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Glasses- Is one pair really enough?

The simple answer to the question of, is one pair of glasses enough, is NO.  Everyone should have more than one pair of glasses. Let’s start with the basics; you lost them, you break one, can you see distance and near, can you read with without changing them, are you protected from sunlight, uv rays…

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Celebrating 20 Years

So much as changed over the last 20 years but not Nova Vision Care’s mission. Since 1997 our doors have been open and our hearts have been devoted to providing excellence service and education to all our patients.  We all believe our mission statement, “Better Vision. Better Life. Better World.”  is why we still get…

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Vision Training In Baseball

Ophthalmology in MLB has evolved: Teams who once shunned prospects who wore glasses now use EEGs to track what hitters see and when. “Hitters have three tenths of a second on a 90 mph pitch to make a decision,” says Keith Smithson, the Nationals’ team optometrist. “If we can buy a tenth in there somewhere,…

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Pumpkin helps eye health

Fall is here and we at Nova Vision Care just love it!  Sweatshirts, bonfires, s’mores, the leaves are changing, and you can find pumpkin flavored everything!   Pumpkin not only tastes great, but it helps promote eye health and protect your vision. Pumpkin contains an abundance of zinc, Vitamin A, beta-carotene and Vitamin C. These nutrients…

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Sleeping helps you see better

Sleep is one of the body’s most basic necessities. Study after study demonstrates the importance of sleep to our physical, mental and social health. But did you know that your eyes also benefit from the proper amount of sleep and that too little sleep can cause vision problems? The Sleep Foundation recommends that adults get…

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Protective Sports Eyewear is a Serious Matter

There are thousands of eye injuries a year related to sports. According to the National Eye Institute eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness in children in North America and most injuries occurring in school-aged children are sports-related. Further 99% of sports-related eye injuries can be prevented simply by wearing protective eyewear. Sports injuries…

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Common Eye Problem and ADHD Linked

Vision is more than 20/20 eyesight. Visual performance problems that go undetected can appear as some of the very same signs and symptoms that are commonly attributed to ADHD. Because of this, some children with vision problems are mislabeled as having ADHD. The demands of the classroom require hours of sustained attention on cognitively difficult…

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The importance of infant eye exams

By now we are sure you have seen the cute video of the baby trying on her glasses and seeing for the first time.  If you haven’t seen it you can below .  It is wonderful to see her reaction to seeing clearly for the first time. Here at Nova Vision Care we know the…

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