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Eye Exams (1/1)

When taking an eye examination, the eye doctor makes sure to perform a series of eye tests to see how well is a person’s vision and eye health. For many, they take their eye exams after realizing there are a few eye or vision problems in their eyes, or if they need a...

Signs of Children Vision Problems

Many schools across the U.S teach young children how to use their vision by teaching them the things they need through visually learning. Roughly 80%, in fact, use this method to teach young children, and if there are any signs of vision problems in your child, then...

Glaucoma

Often times, glaucoma is thrown around to say that there is an increased amount are pressure in one’s eyes, which in reality, it’s much more than that. What glaucoma means is really an eye disease that affects the optic nerve of the eyes, and loses the nerves that are...

Cataracts (2/2)

Crystalens:   These lenses are designed to correct the eyes from the cataract impaired vision and restore the vision that was once lost to the patient. However, the results may vary from certain individuals when it comes to Crystalens. Toric Lenses: Toric Lenses are...

Cataracts (1/1)

What are Cataracts? They are a common eye condition that occurs mostly throughout time, often striking towards more elderly people. What they do is that they cause a sort of blinding cloud of wrap of sorts around the eyes, particularly the lens. This can cause...

Digital Eye Strain (4/4)

Tips on How to Ease Digital Eye Strain Considering that the digital age is already upon us, it is very crucial to understand and think about the effects that the computer screen can cause to your eyes. It is best to think of ways to reduce the strain in the eyes and...

Digital Eye Strain (3/3)

How They Affect The Eye Muscles If you were to continuously flex your muscles for roughly 10 hours daily during the entire week, the muscles start to wear down and would not be able to properly function. The very same concept applies to the eyes, for they too are...

Digital Eye Strain (2/2)

The Cause(s) of Digital Eye Strain The reason they start developing in a person’s eyes and the brain is due to the way they react when looking up on a computer screen, particularly the letters that are shown in a screen than those from a book or anything printed. With...

Digital Eye Strain (1/1)

Also known for many by the name computer vision syndrome, digital eye strain is a sort of current eye condition in which the eyes start to feel discomfort after being in the computer screen (or any screen) for long periods of time, and that can be a bad thing in...

Dry Eye Treatment

Many Americans across the U.S tend to have their eyes suffer from dry eye. Dry eye is a type of eye condition that doesn’t properly produce enough tears into a person’s eyes, making sure that they stay as lubricated and comfortable as possible. There are a few...

Astigmatism(3/3)

Contact Lenses Contact lenses help to provide comfortability and a greater sense of wider depth and vision. If they are used properly and are fit into one’s eyes, they are a far better alternative to corrected one’s vision, but it’s not always for everyone. To have...

Astigmatism (2/2)

Astigmatism comes in two types: regular and irregular. Regular occurs when the cornea is carved in more directions, causing a distortion. Irregular astigmatism is far less common, but the curative in the cornea in irregular astigmatism is not even compared to the...

Astigmatism (1/1)

Astigmatism is a very common visual factor when it comes to losing vision or having blurred vision, and is a refractive error much like nearsighted and farsight eye problems. Though many tend to believe that it is an eye disease or eye problem, it is an eye condition....

Keratoconus Treatment (3/3)

Excessive Lighting Overhead projectors such as computer monitors, phone screens, and other monitors that require having a bright light can lead the eyes to strain. The more you’re on the screen is also a factor, and the more the brightness the screen can also strain...

Keratoconus Treatment (2/2)

Corneal CrosslinkingCross-linking is a type of procedure in which it strengthens the cornea of the eye after the effects of keratoconus take place in a person’s eyes. The way the procedure works is by applying a type of riboflavin that is liquified into the eye’s...

Keratoconus Treatment (1/1)

When a person mentions the word keratoconus, it’s usually for the bad. What keratoconus is a type of medical condition that makes the cornea of the ye become very thin and stretchy, transforming it into a cone-like shape. The average age for this to happen is normally...

Having Strong Prescription Lenses

Because we live in a modern age with technologies and a digital era, people tend to easily obtain prescription lenses or glasses. Since this is true, it is also good if not the best idea to make sure your glasses are of high quality as well. Many physicians recommend...

2019’s News Glasses Color

If you haven’t heard already, Pantone has officially named their Color of the Year, and this one is a very sassy tone of color. That color is known as Living Coral,  a rather nice yet flamboyant hue of pink. In fact, the very Pantone themselves describes the very...

Best Glasses Wear of 2018

2018 was the moment that held the standards of entertainment and more. From royal weddings, concerts such as Coachella, and even Lady Gaga proving her worth when she stared in A Star is Born, 2018 was a year filled with amazing moments and more. There is also another...

Bigger Eye Appearance

Eyes Are The Main AttractionEvery single person enjoys having a little special attention, especially when it comes to the eyes. In fact, people that with larger eyes tend to be more attractive than those with smaller eyes. The main reason for this is partly due to how...

Buying High-Quality Lenses

Eyes are an important factor when it comes to human anatomy. They are what allows us to see the world in a much clearer sense, and helps us understand what we see. However, there are times where we need some prescription lenses or glasses for our eyes, as not always...

Choosing the right sunglasses for kids

Older people are usually more interested in fashionable sunglasses and are more likely to wear them than kids. Children spend a lot more time outside than adults. Wearing sunglasses that block all the sun's dangerous ultraviolet (UV) radiation are needed for their...

All you need to know about nose pads

Designed to help keep your eyeglasses in place, nose pads are an important part of your glasses. These tiny support pieces rest on the nose bridge. Providing extended comfort by distributing the glasses weight on your face. Besides comfort and practicality, nose pads...

Are bifocal lenses right for you?

If you’re over 40 and plan to get new eyeglasses, maybe you should consider getting bifocal eyewear. If you currently have different pairs of glasses for nearsightedness and farsightedness, perhaps bifocals are better instead of having several pairs of glasses....

Prescription lens tint options

Our website offers tint options to match your style and taste. Add your tint after selecting the prescription box, then entering your prescription information. Want to know what tint options are available and what makes each one special? Read on to find out. Solid...

Permanent eye damage due to Viagra (1/2)

New imaging techniques To examine the patient and discover the details and extent of vision changes, researchers used new techniques such as optical coherence tomography (OCT) as well as adaptive optics (AO). OCT, developed in the ’90s and first used to view the...

Permanent eye damage due to Viagra (1/1)

Research suggests that a high concentration of Sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra can damage the retina. Color vision may be threatened by taking too much. Sildenafil citrate, the active ingredient in Viagra is one of the most well-known drugs. It was...

Eyesight assistance for computer users

People can generally use the eyesight aids they do while reading for looking at a computer or device screen. Specialized applications have also been formed to make fonts bigger, along with pictures on the screens. Today, text can also be translated into auditory forms...

How to preserve your eyesight

Vision-risking eye conditions afflict a relatively large portion of people over 45 years old. The chance of losing vision unfortunately rises as you get older.To iterate, a new ophthalmology study predicts that over 43,000,000 Americans will contract age-affiliated...

Challenges for contact lens wear (Part 2)

Keratoconus Keratoconus is a bit rarer than the previous conditions mentioned. It is the state in which the clear tissue on the front of the eye (cornea) bulges outward. Oxidative damage from free radicals seems to contributes to the development of keratoconus but the...

Challenges for contact lens wear (Part 1)

Unfortunately, not everyone is the ideal candidate for contact lenses. There are certain conditions that present difficulties-- though these can be addressed.  These include any form of astigmatism, presbyopia, dry eyes, giant papillary conjunctivitis,...

What is Dry Eye?

Dry eye syndrome is a common condition that occurs when tears aren't able to provide adequate moisture. This keeps the exterior of the eye from being adequately lubricated. Effects span from a little aggravation to the prevention of contacts lens wear and an inflated...

Pink Eye: What You Should Know

Pink eye is a really common eye infection that a lot of people get at some point. It isn’t serious, but it is contagious, and there are many ways to deal with it if you or a family member get it.  Real quick note on prevention: Wash, wash, wash your hands. What...

The Struggle With Glasses and Eye Makeup

Makeup is a great way to enhance the features we were born with. Besides that, it is a ton of fun to play with. There are so many options to choose from, makeup subscriptions and tutorial videos make for a fun girls night in. Playing with different effects can make...

So, Your Child Doesn’t Like Wearing Glasses

Is there a struggle when it comes to getting your kids to wear their glasses? Do you know why? Knowing why is a good place to start. If glasses feel funny on their face, that’s one fix. If they think they are going to get teased, that is an entirely different issue....

How to Protect Your Eyes During Swim Season

Summertime is great for relaxation, fun, and adventure. Eye safety is incredibly important always, but some summertime activities require extra care. Swimming is a really good way to spend time, but underwater protection is super important. Goggles! If you have ever...

What to Consider When Considering Contacts

Contacts or glasses can be a tough choice for some. While there are diehard fans of one or the other, some find a middle by using both. This article explores the many reasons for which contacts are amazing, in case you are going back and forth with yourself. Think...

Transition Lenses: Yay or Nay?

For the less visually gifted among us, the sun can be a huge problem in conjunction with our existing glasses. You either have to pay for a second pair of glasses with tinted lenses and carry them around, or you have to have some sort of cover for your glasses....

Multi-focal Lenses

Around the time you turn forty, along with the “over the hill” novelty gifts, you may start to notice signs of presbyopia. This is an age-related condition that makes you feel as though no distance is great enough to allow you to read comfortably. If you are already...

Why Spring for Name Brand Sunglasses?

Buying cheap sunglasses when you don’t have a prescription seems like a pretty sweet deal. You have options and can have multiple pairs at once. In places where protecting your eyes from the sun is a matter of necessity, having something is better than nothing.Why...

Ten Coping Strategies for Computer Eye Strain

Computers aren’t going anywhere, but eye strain is becoming more and more of a complaint all the time. At work, over fifty percent of those who work on a computer report vision disturbances. This can be anything from chronic dry eye to eye twitches due to fatigue. The...

CATARACT & LENS EXCHANGE

Is it right for you? If you are considering this exciting procedure to improve your sight and decrease depenedence on eyeglasses or contact lenses, wouldn't it be helpful to have a much clearer view of how to proceed to the next step?  There are three basic...

The importance of Eye Exams

Routine eye exams are strongly encourage for everyone of all ages and healths. While at one, the prescription you need will be determined by a skilled professional and the health of your eyes will be examined for ailments or conditions. Your eyes’ movement as a pair...

How to prevent computer eyestrain

In today’s world, technology use is present everywhere and with the excessive use of computers in the work setting, eye strain has become a top health concern for those who work in offices. Specialists predict 5 to 9 out of 10 computer users deal with some form of...

Should kids wear contact lenses?

Thinking about getting contacts for your kids? A lot of parents see the benefits of and prefer contacts over other types of vision assistance but are stuck asking when their child will be old enough. Talking from a scientific perspective, contact lenses can be worn at...

Healthy Eyes: Vacation Tips

Everyone knows the basics of keeping skin safe in the sun: stay in the shade and wear sunscreen. Well, your eyes shouldn’t be ignored when protecting yourself. There are basic things that you can do on vacation without leaving your eye health at home. Sunglasses: The...