Do You Need Prescription Eye Glasses? Signs You Should Not Overlook

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Many people who have excellent vision during their childhood and early adult years may find themselves in need of corrective lenses at some point during their lifetime. However, the actual point at which prescription glasses or contact lenses become necessary can be very different for each person. In fact, even the symptoms that signal the need for corrective lenses can vary.  If you have had good vision in the past but now wonder if you might be experiencing vision issues that will need to be addressed, here are some of the common signs.

26 December 2019

3 Current Trends In Women's Eyeglasses

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When it comes to picking out glasses, once you know your prescription from your eye doctor, its all about style. You want your glasses to help you see, and you want your glasses to allow you to look good while you are wearing them. If you want to the next pair of glasses you choose to look stylish while being functional, look for oversized glasses, tortoise shell glasses, and thick rimmed glasses.

2 July 2019

4 Ways To Treat Your Dry Eyes

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Dry eyes can be extremely uncomfortable. They can cause blurred vision, pain, and irritation. If you experience dry eyes, you shouldn't ignore it. Left untreated, excessive dryness can actually cause damage to your corneas. Here are four ways you can treat your dry eyes: 1. Use eye drops. If you experience only occasional dryness in your eyes, over the counter eye drops may be all you need. These drops are made of saline and preservatives, and they help by providing extra lubrication for your eyes.

24 February 2019

Three Tips For Making Recovery From Cataract Surgery More Comfortable

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Some people can see well right after eye surgery, while it may take others days or even weeks to see like normal again. No matter how long it takes for you to see well again after having cataract surgery, there are a few things you can do to make the recovery process more comfortable overall. Consider using one or more of the following suggestions. Keep Your Eye Covered It's important to keep the eye that was worked on covered in some way for the first week or so after surgery.

17 November 2018

What To Expect From Your First Eye Pressure Test

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If you've never seen an eye doctor before, there's a lot of new things you'll be experiencing. Eye doctors use specialized equipment and technology to examine every facet of your eye to ensure that your vision is healthy. One of these tests examines the pressure in your eyes. Here's what you can expect from your first eye pressure test. Why It's Performed Eye pressure is a very important component of your eyes.

28 August 2018

Contacts: Are They For Your Child?

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Has your child been asking to trade in his or her eyeglasses for contact lenses? As a parent, you may be a bit skeptical about letting your child do this. Whether or not this is a good decision lies in how responsible your child is and your child's current level of maturity. Read on to learn about the benefits and drawbacks of contacts for children as well as how to know if your child is ready to made the switch.

26 June 2018

What To Do if You Get a Toxic Substance in Your Eyes

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Getting anything in your eyes that isn't supposed to be there can be painful and annoying, but toxic substances are downright dangerous. Whether it's something as common as household cleaning solution or something more unusual, it's important to know in advance how to care for your eyes if something dangerous gets in them. Prepare yourself by reading this simple guide. Read the Directions The very first thing you should do in these instances is to read any directions the product has on it.

10 April 2018