Entries by Kristopher A. May, OD, FAAO

Pediatric Myopia (Nearsightedness) – Important Facts for Parents to Know

Myopia (nearsightedness) is actually the most common type of refractive problem among children. According to the Boston Children’s Hospital, myopia may actually affect as many as one in five children. Essentially, if your child has myopia, it means that your child can see things better when they are close to their eyes and may have […]

A Look at the Often-Missed Signs of Diabetic Retinopathy in Its Early Stages

Diabetic retinopathy is one of the most common problems diabetics can face with their eyes. Unfortunately, many people who have diabetes dismiss the symptoms they experience, which means the condition continues to progress unkempt and unchecked by a qualified professional. Small Floaters in the Eyes Floaters look like small dark shadows in your field of […]

How to Care For Your Contact Lenses

If you experience eye problems, your doctor may recommend eyeglasses or contact lenses. The latter has numerous benefits for wearers. First, they’re more convenient for active people. You can comfortably engage in exercises such as running or mountain climbing while wearing contact lenses. But how do you take care of them? Read on to find […]