Archive for the 'General' Category


Is watching movies on a phone damaging to the eyes?

Posted on June 13th, 2013 · Posted in General, Technology

Another classic from a patient earlier today.  This time, a teen wondered if she was damaging her eyes by watching movies on her phone. Damaging the eyes, no.  Creating the.. Read more


Health IT and You

Posted on May 29th, 2013 · Posted in General, Technology

FirstView Eye Care Associates has utilized electronic health records for the three years now, but the patient benefit can sometimes get lost behind all the fancy technology. Have you ever.. Read more


Quora: Should I Take A Chance With Buying Progressive Lenses Online?

Posted on January 26th, 2013 · Posted in Eyeglasses, General

The way you have worded this question suggests that you understand that there is risk involved, so let’s define those risks:  Visual Progressive lenses, moreso than any other lens on.. Read more

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Pardon Our Dust, Improve We Must!

Posted on November 22nd, 2012 · Posted in Eyeglasses, General

Hey there!  It’s been awhile since we posted to our blog and want you to know that we haven’t forgotten about you.  Quite the opposite, in fact….we’re working hard to.. Read more


Can I Watch HDTV If I Can’t See 20/20?

Posted on September 7th, 2012 · Posted in General

A great question was asked of us the other day:  Can I watch high-definition TV if I can’t see 20/20 or would it be a waste of money to buy.. Read more


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