Tag Archives: Vision Care

  1. Are Designer Sunglasses Worth It?

    Are you in the market for new sunglasses? It’s the season where some spend hundreds of dollars for designer glasses, while others buy theirs at the grocery store. But when shopping, what are you looking for – how they look, or how well they protect your eyes? While many pairs from top fashion brands like…

  2. Choosing the Best Vision Correction Options for You

    Technology has made an impact on virtually every aspect of our lives. Whether it’s through the many new electronic devices that seem to hit the market every day, or medical procedures, improvements abound.  The same can be said for vision correction. Over the past couple of decades, laser technology has seen incredible advancements. Vision correction…

  3. Maintaining Healthy Vision as We Age

    The effects of aging go beyond gray hair, creaky knees, and wrinkles. Consider the many age-related conditions that can affect your vision, including glaucoma, cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration. But, rest assured eye issues with aging are not inevitable. Our bodies age differently from person to person. However, plenty of scientific evidence indicates keeping yourself…

  4. Is “20/20” Perfect Vision?

    Once your eye exam is over, and the results are 20/20, does this mean your vision is perfect? Is there such a thing as a better vision score? And if so, what is “perfect” vision, anyway? The best way to answer these questions is to have a working understanding of vision terminology. Here’s a closer…

  5. Why It’s Bad to Rub Your Eyes by Dr. Brian Will

    Most of us do it regularly—but is it bad? Sometimes, yes. Although rubbing your eyes may seem harmless when dealing with allergies, the common cold, or relieving stress. But when done too hard or too often, you can cause damage in multiple ways. What Damage? First, rubbing your eyes can break tiny blood vessels, resulting…

  6. How Often Should You Get a Vision Test?

    Your eyes are among your most important organs. But how often do you have them checked? And if you think you are slacking in this area, how often should you have them checked? There are different determinants to these questions: the two of most significance are age and eye health. Vision changes are often overlooked…

  7. Why Does Everything Seem Darker in One Eye?

    We should all be sure that we’re regularly visiting our optometrist or ophthalmologist for routine eye exams. This is especially important if you notice any problems or changes in your vision. Vision changes can be disconcerting, especially when you notice a change in one eye and not the other. Darkening vision in one eye warrants…

  8. Can Your Eyes Heal from Sun Damage?

    We all know that the sun can damage the skin. Sun damage is a primary cause of premature aging and can lead to skin cancer, age spots, and other aesthetic concerns. However, skin damage isn’t the only concern when you’re spending considerable time in the sun. The same UV rays that damage the skin can…

  9. Common Contact Lens Complications and How to Avoid Them

    Approximately 45 million adults in the U.S. wear contact lenses. Contact lenses are an effective way to correct many vision problems, including nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and presbyopia. Contact lenses are a popular option for vision correction, and if used correctly, can be very safe. However, they do have risks. Read on to see some of…

  10. How Do Diet and Vitamins Support Eye Health?

    “Carrots give you super-hero eyes.” Countless children have been told to eat their carrots for super-powered vision. If you’ve been told this common myth, you likely also know that healthy vision isn’t as simple as eating a carrot a day. Carrots do contain valuable nutrients that promote eye health, but they aren’t a magic cure…