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Why Are Back to School Eye Exams Important?

As the new school year approaches, preparing your child for academic success should be a top priority. Alongside purchasing school supplies and ensuring they have the necessary tools, scheduling a comprehensive eye exam is crucial. Vision plays a pivotal role in your child's ability to learn, concentrate, and participate in classroom activities effectively.

Exploring Treatment Options for Astigmatism

Schedule an appointment with our optometrist to discuss the best treatment options for your astigmatism and ensure optimal eye health, visit Broad View Eye Center at our office in Berea, Broadview Heights, or Strongsville, Ohio. Call (440) 526-7070 or (440) 238-7865 to book an appointment today. 

What to Expect at an Optomap Retinal Exam

Comprehensive eye exams involve evaluating the retina. To examine the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye, doctors often need to dilate the pupils, which allows them to view the retina effectively. Traditionally, eye specialists use eye drops to dilate the pupils. The drops are often irritating for most patients. They can cause eye sensitivity and blurry vision. To avoid this, doctors use Optomap technology.

LASIK Suitability: Factors That Determine Your Candidacy

When it comes to vision correction, LASIK surgery has become a household name, offering millions the possibility of a life free from glasses or contact lenses. But before you can revel in the prospect of clear vision, it's essential to determine whether you're a suitable candidate for this procedure.

Urgent Eye Matters: Protocols for Dealing with Eye Emergencies

There are few things as critical as our eyesight. Yet, the importance of maintaining good eye health is often overlooked until urgent eye matters arise. When these emergencies occur, they can be frightening and overwhelming.

Find the Perfect Frames to Complete Your Look This Holiday Season

It's the most wonderful time of the year again. The holiday season is upon us, a time of joy, cheer, and of course, fashion. As we prepare to celebrate, we often take extra care in choosing our outfits, ensuring that we look our best for the festive occasions. This year, let's not forget an often-overlooked accessory that can significantly enhance our look - our eyeglasses frames. A pair of perfect frames can effortlessly add a dash of style and sophistication to our holiday ensemble.

When to See a Doctor for Conjunctivitis: Recognizing Serious Symptoms

Conjunctivitis, often referred to as pink eye, is an inflammation or infection of the transparent membrane that lines your eyelid and covers the white part of your eyeball. Though common, it’s essential to recognize serious symptoms, and know when to see a doctor for conjunctivitis.

Signs That Your Child Has Myopia

Myopia typically starts to develop in childhood, often between the ages of 6 and 14. It's more commonly found in children who have at least one parent with myopia, suggesting a genetic link.

Addressing Screen Time: Tips for Protecting Children's Eye Health

In a world where technology and digital devices are intertwined with our daily activities, the impact of screen time on children's eye health is a pressing concern for parents and health professionals alike.

Is IPL Dry Eye Treatment Suitable for Everyone?

Patients who struggle with dry eye have symptoms that range from mild discomfort to severe, life-disrupting pain. If you're one of these individuals, you've probably tried every eye drop, warm compress, and dietary supplement on the market.