For years, contact lenses have been a convenient and safe form of visual correction. However, improper use of contacts can result in serious consequences. Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry, a trusted expert in eye care and cataract treatment, lists three common mistakes that contact lens wearers should avoid.
A recent clinical trial has offered a potential treatment for dry eye. This could be a great advancement for sufferers
You may think that you have a healthy pair of eyes, but many eye diseases can impair your vision later on in life. Cataracts, for instance, are among the most common age-related vision conditions that affect people over 40 years old. It’s also the leading cause of blindness in the world and affects over 22 […]
Macular pucker is a condition that can cause blurred or distorted central vision. While the symptoms for both are similar, age-related macular degeneration is different from macular pucker. Your optometrist knows the difference and will be able to diagnose you properly. Learn more about the causes, risk factors and symptoms of this condition here:
At Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry, our goal is to help you have better vision with the help of our reliable vision correction options. Apart from eyeglasses and contact lenses, we also offer orthokeratology or ortho-k. This corneal reshaping treatment was primarily developed to control nearsightedness or myopia progression.
The skin around the eyes is the thinnest in the body, making it highly susceptible to developing various conditions. Too much sun exposure can greatly damage not only your skin, but also your eyes. With summer bringing stronger ultraviolet (UV) rays, you may be at a higher risk of developing short- and long-term eye damage.
No two eyes are alike, which is why your trusted eye care clinic offers one-of-a-kind eyeglasses. We carry frames from some of the most notable names in the industry that address your visual acuity needs and aesthetic preferences.
During an eye exam, it’s a good thing when your optometrist tells you that you have 20/20 vision. In fact, some professions may include this in their qualifications. Ever wondered what it really means? Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry, your provider of reliable eye care services, discusses what it is and its importance.
Contact lenses remain a popular vision correction option because of the many visual benefits they provide. They come in different types, each with distinct features to address specific eye care needs. The Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry discusses our options in detail:
The smooth, dome-shaped, clear structure covering the front part of your eyes is the cornea. It serves as your eyes’ first line of defense against foreign materials. It also plays a key role in receiving and focusing light on your retina.