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.
Cataracts are an eye condition characterized by the clouding of the eyes’ lenses. This condition is the most common cause of vision loss among people over the age of 40 and the primary reason for blindness in the world. An eye exam at your local eye care center can help diagnose this ailment and determine […]
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 […]
People with low vision have a significant visual impairment that eyeglasses, contact lenses or even eye surgeries can’t correct. Such conditions include loss of visual acuity, tunnel vision and legal blindness. In a recent survey, about 2.3% of individuals ages 16 and older have low vision.
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.
At Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry, we believe that the success of an eye care plan depends largely on the working relationship between you and your eye doctor. This is why you should find one you can trust and understands your concerns.
The number of LASIK eye surgery patients by the year 2020 is projected to be around 718,000. As the popularity of this type of refractive surgery grows, it’s wise to familiarize yourself with the procedure. Today, Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry talks about how you can prepare for LASIK and what to expect during and […]
When your eyesight can’t be fully corrected with eyeglasses or contact lenses, you may be suffering from low vision issues. Medications or surgeries may not help as well. With your compromised sense of sight, you may struggle to carry out your daily tasks or enjoy your hobbies.
Eyeglasses can help improve the vision of those with refractive errors like near- or farsightedness. Your optometrist may also prescribe a pair as part of early cataracts treatment. With proper use and care, quality eyeglasses can last you many years. One of the things you can do to keep them looking new and in good […]
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.