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Vision Care

  • What Is Astigmatism and How Do You Treat It?

    Astigmatism is classified as a refractive error, just like myopia (nearsightedness) and hyperopia (farsightedness). Refractive errors are problems with how your eyes focus light on the retina – the light sensitive part of the eye. In astigmatism, this can lead to blurry or distorted vision at all distances. If you or someone you know has […]

    Continue Reading June 15, 2017

  • Understanding Dry Eye and How to Treat It

    A person’s tears aren’t just for crying. They’re actually very important in keeping our eyes healthy, and our eyes constantly bathe in them – for the most part. However, there are times that we don’t produce enough tears or they’re of the wrong composition. This condition is called dry eye and can be very uncomfortable. […]

    Continue Reading May 21, 2017

  • Is It Worth Getting Anti-Reflective Coating for Your Prescription Glasses

    Have you ever been bothered by glare from the computer screen or from car headlights when you’re driving? What about constantly suffering from eyestrain whenever you’re using your computer? Distractions like these can become a real detriment to your daily activities, especially if they require a high degree of concentration. If you happen to experience […]

    Continue Reading May 5, 2017

  • The Importance of Getting Regular Eye Exams

    Keeping healthy is an important part of life – it ensures that our quality of life is undiminished. Part of this is ensuring that our eyes are healthy by taking regular eye exams. However, how often do we visit our eye doctor to get an exam? More often than not, we only visit the eye […]

    Continue Reading April 22, 2017

  • 6 Food Types that Can Help Improve Eyesight

    Carrots have long been touted as the best food to eat to improve eyesight. We now know it doesn’t actually make your eyesight better than it is, but it does help improve night vision and maintain good eyesight. In addition, it’s packed with beta carotene, which our bodies turn into Vitamin A – one of […]

    Continue Reading April 9, 2017

  • Everything You Need to Know about Cataracts and Their Treatment

    The number of cataract cases exceeds that of other leading causes of blindness like glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), it is very likely that half of all Americans who reach the age of 80 have some form of cataract or have already undergone cataract surgery. Cataracts are […]

    Continue Reading March 22, 2017

  • 5 Helpful Tips in Avoiding Computer Eye Strain Problems

    The average American spends at around 10 hours each day looking at a screen. Whether you’re watching TV, playing video games on a computer, or using your mobile device to check your social media account, this requires you to look at a screen for prolonged periods of time – often hours at a time. These […]

    Continue Reading March 2, 2017

  • What Is Corneal Reshaping and What It Can Do for You?

    If the notion of laser surgery for your corneas sounds intimidating, then there’s good news: you won’t have to go through it if you’re looking for a more cost-effective and less risky alternative. Corneal Reshaping Therapy (CRT) is a reversible, surgery-free treatment for your eyes. In the same way that braces reposition and adjust your […]

    Continue Reading February 20, 2017

  • Top 5 Tips on How to Protect Your Eyes from UV

    Ultraviolet radiation is part of the light spectrum that comes directly from the sun. While we know that sunlight has some health benefits, like helping in Vitamin D production, UV radiation is something we need to minimize our exposure to. Not only can prolonged exposure increase the risk of sunburn and skin cancer, but it […]

    Continue Reading February 3, 2017

  • What’s a Refractive Error and How is it Treated?

    Refractive errors may sound like a serious condition, but they are common in most people. A refractive error in your eyes causes your vision to become blurry, either up close, far away, or both. Here at Planet Vision Eyecare, there are easy treatment options, including glasses or contacts. The severity of a refractive error determines […]

    Continue Reading December 15, 2016