Macular Degeneration

As our activities outside increase we also expose our eyes to more ultra violet (UV) rays. Ultra violet rays are not visible to our eyes but their effects can be seen all over our bodies. Sun bathing is probably the most common use of UV rays. UV rays have more energy than the light and colors that we can see. The higher energy of UV rays is attributed to their wavelength which is why they carry more punch than the visible lights; this makes UV rays a bit more harmful to our bodies. UV rays release their energy when they come in contact with … [Read more...]

Our On-Sight Lab

Nuvue Eyecare’s on sight laboratory has been upgraded with new tools to help us craft lenses in-office. The lens inventory is substantially increased to help speed production. In most cases single vision lenses with high index (much thinner and better optical quality than polycarbonate) and anti-reflective coating can be crafted the same day. All lenses are have a one year warranty and are extremely scratch resistant with the clear and sharp optical quality of 1.60 High Index material. … [Read more...]

How Old Before Your Child’s First Eye Exam

How old does my child need to be for her/his first eye exam? As a Children's Eye Doctor, I get this question asked quite frequently. Typically, children go through vision screenings at school once a year. If they see their pediatrician they are also checked for general health of the eyes. All children have a developmental phase where the visual pathways in the brain itself become mature. The visual pathway starting with the eyes and all the way to the back of the brain (occipital lobe) need to be stimulated to force the system to develop to its … [Read more...]

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