Controlling Eye-Pressure: Keeping An Eye On Glaucoma Risks

The first sign of glaucoma may not be vision loss but could be an increase in your eye-pressure. This is measured by an optometrist with a simple test, that doesn't' hurt, and early intervention may preserve vision longer in many patients. Eye-pressure is a lot like blood pressure; a high reading is reason to be concerned and could be indicative of glaucoma. Some things to know about eye-pressure and Glaucoma include the following:

Seeing For Two: 4 Vision Problems You Might Experience During Pregnancy

You knew you were going to experience some major physical changes during your pregnancy, but you might not have expected changes in your vision. If you've noticed that you're having problems with your vision, you'll be happy to know that most vision problems you experience during pregnancy clear up within a few short months after you give birth. It's also important to note that some vision changes can signify a medical emergency.

3 Ways to Optimize Your Eye Health

Your eyesight is one of your most precious senses. It affects the way you interact with the world around you. It is imperative to keep your eye health a priority. Seeing the optometrist (like those at Optique Boutique) once a year to get an eye exam and vision evaluation is a great way to start. Your optometrist specializes in optimizing your eyesight and keeping your eyes healthy. Further, you can discuss different aspects of your daily routine that may affect your eyesight with your optometrist.

How To Decide If Your Child Is Ready For Contact Lenses

If your child is in need of vision correction, you may begin to wonder whether you can get them contact lenses in addition to glasses. While most children can safely wear glasses not all of them can wear contact lenses safely. Here are some guidelines that will help you to decide if your child is a good candidate for contact lenses: Level Of Maturity When deciding whether or not your child is ready for contact lenses, the maturity level of the child is one of the greatest indicators that they are ready for the extra responsibility that comes with wearing contact lenses.