Eye Tricks and Brain Teasers including the Motion Induced Blindness (MIB) phenomenon, an optical illusion of disappearing dots, and the Color Text Brain Teaser challenge.
Try Uptown Eye Care’s favorite Eye Tricks and Brain Teasers. Can you master them?
10 tips for choosing children’s eye wear
According to the Children’s Vision Network, 80% of what a child learns is processed through their eyes. If your child’s eye doctor has recommended eye glasses to correct a vision deficiency, one of the most important things you can do is a) choose a pair that your child will actually wear and b)choose a pair that will stand up to the active lifestyle of a child.
UV radiation causes sunburn and skin cancer and accelerates skin aging. Overexposure to UV radiation can lead to inflammations of the cornea and the conjunctiva in the eye, and causes or accelerates cataract development. Currently, one in five North Americans and one in two Australians will develop some form of skin cancer in their lifetime.
10 Common Eye Myths and how they can be cleared up. Thinking correctly about your vision can help you maintain optimum vision.
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the U.S. Glaucoma is a very misunderstood disease. Often, people don’t realize the potential severity of the disease or who is at risk of acquiring the disease. It most often occurs in people over age 40, although a congenital or infantile form of glaucoma exists. People with a family history of glaucoma, African Americans over the age of 40, and Hispanics over the age of 60 are at an increased risk of developing glaucoma. Other risk factors include thinner corneas, chronic eye inflammation, and using medications that increase the pressure in the eyes
I was able to see first hand how being a member of Vision Source benefits both you, the patient, as well as the optometric practice when I attended the annual Vision Source North American Meeting. The entire event was so perfectly orchestrated that it was obvious we are part of an organization that takes caring…
When you visit Uptown Eye Care you will no doubt notice the phrase “Vision Source” in our office, on our signs, letterhead, business cards, brochures, etc. When you call our office we tell you that you have reached “Uptown Eye Care, your Vision Source”. But do you know what that means or why we have associated ourselves with this organization?