4 Signs You Need Cataract Surgery


Your vision is a precious thing. You use it to work, connect with your loved ones, and enjoy many leisure activities. It's important that you pay attention to your eyes and take note of any changes in vision, so you can catch any problems early and receive treatment. Cataracts are a common vision problem that occurs when your eye's lens becomes cloudy, making it more difficult for you to see clearly.

21 November 2018

Answering Three Key Questions About Contact Lens Use


Whether you just got your first corrective lens prescription or you've always worn glasses and now you're thinking about contacts, it can be hard to decide what to wear. If you're fairly unfamiliar with contacts, you may find yourself believing some of the common misconceptions. Here's a look at a few things that you need to know before you choose between contacts and glasses. Are They Hard To Take Care Of?

8 July 2016

Learn Vision Myths Many Children Hear


When it comes to your child's vision, you want to make sure you do what you can to ensure that they don't so anything that can cause them to develop vision problems. But there are a lot of myths regarding eyesight, so it can be difficult to know what is true and what isn't. The best way for you to help your child keep their eyes healthy is to teach them the truth and not confuse them with common myths.

25 April 2016

4 Ways To Improve Your Eye Health


You may think that poor vision and other eye conditions are simply something you are born with or that develop over time, but many conditions can actually be prevented. Here are some easy ways to improve your eye health. Avoid Smoking Cigarettes The first thing you need to do if you want to protect your eyesight and have better eye health is to stop smoking cigarettes. Smoking is not just bad for your overall health and your lungs in particular, but for your eye health as well.

29 March 2016

3 Things To Know About Redness In Your Eyes


If you looked in the mirror and were startled by seeing that one of your eyes was completely red instead of white, you should not panic. When this happens, it is most likely caused by ruptured blood vessels in the eye. In most cases, this condition is completely painless and is not anything to be worried about. Blood vessels in the eyes can rupture for a number of reasons, and this condition is called a subconjunctival hemorrhage.

15 January 2016

How To Protect Your Eyes From Glaucoma


Glaucoma is one disease that patients may fail to worry about until it's too late. With early prevention, it's possible to delay the symptoms or onset of glaucoma. Here are some ways to protect your eyes from this disease.  Diet Diet is another aspect of great eye care, and there are several foods that you can include in your diet to protect your vision. Foods that are high in vitamin C, such as citrus fruits, broccoli, and peppers, can help to keep your eyes healthy.

13 November 2015

Have Blue Eyes? 2 Health Problems You Are More Likely To Face


It may at first sound strange that your eye color can predict health problems you may face in the future, but your eye color is caused by just a few genes. Many health problems can now be predicted by analyzing a person's genes, but you don't need any special tests to find out your eye color. Blue eyes also have less pigment that brown eyes, and that makes sun exposure more damaging to them.

30 September 2015

Three Eye Strain Prevention Suggestions For Parents


Does your family own several electronic devices like many other modern-day families? If so, you could be placing yourselves at risk for eye strain. Perhaps you limit the amount of time your children are allowed to use computers and other devices. This is a good practice, but more can be done to reduce the chances of eye strain occurring. The following suggestions can help you to begin putting into practice some simple techniques to protect your family.

23 September 2015

An Overview Of Photochromic Lenses And How They Can Mitigate Migraines


Needing to change between sunglasses and prescription glasses every time that you go inside or outside can be a real pain. Thankfully, there is a solution for you.  Light sensitive sunglasses (also known as photochromic lenses) are an impressive technological feat that combines the visibility of traditional glasses with the protection and comfort of sunglasses. To help you get a better idea of whether photochromic lenses are right for you, here is a breakdown of how they work:

22 September 2015

Four Ways To Deal With Ptosis Symptoms


Ptosis is a serious medical condition that causes one or both of your upper eyelids to droop, sitting below their normal placement. In some situations, the drooping can be severe enough that it can shield part of the pupil and actually hinder your vision. It's typically the result of weakened muscles in your eyelid or tendon damage in that area. If your optometrist has diagnosed you with ptosis, there are exercises that can help improve your symptoms.

17 September 2015