Contact lenses are more than just a convenient alternative to corrective prescription eyeglasses; recent technological and scientific advances have granted contact lenses the capacity to address a variety of other vision problems. In today’s blog post from Alderwood Optical, your optometrist discusses three types of specialty lenses and how they can be used to help manage visual impairments.
The retina is a thin layer of tissue at the back of the eye, responsible for transmitting signals to the brain so you can see. Central serous retinopathy causes fluid buildup in the retina, which can impair vision.
Alderwood Optical and Canyon Park Vision Clinic offers co-management for laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) and refractive surgery as part of our premier eye care services. LASIK is a speedy, cost-efficient, and long-lasting solution to refractive errors. In today’s post, our expert optometrist in Bothell, WA, discusses basic things to know about this procedure. [Read more…]
Cataracts develop when protein accumulates on your eyes’ natural lenses. They can cloud your vision and limit light entry, causing blurred vision. Cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide [Read more…]
Having regular comprehensive eye exams is an important component of your visual health assessment. Not everyone, however, is familiar with what happens during such exams. To set your expectations, let a reliable optometrist in Bothell, WA, from Alderwood Optical and Canyon Vision Clinic share what a comprehensive eye exam usually entails. [Read more…]