• Striking Eyes That Unnerve You: How Optometrists Diagnose And Treat Uncommon Iris And Pupil Disorders

    There are some rare genetic disorders of the eye that create a striking appearance. As a parent, you may be terrified to see some of these disorders in your infant or toddler, but a visit to an optometrist can assure you that your child will be alright. In the most extreme case of these rare disorders, your child will only need corrective lenses to see properly. After the optometrist, like one at Optometric Associates PC, puts your concerns in perspective, you might find that your child has a very unique appearance, one which may fascinate other adults and children.
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  • Teenagers And Contact Lenses – Getting Your Parent's Approval

    Are you a teenager preparing to go to battle with your parents about getting contact lenses? Have you brought up the idea in the past but had little success in persuading your parents to allow you to get contact lenses? Well, maybe you need to stop and do some thorough research, so you can approach your parents armed with facts. This can help show your parents that you have matured and are more prepared for the responsibilities that come with wearing contact lenses.
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  • Think You Have Pink Eye? How To Cope

    Pink eye, another name for conjunctivitis, is one of the most common eye conditions. The term covers a variety of usually mild but highly contagious eye problems. Luckily, if you have pink eye, there's quite a bit you can do to treat it at home. Check Your Symptoms Pink eye gets its name from one of its most common symptoms. Tissue within the white of the eyeball becomes inflamed, which gives the eye a reddish color.
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