Pediatric Optometry: Glasses, Contacts, And Eye Care Ideas


Our primary sense is our sight. If you're the parent of young children, helping to protect and strengthen this sense is an important responsibility. Your optometrist is an eye care specialist who has the tools to help your children see the world around them more clearly, particularly if your child needs prescription eyewear. Here are some tips to help you choose the right prescription eyewear for your child. Glasses or Contacts?

4 June 2018

Are Contact Lenses Right For You?


Contact lenses provide a little more freedom than glasses do. They still help you to see, just like your glasses do, but your face gets to be the center of attention instead of your glasses. Contact lenses can be worn by just about anyone, but they may not be right for you. Read below for information about contact lenses to see if they are right for you as well as tips on how to care for your lenses.

4 April 2018

Don't Let Your Vision Fade: How To Prevent The Onslaught Of Macular Degeneration


If you have a history of macular degeneration in your family, you owe it to yourself to protect your vision. Once you've been diagnosed with macular degeneration, there is no cure for the disease. However, there are steps you can take to prevent the disease from occurring, especially if you start taking care of your eyes before you begin to experience the symptoms. Here are four steps you can take to stop macular degeneration in its tracks, and protect your vision.

2 February 2018

3 Tips For Purchasing Eyeglasses


Being able to see as well as possible is sure to be high on your priority list. Doing so can enable you to get the utmost out of life and is certain to be beneficial to your overall health. However, you may need to rely on corrective vision wear at some stage to increase your ability to see. Knowing specific tips that will enable you to find the right pair of eyeglasses to suit your needs is sure to be ideal:

29 November 2017

Lasik Assistance For Veterans


Did you leave military service with vision issues? Did you enter the military with glasses, but want to be free of the frames for stylistic or practical reasons? Lasik can help you see the world without the burden of glasses or contacts, and although it's an investment that needs to be considered financially and emotionally, you may not have to pay for it. Here is a bit of Lasik information for veterans who want to get better vision while hopefully avoiding the costs:

4 September 2017

Contact Lenses May Be More Versatile Than You Thought


If you need to wear prescription lenses in order to correct vision problems then you may like the idea of wearing contact lenses; at least part of the time. However, you may have issues that you feel will prevent you from being able to do so. You may be surprised at just how versatile the contact lenses of today are, as well as some of the other benefits they have to offer you.

13 June 2017

How Migraine Auras Affect Vision


Aura is a term doctors use to describe symptoms that sometimes precede or accompany migraine headaches. Although the symptoms are temporary—usually lasting for about 10 to 30 minutes—the visual disturbances that auras cause can affect your vision in multiple ways. But understanding more about migraine auras and the vision changes they can cause may help make the experience less frustrating. Visual Aura Symptoms While not everyone experiences auras in the same way, a visual aura affects both eyes and may cause you to see blind spots, flashes of light, zigzagging lines, or things that look real but aren't there.

21 March 2017