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March 23, 2022
Whether it’s just you, your family, or you are looking to find a great eye doctor for someone else you take care of, knowing who to register with can be a little daunting, particularly since eye care is so important. To help you get started with making your selection, here are our top tips for choosing the best optometrist.
March 02, 2022
Most people notice changes in their vision when they get to their mid-40s. They may have trouble seeing when reading or performing other close tasks. The change in focusing ability is known as presbyopia, and it continues to progress over the years.
February 22, 2022
When you choose your first pair of prescription glasses, you may be under the illusion that you will be able to keep them forever. They certainly might seem to be working perfectly for you for some time, and if they are comfortable and you can see clearly, replacing them might not seem like a consideration. However, eyesight nearly always changes over time, and it is likely that yours is altering very slowly, enabling you to adapt to it and potentially not realize that you are no longer seeing things as clearly as you did before.
February 08, 2022
If you are new to wearing contact lenses, you may not be familiar with the different types of contact lenses that exist. Contact lenses may be similar in design and shape, but they are not the same.
January 24, 2022
Dry eye is one of the most common eye conditions in the world, yet a large number of people have never even heard of it and even fewer realize that it is the name of an actual condition rather than just a symptom.
January 20, 2022
Glaucoma is a severe problem affecting many U.S. citizens. Experts report that older adults are at a higher risk of developing the condition. Meanwhile, Hispanics and African Americans face higher glaucoma risk too. There are main types of glaucoma—closed-angle and open-angle glaucoma.
December 16, 2021
Most people don’t realize that diabetes can affect much more than just their blood sugar levels. Diabetic retinopathy is one of the less common and well-known complications of diabetes – a metabolic disorder characterized by the body’s inability to control its blood sugar levels.
December 16, 2021
When was the last time you attended an eye exam? Routine eye exams are recommended for everyone, regardless of their age, location, or eye health. That’s because, contrary to popular belief, regular comprehensive eye exams are for much more than simply updating your glasses or contact lenses. Instead, they form a part of your preventative care routine, enabling your eye doctor to detect any problems with your eyes and vision early, when they can be treated easier and before they cause you any unpleasant symptoms.
December 14, 2021
Glaucoma is an eye disease caused by a buildup of fluid inside the eye from a lack of drainage. This eye condition damages the optic nerve of the eye. Lack of early treatment can result in vision damage or total blindness.
December 2, 2021
Glaucoma is among the top two causes of blindness in the world. People with the condition have optic nerve damage caused by an accumulation of fluid in their eyes. If the condition is poorly controlled or untreated, it can lead to irreversible eye damage.