Taking Care of Your Eyes as You Age

Can Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgery Improve Your Glaucoma?

Phacoemulsification is a method used during advanced cataract surgery, but it can also have long-lasting impacts on other areas of your ocular health. Most notably, it may reduce the intraocular pressure that is responsible for many serious eye conditions like glaucoma. In mild or developing cases of glaucoma, undergoing phacoemulsification as part of your cataract […]

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When A Contact Gets Stuck “Behind Your Eye”

It’s something that happens to most every contact lens wearer from time to time: a lens gets caught “behind your eye.” This experience can be stressful and uncomfortable, but if you know how to deal with it properly, you can minimize the stress and discomfort. What you need to realize The contact is not really […]

Tips For Keeping Glasses On Young Children

Using glasses for vision correction in young children can be vital for their developmental needs. Being able to see properly improves both gross and fine motor skills, and there are many other benefits of being able to see clearly. However, the issue with toddlers and preschoolers can be keeping the glasses on. The following tips […]

Three Options For Glasses At Work: How To Make Reading A Computer Screen Less Of A Hassle

If you have been told you need to get computer glasses, you’ll find you have a range of options that fit budgets and work situations. However, each option has its optimal conditions for use, and if you get the wrong option, you could make your glasses situation quite awkward. Here are three types of glasses […]

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3 Things You Need To Know About Vitreous Wick Syndrome

Vitreous wick syndrome, also known as vitreous touch syndrome, is an eye condition that can occur following eye surgery or trauma. In people with this condition, strands of vitreous—the gel that fills your eye—prolapse through a wound in the eye. Here are three things you need to know about vitreous wick syndrome. Why does vitreous […]

FAQs About Caring For A Loved One With Alzheimer’s After Cataract Surgery

Regular screenings for visual problems, such as cataracts, are important for everyone, including people with Alzheimer’s disease. If your loved one has the disease and a screening has detected cataracts, it is important that he or she receive treatment. Before agreeing to surgery, here is what you need to know.  Why Should Your Loved One […]

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3 Things To Consider When Purchasing Contact Lenses

It can be a little intimidating to purchase contact lenses for the first time. There are lots of options out there, and lots of things to keep in mind to get the best lenses for your needs. Listed below are three things to consider when you are purchasing contact lenses. With these tips, you will […]

What Are The Treatment Options For Cataracts?

Cataract disease is one of the main causes of blindness. According to Davidson Eye, this condition accounts for over 50 percent of all cases of blindness and affects over 17,000,000 people. Many cataract patients think their only option is surgery. However, it depends on your degree of vision loss and whether it affects your ability […]

Checking For Healthy Eyes: 3 Types Of Tonometry Tests Used To Diagnose Glaucoma

Glaucoma is one of the most misunderstood diseases. It can lead to detrimental and irreversible eye damage if it is left untreated. Unfortunately, over 3 million Americans have glaucoma, and more than half of them are unaware of it. Getting periodic eye examinations once every two years or once a year, depending on your age, […]

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Finally Got Contact Lenses? What You Should And Shouldn’T Do

According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 30 million individuals here in America wear contact lenses. It is also reported that up to 90 percent of those 40 million fail to follow adequate care instructions for their contacts. Sadly, improper handling and cleaning, along with other less-than-perfect habits can lead […]

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