Students spend more than 75 percent of school time doing intense, visual work less than a foot from their eyes, but not all students’ vision can handle that intense workload. Thus, vision is an often overlooked component of learning and reading problems. Here is a fun workshop that will give you practical tools to help children who are having trouble with learning.
Uptown Eye Care’s Dr. Elaine Happ was featured in Vision Monday this month as one of the Optometric Business Innovators of 2012 in the category of Optical Dispensing (OD).
Free glasses! Stop in at Uptown Eye Care in the month of June and get a FREE Frame on your purchase of a second pair of glasses!
Uptown Eye Care serves patients of all ages, with our eye care services designed to meet the needs of our patients from infancy through maturity. We provide total eye health care, from evaluating the developing vision in a young child to diagnosing and caring for the needs of the aging visual system.
Choosing an eye care provider is an important health care decision. Your sense of sight is valuable and you will want to choose someone you can trust to care for this precious ability. Read on to answer: Where can I get an eye exam? Optometrist vs Ophthalmologist: What’s the Difference? What is an Optician? And find helpful tips to finding the right eye care provider.
You’re invited to a special workshop for parents and professionals who interact with children whose behavior and learning problems suggest the possibility of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD).
Color vision deficiency is the inability to distinguish certain shades of color or in more severe cases, see colors at all. At Uptown Eye Care color vision deficiency screening is part of our total eye health evaluation.
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.