I frequently tell people to remember three rules for good visual hygiene: good lighting, good distance, and 20/20/20 rule of rest breaks. Today we’re going to talk about good distance, specifically the Harmon distance. It turns out that when we read there is a specific distance that allows your visual system to be as least [...]
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On May 20, 2012 at 7:32 PM many of us here in Utah will have the opportunity to see an annular solar eclipse. those in Southern Utah near Kanarraville will get to see the “Ring of Fire” effect. (For more information, see ksl.com.) What ever you do, don’t look at the sun without proper protection. [...]
Are you tired of seeing your child’s myopia (nearsightedness) get significantly worse year after year? For a while we’ve had limited options that had significant drawbacks. One of these options was a strong dilation drop, Atropine 1%, that is applied twice per week. The child would have dilated eyes and an inability to read without [...]
Q: How Many Contacts Come in a Box? A: Six* This is one of the more common questions I hear when people are wondering how much their contacts are going to cost. The simple answer is six, but there is a better question to ask: “How much is a year supply of contacts?” Some brands [...]
There is a possibility that if you’ve made an appointment this week that I could be rescheduling if my wife goes into active labor. We’re expecting a baby for Christmas!
Aqua Worx is sponsoring a health fair on Saturday July 9, 2011 from 10:00am to 3:00pm. I will be there to give simple screenings and answer general questions about eye health. Planned events are: balance screening hearing screening blood pressure foot soaks massages skin cancer screening fitness, nutrition, and foot care education Door Prizes So [...]
Ultraviolet Light (a.k.a. UV rays) damages ocular tissues causing all sorts of conditions: photokeratitis and conjunctivitis (snow blindness), premature cataracts (lens cloudiness), and solar retinophathy (retina damage). Eye doctors always recommend that you buy glasses with a material or coating that blocks UV light, but what about contacts?
From the News of the American Optometric Association:
AARP, AOA offers free Webinar on the effects of aging vision on driving
AARP’s free Webinar, “Keep Your Safety in Sight: Prepare for the Effects of Aging Vision on Driving,” will be offered Wednesday, May 11 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. EDT.
As you age, your vision undergoes certain changes that can affect your driving and may
Many people get dryness with soft contact lenses. Sometimes that can be the contact lens material itself, but a lot of times the culprit is the contact lens care regimen they use. Here are my rules of thumb to avoid dryness:
Posted in General on Jan 11th, 2011
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300" caption="2011 Roadmap Planner with Daily Dats System™"][/caption]I wanted to make sure everyone know that in addition to eye exam services, I sell the Roadmap Planner with the Daily Dats System™.
More information is available at roadmapplanner.com, but in essence you can calendar, schedule, make goals