As you reach retirement age, there is a growing need for eye care services. Problems with your sight can develop that are common in the elderly, but not as common in younger people. When you're younger, the question may be whether you need glasses or not, but this changes as your eyes age. The following are a few things you should know about the importance of regular eye care for your aging eyes.
17 July 2023
Having cataract surgery to fix your eyes is a lot like an older version of going through wisdom tooth removal. Some people will go through it in their lives, but the good news is that the procedure to fix it is an outpatient one that will let you go home the same day. Cataract surgery is safe and effective and can save people from a life of partial or full blindness.
12 April 2022
Eye doctors spend years in school studying vision problems, eye disease, treatments, and methods for vision correction. To create spaces where patients can feel at ease and comfortable, many eye doctors invest thousands of dollars into nice offices, state-of-the-art equipment, and patient amenities like padded chairs and music systems. While eye doctors offer a critical skill, some patients don't appreciate it. Here are three ways to show your physician how much you appreciate their efforts.
8 September 2020
Technology has come a long way and these days. You can't get through the day without using some sort of tech device. Even children are using tech devices, beginning early in Kindergarten, or possibly even younger at home. All of this device usage can cause a problem for your eyes, as eye strain can worsen vision. To help keep your eyes--- and the eyes of your young child--- healthy, it's important to take proper care of your eyes.
10 August 2019
If your vision isn't perfect and you require either prescription glasses or contacts, you are not alone. In fact, the amount of Americans requiring corrective lenses outnumbers those who don't. A little over 6 in 10 Americans rely on either prescription eyeglasses or contacts to correct their vision. While contacts are often the corrective lens of choice for active people, glasses are also a common option. Eyeglasses are a great way to make a fashion statement and many enjoy the way that they look and feel.
17 November 2018
Who doesn't relish the thought of relaxing poolside with a book and a refreshing drink? OK, maybe a few odd people, but not you -- you know that your vacation is prime reading time. And if you're traveling, you need to be sure your reading glasses stay safe and are suitable for wherever you're going. Separate Hard Cases Yes, you want to reduce the amount of stuff you have to haul with you when you travel, but please do not reduce the number of hard cases you have for your glasses.
23 April 2018
Protecting the health of your eyes will be essential if you are to minimize the risk of your eyesight failing as you age. For those that have rarely given the health of their eyes much thought, it can be easy to underestimate the ease with which one can ensure that their eyes stay as healthy as possible. Manage Diabetes Symptoms It is an unfortunate reality that there are many patients that suffer from diabetes.
4 January 2018
Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. The problem is that eyes change so slowly that it can be hard to notice that you are starting to have glaucoma. This is why it is so important to go to the opthamologist at least once a year, or if you ever feel eye pressure, pain, or notice your vision changing. There are an estimated 3 million Americans that have glaucoma, and many of these individuals do not realize they have the disease.
26 September 2017
Choosing the right pair of eye wear can be challenging, but there are some styles and frames that look good on any man. Some great looks for men who wear glasses include: Rectangular frames. Rectangular frames are very stylish and look great on most facial shapes and faces. These are widely found in plastic frames, and they make an excellent choice when shopping for prescription sunglasses, too. Consider a tortoise rectangular-shaped frame with a light-yellow tint for a very metropolitan and contemporary look.
22 June 2017
If you have a problem with seeing both near and far, your optometrist at your local eye surgery center may prescribe you bifocals. Bifocal lenses have two different focus points, one for distance, one for close up. Generally, the focal points are separated by a visible line. However, not everyone wants to see a line in their glasses. There are options available to those who don't want to see a line.
17 May 2017