Protecting your eyes against harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation should be part of any good eye care regimen. There are three primary types of UV rays: UV-A, -B and -C. UV-C are filtered safely by our ozone layer. Prolonged exposure to UV-A and -B, on the other hand, is dangerous for both your eyes and your […]
Summer brings about many things, one of them being eye problems, which are, fortunately, mostly preventable.
Swollen or puffy eyes normally develop as you age. However, in some cases, puffiness can be a sign of a severe medical condition.
Good eyesight is very important in school children because it affects how they learn and perform in school and at play. When their vision suffers, so will their education and sports participation.
Concussions are mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI) caused by a severe blow to the head. While there are many dangers associated with concussions, its impact on your eyes and your vision have only recently come to light. From 2007 to 2014, a period of seven years, the CDC reported a whopping 60% increase in concussion […]
As you age, so do your eyes. More often than not, the aging process gives rise to complications like cataracts. Today’s post from cataracts treatment authority, Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry, explains the different types of cataracts and their treatments.
Eye exams are important tools for keeping your eyes in good health. Having one regularly helps in the early detection of eye conditions, creating opportunities for their immediate treatment. The sooner we manage them, the better the chances you have for keeping your eyes healthy and maintaining sharp vision.
Cataracts remain one of the leading causes of blindness in the world. A possible reason to the increasing prevalence is the lack of understanding of the disease. While it is a common eye condition, misconceptions about cataracts still persist. This may affect your ability or willingness to seek proper management.
Having a healthy and fit body helps you excel in sports and other physical activities. Your vision, in particular, must be in tip-top shape so you can give your best performance while playing. A good way to achieve this is to undergo a sports vision exam.
As temperatures start to drop, you may want to take a stroll in the park, watch the leaves change colors, and simply enjoy the outdoors this fall. Doing so, however, may increase your risk of having eye allergies, dry eyes, and other eye problems. To help you make the most of what this season has […]