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All About Your Eyes: Myths & Facts

All About Your Eyes: Myths & Facts

You probably already know that your eyes are complex sense organs made up of many parts that help you see. But how much do you know about how to take care of them? Learn fact from fiction while testing your knowledge with this important eyecare quiz.

 Cataracts: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Vision

Cataracts: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Vision

Over 24.4 million people over the age of 40 are affected by cataracts, and that number is expected to rise to 50 million by 2050. But with straightforward and highly effective cataract surgery techniques, these patients are able to improve their sight. Learn more about cataract symptoms, cataract surgery, and patient outcomes.

Who We’re Really Building for at QE
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Who We’re Really Building for at QE

As an ophthalmologist, Quadrant Eye Co-Founder, Dr. Quinn Wang knows all too well how inadequate eyecare access can lead to serious eye disease and even blindness. Here, she shares why she started QE and how the company is developing at-home eyecare services to meet the growing need of high-quality eyecare for all.

Is Too Much Screen Time Hurting Your Eyes?

Is Too Much Screen Time Hurting Your Eyes?

Did you know that the average American spends more time looking at a screen in a typical day than they do sleeping? What is all that screen time doing to your eyes and what can you do to protect your vision? Here, seven tips to help reduce your risk of screen-related eye issues.

8 Ways to Take Care of Your Eyes and Prevent Vision Problems

8 Ways to Take Care of Your Eyes and Prevent Vision Problems

Did you know that there are a number of healthy habits that can help you protect your eyes and reduce your risk of eye diseases? Learn the most important ways to keep your eyes healthy so that you can see clearly for years to come.

Good Eyecare Coverage: Vision Insurance vs. Medical Insurance

Good Eyecare Coverage: Vision Insurance vs. Medical Insurance

Navigating eyecare expenses can sometimes come with a few surprises. Don’t be caught off-guard at a visit with an ophthalmologist or optometrist. Our primer helps break down various eyecare costs and which ones—like paying for new glasses or contacts—are likely to be covered by medical or vision insurance.

What You Need to Know About Choosing Contact Lenses

What You Need to Know About Choosing Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are a wonderful choice if you’re looking for an attractive, reliable solution for correcting your vision. But before you commit to buying and wearing contacts, make sure you know the different types and how they work. Start by getting a contact lens prescription and then consider factors such as daily, weekly or monthly contacts and hard contact lenses vs. soft contacts. Your contact lens primer starts here.

How to Safely Wear Contact Lenses

How to Safely Wear Contact Lenses

If you’re wondering how safe and reliable online vision tests are, you’re not alone. While seeing an optometrist or ophthalmologist in person may be required for some people, many patients can get simple prescriptions for contacts and glasses renewed with visual acuity tests performed online. Find out if an online vision test is right for you!

A Deep Dive Into Vision

A Deep Dive Into Vision

This month Quadrant Eye Co-Founder, Dr. Quinn Wang asks the all-important question: What does it mean to see our best? Read her thoughtful exploration on the very personal nature of seeing and how protecting our eyes through preventative eyecare will help us live our best lives.

Are Online Vision Tests a Safe Way to Renew Your Prescription?

Are Online Vision Tests a Safe Way to Renew Your Prescription?

If you’re wondering how safe and reliable online vision tests are, you’re not alone. While seeing an optometrist or ophthalmologist in person may be required for some people, many patients can get simple prescriptions for contacts and glasses renewed with visual acuity tests performed online. Find out if an online vision test is right for you!

The Future of Eyecare Lives At Home

The Future of Eyecare Lives At Home

Quadrant Eye Co-Founder, Dr. Quinn Wang breaks down the impact of an increasing need for more accessible eyecare and how QE is helping to fill the gap with patient-powered at-home eyecare.

Ophthalmologist or Optometrist: Which Type of Eye Doctor Is Right for You?

Ophthalmologist or Optometrist: Which Type of Eye Doctor Is Right for You?

Choosing the right type of eye specialist—an ophthalmologist, optometrist, or optician—for your eyecare needs may not be an easy decision if you don’t understand the differences between these professionals. Learn about who to visit for an eye exam, vision test, glasses and contacts, or more serious eye conditions and whether you need an ophthalmologist vs. optometrist.

How Often Do You Need an Eye Exam?

How Often Do You Need an Eye Exam?

Before you assume you need a visit to an eye doctor to renew your prescription for contacts or glasses, learn what an eye exam will tell you, how often you really need an eye exam, and whether an in-person visit with an eye doctor is required. You may discover that renewing your prescription for eyeglasses or contacts via an online eye exam will help you get your prescription faster and easier than you had imagined.