Archive for May 2011
What is Lazy Eye?
One of the more common questions I receive is “What is a lazy eye?” The term lazy eye encompasses several different ocular diagnoses. The most common of these is strabismus. Strabismus is defined as a misaligned eye in any direction – in, out, up, down. It usually presents with one eye pointing either in (cross-eyed)…Read More
emPower! Electronic Focusing Eyewear
Are you tired of the limitations of regular bifocal and progressive lenses? Are you ready for the world’s first electronic focusing eyewear? Introducing the emPower! Electronic Eyewear from PixelOptics. Bifocals were invented in the 1700s and progressive addition lenses (no-line “bifocals”) more than 50 years ago. Isn’t it about time your lenses caught up…Read More
Optometrist vs. Ophthalmologist – What is the difference?
I get asked this question quite often: What’s the difference between an optometrist and ophthalmologist? The simple answer: both are eye doctors who diagnose and treat diseases and disorders of the eye, with only ophthalmologists being able to perform surgeries. But let’s look at it a little more in depth. An optometrist gets their undergraduate…Read More