An autoimmune disorder tends to wreak havoc on your immune system, weakening it and leaving your body susceptible to infections. They affect the joints, muscles and nerves, including ones that control eyesight. But with so many of them identified by the medical community, it can be hard to catalog all the possible impacts on your […]
Orthokeratology (ortho-k) is a safe and effective way to correct the vision problems of your child. But to get the most out of this treatment option, proper lens care and usage is crucial. When overlooked, your young child will be at risk for eye infections and corneal ulcers. For this reason, they’ll have to follow […]
Freezing temperatures don’t only bring cold and flu, but also different eye problems. Your eyes are one of the most sensitive parts of your body, making them more prone to being affected by winter conditions.
Red, itchy, watery eyes accompanied by sneezing, congestion and a runny nose are common symptoms of seasonal allergies. These symptoms are usually caused by airborne allergens, such as pollen, dust, mold and pet dander.
Blue light can be found everywhere, from sunlight and artificial lighting to TVs, computer displays, smartphones and tablets. Many studies have found this short wavelength within the visible light spectrum to be good for your eye health. Overexposure to it, however, can have a negative effect on your eyes.
Almost everyone is familiar with contact lenses. Chances are, you wear contacts or know someone who does. However, most people are not aware of scleral contact lenses. In this post, Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry talks about the lesser-known alternative to corrective contact lenses.
Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry is committed to helping you achieve the best vision possible. This is why we stay updated on the latest advances in eyewear technology, ensuring we only provide contact lenses and eyeglasses of good caliber. One of the products sure to give you improved eyesight and quality of life is Level™ […]
After turning 40, your vision may start to change. In particular, you may have a hard time seeing nearby objects clearly, which is a sign of presbyopia. Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry, your trusted provider of LASIK eye surgery co-management and other eye care treatments, discusses this problem in detail.
Maintaining your eye health and comfort is essential while you’re on the job. Some, however, take their eyes for granted. As we observe Workplace Eye Wellness Month this March, Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry, your trusted provider of contact lenses and other eye care services, suggests some ways to safeguard your vision on the job.
Engaging in regular exercise is good for your health. Playing sports, in particular, not only improves your body strength, but your various visual functions as well. This is why observing eye safety measures is essential before participating in any physical activity. Failing to do so may lead to sight-threatening accidents.