Entries by Jonathan Saldivar

Astigmatism 101: What is it, and How is it Treated?

Despite its somewhat intimidating name, astigmatism is quite a common condition, and it can be successfully treated using corrective lenses or surgical intervention. Astigmatism is an ocular condition involving the malformation of either the cornea or the lens. In moderate-to-severe cases, this condition inhibits light from entering the retina efficiently, causing vision to become blurred […]

How Do I Read an Eyeglasses Prescription? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you’ve just received your first eyeglasses prescription you’re probably unfamiliar with the ciphers and terminology. In fact – you don’t understand a thing! Never fear – here’s a primer on vision prescriptions, which will help you better understand your eye health. What do the notations mean? The standard notations for visual acuity seem confusing, […]

Contact Lens Maintenance 101

Maintaining your contact lenses properly is crucial not only for ensuring your lenses perform correctly and comfortably, but also for preserving your eye health and hygiene – wearing improperly maintained contact lenses can lead to severe eye infections that may compromise your vision. Here are a few things to remember when caring for your contact […]

Digital Lens Announcement

Optiexpress is pleased to announce that We are now licensed to manufacture digital lenses. These lenses deliver a far Higher quality of vision than even the finest non-digital lenses could ever possibly achieve. The result is sharp vision, Not only when looking straight ahead, but Even on the lens edges peripherally! Many Patients have complained […]

What is the Correct Age for Contact Lenses?

What is the Correct Age for Contact Lenses? Many children who wear glasses look forward to a time when they can switch to contact lenses, but it can be a challenge for parents to determine the right age. While there is no definitive age when a person is ready to bear the responsibility of contact […]

Presbyopia

People are often surprised when they discover in their forties that the can no longer see clearly up close without reading glasses. Are there people that can avoid this problem? No. That’s because the human lens that focuses for close vision loses its elasticity with time, and there are no exceptions to this problem. If […]

5 Ways You Can Protect Your Eyesight

5 Ways You Can Protect Your Eyesight It’s easy to take ocular health for granted. However, more than 15 percent of all adults will experience a severe vision problem as they age. Conditions like macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataracts are age-related, but they can be forestalled and even prevented with the right strategies and lifestyle […]

4 Eye-Damaging Habits You May Not Know You Have

4 Eye-Damaging Habits You May Not Know You Have Even if you have excellent eye health, you may be treating your eyes poorly without realizing it! Here are a few eye habits you should definitely break if you want to keep your eyes merry and bright. Failing to wear sun glasses. We wear sunglasses for […]