For the most part, going to your local optometrist to have yourself fitted for new contact lenses is a pretty straightforward procedure. However, there are some instances where getting corrective lenses might be more difficult. In our practice, we call these “hard to fit” cases. But you shouldn’t worry. Even if you’ve been told that you’re not […]
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As we get on in years, we may slowly experience a wide range of different vision problems that are naturally associated with aging. Macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma are all common among older adults. Vision problems severely affect our lifestyle, but thankfully, there are effective ways to combat or slow down these problems. […]
Thick, heavy eyeglasses are a common issue among people with strong eye prescriptions. If you are facing this problem, your optometrist may recommend high-index lenses. No matter how strong your prescription is, these lenses will remain thin, and they come in many attractive frame options.
When you’ve had your eyeglasses for years, you get used to them so much that you tend to think you can still see clearly out of them after all this time. However, even though your vision seems fine, there could be changes in it that you just haven’t noticed. Here are some of the signs that will let […]
Several studies have concluded that prolonged or improper use of digital screens can cause Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), a group of ocular or visual symptoms that result from extended use of computers and mobile devices. One of the most common symptoms of CVS is dry eye. So, if you are using your computer for several […]
If you’re new to wearing contact lenses, it helps to know some important information about contact lens solution. This solution is a crucial part of wearing contacts, so you should be able to ensure you are getting an appropriate product for your needs.
The ability of your eyes to focus on nearby objects gradually diminishes as you get older because the lens inside your eye becomes less flexible. This condition is called presbyopia, and it normally happens as people age. That said, presbyopia cannot be cured, but you can use corrective glasses or contacts to be able to […]
Have you ever had a reddish lump on the outer edge of your upper or lower eyelid? It is called a stye, and it can be uncomfortable and annoying. Today, we talk about everything you need to know about this common eye infection.
Low vision refers to a visual impairment that can’t be corrected with conventional eyeglasses or contact lenses. It is characterized by vision loss that interferes with daily living activities like reading and cooking. It is commonly associated with several eye-related conditions like retinal detachment, macular degeneration, cataracts and glaucoma.
Being a contact lens wearer comes with responsibilities. While these medical devices are generally safe, making sure they are well-cared for properly is imperative. Ensuring safety while handling contact lenses lessens the risk of serious problems, such as eye infections. Keep in mind these rules of safe contact lens wear: