eye color genetics

Genetics and Eye Color

Have you ever met a blue-eyed child with two biologically brown-eyed parents? Or have you ever wondered if the eye color of an expected child can be predicted? What Determines Eye Color? The color of our eyes is determined by how much melanin (pigment) is present in our irises; the more pigment present, the darker…

common vision terms explained

Focus on Vision Terms – Common Eye Care Medical Terms

When you go to the eye clinic, you may hear many terms used that you are not sure of the definition. When your eye doctor says your vision is 20/20 (or 20/100), what exactly does he mean? If the eye doctor tells you that your daughter may need vision therapy, what exactly is vision therapy? In this post we’ll explain common vision terms used at the eye doctor’s clinic and what they mean.