Glaucoma Awareness Month
Glaucoma is a term used to refer to a group of eye diseases that ultimately cause damage to the optic nerve. Unfortunately, there is no cure for glaucoma; but there are treatments available to help manage the condition and prevent…
Happy 2016! It’s a new year and a new start. People have started to set goals of losing weight, getting organized or eating healthier, but what if you had one simple goal of 2016? Getting an eye exam and keeping…
Tis the Season
Tis the season for no school, no homework and road trips. In today’s blog we will discuss some ways of doing vision therapy on your road trips and it won’t even feel like your children are doing therapy. Most of…
October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month!
October is Learning Disabilities Awareness month! “While educators may have been taught that vision has nothing to do with learning, COVD is sending the message that vision has everything to do with learning.” Check out the article below, you will really enjoy it….
National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month
September is National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month Today we are going to talk about neuro-optometric rehabilitation. This is an individualized treatment regime for patients with visual deficits as a direct result of a brain injury. Brain injuries can come…
August is Vision and Learning Month
Happy Vision and Learning Month! The purpose of Vision and Learning Month is to educate parents and teachers about the link between vision and learning. Undiagnosed vision problems can interfere with a child’s ability to learn and can often be misdiagnosed…
Have you ever heard of polarized sunglasses? These sunglasses are popular with fisherman and boaters. Skiers, bikers and golfers may also benefit from these sunglasses as they eliminate the glare. Polarized sunglasses may also be used if you are driving….
Don’t forget your Sunglasses!
It’s that time of year again when the sun starts to shine brighter, hotter and longer. Most people reach for the sunscreen when they go outside, but it’s also important to reach for your sunglasses. Your eyes can get sunburned…
Dry Eye Blog
Today, I wanted to talk to you about dry eyes. It seems like we have had quite a few patients in the past couple of months come in because their eyes feel dry. Now, dry eyes are a condition where…
What is Strabismus? Strabismus is a broader term used to mean one eye is pointing in a different direction from the other. There are many different types of strabismus including exotropia and esotropia. Esotropia is when one eye turns inward…