Do you need to wear corrective lenses? Are you tired of eyeglasses that get broken all too easily? If you're thinking of switching to contact lenses instead, you are not alone. Eyeglasses can be annoying for many people, especially if you play sports where the glasses can fall off and get broken. Before you ask your optometrist about getting contacts, here are the answers to some of the questions that you may have about them:
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 surgery may even prevent you from needing further operations to correct damage to your optic nerve.
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 behind your eye. The eye anatomy simply does not allow for it -- there is no area behind your eye for the contact to travel to.
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 can help you manage this task.
Tip #1: Give them ownership
For some children, simply having the power to select their glasses can make them want to wear them, so let them have some say in the frames they wear.
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 to consider for computer use and how each can affect you.
Basic Dedicated Pairs
The basic pair of computer glasses uses lenses made solely for computer use.