Having a healthy and fit body helps you excel in sports and other physical activities. Your vision, in particular, must be in tip-top shape so you can give your best performance while playing. A good way to achieve this is to undergo a sports vision exam.
Damage to your macula may happen over time, a condition known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This condition can cause blurry central vision, making it hard to see things in front of you. Since February is AMD Awareness Month, Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry, your leading provider of high-quality eye care services, shares four important […]
Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry has a long-standing partnership with TLC Laser Eye Centers® and Dr. Andrew Holzman to give you better vision through LASIK eye surgery. LASIK, which stands for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, is a vision correction option that uses lasers to correct eye disorders. Today, we discuss what you can expect during […]
Over time, your eyesight may decline to the point where using eyeglasses and similar vision correction options is not enough to improve your vision. This is referred to as low vision, which may keep you from doing your everyday tasks with ease, affecting your overall quality of life.
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:
Did you know that more than 14 million Americans are farsighted? At Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry, we believe that having a comprehensive understanding of this refractive error is one good way to manage this problem and save your vision. Your trusted eye care clinic answers frequently asked questions about this condition.
Having good vision is important for any athlete. While skills, talent and commitment can get you far in your chosen sport, good eyesight can take you to the top. At Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry, we offer sports vision training that can help you excel on the playing field. We discuss it in detail below.
You can expect changes in your bodily processes and functions as you age. Your eyesight, in particular, is most vulnerable. A common problem is the inability to see things clearly even when you’re wearing corrective eyewear, a condition known as low vision.
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.
Engaging in regular exercise is good for your health. Playing sports, in particular, not only improves your body strength, but your various visual functions as well. This is why observing eye safety measures is essential before participating in any physical activity. Failing to do so may lead to sight-threatening accidents.