Entries by Dr. Jeff Yunker

Should You Have a Retinopathy Scan?

A retinopathy scan is the first step in detecting disease in the retina of your eye. If you’re diabetic or hypertensive, your eye doctor in Grand Forks, ND, may recommend a retinopathy scan as a preventive measure, even if you’re not experiencing difficulties with your vision. Early detection and treatment of retinopathy may help prevent total […]

What Causes an Astigmatism?

Astigmatism affects the curve of the eye, specifically the lens. When one curve is round and the other is oval-shaped, you may start to experience blurred vision regardless of how near or far you are. This is a common condition, one that’s pretty easily treated though. If you’re wondering what the causes are, we’ll look […]

What is Computer Vision Syndrome?  

The average American spends about 7 hours per day in front of a digital screen, according to the American Optometric Association. This impressive amount of screen time can lead to an uncomfortable condition known as computer vision syndrome. Here are five things you need to know about this modern-day health problem. 1. Computer vision syndrome […]

Comprehensive Guide to Contact Lens Care

If you take care of your contact lenses, you’ll be able to wear them for as long as you need to. Here is a comprehensive guide to contact lens care to ensure that you get the most use out of them. Always wash and dry your hands thoroughly whenever handling your contact lenses. Otherwise, bacteria […]

What Causes Eye Twitching?

Almost everyone has experienced eye twitching at least once. Eye twitching can be mildly annoying, distracting, and embarrassing. But every now and again, eye twitching can be a real problem, especially if it becomes chronic or happens at inopportune times, such as when driving, operating heavy machinery or trying to do small tasks like sewing. […]