Cataracts are characterized by a clouding of the eyes' lens. This cloudiness not only affects the way a person looks, but it also affects their overall vision. While surprising to learn, more than 80% of people will have a cataract or have had cataract surgery. Fortunately, you can reduce your risk of developing cataracts. Here are a few simple solutions for preventing cataracts. 1. Schedule Regular Eye Exams Regular eye exams are crucial if you want to reduce your risk of cataracts, vision problems, or other eye-related conditions. [Read More]
The Best Eyeglass Frame Styles For Young Children
If you have a young child who needs glasses, you want to make sure you choose a durable pair that is both comfortable and stylish. You have many styles of frames to choose from, from plastic to metal to half-frames of either material, and it can be difficult to decide which ones will work best for your young one. After all, you want your child to feel comfortable in their new frames as well as confident in wearing them. [Read More]
Are Contact Lenses Prematurely Aging Your Eye Area?
People choose contact lenses over glasses for a lot of reasons, including the fact that it allows the wearer to have a fully visible eye area. Eyes are seen as one of the face's most beautiful features, so it's understandable that contact lens wearers might choose them over glasses. However, if you knew that contacts could potentially cause your eye area to age prematurely versus glasses, would you still choose them? [Read More]
Sunburned Eyes: A Condition To Take Seriously
Like your skin, it's important to protect your eyes from sunburn. Repeated sunburns of the eyes can eventually affect your vision and may even lead to blindness. The problem is you can't feel your eyes getting sunburned and usually don't notice the effects until hours later. But knowing what symptoms to watch for, the potential risks, and what kind of preventive steps to take can help protect your eyes from permanent damage caused by the sun. [Read More]