Archive for the 'General' Category


Introducing FirstView 2.0

Posted on May 2nd, 2012 · Posted in General, Technology

When did Starbucks start doubling as a computer lab?  And is it just me or are there more people talking or texting while driving now than before it was declared.. Read more


Quora: Is it bad for your eyes to read in a moving vehicle?

Posted on January 12th, 2012 · Posted in General

It isn’t “bad” for the eyes, but uneasiness/nausea/discomfort is common due to a lack of agreement between the visual information from the eyes (suggesting you are at rest) and the.. Read more


Quora: What’s the fastest that a person’s vision can naturally deteriorate in a year?

Posted on January 8th, 2012 · Posted in Eyeglasses, General

By “naturally”, I’ll assume we aren’t considering disease processes and/or changes to the crystalline lens of the eye (ie. cataract) as these can easily produce significant changes in a short.. Read more


Are My Glasses Ready? When Is My Next Appointment? And When Will My Orville Redenbacher Be Done?

Posted on November 14th, 2011 · Posted in General, Technology

If you’re anything like me, you’ve been slightly spoiled by technology.  Yelling at the microwave for taking too long would be a good indication of that.  But I think the reason we.. Read more


We’ll Be Right Back

Posted on September 23rd, 2011 · Posted in General

Sorry for the lack of posts of late. There’s been a lot of exciting stuff going on at FirstView Eye Care Associates though…not the least of which is our conversion.. 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


Reading Glasses After LASIK? Why!?!?

Posted on July 19th, 2011 · Posted in Eyeglasses, General, Surgery

LASIK has become a very popular procedure in recent years.  The goal being that a person can minimize or eliminate their dependency on glasses or contact lenses for clear vision. .. Read more


Can Sunlight Stop Nearsightedness?

Posted on July 13th, 2011 · Posted in General

Let’s face it…despite its sweltering surface temperature of an estimated 5,780 Kelvin, our sun is pretty cool customer. Think about all the great stuff it does: allows plants to grow.. Read more


FirstView Fans + Elmore SPCA = A Win for the Animals

Posted on July 12th, 2011 · Posted in General

Our Fan Appreciation Event on Facebook recently wrapped up with a donation of $1,000 and supplies to the Elmore SPCA in Peru, New York.  Those who followed or participated in the event.. Read more


July Is Eye Injury Prevention Month

Posted on July 4th, 2011 · Posted in Eye Health, General

Happy 4th of July!  We hope everyone has a fun and relaxing holiday in the company of friends and family. At the same time, it’s important to practice good judgement.. Read more