Archive for the 'Eye Exam' Category


Quora: How much noise is there in measuring astigmatism?

Posted on January 18th, 2012 · Posted in Eye Exam, Instruments

The process of determining a patient’s prescription, or refraction, shouldn’t be thought of so strictly as to think that one option is correct and one is not. Prior to even.. Read more


Why Is That Baby Wearing Glasses?

Posted on July 26th, 2011 · Posted in Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, General

We recently ran into a great question over on Quora.  A concerned parent questioned how they are supposed to know if their child needs glasses and how an optometrist can.. Read more


eye2eye interview with the Phoropter

Posted on May 23rd, 2011 · Posted in Eye Exam, Instruments

Perhaps no instrument is more recognizable or more associated with the eye exam than the phoropter.  It’s that big black thing with all the spinning wheels and dials that prompts.. Read more


eye2eye interview with the Dilating Drops

Posted on May 3rd, 2011 · Posted in Eye Exam, Eye Health

A procedure commonly performed as part of a comprehensive eye examination is dilation of the patient’s eyes.  To accomplish this, drops are placed in the patient’s eyes which widen their.. Read more


Video Breakdown: Brian Regan’s Eye Exam

Posted on April 16th, 2011 · Posted in Eye Exam

Fans of comedy know Brian Regan as one of the premier stand-ups of the past decade.    Possessing a unique ability to engage his audiences, Regan’s storytelling covers topics that.. Read more