While you work, your eyes are working too. According to a Nielsen report, the average American worker spends more than 10 hours in front of a screen daily. Whether it’s on a computer or tablet or smart phone (or all three), screen time can ultimately cause eyes to fatigue faster. The more screen time, the [...]
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At Island Eyecare, our talented opticians will help you select eyewear that suits your style, prescription requirements, and budget. We offer thin, light, glare free, scratch resistant lenses from Varilux, Zeiss, Sola, Hoya, Pentax, and AO to name a few. Polycarbonate, the most shatter resistant lens material available, is a must for children’s eyewear and [...]
"Eye technology is rapidly evolving,” says Edward Manche, M.D., director of cornea and refractive surgery at Stanford University. Here's a glance at some of the new tests and remedies now available for your eyes. A more revealing eye test: A dilated-eye exam allows a doctor to literally see inside your body, checking on the health [...]
Every patient has unique needs. If you see your Optometrist once a year, it’s important to make the most of your visit. Here are some questions you can ask. 1. What does 20/20 mean? 20/20 vision is a term used to express normal visual acuity (the clarity or sharpness of vision) measured at a distance [...]
Did you know the January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month? Glaucoma, a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, is one of the leading causes of vision loss and blindness. While it can occur at any age, it is most common in older adults over the age of 60. National Glaucoma Awareness Month [...]