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6 Tips For Improving Nearsightedness

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If you are nearsighted, you can see nearby objects just fine, but faraway objects appear blurry. Trying to look at faraway objects can lead to eyestrain and headaches. Whether it is caused by environmental conditions or genetics, it is possible to control your nearsightedness. Here are six helpful tips for improving nearsightedness: Look at Faraway Objects More Often If you just stare at nearby objects, such as a computer monitor all day, it will become even harder to see faraway objects.

5 August 2016

Two Simple Hacks To Keep Your Eyeglasses From Slipping

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One of the challenges of wearing glasses is keeping them from slipping down your face during the day. Purchasing well-fitting glasses with nose pads and having them adjusted to fit your face can often eliminate this problem. However, not everyone has noses that can support nose pads and not all glasses can be customized. Here are two quick hacks you can use to help keep your glasses in place. The Hair Band Trick

10 May 2016

6 Factors To Consider When You Buy Your Next Eyeglasses

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Buying a pair of glasses that you like is hard enough. What happens when you find that there is more to shopping for glasses than meets the eye? Shopping for eyewear begins with determining exactly what you are looking for and what you need. Here are a few factors to consider on your next shopping excursion. 1. People rarely wear glasses made of real glass. Glass is far too heavy and breakable for consistent use anymore, and that is why there are so many alternatives.

12 April 2016

Noting The Differences Between Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, And Opticians

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It can be quite annoying having to tell the difference between those that have to deal with the health of your eyes. An ophthalmologist, optometrist, and optician all deal with very distinct aspects of your eyes, and all require different levels of training. Throughout the course of this brief guide, you will learn the differences between the three professions. Ophthalmologist An ophthalmologist is a person who has studies and specialized in osteopathy.

15 March 2016

Knowing What To Do When Your Child Has Pink Eye

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If you have a child, chances are that at some point you will have to deal with pink eye and visits to the eye doctor to help combat the condition. Also known as conjunctivitis, it is a common condition among youngsters in daycare and grade school. However, you do not have to be resigned to letting your child suffer from conjunctivitis if you take precautions to help prevent it and learn how to detect early symptoms.

16 February 2016

5 Ways To Have Better Eyesight

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There are many things that can contribute to the decline of your vision. However, there are also ways you can work to decrease this from happening to you. It's important to know the things you should do and the things you should avoid for having the best vision possible. By knowing specific ways to protect your vision, this can aid you having a higher quality of life for years to come.

7 January 2016

Eye Strain: Opting For Contact Lenses For Astigmatism

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Is the constant strain on your eyes beginning to stress you out? If you avoid making an eye doctor appointment because you don't intend on wearing glasses, your eye problem can get worse. Discover below the ease of getting your vision problem properly diagnosed so you can get a prescription for contact lenses and not have to wear eyeglasses. What Is Involved with a Vision Examination? The eye examination for contact lenses will be completely comfortable for you because there is no pain involved, and your eyes will basically be diagnosed for what is called astigmatism.

15 December 2015

3 Things Athletes Need To Know About Vitreous Detachment

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You can injure many parts of your body playing sports, including your eyes. One eye injury that you may suffer during your sports career is vitreous detachment. Here are three things you need to know about this eye injury. How does vitreous detachment occur? Your vitreous is the gel-like filling inside your eyeball. Your vitreous is attached to your retina, a light-sensitive tissue in the very back of your eye. In response to trauma, the vitreous can partially detach itself from the retina.

19 November 2015

3 Tips to Prevent Dry Eyes When Wearing Contact Lenses

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Contact lenses are a simple solution for improving your vision. They are a great alternative to bulky glasses but come with their own host of problems if they are not used properly. Contact lenses work best when the eyes are properly lubricated or moist. If your eyes dry out while wearing your contact lenses, this will lead to discomfort and irritation. The tears in your eyes act as a barrier between the contact lens and your actual eyeball.

5 November 2015

Before And After LASIK Surgery: Tips For Your Recovery

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What you do before and after LASIK surgery can have great bearing on how long it takes for you to recover. Following the procedure, your doctor could monitor you for up to six months. Here are some tips on what you can do before and after surgery to help your recovery.  Before LASIK In the few weeks prior to having LASIK, it is important that you stop wearing your contacts. The lenses can affect the shape of your cornea, which could change the measurements that were initially taken when you were assessed for the procedure.

17 October 2015