What Is an Optometric Technician?

What Is an Optometric Technician?

Optometric technicians (OTs) are skilled eye care professionals that assist an Optometrist, otherwise known as an eye doctor.  If you’re interested in a medical career but would prefer not to spend an extensive amount of time and money on medical school, becoming an...
What Is an Optometric Technician?

Eye Emergencies (Pink or Red Eyes)

Red, Pink, or Sore Eyes? We are ready to look after ALL of your eye care needs in one location. In addition to the services you already rely on us for such as routine eye exams, contact lenses. designer frames and eyeglasses – think of your Optometrist first for:...
What Is an Optometric Technician?

Infantsee

Children’s Visual Development The first year of a child’s life is crucial for the development of their vision. You should monitor their visual changes throughout this first year to ensure healthy eyes and that their vision is developing normally. BIRTH TO 4 MONTHS At...
What Is an Optometric Technician?

Guide to Refractive Errors

A Guide to Refractive Errors and How They Can Affect Your Family Myopia. Hyperopia. Astigmatism. Presbyopia. You may have heard of these terms before, but what do they mean, exactly? More than 153 million people over age 5 suffer from some kind of refractive error....
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Gas Permeable Contact Lenses

Gas-Permeable (GP) or Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP) contact lenses are an alternative to soft contact lenses that are made from a hard, oxygen permeable material. GP lenses are currently less popular than soft lenses but offer a number of advantages and are continuing to...
What Is an Optometric Technician?

Does Your Child Need an Eye Exam?

Vision is remarkably important, not only for perception but for learning development in children. Despite 80% of learning taking place visually in the first 12 years of life, 48% of parents with children under 12 have never taken their child to an eye care...
What Is an Optometric Technician?

Your Eye Exam Benefits Your Heart

The eyes aren’t just your windows to the world; to experienced eye doctors, they can also offer a view into your overall health. At True Eye Experts, our optometrists don’t only examine your eyes for disease, they keep a careful watch for signs of other health...
What Is an Optometric Technician?

Dry Eye & Inflammation

One of every four eye exams involves a case of dry eye disease, where along with symptoms of red eyes, irritation, dryness, and itchiness is inflammation. Although symptoms differ on how they affect the eyes, inflammation can certainly damage the ocular surface in dry...
What Is an Optometric Technician?

Common Dry Eye Questions

Q: Is it true that Dry Eye symptoms seem to be more severe in the winter than in the warmer spring and summer months?  Dry eyes are most commonly caused from an individual not being able to produce healthy tears. This is NOT affected by a change of seasons. Many...