How do people who can’t read get eye exams?

Eye Exams at Windsor Eye Care & Vision Center While most people typically think of reading words and letters as a quintessential part of the eye exam process, a combination of creative and technological innovation allows optometrists to check the eyes of people who struggle to read, like people who might be literacy challenged, people […]

Routine Eye Exams: What to Expect

What to Expect During a Routine Eye Exam Routine eye exams are quick and painless, and typically only happen once a year. Nevertheless, for some people, the idea of someone getting near their eyes is enough to cause anxiety. However, routine eye exams are essential to your eye health, and they also go pretty quickly. […]

Why do I need two different eye exams for glasses and contacts?

Do You Need Different Exams for Eyeglasses and Contacts? You’re probably aware that you should see an optometrist once a year to check the health of your eyes and the quality of your vision, but you want contact lenses, a routine eye exam isn’t enough. There is a difference between eyeglasses exams and contact lens […]

What type of doctor should I see for contacts?

Book Your Contact Eye Exam If you’ve ever booked an eye exam or needed other kinds of eye care, you’ve probably noticed that there are two kinds of eye doctors to choose from: optometrists or ophthalmologists. There are key differences between the two – besides how easy it is to spell! – but those differences […]

Should you wear your contacts to the eye doctor?

Will Wearing Contacts Affect Your Vision Test? If you’re someone who wears contacts, you’re likely accustomed to putting them in every morning and taking them out every night. But if you’re about to leave the house for your eye exam, you might be wondering: should you wear your contacts to the eye doctor? Which Doctor […]

What Does Having 20/20 Vision Really Mean?

Many people believe that 20/20 vision is the same as a perfect vision. However, while seeing in 20/20 means you have good visual acuity, you need many other eyesight skills—including depth perception, peripheral awareness, eye coordination, focusing ability, and color vision—to see well. Find out more about visual acuity and why everyone needs routine eye […]

How Long Does it Take for the Eye to Heal After Cataract Surgery?

Is your vision slowly turning cloudy? You could have cataracts. This condition may occur naturally with age, but you don’t have to sit back and watch your eyesight degrade! Turn back the clock with cataract surgery, which replaces your cloudy lens with a permanent, trouble-free artificial lens. You’ll experience near-normal vision after a short cataract […]

Eye Exams for Contact Lenses

If you wear contact lenses or are considering it, you’ll need to have a special exam called a contact lens fitting. This is different than a regular eye exam, and it’s important to understand what to expect before you go. Read on to learn more about what to expect at your eye exam for contact […]

Bifocal and Multifocal Contact Lenses

Whether you’re looking to correct your vision or simply change your look, contact lenses offer a great option. Bifocal and multifocal contact lenses are designed to provide clear vision at multiple distances, making them ideal for those with presbyopia. Here’s an introduction to bifocal and multifocal contact lenses so you can decide if they’re right […]

Disposable Contact Lenses

If you wear contact lenses, there’s a good chance you’ve considered switching to disposable lenses at some point. Disposable contact lenses are a popular choice for many people because they’re more convenient than traditional lenses and generally require less care. If you’re thinking about making the switch to disposable lenses, there are a few things […]

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