Gas Permeable Contact Lenses

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...
Does Your Child Need an Eye Exam?

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...
Your Eye Exam Benefits Your Heart

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...
Dry Eye & Inflammation

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...
Common Dry Eye Questions

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...
Choosing Eyeglass Frames for Children

Choosing Eyeglass Frames for Children

According to statistics, approximately one out of five children need to wear glasses to see accurately. Unfortunately, it can be hard to get children to wear glasses for one of several reasons. Children can find glasses uncomfortable, “uncool” and unstylish, or too...