30 November 2015
There is no minimum age at which people can wear contact lenses. If your elementary age or pre-teenage child is pushing for contacts instead of eyeglasses, whether or not he or she should have them is solely up to you. However, there are factors to consider. Before making a decision, here is what you need to know about young people and contacts. Is Your Child Responsible Enough for Contacts? Contact lenses require a great deal of care.
10 November 2015
If you've been thinking about giving contacts a try, there are some questions you can ask yourself to determine whether or not you are a good candidate. There are many benefits that come with wearing contacts, but there are also some things you should be prepared for and willing to accept. Before you get contacts, you may want to ask yourself these questions: Can you get past the thought of touching your eye?
28 September 2015
If it's time for you to take your child in for an eye exam and they have Asperger's then you want to make sure you take extra steps so the appointment goes smoothly and without unnecessary stress for either one of you. Follow the tips in this article to have a more pleasant experience when you take your child in for their eye exam. Set up a walk through
17 September 2015
A cataract is an eye disorder characterized by clouding of the cornea. Cataracts can develop as a natural consequence of the aging process, but they can also occur in response to eye trauma. The latter type of cataracts are known as traumatic cataracts. Here are three things you need to know about them. What are the signs of cataracts? After you suffer an eye injury, you need to closely monitor your eyes for signs of cataract development.
10 September 2015
A person may start to become at a greater risk of developing vision problems as they age, and in this regard, cataracts are fairly common issues that people can experience. This is essentially when the lens of the eye starts to become cloudy. While these vision problems can be treated, patients often have a very limited understanding about this condition. For patients that are suffering from cataracts, it is important to understand the following answers to questions about treating this vision issue.
23 July 2015
Macular degeneration, which is often associated with age, can cause you to have poor vision. Although it usually does not affect your peripheral vision, it can make seeing very difficult in most everyday situations. This can obviously cause big changes in your life, but luckily, there are a few things that you can do to make living with macular degeneration easier. 1. Install Brighter Lights Low light can make it even more difficult for you to see if you have macular degeneration.
1 July 2015
Eating an overall healthy diet is more than just watching your weight and remaining lean. A good diet can also be good for eyes as well. It is important to choose a wide variety of foods in order to maintain your overall health, but there are certain foods designed to keep your eyes healthy as well. Some foods are filled with nutrients that can ward off common eye problems such as cataracts and macular degeneration.
24 June 2015
While primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) is the most common type of the disorder, there are less common forms. Glaucoma is an overall term used to describe a group of eye diseases that can cause irreversible damage to the optic nerve, yet not everyone in the general public know about the rare forms of glaucoma that exist. Despite there being no cure for glaucoma, there is treatment available that can help preserve vision.
22 June 2015
Have your headaches been coming on a more frequent basis? It is possible that you have astigmatism, but the condition can be corrected if you don't mind wearing eyeglasses. Below, learn about the symptoms of astigmatism and getting properly diagnosed, as well as why you might enjoy wearing eyeglasses. What Are Symptoms of Astigmatism? Other than bad headaches from having to strain your eyes so much, astigmatism can also cause dryness.
18 June 2015
Ophthalmologist. Besides being nearly impossible to spell without that red squiggly line appearing to mock your clumsy fingers, ophthalmologists are some of the most mysterious types of doctors to the untrained individual, even though you've probably been to several during your lifetime. If you're looking for facts you didn't know about ophthalmologists and have been wondering how they can help your ocular health, then here's what you need to know.