If you experience eyestrain and other symptoms whenever you read anything with small text, exchange your store bought reading glasses for something stronger. Although OTC reading glasses can help you see fine print, they might not be sufficient enough to correct your vision. Learn the effects of wearing OTC reading glasses on your eyes and what you may wear instead below. What Should You Understand About Your Reading Glasses? If you think over-the-counter reading glasses work just as efficiently as prescription eyeglasses do, you may be wrong.
17 July 2019
Now that school is about to start, it's time to start scheduling the exams. You know that you'll need to take your child in for their school physical. However, you might not realize that there are some other exams that your child will need before school starts. Here are four specialists that your child should see before the new school year begins. Optometrist Now that your child is heading back to school, they'll need to have an eye examination.
15 August 2018
If you have vision problems that cause you to be in the position where you need to wear prescription glasses to see better, then you want to make sure you have a clear understanding of ways you should go about caring for your glasses. There may be more to taking care of them than you realize. Here are some great tips that you want to follow so you know you are treating your prescription glasses the way you should:
24 March 2018
Retina surgery is done to repair a hole, tear, or other damage to your retina, such as a detachment. There are a few types of surgery that can repair retinal damage. Sometimes, surgery is needed on an emergency basis to prevent permanent vision loss. Other times, surgery can be scheduled at a convenient time, and it is often done in your eye doctor's office as an outpatient. Here is a look at a few of the surgical procedures that can repair damage to your retina and possibly save your vision.
28 December 2017
Once you become an adult and move out of your parents' house, you will start to take responsibility for almost everything in your life. In the past, one of your parents may have scheduled appointments with doctors, dentists, and eye professionals. It is easy to get into a habit of forgetting or procrastinating with taking care of these things on your own. If you know that your vision is not as great as it could be, you should make the commitment to getting an eye exam so that you can receive an eye prescription.
28 August 2017
If you're concerned about your eye health, then you should look into taking a variety of eye care supplements. There are quite a few herbs, vitamins, and other natural supplements that can help protect your eye from vision loss. While many people are familiar with vitamin A (think of the old expression about eating your carrots) there are lots of other things you can pick up. Here is a list of three ones you should consider.
4 April 2017
If you work in a manufacturing or production facility, you may spend a lot of time peering out behind safety goggles designed to protect your eyes from flying shards of glass, metal, or other hazardous objects. Even if you haven't been nearsighted or farsighted enough to require vision correction during your adult life, you may find that your strong vision begins to slip once you hit age 40 and a condition called presbyopia makes it more difficult to see objects at close distances.
28 March 2016