Eye Health

We all know that vision is important, but we rarely think about how complex our eyes actually are. We've put resources together to help you learn more about eyes, vision, and eye health.

March 1, 2018
Mather Vision Group Blog | Swimming with Contact Lenses | Lafayette Indiana Optometrist

Should I (or My Kids) Be Swimming with Contact Lenses?

Spring and summer are coming, which means more of us will be enjoying time with our friends and family around the pool! While always a fun time, it’s important to consider water safety, especially for your eyes. For those of us who wear contacts or glasses, spending time in the […]
February 1, 2018

Can Children Wear Contacts?

Can children wear contacts? How old do kids need to be to wear contact lenses? These are questions that parents frequently ask eye doctors. As kids get older, glasses can start to affect self-esteem, and athletics and other activities can make wearing glasses inconvenient. If you have a son or daughter […]
January 5, 2018
Contact Lenses for Kids | What Parents Should Know| Mather Vision Group | Lafayette, Indiana

Contact Lenses for Kids: Four Things Parents Should Know

When should children start wearing contact lenses? As a parent, this is a common question to have when your child is begging you to make the switch from glasses to contacts. However, there are many factors to take into consideration when deciding whether your child is ready for contacts. 1. […]
December 4, 2017
How to Choose the Right Frames For Your Face Shape | Mather Vision | Lafayette, Indiana | Face Shape Glasses | Lafayette, Indiana Optometrist

How to Choose the Right Frames For Your Face Shape

There are so many glasses to choose from, but how do you choose a pair that will make you feel confident? The easiest way to narrow down your choices is by understanding your face shape and what types of styles will complement your facial features. Here’s how to choose the […]
December 4, 2017
Why You’re Having Trouble Seeing up Close | Mather Vision | Hyperopia | Presbyopia | Lafayette, Indiana Optometrist

What to Do When You’re Having Trouble Seeing Up Close

Many people around the age of 40 have trouble seeing up close. Sound like you? Don’t let these symptoms worry you too much. A decrease in vision is completely natural and can usually be easily remedied. Here are the most common reasons people have trouble seeing up close and how […]
November 7, 2016

What Can You Expect During an Eye Exam?

Our eyes are one of the most important and powerful tools in our anatomy. For this reason—regardless of your age or physical health, whether you wear prescription lenses or not—routine eye exams are as necessary as physical exams. Beyond the Prescription Routine eye exams involve more than just finding the […]
November 2, 2016

What Is a Vision Test?

Never visited an eye doctor before for a vision test? Don’t worry. You’re not alone. Every year, many American’s avoid their eye exam appointments for a variety of reasons: their eyes are fine, they don’t wear glasses, or because they don’t know what to expect. If you’re wondering just what […]
December 7, 2015

Questions to Ask an Eye Doctor Before Your Next Appointment

For some, visiting with an eye doctor can be a bit intimidating, especially if this is your first time or you have not been for a while. Your eye doctor will use a lot of machinery and may have you do some vision tests that you’re unfamiliar with. Our eyes […]