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Managing Dry Eyes in the Spring

Dry eye is one of the most common conditions that affect people during the spring season. If you are wondering why symptoms of this condition are affecting you during this season, part of the answer may be seasonal allergies. 

Tips for Maintaining Good Eyesight

Maintaining good eyesight goes beyond regular vision screening. It is important to realize that eye health and overall health go hand in hand. Many eye problems rarely exhibit symptoms until the condition is serious. Significant damage may have occurred by the time you realize that you have an eye problem. There are things that you can do to protect your vision and your overall health.

Process of Contact Lens Exam

An eye exam for contact lenses is just like the regular eye exam, only that there are a few extra steps. The contact lens exam is detailed to ensure that you get a proper and comfortable fit.

Digital Screen Protection: Blue Light Lenses

Even before the onslaught of the novel coronavirus pandemic, you have already been living in an increasingly digital world. From checking your Facebook newsfeed as soon as you wake up, binge-watching Netflix shows, playing video games, reading e-books on your tablet, and working on your computer all day long — electronic devices have become a sine qua non of your life.

Diagnosing and Treating Keratoconus

Keratoconus is an eye condition that involves the bulging and thinning out of your cornea. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, keratoconus changes the shape of your cornea. This results in distorted and blurred vision in both your eyes. You then begin having difficulties in doing daily activities. If you think you may have this progressive eye ailment, here’s what you need to know about diagnosing and treating keratoconus.

What Happens in a Comprehensive Eye Exam?

Comprehensive eye exams are for more than just determining how clearly you can see without using prescription lenses. They are also carried out in order to check the overall health of your eyes and to see if you are at risk of developing any of the spectrum of eye diseases that can affect us during our lifetime.

Candidates for Scleral Lenses

Many people find contact lenses unbearable to wear, owing to the great discomfort they experience having them on. These people can opt for scleral lenses. The designers of these lenses made them for patients who do not have an option in contact lenses. These lenses offer sharp vision, low risk of infection, and durability.

Importance of Routine Pediatric Eye Exams

Let’s take a look at why routine pediatric eye exams are so important, and how often you should be making sure that your child’s eyes are being checked.

Picking the Perfect Pair of Sunglasses this Summer

Summer is here and if there is one accessory that we cannot be without it is a trusty pair of sunglasses. With so many different styles to choose from, selecting the right ones can seem a little overwhelming. To help you get started, here is our guide to picking the perfect pair of sunglasses this summer.