Our computers and mobile devices have become an indispensable part of our everyday lives as we use them for leisure, working or even learning new things about the world. In fact, they have made daily life so much easier since a lot of things can be done with the single click of a button. However, […]
Several myths associated with eyesight and vision have confused many about what’s good for the eyes and what isn’t. So, which ones should you believe?
Many eye care specialists recommend using toys and games to stimulate a child’s vision development. In this post, Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry, a trusted expert in eye exam services, shares more information on how playtime can sharpen your child’s vision skills. We also list a few toys and games to help you during playtime.
Contact lenses have enabled millions of people to see clearly without the hassle of wearing eyeglasses. However, if you’re not using your contacts properly, you increase your chances of getting an eye infection.
For years, contact lenses have been a convenient and safe form of visual correction. However, improper use of contacts can result in serious consequences. Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry, a trusted expert in eye care and cataract treatment, lists three common mistakes that contact lens wearers should avoid.
A recent clinical trial has offered a potential treatment for dry eye. This could be a great advancement for sufferers
You may think that you have a healthy pair of eyes, but many eye diseases can impair your vision later on in life. Cataracts, for instance, are among the most common age-related vision conditions that affect people over 40 years old. It’s also the leading cause of blindness in the world and affects over 22 […]
Macular pucker is a condition that can cause blurred or distorted central vision. While the symptoms for both are similar, age-related macular degeneration is different from macular pucker. Your optometrist knows the difference and will be able to diagnose you properly. Learn more about the causes, risk factors and symptoms of this condition here:
At Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry, our goal is to help you have better vision with the help of our reliable vision correction options. Apart from eyeglasses and contact lenses, we also offer orthokeratology or ortho-k. This corneal reshaping treatment was primarily developed to control nearsightedness or myopia progression.
The skin around the eyes is the thinnest in the body, making it highly susceptible to developing various conditions. Too much sun exposure can greatly damage not only your skin, but also your eyes. With summer bringing stronger ultraviolet (UV) rays, you may be at a higher risk of developing short- and long-term eye damage.