Our sleep is supposed to be a time of rest and recovery. One of the worst feelings is waking up only to be bombarded by the uncomfortable symptoms of dry eye. Not only does it suck to wake up with that gritty or itchy feeling, but it can also prevent you from having a restful […]
What are Atropine Eye Drops Used For?
If you’ve received a comprehensive eye exam, the chances are high that your eye doctor used atropine eye drops as part of the exam. One of the commonly known uses of atropine is to cause the pupils to dilate. Dilating your pupils is an important part of an eye examination because it allows much more […]
How to Prepare for an Eye Exam
As a full-service, family-friendly vision clinic, we pride ourselves on providing comprehensive eye care for you and your loved ones. Whether you’re updating your lens prescription, looking for help managing your child’s myopia, or your parents are developing early signs of presbyopia, we’re ready to support your family in every way we can. The first […]
The Benefits of Omega 3 for Dry Eyes
If you suffer from dry eyes, you’re likely looking for relief. This condition can cause significant irritation, affecting your quality of life. However, your optometrist can help relieve your symptoms. One way to treat dry eyes is by making dietary changes, such as increasing your omega-3 intake. Continue reading to learn more about dry eyes […]
How Often Should Adults Get Eye Exams?
It’s easy to assume that you don’t need an eye exam if you can see well, but you never know what’s happening under the surface. Regular eye exams can help your optometrist identify early symptoms of eye disease, helping protect your vision. If everyone needs regular eye exams, how often should adults get one? Continue […]
When Should Kids Get an Eye Exam?
Oh, the joys of childhood. There is nothing quite like watching your child experience new things for the first time. In a way, it’s like experiencing these things for the first time yourself, and the perspective they have could bring a fresh new outlook on what you may already take for granted. From imagining front […]
Can Childhood Myopia Be Reversed?
Across the globe, more and more people (specifically children) are developing myopia (nearsightedness), a refractive error that affects the ability to see distances clearly. In fact, some studies suggest that almost half of the entire planet’s population will have some degree of myopia by 2050. While we’ve talked about myopia treatment in a previous post, […]
Managing Dry Eye While Wearing Contact Lenses | Minneapolis
If you’re looking for some extra flexibility in your eyewear choices or have simply grown tired of wearing the same pair of frames day-to-day, contact lenses may provide the solutions you’re looking for! However, if you’re one of the millions of Americans currently struggling with dry eye symptoms, you might be a little worried about […]
10 Signs of Vision Issues in Children
It can be difficult to recognize the signs that your child is dealing with a particular vision issue when they are young. At Perspective Vision Clinic, our eye doctors can perform a comprehensive eye exam on your child to garner an accurate diagnosis of your child’s visual issues and recommend an effective treatment method for […]
Artificial Tears: How to Select Eye Drops for Dry Eye
Whether it happens from working on your computer or another cause, dry eyes can affect your quality of life. More severe cases of this condition may damage your eyes, so how can you find relief? Many people use artificial tears for temporary relief, but how can you choose the best kind for your needs? If […]