The Occluder and the Pinhole

Perhaps you’ve had your vision checked recently. You were looking through the occluder (the black thing that looks like a really poorly made carnival mask) with your right eye looking through the hole.  You were not been able to read down to the bottom of the chart....

Jones Angell and His Laser Sharp Vision.

If you don’t recognize him by sight, you are likely familiar with Jones Angell’s voice. He is the play by play voice for Carolina Athletics. This spring he decided to undergo LASIK vision correction with Dr. Bryan here at COA. Jones filled us in on the issues that...

Why do we dilate?

Lots of people dread getting their eyes dilated at eye exams. The dilating drops often make patients light sensitive, can cause difficulty focusing up close, and require a ten to fifteen minute wait to take effect. However, dilation is an important part of a complete...

How Well Can You Distinguish Colors?

Have you ever wondered how well you can see colors? We found a great color test online and encourage you to take a few minutes to test your ability. FACT: 1 out of 255 women and 1 out of 12 men have some form of color vision deficiency. Take the online color...