Tips On Choosing The Right Eyeglass Frames For Your Face


So, you've gone to the optometrist and found out that you need glasses.  You're excited about the prospect of having better vision, but not too sure which frames will work for you.  Glasses can really work to change both your image and vision if you choose carefully.  Use this information to learn more about how to choose the eyeglass frames that will highlight your face and help you look better than ever.

18 July 2016

3 Tips To Help Alleviate Itchiness After Cataract Surgery


Cataract surgery is an effective way to correct vision that is blurred by a clouded lens. The surgery process is usually pain free and can be performed within an hour. The first few days after the surgery, your vision may seem a bit blurry, but it will quickly clear up. While your eyes recover from the surgery, you may experience some discomfort that includes mild itchiness. While mild itchiness is common, if you experience redness and swelling , then you should contact your doctor.

12 May 2016

Eye Allergies: What You Must Know


If you have watery, itchy, red eyes that are making your life uncomfortable, you might have eye allergies. Although other conditions can cause these symptoms, an allergic reaction is a common culprit. The following article examines the subject of eye allergies in more detail.  What It Is   An eye allergy occurs when your eyes are especially sensitive to a certain substance, such as dog hair. When you are exposed to the allergen your body reacts by creating histamine. The histamine, in turn, causes your eyes to water, itch and become red.

20 April 2016

Facts To Consider When Considering Contacts


Most people who have worn glasses have also at one point thought about contact lenses, and there are some noteworthy benefits to them. Those benefits should be weighed against potential challenges or problems you may discover during the course of the day. Knowing what to be prepared for will help you decide whether or not the initial exam and the period of adjustment that follows are worth it to you personally.

14 March 2016

How Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Can Steal Away Your Vision


Age-related vision problems often come on slowly and without you noticing until vision problems become severe. Macular degeneration is one of these diseases that can cause permanent vision loss and even blindness. Here is what you need to know about AMD and how to stay ahead of this eye disease before it impacts your vision. Two Forms With Different Symptoms At the center of the back of your eye over the retina is a spot called the macula.

15 February 2016

How Safe Is Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery Compared To Traditional Methods?


Breakthroughs in medical science have led to a rapid shift in surgical procedures, with a particularly heavy emphasis on technology-assisted surgeries. Cataract operations, though already safe, quick and effective, have undergone a similar revolution using femtosecond-laser machines, but many patients are still worried about entrusting their vision to a computer armed with lasers. If you need surgery to recover your sight but have reservations about laser-assisted cataract surgery, read on to gain a better understanding of the safety risks and benefits of this procedure.

14 January 2016

Eyeglass Selection Tips For Joggers


The right glasses are must if you like to jog. Not only is comfort a consideration, you also need to make sure you can see well for safety reasons. The following tips can help you pick out the right eyeglasses for jogging. Tip #1: Opt for Composite Frames Composite frames are flexible. They are usually made of a rubberized plastic, which means if you do drop them or step on them, they are unlikely to break.

14 December 2015