You have probably heard that Lasik surgery is not for everyone. This sounds weird, considering that it is laser surgery that can correct vision problems—you would think that laser surgery would work for everyone. If you are considering this type of surgery to improve your own vision, then stop, look, and listen to the reasons why it is not for everyone. It Is Not for Those Who Are Borderline Legally Blind
If you've taken steps to protect your eyes from UV rays, it might concern you to know that there is another form of light that can hurt you. Unfortunately, UV protection doesn't do anything to shield your eyes from this form of light. Nonetheless, blue light can potentially strain your eyes and cause long-term damage in excessive quantities. Keep reading to learn more about this form of light and what you can do to protect yourself from it.
Contact lenses aren't just for those that are near-sighted. If you wear bifocals or multifocals glasses, you can also wear contact lenses. This is especially good news if you aren't fond of glasses or participate in activities where glasses are uncomfortable. The following guide can help answer some of your questions about multifocal lenses. Who is a good candidate for multifocal lenses? Anyone that can wear single-vision contacts can also wear multifocal lenses.
One of the best ways to reduce eye strain is to reduce the amount of time that you spend staring into a screen. Unfortunately, for some professionals, it is impossible to not use a computer for long hours of the day. Fortunately, there are still some tricks that can be used to reduce the effects of eye strain. Close Your Eyes or Look Away From the Screen Depending on your work, it might be possible to close your eyes for a period of time while working.
Did you get something in your eye, resulting in irritation and sensitivity to your eye even after the item was removed from your eye? Chances are, you have a corneal abrasion -- which is essentially a scratch on the surface of your eye. Here's what you need to know about this injury. What should you do about a corneal abrasion? A corneal abrasion is not an overly serious issue -- as long as you get it treated properly.
About six years ago, I realized that my eyes were always bothering me. I was really frustrated about the problem and so I went to meet with my optometrist. He was incredibly kind and understanding, and he did a thorough evaluation of my vision. He found out that I had a severe eye infection, and so he started treating it right away. This blog is all about getting help with your eye health and knowing how to watch out for serious ocular disorders. By spotting the signs of trouble early, you might be able to retain your vision and live a better life.