If you've never worn glasses but you've noticed you have a hard time reading small print now or seeing things far away, you may need prescription glasses now. Your eyes change as you get older, so it's important to have eye exams on the schedule recommended by your optometrist so a change in your vision is detected. Here are some things to know about getting glasses for the first time.
8 September 2020
With school actively in session, this is the time of year when most parents finally start to discover that their children are having trouble seeing things clearly. Identifying vision trouble in kids can be a real challenge for several reasons. But with the help of a good doctor, you should be able to address most childhood vision problems. Here's a look at what you need to know about your kids and their vision.
14 December 2019
Caring for your eyesight is an important task for anyone to do. Undergoing a yearly eye exam can be one of the more effective ways to help ensure your eyesight is protected. However, there are many patients that may not be particularly informed about this routine type of examination. Once you have the answers to the following eye exam questions, you will find yourself a better-informed patient when it comes to caring for your eyes.
20 July 2016
One of the most common medications people use is eye drops, both prescription and over-the-counter. Unfortunately, many users of these drops do not apply them properly, leading to waste and ineffectiveness. There is an art to taking eye drops that every user needs to learn. Go Slowly When the dosage is more than one drop, you should not put the drops in one after the other. Your eye needs time to absorb the medication and is not able to hold multiple drops at once.
29 April 2016
When you and your family move to a new city, one of your biggest priorities will be to get your whole family the medical care providers that you all need to build a happy and healthy life in your new home. One of the care providers that you will need to find for yourself and your family is a family vision care provider to help keep your family's eyes and vision in the best possible condition.
23 March 2016
If you notice that your child is having a hard time with sight words, colors and other learning requirements that are associated with kindergarten, the problem could be their vision. If you've never taken the time to have you child's vision examined, they could be struggling or falling behind. A lot of parents don't realize that their child could be suffering from some type of vision impairment because the child has never seen clearly, so the child doesn't know to signal there is an issue.
16 January 2016
If you're considering getting some Botox injected into your face to relax a tense forehead, choose your doctor wisely unless you want to risk temporary eye problems. Botox can result in ptosis, or drooping eyelids, in two specific circumstances. The resulting look can make you seem tired and even block your vision in some cases. While the ptosis is temporary, it is definitely unwelcome. Leak Trouble One situation that results in ptosis is not that common, but it does happen.
27 October 2015
Summer is not the only time to wear sunglasses. Sunglasses protect your eyes all year round from the harsh rays of the sun. Knowing how sunglasses can help you take care of your eyes is important so you can be sure to have sunglasses and wear them when it's time. Sunglasses Protect Against Snow Glare Sunglasses protect your eyes from snow glare, a condition that can make driving dangerous. Snow glare makes it difficult to see when driving in bright places or when driving into dark conditions from bright locations (like when you drive into a parking garage from a snowy outdoor space).
23 October 2015
You've been having blurry vision with occasional patches of gray showing up. A visit to your optometrist to check your vision results in them suspecting that you have early stages of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Getting this diagnosed early is important because it can easily cause you to permanently lose part of your vision. Here is what you need to know about this eye disease and how it can be treated before you lose your sight.
15 October 2015
If you live in an area where it's difficult to get to a store where you can purchase affordable contacts, consider having them delivered instead. You can order contacts online using insurance to get a low rate. There are a variety of online pharmacies that will let you do this, and you don't have to wait in line to get the contacts that you need. There are a few things you want to do before your order.
14 October 2015