Computer Vision Syndrome

The average American spends seven hours a day on a computer. As a result, many individuals are experiencing eye discomfort and vision problems resulting from extended time viewing screens on computers, tablets, e-readers, and cell phones. Working adults aren’t the only ones affected because kids who stare at tablets or use computers during the day at school can have issues, too. In fact, this problem has become so common that it has been given a name—computer vision syndrome (CVS) —also called digital eye strain.

Read More

Fun Facts About Your Amazing Eyes

At Nilsen Eye Care, we take vision and eye care very seriously. But there is no reason why we can’t have a little fun sharing some extraordinary facts about your amazing eyes. Here are 15 of our favorites. How many did you know?

Read More

7 Aspects of a Comprehensive Eye Exam

Adults should have a comprehensive eye exam every one to two years, and the exam includes a variety of tests to assess the health and visual quality of a person’s eyes. The tests range from simple to complex, from reading a chart of letters to having your eyes examined with a high-powered lenses. Here are 7 tests you can expect to go through as your have your eyes examined:

Read More

When was your last eye exam?

Your eye health plays a critical role in your overall health. It’s no exaggeration to say that an eye exam could save your life—and the sooner you establish your medical baseline, the better off you’ll be. We work with most insurance plans (medical and vision), so contact us today to schedule your next appointment.