Back-to-School: How Vision Impacts Kids’ Learning

It’s back-to-school time, and with supplies to purchase and new schedules to arrange, the last thing parents are thinking about is an eye exam. However, it should be included in back-to-school preparations every year to aid children in achieving school success. The impact vision problems have on learning is heavy, often causing poor grades and […]

What is Astigmatism?

What It Means to Have Astigmatism An astigmatism (not a stigmatism, as some misunderstand it) is not a serious condition, however it does require corrective lenses (whether glasses or contacts) to make the proper adjustments for accurate vision. So, what is astigmatism? The short answer is an unusual shape (often football-shaped) to the cornea or […]