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Eye Need to Know: What Is A Scotoma?

A scotoma (Greek for darkness) is an area of diminished or absent retinal sensitivity.  It is most commonly referred to in visual field test...

Fun FlashCards For Eyecare Training

This is pretty cool- EyeTrain4You is now offering online interactive optican study flashcards. Over 700 of these cards are currently available with Rebecca Johnson...

Eye Need To Know: What Are Starry Eyes?

Have you ever seen “stars before your eyes”? Seeing stars before the eyes does not only happen in cartoons.  The experience of seeing light without...

eyeTech Talk- The Crowding Phenomenon

The Crowding Phenomenon is a term used to describe difficulty or inability to discriminate visual acuity chart letters when they are presented next to...

Eye Need To Know: Why Do Onions Make You Cry?

According to the National Onion Association  sulphuric compounds are released into the air from a cut onion, irritating the eye and causing it to...

Eye Need To Know: Why Do My Eyes Shut When I Sneeze?

Contrary to what you might have heard on the playground as a kid, you do not close your eyes when you sneeze to keep...

Dynamic Dispensing Tips – I Am Human – I Make Mistakes

Just when you think that you have seen it all or heard it all. We close at 5:30. So, you all know the feeling when...

Eye Need To Know: Stereo Testing And Polarized Glasses

Stereopsis refers to our ability to appreciate depth, or to distinguish the physical distance between objects.  Without depth perception it is difficult to pour...

Eye Need To Know! What Is Cataract Couching?

Have you ever heard of couching?  The word causes me to see a visual image of my husband on Sunday afternoon during football season,...

eyeTech Talk: Color-Coded Caps- Yea or Nay?

Technician Talk Color-Coded Caps: Help or Hindrance? In 1996 the Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) published a Policy Statement endorsing the uniform use of a color-coding system...

Eye Need To Know: Can Dogs See Color?

Can dogs see color? A study conducted at the University of California, Santa Barbara by Jay Neitz, tested the color vision of dogs.  Neitz...

Eye Need To Know: Where Did The Word Cataract Come From?

Patients with cataracts often describe their vision as “foggy” or “like looking through a frosted window”.  The term “cataract” is derived from the Latin,...

Eye Need To Know: What Does It Mean When You Dream About Eyes?

Eye Didn't know this: When dreaming about eyes, means you are entering a new arena and focussing on a new direction. Symbolizes, enlightenment, knowledge,...

How Does 3D Work?

Still confused about 3D. Check out this easy to understand 3D video. 3D Eyewear can be purchases from iCoat Sfirex and Live Eyewear 3D Coccoons.  

Dynamic Dispensing Tips From Optician Works

We all know that sinking feeling… the one you get when your patient puts on their new glasses and they make a face, or...

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