What Happens During the Contact Lens Exam

Are you thinking about getting contact lenses? You are not the only one. According to the American Optometric Association, more than 30 million people in the United States wea (MORE)

What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune form of arthritis, where the immune system attacks the body's own tissues. Since RA is a lifelong condition with no cure it is impor (MORE)

What Is Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis, affecting nearly 27 million people in the United States. OA accounts for 25 percent of visits to primary care physici (MORE)

What is Juvenile Arthritis?

Juvenile arthritis (JA) is an umbrella term that is used to describe the various forms of autoimmune and inflammatory types of arthritis that can develop in children younger t (MORE)

What Is Arthritis?

Grandma has trouble knitting. Grandpa walks with a cane. These are the images that come to mind when most people hear the word "arthritis." Most people don't picture a mother (MORE)

What is Astigmatism?

Astigmatism is often referred to as "a stigmatism" as if it were two separate words when it is actually one. The correct term, "astigmatism," refers to an eye issue that usual (MORE)

What are the Causes of Sexual Orientation?

Psychological scientists are investigating a number of factors that appear to predispose people towards a homosexual or heterosexual orientation. We know much less about the c (MORE)

Vision and Learning, What is the Connection?

There are a plethora of learning relating visual problems that can impact the academic success of your children. Problems with eye teaming, eye tracking, focusing, and visual (MORE)

What is Vision Therapy?

The eyes contain muscles just like the rest of your body and these muscles need exercise just as much as your biceps or abs do. A new rapidly growing sector of optometry is th (MORE)