Blindness is undoubtedly one of the worst things that can happen to anyone. Yet, most people take their eyes for granted. Research shows that most eye conditions are preventable if caught early. Therefore, don't wait until you experience vision loss to get a professional examination. The good news is, your eyes will almost always tell you when something is wrong. Here are four warning signs it's time to see your eye doctor.
1 November 2021
Has it been a while since you've last gotten your eyes checked out? Even if you think your eyesight is generally fine, there are a variety of reasons why you may want to get a check-up at your local eye care center an annual tradition. Today's optometrists do much more than just asking you to read from a chart. Here are just some of the reasons why you should get a check-up from an eye care professional in the near future.
20 July 2021
If you have cataracts, then you may be experiencing any number of symptoms that can range from mild to serious. Below, you can learn more about the symptoms that can come with having cataracts, as well as some of the benefits that come with having cataract surgery. Learn what a cataract is A cataract is a cloudy spot that develops in the eye as a person ages. It is caused by a collection of proteins in the eye that causes clumps.
4 December 2020
Bifocals are prescription eyeglasses that enable you to have clearer vision for both close objects and objects that are far away. Many people have difficulty with both near and far-sighted vision beginning in their early forties. For others, this vision problem may come even sooner than that. If you aren't sure if you're ready yet for bifocals, a simple eye exam can help determine what type of prescription you need. Read on for signs that it may be time for bifocals.
17 August 2020
A shy child can be hard to raise. They are very fun and engaging around you but struggle to connect with others. And you were hoping that school would bring your child out of themselves. However, an eye condition known as strabismus seems to make them even shyer than they were before. Therefore, you need to visit an optometrist to give them the chance of overcoming this condition. How Strabismus Impacts Your Child
13 December 2019
Uncontrolled blood sugar can affect your eyesight. High levels of sugar slowly damage the blood vessels in your eyes, causing them to leak blood into the eye. Your optometrist will be able to see the damage and leaking during a full eye exam for people with diabetes. This is why having regular eye exams is important for diabetics. The sooner the problem is found, the better the chances your eyesight can be saved.
5 November 2019
Lasik is a procedure in which the cornea in the eye is repaired and corrected to allow you to see properly. It's a quick procedure that is done in a single day and your vision is drastically improved in just a few days. Before having Lasik eye surgery, there are things you should know and preparations you should make beforehand. Read on for helpful information to prepare you for your eye surgery.
10 June 2019