California state law requires that all elementary school children receive an eye exam to check for possible vision problems. Children who need eyeglasses often suffer headaches and sometimes dizziness, resulting in poor grades and a dramatically lower education quality. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA) 25% of children in school may require eyeglasses or contact lenses due to poor vision. Pediatric doctors advise that children receive their first vision exam at 6 months of age, at 3 years of age, and another eye exam before they enter the first grade. Children should then see their optometrist for an eye exam at least every two years. If a child has vision problems  they should be taken to the eye doctor  for a vision exam once every 12 months. When you see the ...

An eye exam is a comprehensive test of your eyesight undertaken by an optometrist. Using advanced medical technology, the optometrist can determine if the patient requires vision correction with eyeglasses and also has the ability to diagnose a number of eye diseases like glaucoma or cataracts. The average eye exam often lasts 30 minutes to an hour depending on the patient. There are several vision tests that an optometrist may give during the course of an eye exam including: Refraction - in this test you will be asked to read letters of varying size projected on a screen placed 20 feet away. You will view these letter through an instrument with several lenses and be asked to read out loud each letter that you see. This part of the eye exam will help obtain an estimate of your ...

Overnight Vision Correction is a safe and cheaper alternative to LASIK surgery that improves eyesight while the patient sleeps. Dr. Jeffrey Michelman, Doctor of Optometry at Invision Optometric Center announces a safe, revolutionary method of eyesight improvement, Overnight Vision Correction (OVC) also known as Orthokeratology (Ortho-K). OVC treatment involves reshaping the eyes' cornea without surgery or eye discomfort, using specialized contact lenses to gently correct vision while the patient sleeps. When the lenses are removed in the morning, clear vision is retained all day without the aid of glasses or contacts. Dr. Michelman O.D. states, “OVC is great for people with active lifestyles as the procedure offers freedom from conventional contact lenses and glasses, and the ability to see properly all day. The eye care treatment is ...