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Optician vs. Optometrist vs. Ophthalmologist

There has been a lot of confusion regarding the terms ophthalmologist, optometrist, and optician. Optometrist and optician could be used interchangeably, but an ophthalmologist is a bit different. Opticians are not eye doctors and they cannot conduct eye exams. However, they are professionally trained when it comes to filling in prescriptions for eyeglasses and adjusting[…]

What is Pink Eye or Red Eye?

Red eye, also known as pink eye, can often sound a little scary to some; however, it is a very common eye problem that can be easily treated and prevented. The medical name for this disease is called, Conjunctivitis – meaning there is an inflammation of the thin, clear covering of the white part of[…]

Why Children Should Have Annual Eye Exams

As a parent, you always want the best for your child. You may wonder whether your child has a vision problem or how often should you schedule your child’s eye exams. Children’s eye care is essential to every child’s development. Over 80 percent of what a child learns in school is presented visually, so it[…]