Wearing contacts can open up a whole new world for those who have less than perfect vision. While glasses are effective and can even look very stylish, contacts are a great alternative for those who have poor vision. Contacts are ideal for those who are active in sports and can make putting on makeup a lot easier. Contacts also allow for increased peripheral vision and make driving an easier task. For those who are getting contacts for the first time, here are three things to consider.
1 February 2018
If you have difficulty seeing, you may want to consider having Lasik surgery. Doing so can drastically improve your vision and enhance your quality of life. The good news is this procedure can typically be completed in one visit. However, you will want to work to recover as quickly as possible and knowing specific tips for enabling you to do so can be beneficial. Tip #1: Use prescription eye drops
8 November 2017
If you no longer see as well as you used to, you might blame your vision problems on aging. But if you're in your 30s and experience serious problems with your eyes, you might have early onset cataracts. Early onset cataracts can cause a host of symptoms that go beyond the normal aging process, including halos and double vision. Cataracts can eventually cause blindness without treatment. Learning more about your symptoms can help you find and receive the correct treatment for them.
8 August 2017
It is very important that you are doing everything you can to protect your eyes and to preserve your vision. To ensure that you are doing just that, you will want to make sure that you are well aware of the following signs that may indicate that you have a problem that is worth a scheduled appointment with an optometrist. You Have A Pain In Your Eye Whether you are feeling the pain when you move your eye or it is just there all of the time, you will want to make sure that you quickly schedule an appointment with a reputable optometrist.
19 June 2017
Your eyes allow you to enjoy the beauty of the world around you, so it's important to take great care of them. Unfortunately, a lot of people develop habits that are bad for their eyes. Some of these habits may not have consequences for many years, but once they've done their damage, there's no turning back the clock. If you want your eyes to stay healthy for years to come, avoid these bad habits.
5 April 2016
Dealing with excessive amounts of clear tears running from your eyes can be a hassle. Not only do you always have to soak up the tears, but they can cause irritation to your eyelids and the tissue below your eyes. Don't just ignore constantly tearing eyes. Figure out what's causing them, so you can obtain the proper treatment. Here's a look at three possible causes. Allergies If your eyes are also red and itchy, there's a good chance the tearing is caused by allergies.
20 January 2016
Many people today use computers for their work, and they sit in front of one most of the day. They may then come home at night and sit in front of their personal computer, laptop, or tablet for a few hours. If this sounds like you, you are putting a lot of strain on your eyes, and you could have something called computer vision syndrome. The symptoms of this are blurred vision, headaches, fatigue, double vision, and eye strain.
2 September 2015
Ectropion is an eye condition in which your eyelid turns outwards and exposes the delicate inner surface of your eyelid. This condition is particularly common among older adults. Here are five things seniors need to know about ectropion. What are the signs of ectropion? If you have ectropion, your eyes may feel dry or sandy. You may also have watery eyes or tears running down your face. This happens because your eyelids are supposed to spread tears across the surface of your eyes, but if your eyelids are turned outwards, they can't do this as well.
3 August 2015
Being told you're wearing rose-colored glasses is often considered an insult, implying that you're being naive. But literally wearing rose-colored glasses could bring about many health benefits for you. And it's not just rose; researchers are finding that infusing lenses with different colors in order to block out or emphasize different light wavelengths may help alleviate more than a few issues. If you're in the market for new glasses, you might want to spring for a few extra pairs and change the lens colors in each.
24 July 2015
If you wear contacts, you know that they aren't always the most comfortable for your eyes. You may experience dryness, scratchy irritation, or even redness that can make wearing them nearly impossible. Learn possible reasons why your contacts are bothering you and how you can make them more comfortable: You wear them too long Your eyes need oxygen to breathe, and while contact lenses are designed to let air into your orbs, they can still cause dryness and irritation if they are left in for several hours at a time.
9 July 2015