Many people suffering from ocular and visual migraines have temporary vision loss. Headaches also occur, particularly in the case of visual migraine. For an accurate diagnosis, you should consult eye care specialist as they have the knowledge and tools to determine your condition. Visiting your eye doctor will also help give you proper relief.
Wearing contact lenses while living an active lifestyle may seem challenging, but these tips from Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry will help make it easier for you to manage your needs. Here are some essential tips on how to make your contact lenses fit your on-the-go lifestyle.
Sudden blurriness in your vision can be alarming, and it can affect your daily activities. It can be a symptom of an underlying eye condition or health issue. Sometimes, what causes it isn’t concerning at all, and other instances require you to seek the help of a professional.
Eyeglasses are very important for people with poor eyesight. They allow those who can’t see clearly to be able to perceive the world and live their day-to-day lives in comfort, being able to see what they want to see. Lens coatings significantly improve the performance and qualities of your eyeglasses. But what are lens coatings? […]
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.
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 […]
Freckles are usually associated with the skin, but did you know that it can also appear in the human eye? You might have had one since you were a kid or after learning about it during one of your optometrist visits. They may seem weird, but fortunately, these are quite common and harmless. Read on as we […]
One proven way to deal with vision problems is with contact lenses. They are typically safe and easy to use from the very beginning, but there may be cases when they’re uncomfortable to wear.
Eye hygiene is essential to the treatment and management of dry eye but is usually overlooked. Your lids protect the ocular surface of the eyes and help in maintaining a healthy tear film. Keeping them clean won’t only aid with the treatment of dry eye but also prevent eye infections.
Looking at your eyeglass prescription, you’ll find a bunch of numbers and abbreviated terms. But what do they mean exactly? What do they say about your eyesight?