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.
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?
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.
The rollout of dark mode in apps and websites has been positively received by numerous users. It’s often considered as the better theme compared to light mode because it’s easier on the eyes.
There’s a common misconception that cataracts only develop much later in life. The truth is, low vision symptoms are more pronounced in older people, but cataracts can begin to form at a much earlier age. In fact, younger patients who undergo cataracts treatment have a much higher success rate at keeping their vision intact even […]
In a recent study by the Nielsen Company, the company reported that Americans spend nearly half of their day (approximately 12 hours) in front of a screen. Whether it’s from watching television, working on a computer, using mobile phones or even playing video games, a large number of children, as well as a growing number […]
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 […]
A recent clinical trial has offered a potential treatment for dry eye. This could be a great advancement for sufferers
More people hit the pools during the summer, which means you have to take extra measures in protecting your eyes.
Symptoms indicative of eye problems are not as noticeable. Not until you start to realize that you’re squinting to watch television from your usual spot, or, perhaps, your usual set of contact lenses aren’t as comfortable to wear as they used to be. In this blog, Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry shares the eye problem […]