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What to Expect from Your Cataract Treatment

Being told you have cataracts can be scary, but don’t worry; you aren’t automatically going to go blind. Cataract surgery is the fastest, easiest way to resolve vision issues caused by cataracts.

Sep 1st, 2022
Does Glaucoma Lead to Blindness?

Do you have glaucoma? If so, you should have regular exams by a doctor to track its progression. The type of glaucoma you have can affect your risk of blindness, as can other factors.

Aug 2nd, 2022
Metal or Plastic: Which Frames Are Right for You?

Do you need glasses? Once your eye exam is done and your prescription is finalized, you’ll have to decide which one to order: metal or plastic frames? Here’s how to decide which is better for you.

Jul 1st, 2022
Are You Taking the Proper Steps to Control Myopia?

Seeing just fine close up but having trouble with words and images that are farther away? Nearsightedness is among the most common eye problems for people around the world. Here’s how you can treat myopia and slow its progression over time.

May 1st, 2022
Strategies for Getting Used to Contacts

You finally got your contact lens prescription, but after the trial and error process of getting them inserted correctly, you might not be sure they are right for you. Fortunately, it does get better.

Apr 7th, 2022
How Your Eye Develops from Birth

The eyes are one of the most complex organs in the human body and take years to develop after birth. Here’s a brief timeline and symptoms to look out for to ensure your child’s vision is clear for years to come.

Mar 1st, 2022
My Child Has Pink Eye. Now What?

Conjunctivitis is a condition nearly every parent will encounter at some point. Here’s what to do when your child wakes up with pink eye, including how to treat this contagious condition.

Feb 1st, 2022
Winter Eye Care Tips

Cold weather doesn’t just dry out your skin — it can have a negative impact on your eyes as well. Here’s how to keep your eyes hydrated and well-protected, instead of suffering until the warmer weather arrives.

Jan 19th, 2022
You Don't Have to Live With Dry Eyes Anymore

What’s worse than having a ton of tears? The opposite. A lack of tears can be itchy, irritating, and even damaging for your eyes. Luckily, you have plenty of treatment options, and one is bound to work for you.

Dec 1st, 2021
Tips for Life With Contact Lenses

Excited about your chance to wear contact lenses? Be prepared for an adjustment period. The first few days or weeks can be a challenge, but you’ll quickly get used to your new lenses. Read on for information on making the transition to lenses easier.

Nov 1st, 2021
Common Eye Problems in Children

Your child’s sight depends on your paying close attention to the warning signs of vision problems and getting them into care as soon as you notice a problem. Read on to learn more about the types of eye problems children may face.

Oct 7th, 2021
What to Do When You Have Cataracts

The prospect of losing your vision can be frightening, but a cataracts diagnosis doesn’t mean you’re doomed to go blind. Here’s more information on what to do when you have cataracts.

Sep 1st, 2021
Is Pink Eye Contagious?

Though most forms of pink eye are caused by an infection, not all cases are contagious. Here’s what you need to know about the different types of conjunctivitis and risk of spreading it to others.

Aug 4th, 2021
4 Problems that Contacts Correct

If you want to avoid wearing glasses, you might be wondering if contacts are right for you. Read on to learn the four types of vision problems that contacts can correct.

Jun 15th, 2021
The 2 Main Types of Multifocal Lenses

If you’re planning on switching from eyeglasses to contacts, it’s important to know what your options are. Here’s a quick look at the two main types of contacts lenses: soft and hard.

May 1st, 2021
Help for Your Dry Eyes

Having dry eyes might seem like an inconsequential problem, but leaving them untreated can damage your eyes. Here’s why you should look into getting help from a dry eye specialist.

Apr 1st, 2021
What Causes Pink Eye

While often considered a childhood illness, pink eye — also known as conjunctivitis — can occur in your adult years, too. Read on to learn what can cause this common condition and how it can be treated and prevented.

Feb 1st, 2021
What Happens if You Delay Cataract Treatment?

Cataracts can develop so slowly that many people don’t realize there’s a problem until their sight is affected. Failing to treat cataracts can have serious consequences. Read on to learn what you need to know.

Nov 3rd, 2020
What Causes Dry Eyes?

Are your eyes constantly dry? Sensations of dryness, itchiness, and soreness plague millions of Americans who suffer from dry eye disease. Find out what causes dry eyes and how the condition can be treated.

Sep 7th, 2020
Treating Conjunctivitis

Do you get conjunctivitis — also known as pink eye — at certain times of the year? If so, it could be due to allergies. However, there are other causes of pink eye, too. Read on to learn about the different causes and how you can treat the symptoms.

Aug 13th, 2020
Am I a Candidate for Contacts?

Are you thinking about switching to contact lenses so you can do away with the inconvenience of glasses? Here’s what you need to know to determine if you’re a good candidate for contact lenses.

Jul 20th, 2020
Dealing with Presbyopia

As you get older, you have a higher chance of developing age-related farsightedness, or presbyopia. Find out why this condition develops, and how you can manage it.

Mar 1st, 2020
5 Symptoms of Astigmatism

Do you suffer from eye strain, poor night vision, or other eye issues? Your problems could go beyond near or farsightedness. You could be experiencing the effects of astigmatism.

Feb 3rd, 2020
Do I Need Bifocals or Trifocals?

Eyesight can become problematic as we age. If you’re at a point where you don’t feel like you can hold a page out long enough to read, you might start considering whether you will need bifocals or trifocals. But which?

Jan 7th, 2020
Myths and Facts About Contact Lenses

Have you been longing for freedom from glasses, but what you think you know about contact lenses has you on the fence? Separate myths from facts about contact lenses, and learn why you shouldn’t be scared to give them a try.

Dec 1st, 2019
What Is Astigmatism?

Does your vision seem blurry, even if you’re wearing glasses or contacts? You could have astigmatism, an extremely common condition that can be remedied by compensating for the unique curvature of your eye.

Nov 6th, 2019
Coping With Chronic Dry Eye

It feels like sandpaper under your eyelids. Chronic dry eye makes you want to cry — for practical and emotional reasons. It not only causes pain and frustration, it can also cause damage. Find out how to cope with dry eye.

Oct 1st, 2019
5 Tips to Help You Adjust to Life With Contact Lenses

Do you want to make the switch to wearing contacts, but worry about taking the leap? Going from glasses to contact lenses can definitely be an adjustment, but here are some tips to help you make the process as smooth as possible.

Sep 1st, 2019
Are You at Risk for Developing Cataracts?

Cataracts, or the gradual clouding of your eye’s interior lens, affects more than 24 million American adults over the age of 40 and is the leading cause of preventable vision loss in the United States. Find out if you’re at risk.

Aug 5th, 2019