question, and I’m glad to get that question from patients every day. I’m so glad because a better public awareness of glaucoma will be key to preventing the blinding effects of the disease. Statistics and scientific data are a little boring sometimes, […]
Researchers at the University of Missouri, using a newly-developed pupillary response test, have shown that children with autism have pupils that respond slower to light. The researchers used an infrared device to measure pupil responses to a 100 millisecond flash of light. The researchers, according to the December issue of […]
A patient asked me last week how contact lenses were made. My explanation probably wasn’t as cool as this Discovery Channel video:
With the holidays now passed, you can finally feel winter weather settling in—especially this past week. And with this early January weather, you might start asking yourself a few questions: Why did I eat so many Christmas cookies? Can I retire my reindeer sweater till next year? … And […]
Welcome ! First, I’d like to welcome everyone to 2010—-and to the all new Clearview Eye Care (CEC) blog. It’s my mission with this blog to give current and future CEC patients valuable and helpful information. Every week, I’ll be posting information about important topics in eye care, new […]