Healthy eyes and vision are a critical part of kids' development. Pediatric eyes should be examined regularly, as many vision problems and eye diseases can be detected and treated early.
For babies, it is best that they have their first eye exam when they reach 6 months of age, unless their pediatrician recommends that it is done sooner. From there on, your eye doctor would tell you when to [...]
Diabetic Retinopathy is diabetic eye disease and a leading cause of blindness. One recent study found that six out of 10 people with diabetes did not get annual dilated eye exams that could save their vision. This is only one reason we stress the importance of getting an annual eye exam.
Diabetic Retinopathy is the result of damage to the small blood vessels and neurons of your [...]
The process of determining your eyeglass or contact lens prescription is called a vision refraction. This vision test is an examination that tests your ability to see an object at a specific distance. Refraction is the part of your comprehensive eye exam that determines the lens power you need to compensate for any refractive error (nearsightedness, farsightedness or [...]
Eyes age as we do. They develop vision-related problems that we may not notice. If you suffer from regular headaches and eye strain, please consider an eye and vision exam.
Common eye strain is generally caused when tiny muscles in the eyes are working harder than they should be because of a visual defect, which can cause headaches. While there’s a myriad of eye and [...]
A detached retina can occur at any age, but it is more common in midlife and later. Conditions that can increase your risk of a retinal detachment include nearsightedness; diabetes especially if the diabetes is poorly controlled, previous cataract surgery; glaucoma; severe trauma; previous retinal detachment in your other eye; family history of retinal detachment; or weak areas in your retina.
Dry eye syndrome is a chronic and typically progressive condition. Depending on its cause and severity, it may not be completely curable. But in most cases, dry eyes can be managed successfully, usually resulting in noticeably greater eye comfort, fewer dry eye symptoms, and sometimes sharper vision as well. Because dry eye disease can have a number of causes, a variety of treatment approaches are[...]
Wohl Optics offers eyeglass repair from soldering, titanium welds and of course our maintenance of your eyewear which includes diagnosing problems from accidents that come up , reshape and readjust the frame to fit the patient, cleaning and tightening of all screws and spring hinges. Everyday wear and tear takes a toll on your glasses. They become loose, crooked or out of alignment.
Macular Degeneration can develop at any age, but it is also a common part of the aging process, where it is referred to as "age-related macular degeneration," or AMD. It occurs as your macula deteriorates. The macula is near the centre of the retina (the tissue at the back of the eye that is sensitive to light) and is what allows us to distinguish color and make out fine detail.
Glaucoma is often called the sneak thief of sight because it can strike without pain or other symptoms and is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. The best way to protect your sight from glaucoma is a glaucoma test which measures the pressure inside your eye (tonometry). This may be done with an instrument that sends a small puff of air onto the surface of your eye [...]
Because contact lenses are medical devices, a contact lens exam is required in Pennsylvania prior to any contacts can be prescribed. Your eye doctor is required to make sure that your vision examination for your contact lens prescription involves finding the correct fit and solution for your contacts.
For contact lens wearers, a contact lens exam is absolutely necessary to ensure the [...]
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