Posts Tagged 'eye'


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: What are some side effects of only being able to see out of one eye?

Posted on April 18th, 2012 · Posted in Eye Health

Two eyes give us a natural ability to perceive depth (assuming normal eye alignment) so perhaps the biggest problem would be reduced depth perception. I say reduced because we can.. 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


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


The Ties That Bind

Posted on August 10th, 2011 · Posted in Eye Health

Looking for an excuse to not wear a tie? The information has been out awhile (2003), but researchers from the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary concluded that a tight.. 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


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


“Creative” Contact Lens Storage

Posted on July 11th, 2011 · Posted in Contact Lenses

Eye doctors see some pretty crazy stuff.  Ask a few what the weirdest thing they have seen or heard today and you’re likely to get some stories you could use.. 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