Many types of contact lenses can fulfill the needs of various patients and individuals, and scleral contact lenses are one of them. Scleral lenses are best for patients with irregular corneas, who suffer from dry eyes, have eyes that have deformities or are hard to fit with conventional eyewear. Their size and unique physical traits […]
When it comes to your eye care, you must know what you are getting. You also should know what you actually need. Various terms are thrown around, including medical eye exams and routine vision exams. These two, in particular, might sound the same, but there are differences between them. Read on as we explain further below.
As fun as it may be to have a few drinks with friends, we all know that drinking too much alcohol has negative effects on our health. We all know about hangovers, but what about the effects that drinking may have on our eyes? We’re not here to preach about alcohol consumption (hey, even your […]
Pleasant weather and plant growth are not the only things you come to expect during spring. It is also a time for allergy flare-ups, which cause symptoms such as congestion, headaches and itchy, swollen eyes. If you are planning to spend some time outdoors, be sure to prioritize your health. Aside from wearing face masks, […]
August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. This month-long observance is dedicated to preventing eye injuries and vision loss among children. It encourages parents to be aware of how to protect and preserve their young children’s eyesight through regular eye exams that will help detect early signs of vision-threatening conditions and determine the proper […]
Healthy eyes and clear vision are a critical part of your children’s development. That’s why regular eye exams are important. Sometimes, parents can easily tell if their child has a vision problem. However, some signs of vision problems are subtle.
Advances in myopia control have allowed preteens and young athletes to enjoy an active lifestyle, even if they have vision problems. One of these treatment options is orthokeratology (ortho-k), a safe and effective alternative to wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses.
Your eyes change and become weaker as you age, especially when you reach the age of 60. While some age-related eye conditions can be corrected with eyeglasses and contact lenses, others require surgery like cataracts, which is a leading cause of vision loss worldwide.
Hypertensive retinopathy is retinal vascular damage caused by high blood pressure (HBP). It has no early signs and symptoms, and usually manifests late in the disease.
Low vision affects millions of Americans every year. The condition is an umbrella term that covers any loss of vision that cannot be treated or corrected by prescription glasses or contact lenses. In severe cases, people who suffer from low vision are considered legally blind. Diagnosing low vision conditions in children is important as early […]