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 are Anti Reflective Coatings and Do I Need Them?

This common lens enhancement offers many benefits for the wearer, but some glasses users still prefer to go without.  In this blog, we’ll show you the benefits of AR properties and the differences you may see if you opt for these special coatings.

Blue Light and Long-Term Eye Health

In today’s world, we are exposed to more blue light than ever before. Our TVs, phones, computers, and even the smartboards in schools emit blue light. So, what is blue light, and should you be concerned about the effects of over-exposure on your eyes? Learn more about what you can do to protect your eyes and stop digital eye strain.

Get a Jumpstart on the School Year: 3 Benefits of Back to School Exams

Many families are dealing with the same uncertainty that you feel about the coming school year. The impact of this year’s quarantine and shut-down has made it difficult to know what to expect for your child’s education in the coming months. However, one way that you can take control of your children's well-being and education is by scheduling their back-to-school exams.

Why is Reading to Your Kids Important?

In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America, our doctors visited the local schools to read to the kids! This opportunity to get involved with the kids and teach them about eyes using The Eye Book and Douglas, You Need Glasses!

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?

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