The Right Type of Lens for Your Prescription Glasses
23 March 2020
Getting the right glasses as prescribed by your optometrist is the key to better eyesight. However, there are a number of choices you will have to make about the prescription glasses, and one of them is they kind of lens they will include. Here is a quick guide to some of the more common types.
These are the cheapest type of lens. They are also lightweight and are ideal for low- or medium-strength prescriptions.
Making Contact: Best Practices for Contact Lens Care
24 July 2017
Whether you already wear contact lenses or are thinking about switching from glasses, knowing how to take care of contact lenses is extremely important. Just like your glasses, they're a vital part of your vision, but since they actually do touch your eye directly, ensuring that they're clean and well-maintained should be a top priority for you. That way, you can ensure not only that your eyesight is at its best, but that you're also protecting your visual health.
How to Help Your Child Recover From Strabismus Surgery
22 March 2017
If your child has strabismus (colloquially known as crossed eyes), an eye doctor may have recommended corrective surgery. Surgery is the ideal treatment option for strabismus. Contrary to popular belief, the condition doesn't always correct itself. Surgical correction offers the most likely chance of improved vision and better quality of life. Many parents worry about putting their child through surgery as they believe the recovery period will be too stressful for a young person.
23 February 2017
When it comes to diseases or problems with your eyes, there are several professionals you can see. Whereas you may be aware of opticians, you probably have not heard of the word "optometrist" – yet you have probably used their services. The following information will help you understand more about the profession.
Who is an Optometrist?
If a doctor has earned the Doctor of Optometry degree, that makes them an optometrist.