Many people need help correcting their vision, and now you’re one of them. You have an upcoming eye exam and need to decide between a prescription for glasses or contacts. Here are facts that can help you decide.
Most of the time, eye floaters aren’t serious problems, but in certain instances, they are symptoms of eye disorders that can lead to loss of vision. Learn more about when to contact your ophthalmologist about eye floaters.
Have you recently been diagnosed with glaucoma? You’re concerned about possible vision loss. Learn what proactive steps you can take to minimize your symptoms and help stop the advancement of glaucoma.
Do your eyes ache after being on the computer? Frequent eye strain is a sign that you may need a stronger lens prescription for your glasses. Learn about other signs that tell you it’s time for an eye exam.
Certain diseases can affect your eyes, and diabetes is one of them. Regular eye appointments become critically important when you have diabetes. Learn more about eye diseases that can affect you if you have diabetes.
They say that with age comes wisdom, and that may be true. But aging also brings a lot of health challenges, including an increased risk for vision problems. Here are three things you should know about keeping your eyes healthy as you age.
If your eyes feel dry, gritty, or itchy — and you spend your workday in front of a computer — chances are you have a case of digital eye strain, a problem that affects 50%-90% of office workers. Here are ten tips to prevent digital eye strain.
Cataracts affect millions of Americans, and among older women and men, they’re a major cause of vision loss. The good news is they’re treatable. Here’s how our team of skilled specialists can help you.
Ready for your first pair of contact lenses? Contacts provide many benefits, but if you’ve never worn them before, you might have questions. In this guide, we share seven tips for first-time contact lens wearers.
Most people don’t associate a joint disease like rheumatoid arthritis with eye problems. But rheumatoid arthritis commonly causes eye conditions, and without early treatment, they can progress to cause vision loss.
If you’re reading this blog on a smartphone, laptop, or tablet, blue light is streaming into your eyes. Blue light is present in digital screens and also in sunlight, and getting too much of it may damage your eyes. Here’s how to protect them.
If you learned you might lose your vision, you’d do anything to save it — and here’s your chance. If you have any of the controllable risk factors for macular degeneration, you can take steps now to preserve your sight.
Increased eye pressure plays a major role in most types of glaucoma. The problem is, most people don’t know what eye pressure is — or how often they need to have it checked. This brief review will give you all the information you need to know.
You’re not just seeing things. Those spots and flashes of light dancing across your vision are a fairly common visual disturbance, and they have a name. But what’s causing them? Explore a few of the reasons behind flashers and floaters.
You probably aren’t surprised to learn that your risk of vision problems increases as you get older. But most common vision problems facing seniors can be treated, slowing down progressive damage to your eye and protecting your vision.
When you wear glasses, they become as much a part of your face as your eyes, nose, and mouth. And the perfect pair can play up your best features. Check out these practical tips for choosing the right frames for your face.
When you're coping with dry eyes, you can feel worn out and emotionally frustrated, wanting to cry for more reason than one. Chronic dry eyes aren't just uncomfortable; they can also cause damage. Learn more about dealing with chronic dry eyes.
Most of us choose eyewear based on fashion as well as usability. But are glasses better than contacts, or can you have both? See what a respected authority has to say about your options for glasses versus contacts.
Whether you pulled an all-nighter studying, overindulged, or had yourself a good cry, you’ve probably experienced temporary eye redness at some point in your life. What else causes red eyes, when should you be concerned, and what can you do about it?
Since macular degeneration is the number one cause of central vision loss, it's important to know if you have it or are at risk of getting it. But how can you tell if it’s happening to you? Here are some signs.
Just like your body needs an annual physical, your eyes need regular check-ups, too. Skipping either one can lead to serious health concerns that are easily avoided with a simple exam. Here’s what to expect from a routine eye test.
You aren’t just seeing things. Those dark shadows, flickers of light, and floating specks are more than figments of your imagination. Here’s what those flashes and floaters really mean for your eye health.
Chronic dry eye can make it difficult to perform everyday activities, such as interacting with computer screens or reading. Find out what you can do to relieve your symptoms and restore moisture to burning and painful eyes.
If cataracts are clouding your vision, surgery is the only way to eliminate foggy vision and see clearly again. However, advancements in technology have made cataract surgery even better. Here’s what you can expect before, during, and after surgery.
Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.