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Introducing Corneal Reshaping Therapy: an Effective, Non-Surgical Method of Vision Correction

We are one of the only optometry practices in Pennsylvania that offers corneal reshaping therapy (CRT). CRT is a relatively new evolution of orthokeratology, which is method of gently reshaping the cornea in the eye (and thus providing clear vision). In a lot of ways, CRT is the natural evolution of contact lenses. While almost […]

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The Importance of Preventative Eye Care

Among the many things that we tend to ignore or overlook (pardon the pun), nothing ranks higher than our sight. The importance of preventative eye care cannot be overstated, and yet most of us wait for a problem before visiting an optometrist. We will  give you the rundown on why preventative eye care is so […]

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All About Cataract Surgery

A cataract is the clouding of the eye’s lens which can result in blurred vision or vision loss. There are 3 main types of cataracts: subcapsular, nuclear and cortical cataract. A subcapsular cataract occurs at the back of the lens, while a nuclear cataract forms deep in the central zone. A cortical cataract starts in […]

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LASIK, LASEK, or PRK: Which Type of Laser Eye Surgery is Best for You?

Imagine not having to experience life from behind lenses. Imagine waking up in the morning, and starting your day without wrestling with contact lenses or hunting for your glasses. Imagine being able to wear prescription free sunglasses without having to fit them over your spectacles. These scenarios are all possible through the modern medical marvel […]

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Effective Ways to Control Your Eye Allergy Symptoms

Itchy, watery eyes. For millions of Americans, it’s a seasonal annoyance (Spring is Coming). And for those less fortunate, it’s a year-round problem that can have a serious impact on your quality of life. But don’t give up hope. There are many ways to alleviate your symptoms and protect your eye health. What Causes Eye […]

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How Often do I Need to Have an Eye Exam?

Keeping your eyes healthy should be an important part of any healthcare routine. The best way to keep your eyes in good condition is to have regular eye exams. By getting a regular eye exam, issues can be detected and treated early before they can develop into something more serious, helping to preserve your eye […]

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What are Scleral Contact Lenses?

If you have been told you can’t wear contact lenses due to an irregular cornea or other eye problems, you need to learn more about scleral contact lenses. These lenses are large in diameter and gas permeable, designed to cover over the entire corneal surface, resting on the sclera or “white” of the eye. 

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How Does Diabetes Affect Your Vision?

Diabetes can cause damage to many organs and other systems of the body, including the eyes. Complications from diabetes can cause heart and kidney disease, stroke, and even vision loss. Diabetic eye disease can also put those affected at risk for other vision problems such as cataracts and glaucoma.

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Enjoy your time at the pool with Corneal Reshaping

With the summer season approaching, the temperatures are rising and swimming pools are being opened up. Don’t let your eye condition keep you from enjoying a nice day out at the pool due to the hassle of wearing your contacts or glasses. Consider corneal reshaping therapy to correct your myopia (nearsightedness) or other refractive errors […]

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What does it mean to be nearsighted or farsighted?

Two of the most common refractive errors are myopia (nearsightedness) and hyperopia (farsightedness). Both conditions have one thing in common, they each affect the way the light is reflected on the retina. Usually, the light is focused directly on the retina, but if you are nearsighted or farsighted, this is not the case. With a […]

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Types of Sunglasses

With the summer sun shining bright, finding the right type of sunglasses to protect your eyes is crucial. UV rays can damage your eyes, but with a variety of sunglass options out there, it is essential to understand each type to ensure you choose the best sunglasses for your needs.

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Smoking and Eyesight

Smoking has damaging affects every organ in your body, including your eyes. While many people know that smoking can cause heart disease and cancer, the various sight-threatening vision and eye problems that can be caused by smoking are not as well-known.

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