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Your Vision and the World of Sports

August 5th, 2015 / WiseVision / Comments

If you play sports, you know how important your vision is to you. That does not only mean that you must be able to see well and to see far, but must develop other vision-based skills as well. You need to track movement and to see objects moving fast, which is known as dynamic vision acuity. You need steady visual concentration and memory so you can clear distractions and focus on what you have to. You need good depth perception

Eye Exams for Children

July 23rd, 2015 / WiseVision / Comments

Eye exams are important for people of all ages, young and old. Although many vision changes do not occur until later in life, many children experience vision problems, making it important to get them in for a kid’s eye exam as early as the age of 3… Why Is It So Important? Children are constantly experiencing things for the first time. Once they begin school, they are expected to learn to read, and a large percentage of what they learn

Choosing the Right Frame for Your Face Shape

July 21st, 2015 / WiseVision / Comments

  Whether you’ve worn glasses for years or are just getting your first pair, it’s important that you feel confident and stylish in your new frames. Many people feel uncomfortable getting glasses for the first time, especially children and teenagers. If you rock the look, then no one will deny your style and sophistication. Many noteworthy celebrities know how to pull off a good set of frames, so why shouldn’t you?… The trick is twofold. First, you need to pick

The Ins and Outs of Contact Lens Care

June 18th, 2015 / WiseVision / Comments

Whether you are new to the world of contact lenses or you’ve been wearing them for years, it’s important to know how to care for them correctly. While a contact lens can allow you to see more clearly, it can also become problematic if not sanitized and stored properly. Here are just a few of the basic rules of contact lens care. Switch them out as directed. Some contacts may require you to change them every day, while others are

4 Reasons to Choose Contact Lenses

June 16th, 2015 / WiseVision / Comments

Millions of Americans rely on vision aids in order to drive, work, read, and more. The fact is that vision problems are highly common, so many people actually wear contact lenses for their flexibility and ease. Resting directly on your eye with a lubrication of specialized solution, these special lenses are made to move as your eye moves without getting dirty or smudged throughout the day. When you are faced with the choice between purchasing a new or replacement pair

3 Questions to Ask Your Optometrist

June 11th, 2015 / WiseVision / Comments

Your eyes consist of some of the most important muscles, tissues, and organs in your body. Because of this, it’s vital to care for them adequately. It’s recommended that you receive an eye exam at least once a year or more if your medical situation requires it. However, once your appointment has been scheduled, it’s important to prepare yourself for your meeting with the optometrist. Be sure to pay close attention and to take notes if needed. Here are 3

What You Should Know about Preventive Eye Care

June 9th, 2015 / WiseVision / Comments

Our eyes are among our most vital organs, enabling us to move, perform specific skills, drive, walk, cook, and more. Without taking care of our eyesight, these vital body parts will lose their ability to function properly. Some people may say that their eyesight is good enough as it is. They may claim that because they can see clearly and do not have eye pain, they must have perfect vision and are not in need of eye care. We want

How Should Your Contact Lenses Fit?

June 3rd, 2015 / WiseVision / Comments

If you have less-than-perfect vision and need to wear contact lenses, you know that it can sometimes be difficult to learn how to put them in and be comfortable with having something on your eye throughout the day. However, contacts should never be uncomfortable or cause pain. We will discuss what factors may cause discomfort and how this discomfort can be remedied. Improper Maintenance Contacts are very fragile and require careful maintenance. Depending on the type you wear, you may

How Often Should You Get Your Eyes Examined?

May 28th, 2015 / WiseVision / Comments

Your sense of sight is one of the most important senses you have, as it allows you to experience everyday life and enjoy things that bring you happiness. If you were unable to use your eyes, you would miss seeing that beautiful sunrise, your children growing up, or even the simplest things right in front of you that make it possible to get where you need to go. Bad vision makes it difficult to do most jobs, drive, and walk

How Does Acuity Testing Work?

May 26th, 2015 / WiseVision / Comments

Eyesight is an important aspect of a person’s health that often doesn’t get much attention. Many people get regular checkups on their heart, teeth, and skin, but neglect their eye care. There are many different kinds of tests to determine the health of your eyes. One common example is the visual acuity test. The visual acuity test is a simple test that determines your ability to see the details of letters or symbols from a near and far distance. There