For most of us, the eyes are the most cherished of our senses. Yet we potentially expose them to danger simply by going outside. Over time, the sun’s rays can seriously damage the eyes and surrounding skin, sometimes leading to vision loss and conditions from cataracts and macular degeneration to eye and eyelid cancers.
There may have been a time when glasses were considered “nerdy” or “geeky” but today “geek is chic” and bold eyewear that make a statement are in style. Best of all, glasses can enhance your appearance as well as your sight. If you are embarrassed of your eyewear, here are some reasons why you
Staring at your computer screen, smartphone or other digital devices for long periods won’t cause permanent eye damage, but your eyes may feel dry and tired. You may develop blurry vision, fatigue or eye strain. Some people also experience headaches or motion sickness when viewing 3-D, which may indicate that the viewer has a
Presbyopia, or farsightedness caused by reduced elasticity of the eye’s lens, affects nearly everyone older than 50. About 42 percent of Americans who are in their prime are nearsighted. For them, a simple pair of reading glasses can’t solve the problem of presbyopia, and that’s where bifocals, trifocals, and progressive lenses come in. Options
It’s a problem only those who wear glasses understand. You’re trying to take a selfie, but every time it seems like there’s a large glare where your eyes should be in the photo. That’s likely caused by the lack of an Anti-Reflective (AR) coating on your lenses. While it might make it tough to
Nearly two decades into the 21st century, most of us have nightly rituals that include checking our smartphones before bed. This might not be the healthiest way to end our days. Many eye doctors are concerned about the effects our screen time could have on our vision and our health, and the main cause
The freezing temperatures and dry air of winter can cause visual discomfort. Eye Design, your trusted provider of vision correction services, shares some helpful tips on keeping your eyes in good shape throughout the winter. Stay Hydrated Winter’s cold temperatures and dry winds can cause your tears to evaporate too quickly, resulting in dry
The Optic Nerve Is What Transmits Visual Data From The Eye To The Brain. When the optic nerve is damaged, our vision suffers. A group of conditions that threaten the optic nerve is glaucoma. In the United States, glaucoma is the second most common cause of vision loss and blindness, affecting three million people.
It is important that you plan on having an eye exam at least once every year. This is so we can check your vision, make sure no issues are present, and update your prescription for glasses or contacts, if necessary. If you haven’t been to the eye doctor in a while, here is a
If you wear glasses, you know the never-ending struggle to keep them clean of streaks, spots, smudges, and scratches. There are times when it’s tempting to just reach for the hem of your shirt, but if you want those lenses to last as long as they should, it’s important to clean them the right