eye disease

You need an eye exam. Is it best to see an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist?

Would it be best to see an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist? Most patients see an eye doctor annually (or more often as needed).  But should you be seen by an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist?   Both terms sound awkward yet somehow similar. They both mean ‘Eye Doctor” so, …

What is Astigmatism?

Astigmatism is a common cause of blurry vision. In contrast to nearsightedness (AKA myopia), which blurs your distance vision only, astigmatism will blur both your distance and near vision. If your eye doctor tells you that you have this form of refractive error, then you …

Retinal Detachment

Retinal detachment is a true ocular emergency as it can lead to permanent vision loss in the affected eye. Due to that fact, it is important for everybody to know the symptoms of a Retinal Detachment so they know when to go see their eye …