How to Help Someone with Visual Impairment
Some vision loss issues are minor and can be easily corrected with the use of corrective lenses. But there are times when vision loss progresses to the point where it is categorized as visual impairment. At this point, the treatment options are ...
Safety Tips for Halloween Costume Contact Lenses
Planning Halloween costumes can be a fun and engaging activity to prepare for the holiday parties and festivities happening this month. What are you planning to wear this year? Whether you are designing an individual costume or planning a theme ...
Are Headaches Caused by Eye Problems?
Anyone who suffers from frequent and persistent headaches and migraines knows that this problem can interfere with every part of life. While a general physician might be able to help with these symptoms, don’t overlook the possibility of finding ...
Back to School: It’s Time to Schedule Eye Exams
When it’s back to school time, there’s a lot to be done to get the kids ready for the school year. From purchasing school supplies to getting new clothes, everything needs to be done before the bell rings on the first day back! But have you ...
Diabetes and Vision: 4 Ways Blood Sugar Affects the Eyes
A diabetes diagnosis not only affects your dietary choices and medications, but blood sugar instability can have a domino effect on many aspects of your health. As the occurrence of diabetes is growing in the United States, so is the risk of ...
How to Choose Frames to Match Facial Features
Wearing glasses not only helps to improve your vision, but the right pair of frames can also be used as a fashion statement. If you wear glasses, it is essential that you consider the way the frames look on your face. There’s no question this ...
Spring Allergy Tips: Protecting Eyes When the Seasons Change
Do you notice that your eyes start getting itchy and watery when the seasons start to change? These symptoms could be an indication that you are suffering from seasonal allergies. Spring is a common time for the symptoms to arise because the ...
Age-Related Vision Loss: How to Protect Eyesight
As you get older, it is inevitable that you will eventually need to talk to an optometrist about vision correction lenses. Even if you’ve had great eyesight throughout your life, eventually age-related vision loss can set in. Luckily, technology ...
2 Types of Glaucoma: Early Diagnosis is Key
A small problem with your eyes can lead to serious complications and even vision impairment in the future. So, it is important to maintain regular eye exams so that your optometrist can assist with early diagnosis when applicable. One common ...
Love Your Eyes: 4 Healthy Habits to Protect Vision
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, many people are talking about relationships and love. While it is important to do something thoughtful for your significant other, this month is also a great opportunity to consider how you can ...