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Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a refractive error. Different from nearsightedness (myopia) and farsightedness (hyperopia), astigmatism can make objects at any distance appear blurry. What is a Refractive Error? A refractive error is when the shape of the eye prevents incoming light from focusing directly on the retina. Refractive errors can be caused…

Published: 2017-02-13Read Article
Eye Floaters & Flashes

Floaters are small specks or clouds moving in your field of vision. Seeing small flashing lights or lightning streaks is referred to as flashes. What Causes Flashes? The eye is filled with a clear, gel-like fluid called the vitreous. When the vitreous gel pulls on the retina, flashes occur. The…

Published: 2016-08-09Read Article
Hyperopia

Hyperopia is a refractive error that causes close objects to appear blurred. Hyperopia is an eye focusing disorder, not an eye disease. It can be experienced differently depending on the person. What is a Refractive Error? A refractive error is when the shape of the eye prevents incoming light from…

Published: 2016-08-09Read Article
Myopia

Myopia is a refractive error that results in distant objects appearing blurry. Myopia is an eye focusing disorder, not a disease. It can be experienced differently depending on the person. What is a Refractive Error? A refractive error is when the shape of the eye prevents incoming light from focusing…

Published: 2016-08-09Read Article
Presbyopia

Similar to farsightedness, presbyopia is the inability to focus up close objects. It occurs naturally with age. Presbyopia can be combined with other refractive errors, such as hyperopia, myopia, and¬†¬†astigmatism. What Causes Presbyopia? The cause of presbyopia is not from the shape of the eyeball like other refractive errors. Instead,…

Published: 2016-08-09Read Article