7 03, 2017

Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis

Giant papillary conjunctivitis. Sounds scary right? Many contact lens wearers actually suffer from this condition without even knowing it. But don’t fret - giant papillary conjunctivitis, or GPC, is not some incurable, life-threatening disease. It is a type of allergic inflammation of the conjunctiva that is actually easily prevented and treated. What Causes Giant Papillary [...]

14 02, 2017

Prism in Eyeglasses

You may have heard of the term ‘prism’ in your science classes or maybe just floating around in conversation. You may have seen pictures of a prism triangle with a stream of light entering one side and streams of different colors appearing on the other. Prisms are commonly known to be shapes of glass or [...]

15 12, 2016

Dr. Lam Explains Oculomotor Dysfunction or Eye Tracking problems [Video]

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=baSU7AWNVZM Dr. Valerie Lam, an optometrist, of Insight Vision Center Optometry describes oculomotor dysfunction or eye tracking problems. If your child has problems skipping lines and loses their place often when reading, it is very possible that they may have an eye tracking problem. Vision therapy can help!

1 12, 2016

What Is Keratoconus? With Dr. Thanh [Video]

What is keratoconus? Keratoconus is a condition where the front tissue of the eye thins, causing it to bulge into a cone-shape. It can be treated with spectacles, soft contact lenses, rigid gas permeable lenses, or scleral lens depending on the situation. Corneal cross-linking can be done surgically to help stabilize the cornea and can [...]