Astigmatism- Defined and Described!

Astigmatism (or “the stigmatism!!!”) is a common topic of discussion in my exam room.  Many people have heard about it, report a family history and believe they have it in their glasses prescription.  Conversely- many patients report suffering from symptoms of uncorrected astigmatism in their vision and are unaware that their visual problems could be…

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Colors: Part I

Does anyone listen to the podcast “Radiolab”??  It’s an NPR production based out of New York City that focuses its immaculately produced episodes on science.  It is insanely interesting and sometimes their broadcasts stick with you and linger on your brain for days.  For me, “Colors” was one such episode.  It fed my curiosity and…

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Colors: Part II

My apologies for the delayed publication of this blog. Our eye clinic has been BUSY- much love to all of our patients and to Fayetteville, AR & Northwest Arkansas in general. As an eye doctor, we will always take care of the real people in our clinic before we take care of our computers. Let…

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Colors: Part III

Happy spring break, everyone!  Hope everyone is out having a blast & living it up in the sun while poor old Dr. Ben is stuck in the office.  Just writing blogs and working on his taxes … sigh.  Kidding.  I love coming to work!   I am a bit envious of all of my fantastic employees…

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Colors: Part IV

This will be the final blog entry in our ‘colors’ series from Boston Mountain Eye Care.  After this we will be writing about anything and everything.  I am thinking a piece on blue light and its effect on the eye is appropriate next.  If you have any questions for the optometrist you would like answered…

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