Seeing Better Than You Have Before

  • Understanding More About The Rare Forms Of Glaucoma That Steal Vision

    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.

  • About The Symptoms Of Astigmatism & Getting Diagnosed For Eyeglasses

    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.

  • 3 Things You Didn't Know about Ophthalmologists (And How They Can Help You)

    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.

  • Three Main Differences Between A Vision Center And An Optometrist's Office

    17 June 2015

    When you visit an optometrist, you may not be aware of anything out of the ordinary, until you visit a vision center. There are some key differences between the two, although you may not notice it unless you have always visited one and not the other. These things will stick out once you visit a vision center for the very first time. Walls and Walls of Glasses and Vision Products

  • Seeing The Future: Yearly Eye Exams Help You Change Potential Paths

    12 June 2015

    If you're an adult who hasn't been getting yearly vision exams, it's time to go back. Even if you think your vision is fine, you need to have an optometrist check out your eyes' physical structure, too. Doing so lets you modify your diet and habits to change your future from one with a potential lack of sight to one that's bright. The Early Bird Gets the Lifestyle Advice Vision exams still include those charts that determine whether you need glasses or if your current prescription has changed.

  • 4 Little-Known Cataract Facts

    10 June 2015

    Practically everyone has heard of cataracts: cataract is the scientific name for the clouding of an eye's lens. Cataracts affect vision, but thankfully don't cause pain. While it's a well-known condition, there are many little-known facts about cataracts that most people don't know about. Here are four pieces of information about cataracts you may not have known. There's More Than One Kind If you think that cataracts are a disorder that mostly occurs when people get older, you're right.