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Understanding Your Eyes & Vision

At McCauley Celin Eyecare Associates, our team is dedicated to helping educate others on the world of vision and eye care. Our blog is a collection of informative content on various eye care topics.

Eye Exams vs. Vision Tests: What’s The Difference?

Eye Exams

Eye exams and vision tests are vital for assessing your eye function and health. Sometimes, these can be confused for the same thing, but there are significant differences between them. An eye exam is a comprehensive evaluation of your vision and health conducted by an eye doctor (optometrist or ophthalmologist). In comparison, a vision test […]

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January 31, 2023
Dr. Caitlin McCauley

What’s the Difference Between Myopia & Astigmatism?

Myopia, Refractive Errors

Each person’s eyes are unique to their body. But even unique eyes must have certain similarities to see properly. Even slight changes to shape could lead to a prescription for near or farsightedness. These are typically referred to as refractive errors. The two refractive errors we are discussing today are myopia and astigmatism. These eye […]

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January 9, 2023
Dr. Caitlin McCauley

How Long Do Contact Lenses Last?

Glasses & Contact Lenses

If you’re currently wearing glasses for vision correction and want a change, you’re likely researching a lot about contact lenses. Contact lenses are a popular vision correction tool as they eliminate the need to wear glasses all day, and come in a variety of types to suit your needs. One thing to consider is how […]

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January 9, 2023
Dr. Caitlin McCauley
A female optician is doing an acuity test on her male patient. An optician is pointing to a Snellen chart while the patient is calling out what is pointed on the Snellen chart

Eye exams and vision tests are vital for assessing your eye function and health. Sometimes, these can be confused for the same thing, but there are significant differences between them. An eye exam is a comprehensive evaluation of your vision and health conducted by an eye doctor (optometrist or ophthalmologist). In comparison, a vision test […]

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A woman that is sitting in front of her computer is looking to close at the screen

Each person’s eyes are unique to their body. But even unique eyes must have certain similarities to see properly. Even slight changes to shape could lead to a prescription for near or farsightedness. These are typically referred to as refractive errors. The two refractive errors we are discussing today are myopia and astigmatism. These eye […]

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A photo of the packaging of a one-day use soft contact lenses

If you’re currently wearing glasses for vision correction and want a change, you’re likely researching a lot about contact lenses. Contact lenses are a popular vision correction tool as they eliminate the need to wear glasses all day, and come in a variety of types to suit your needs. One thing to consider is how […]

Read More…

Eye Exams vs. Vision Tests: What’s The Difference?

A female optician is doing an acuity test on her male patient. An optician is pointing to a Snellen chart while the patient is calling out what is pointed on the Snellen chart

Eye exams and vision tests are vital for assessing your eye function and health. Sometimes, these can be confused for the same thing, but there are significant differences between them. An eye exam is a comprehensive evaluation of your vision and health conducted by an eye doctor (optometrist or ophthalmologist). In comparison, a vision test […]

Read More…

What’s the Difference Between Myopia & Astigmatism?

A woman that is sitting in front of her computer is looking to close at the screen

Each person’s eyes are unique to their body. But even unique eyes must have certain similarities to see properly. Even slight changes to shape could lead to a prescription for near or farsightedness. These are typically referred to as refractive errors. The two refractive errors we are discussing today are myopia and astigmatism. These eye […]

Read More…

Nearsighted vs Farsighted Prescriptions: What’s the Difference?

A woman having difficulty reading a book

Nearsightedness and farsightedness are refractive errors that require glasses or contact lenses to correct your vision. Your eye doctor can provide a prescription for these conditions, but what’s the difference between them?  Continue reading to learn more about nearsightedness and farsightedness. What Is Nearsightedness?  Nearsightedness, or myopia, is a common refractive error affecting about 40% […]

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  • 1000 Brooktree Rd. Suite 300
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  • Gibsonia, PA 15044

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