Check For Macular Degeneration With The Amsler Grid The first line ofdefense for macular degeneration is awareness. A simple test of your vision will alert you to any changesthat may indicate a problem with macular degeneration or a worsening of yourcondition. This common test is known as the Amsler Grid. If thegrid of straight lines… Read More
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Five Animals With Fascinating Eyes According to scientists, eyes evolved around 540 million years ago as simple light detecting organs. Through evolution, these organs have become complex and an important tool for many animals, humans included. Here are some of the strangest and most incredible eyes in the animal kingdom. 5: The Four Eyed Fish… Read More
Cosmetic Procedures Although some may not expect to see a plastic surgeon on staff, we at HVES know that some feel they could benefit from an Oculoplastic Surgeon’s touch. An Oculoplastic Surgeon is an ophthalmologist who has completed rigorous additional training in plastic and reconstructive surgical techniques as it relates to the eye and surrounding… Read More
How Do Glasses Work, Exactly? Glasses have been helping people see for hundreds of years, however the science behind these crafted tools are often unknown. TED-Ed provides a fun yet informative video explaining what exactly makes glasses work! Share on Facebook and stay committed to your future!
The Luxottica-Essilor Merger The Italian sunglass powerhouse Luxottica, maker of the Ray-Ban and Persol, and French ophthalmic lenses producer Essilor have agreed to merge. This is one of Europe’s largest cross-border partnerships, and has the possibility to reshape the eyewear industry. Luxottica and Essilor said Monday they had agreed to a 46-billion-euro ($49-billion) merger in… Read More
As it is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, we at Hudson Valley Eye Surgeons felt it is a perfect opportunity to learn what exactly glaucoma is. Check out this throwback CBS piece telling Dennis Howard’s story! While most are familiar with the term “glaucoma”, many do not know it is a leading cause of vision loss… Read More
Vision Training Exercises That Can Improve Key Aspects Of Your Game Strength and agility are not the only crucial skills on field or court. Many athletes overlook one of their best assets in their conditioning programs – their eyes. Your ability to see, analyze, and react to events near and far on the field have… Read More