Category: Eye Health

Signs of Myopia in Children: 6 Symptoms of Nearsightedness

The first step to preventing long-term damage is knowing the early signs of Myopia so that you can get treatment for you or your child.

What to Expect During Your Eye Exam

Are you feeling nervous about your upcoming eye exam?  Maybe past experiences have left you feeling confused, frustrated, or overwhelmed. If that is the case, then Jarvis Vision Center is the place for you.

Diabetic Retinopathy: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Your eyes are sensitive to the smallest changes in your body, and those changes can impact your vision in temporary or long-term ways. Because your eyes are highly sensitive machines, tiny shifts in things like your blood pressure, blood sugar, and hormones can cause changes in your vision. Find out more about what you need to know about diabetic retinopathy and how you can protect your eyes if you have diabetes.

Myopia Control: What is Sleep Sight?

No one wants their child to struggle to see. However, the symptoms of nearsightedness often go unnoticed by parents for a long time. Children as young as three can begin showing signs of Myopia, although it may not be caught for years without a proper comprehensive eye exam.

Digital Eye Strain: 5 Signs of Digital Eye Strain

Modern life has us constantly in front of screens. Whether it’s your phone, tablet, TV, or computer, there is always some type of digital screen within reach. This over-exposure to the LED backlighting of digital displays can be damaging over time to our eyes and leads to digital eye strain.

Why Should You Get Annual Eye Exams?

When your eyes start interfering with your life, you know it's time to schedule an eye exam. But what about when life is busy, and you see fine? Why take the time for an eye appointment?

Pediatric Eye Exams and What You Should Know

When it comes time to book your child’s annual exam, you want to take them to a place that will provide the best vision care available.  At Jarvis Vision Center, we strive to offer a welcoming environment that will put you and your child at ease.

Did You Know? 3 UV Protection Facts You May Not Know

Summertime often finds us outdoors enjoying the heat. Whether you’re on the lake, at the pool, or BBQing with your friends and family, you’re bound to get some sun! We all know the dangers of overexposure to sunlight, including sunburns, skin damage, and even skin cancer, but did you know that the sun can be just as harmful to your vision?

Dry Eye Syndrome: Symptoms and Treatments

If you are living with irritable eyes that bug you every day, then you’re probably wondering if it’s allergies or something more serious.

What is Myopia: 3 Things You Should Know

You have probably heard the term “myopia” during an eye exam when the doctor was explaining your need for glasses or contact lenses. Although “myopia” or “myopic prescriptions” are a common thing for your optometrist...

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