How Things Work: The Lens

How Things Work: The Lens

The lens is an important part of an extremely complex human visual system. The eye is made up of several clear structures that light must traverse on its journey to the retina (at the back of the eye) to be perceived as a clear image. To reach the retina, light must...
Driving and Vision as we Mature

Driving and Vision as we Mature

To qualify for a driver’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia, your vision must be at least 20/40 (with or without glasses.) If you have vision problems in one eye, your other eye must be able to see 20/40. Visual acuity and peripheral vision are both important to...
Headaches & Vision Problems

Headaches & Vision Problems

It is a common misconception that you only need to visit your eye doctor for annual check-ups or eye diseases. Have you ever considered that your recurring headaches could also be a good reason to consult your optometrist? If you’re experiencing frequent headaches and...