Once Your Cataract Surgery Is Done, Remember These Tips To Avoid More

6 July 2017
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If you've recently gone through a cataract surgery and have better vision than you did before, it's natural that you'd want to avoid having that problem ever again. However, you might not be aware that you have the power to protect your eyes; these changes can lower the chances that cataracts start developing in the future. Wear Shades Even if you've been putting on sunscreen for years, you might not have considered that your eyes need just as much protection against ultraviolet sun rays as your skin does. Read More 

Pack These Items If You Plan To Wear Glasses While Playing Sports

9 April 2016
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If you're an avid athlete but also someone who needs to wear glasses while pursuing your athletic endeavors, it's ideal to ensure that your sports don't compromise your glasses. After you've been to your optometrist and are shopping for new glasses, it's ideal to look for a pair that is sleek, has non-breakable lenses and is otherwise conducive to the playing of sports. For example, you want to be sure that your glasses will comfortably fit under your hockey helmet. Read More 

3 Things Parents Need To Know About Accommodative Esotropia

5 April 2016
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Accommodative esotropia is a form of strabismus, also called crossed eyes. This form of strabismus is seen in far-sighted children. Here are three things parents need to know about accommodative esotropia. What are the signs of accommodative esotropia? If your child has accommodative esotropia, you'll notice that one of their eyes is looking either upwards or inwards when the other eye is not doing the same. If you notice these signs, take your child to an optometrist for an exam. Read More 

What Parents Need To Know About Contacts For Children

8 March 2016
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If you are sick and tired of wearing glasses, contacts are an ideal option. Does your child seem to have frustrations with glasses as well? Your child just might be ready for contact lenses. While it may seem unnerving to get contacts for a child, it is not at all unusual. In general, children can wear contacts at a young age, but there are some other factors that can help you make the final decision. Read More 

6 Habits That Can Hurt Your Eyes

3 March 2016
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By now, you already know that not wearing sunglasses on a sunny day and wearing your contacts while you sleep are bad for your eyes. However, these are not the only habits that can damage your eyes. You may be harming your eyes without even knowing it. Here are six habits that can hurt your eyes: Rubbing Your Eyes When your eyes itch, you probably do not think twice about rubbing them. Read More