How To Care For Your Eyes As You Age

Your eyes are important and allow you to see so many wonderful things. As you age though, your eyes are going to begin to fail, and your vision is going to begin to start to fail as well. Your vision may break down, and you won't be able to see as much as you did in the past. As you age, you are going to need to take better care of your eyes to prevent your vision from failing and to prevent too many other vision issues. Read More 

4 Signs You Should Visit The Optometrist To Update Your Eyeglasses Prescription

Eyeglasses are a wonderful tool for people who do not have perfect vision. Glasses change the way light refracts inside your eye, allowing people with myopia or hyperopia to see clearly. Many people wear the same pair of glasses for years. However, your vision can change over time. In order for glasses to work properly, you need the right prescription. An eye doctor can write you a glasses prescription during an eye exam. Read More 

3 Signs You Need to Get Your Eyes Examined

Wondering whether or not you need an eye exam? There are certain signs that make it completely clear that you need an eye exam and these should never be ignored. Eye problems that are not dealt with quickly can spiral out of control and leave you with a loss of vision. Take a look at the signs that you need to have your eyes examined. A Yearly Eye Exam If you are not getting yearly eye exams then you need to see an eye doctor. Read More 

What Happens If You Do Develop Diabetic Retinopathy?

As someone with diabetes, you probably see an eye doctor regularly to make sure you don't start developing symptoms of retinopathy. Your eye doctor may run a few tests and then send you home with the proclamation that you're fine. But what doesn't always get discussed is what happens and what your eye doctor can do if you do, indeed, develop this condition. Here's a look at the treatment and management protocols that are typically employed for diabetic retinopathy. Read More 

Suffering From Dry, Itchy Eyes At The End Of The Workday? Follow These 4 Tips To Reduce Eye Strain When Using Your Work Computer

Many people spend nearly all of their workdays focusing intently on a computer monitor. While computers are invaluable in the business world, this has taken its toll on many people's eyes—focusing on a computer screen causes a considerable amount of eye strain. Symptoms of eye strain can include dry, itchy eyes as well as blurry vision. Some people also suffer from intense headaches. In order to help with these symptoms and protect your eyes while you're using a computer all day, follow the four tips below. Read More