Routine vs. Medical Eye Exams FAQs

What determines routine vs. medical? Your reason for the exam, as well as your results will determine whether your insurance company will classify the exam as routine or medical. A routine eye exam is defined by insurance companies as an office visit for the purpose of checking vision, screening...

Eye Health Myths

A short time ago we read a great article about eye health myths that asks the question: “What if your eyes were sick, and you couldn’t see the flowers, or a Picasso painting, or your own kid?” What a thought-provoking question! Of course we, as eye health professionals, see...

Your Eyes and Diabetes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes is the leading cause of vision loss in the United States. A 2013 article by Medical News Today talks about diabetic eye disease, the importance of regular eye exams, and reducing the risk of losing your vision. Diabetic retinopathy,...

Can You See Magic Eye Pictures?

If you’ve ever walked through a mall you probably know what magic eye pictures are. If not, they are those crazy images that are lots of colors and patterns, but at first glance look like nothing at all. Until you stare at them. Then “magically” they start to appear...