Get Back-To-School Eye Exams For Your Child

If you are the parent of a school-aged child, do not overlook the importance of ensuring that your child's eyes are healthy. Some parents rely on eye exams administered by their school districts. These exams are not as thorough as exams administered at an eye clinic. Exams administered by eye doctors are considered comprehensive. This is because they involve more than the standard visual acuity eye exam administered by school districts. [Read More]

A Few Things To Know About Cataract Surgery

As you age, your vision will change significantly. First, you will notice that you will require glasses. Over time, you will then need bifocals and maybe trifocals. As a general rule, glasses can fix most of the vision issues that you experience. However, if you notice issues with cloudy vision, you may require surgery. Cloudy vision is a sign of cataracts, which is actually pretty common in the older population. While cataracts can indeed impact your quality of life, there are treatments for them. [Read More]

Age-Related Macular Degeneration And The Importance Of Regular Eye Exams

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a common cause of vision impairment in people over 50. Although it rarely causes total vision loss, it can hinder your ability to perform activities such as reading and driving. Although at this time, AMD is considered incurable, there are ways you can help prevent it or slow its progress. That's why regular eye exams are so important for older adults. Understanding Macular Degeneration To understand AMD, you first need to know a little about the eye's anatomy. [Read More]

Tips To Care For Your Eyes When The Weather Changes

As the weather changes, it can affect your entire body. You may notice your skin is dry, your hair is brittle and your eyes may become dry as well. Your eyes may also become itchy or watery if allergens are high on that day. Throughout the year, your eyes will change and your eye care should change as well. Read on for some tips to care for your eyes throughout the change in season. [Read More]