Sudden blurriness in your vision can be alarming, and it can affect your daily activities. It can be a symptom of an underlying eye condition or health issue. Sometimes, what causes it isn’t concerning at all, and other instances require you to seek the help of a professional.
Adults usually spend at least half of their day doing their jobs. Eye safety is essential no matter where your workplace is, whether you work in construction or at home. This Workplace Eye Wellness Month, we share some reminders on how to keep your eyes safe while working.
Now more than ever, people are spending more time using computers and smart devices. This is mainly due to the prevalence of social media and jobs that require you to use computers. The longer you stare at screens, the higher your risk for digital eye strain.
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 […]
For the most part, going to your local optometrist to have yourself fitted for new contact lenses is a pretty straightforward procedure. However, there are some instances where getting corrective lenses might be more difficult. In our practice, we call these “hard to fit” cases. But you shouldn’t worry. Even if you’ve been told that you’re not […]
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, […]
There are some eye conditions that can interfere with your air travel plans. Generally, if you’ve had any kind of eye surgery recently, then you need to talk to your eye doctor about your travel plans.
One proven way to deal with vision problems is with contact lenses. They are typically safe and easy to use from the very beginning, but there may be cases when they’re uncomfortable to wear.
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.
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.