Improving Your Goaltending Skill Through Vision Therapy

In order to be effective when it comes to stopping pucks, young ice hockey goaltenders must have excellent vision. As they continue to grow, shot speed will increase. Without the establishment of effective visual tracking habits at a young age, a goaltender will not be able to keep up with these advancements in shot speed. Here are three visual therapy exercises that you can do now in order to improve your success between the pipes at a later date. [Read More]

Optician, Optometrist, Ophthalmologist: Who Do You Need to Visit?

Do you suffer from eye problems? Do you want to get treatment, but you're not sure where to go? Unlike other parts of the body, not everyone knows where to go to find an appropriate professional to take care of eye problems. You have to decide whether to see an ophthalmologist, an optometrist, or an optician. While the duties of each can overlap, they vary as to exactly what services they are trained in and are allowed to perform. [Read More]

Considering Contacts? What First Time Wearers Need To Know

If you have had enough with wearing glasses, you may be considering contact lenses. Some people can be squeamish about the idea of placing an item into their eye, and it can be difficult to get used to. However, with some practice, putting in your lenses will become second nature. The following are some tips for newbie contact lens wearers: Clean Hands One of the most important things to know as a new contact lens wearer is that you must have very clean hands before you start handling them. [Read More]

Talking About Contact Lenses For Children

When your child comes from the eye doctor with the need for a prescription, you might wonder whether to only consider glasses or if contact lenses are a possibility. The answer depends on your individual child, but contacts can be beneficial from the perspective of your child, your eye doctor, and possibly yourself. Since every person should have some say in the discussion, here are some things to think about from each side. [Read More]