Failing eyesight is one of the most frightening aspects of the aging process. Fearing that they will lose their independence, seniors often do not tell their loved ones, medical providers, or caregivers that they are experiencing vision problems. Recognizing some of the warning signs is the first step in helping a family member deal with vision loss or poor vision.
Most of us have heard of color blindness. Maybe we even know someone who is color blind. But how much do we really know about this condition? What does it mean to be color blind? Who is most affected by color blindness? Is it treatable? Are there any cures? Read on for some quick facts about color blindness and what
Quick! What color is the sky? Did you say blue? Cyan? How about azure? Or cerulean? If you’re second guessing yourself, don’t worry; it’s a trick question. Depending on your eyes, any of those answers could be correct. As stated by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, when light hits an object, the object absorbs some of that light and
Couples don’t always see things eye to eye but it has nothing to do with personality. Studies have shown that men and women physiologically view the world in different ways. It all has to do with how our brains are wired and may have its roots in human history. Men How men see things may go back to the
Children’s eye exams are essential because vision is a crucial part of how they begin to learn and develop. Statistics show that on average, one out of four school-age children have a vision impairment. Most children should have their first comprehensive eye exam before they enter first grade (usually around five or six years old). If your child needs glasses,