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October 6, 2021
An eye emergency is any situation with your eye that poses an immediate risk to your health or life. It may result from an incident or be an indicator of a condition that needs urgent intervention. Without proper care, something you think trivial could end up in partial loss of vision or total blindness. So if you suspect you need emergency eye care, get to a doctor or emergency room as soon as possible.
August 31, 2021
Older adults largely understand the importance of getting annual physicals. Unfortunately, the eyes often get overlooked when planning their checkup. Most seniors assume that if their eyeglass prescription is working well, they do not need regular eye exams.
July 22, 2021
Many people love spending time outdoors on a sunny day. However, what you may not realize is that by doing so, you could potentially be putting your eye health and vision at risk. You probably already know that the sun emits harmful UV rays that can damage the skin if we don’t protect it. However, you may not realize that this UV light can be just as dangerous for your eyes, changing the cells and causing irreparable damage.
July 14, 2021
Are you tired of wearing glasses or contacts every day? You may be wondering whether you are a good candidate for LASIK, which is a type of refractive eye surgical procedure. Generally, most people who undergo this procedure achieve 20/25 vision or even better. However, most people will still need to wear eyeglasses while driving at night as they get older.
July 2, 2021
Are you one of the 150 million Americans who suffer from a refractive error? If so, you must have thought about improving your vision with refractive surgery. One of the most popular solutions for enhancing focusing power is the laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK).
June 29, 2021
Your eye prescription, just like your vision, can change from childhood to adulthood. Whether you develop an eye condition, or the symptoms of your refractive error worsen, your eye prescription may change. How often the prescription changes, however, depends on several factors, such as the health of your eyes.
May 28, 2021
Fashion trends generally reflect the state of any society. One major trend in fashion involves eyewear. The new trends in 2021 are trying to balance amazing frames with ageless designs. With fashion trends, you must select the ones that are good for you and avoid those that are not. Eyewear is among the most personal accessories you can own. Just like any other personal accessory, not all designs are ideal for you.
April 30, 2021
Dry eye syndrome is as common as it is irritating. It can sneak up on you even if you have the healthiest of eyes. Made up of water, mucus, and fatty oils, tears are essential to keep your eyes clean and perfectly hydrated. Therefore, you are likely to experience some discomfort when your body is unable to produce tears properly.