Getting Your First Pair of Glasses

Here’s What You Need To Know If You Have Trouble Watching Movies In 3-D

Posted by on Dec 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Here’s What You Need To Know If You Have Trouble Watching Movies In 3-D

Kung Fu Panda 3, Zootopia, and The Jungle Book were just 3 of the 3-D movies released in 2016. Most people find it enjoyable to immerse themselves into 3-D movies, particularly children. But some people have trouble seeing the images that are produced in movies made using 3-D technology. Here’s what you need to know if you or your child has problems watching 3-D movies. Two independent images First, it’s important to understand how 3-D movies are made. In this technology, two cameras film the same images yet at slightly different...

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Caring For Your Eyes In Winter Months

Posted by on Nov 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Caring For Your Eyes In Winter Months

Most people don’t know that caring for your eyes differs from season to season. Much like caring for your skin during summer or winter months, your eyes need different care as well. Winter months are a lot drier than summer months, meaning if your skin can dry out, your eyes can too. Caring for your eyes doesn’t take too much extra effort on your part, but that little bit of effort and care can help keep your eyes healthy and prevent damage. See below for tips on how to care for your eyes in the winter months. 1. Wear Sunglasses...

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Love Pumpkin? Here Are Three Great Reasons To Gorge On The Gourd This Season

Posted by on Oct 28th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Love Pumpkin? Here Are Three Great Reasons To Gorge On The Gourd This Season

Pumpkin season is here—from the time that the first leaves fall until shortly after Thanksgiving, all things pumpkin rule the grocery shelves, coffee shops, and restaurants. If you love pumpkin, consider yourself lucky—not only can you find your favorite items just about anywhere but you have the perfect excuse to indulge because pumpkin is also good for your health. Here’s why it’s totally cool to gorge on this seasonal gourd. 1.) It can help you lose weight. Pumpkin is high in fiber and low in calories, so that makes it a truly...

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3 Different Eye Surgeries That Can Be Done At An Eye Surgery Center

Posted by on Oct 24th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Different Eye Surgeries That Can Be Done At An Eye Surgery Center

While many eye issues can be fixed with glasses, contact lenses, or some type of eye medicine, some are going to need surgery in order to be completely taken care of. These surgeries are generally done in eye surgery centers where accredited optometrists are going to perform the different eye surgeries. This article will discuss 3 different eye surgeries that can be done at an eye surgery center.  Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis Laser Vision Correction One of the most common types of eye surgery is laser-assisted in situ...

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Four Things You Should Know About Getting LASIK Eye Surgery

Posted by on Oct 4th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Things You Should Know About Getting LASIK Eye Surgery

If you suffer from vision problems, LASIK is a permanent way to correct your vision. The LASIK procedure changes the shape of your cornea, improving your vision. Before you book your LASIK procedure, learn a few important things about the surgery. 1. You May Still Need Glasses or Contacts After the Procedure The LASIK procedure dramatically improves your vision, but you may still need to wear glass or contacts after the surgery. Whether or not you still need glasses or contacts depends on your age, specific vision problems, and the results of...

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Four Signs You Might Need A New Glasses Prescription

Posted by on Sep 27th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Signs You Might Need A New Glasses Prescription

Eye doctors usually recommend that you come in every year or two for an eye exam to ensure you’re still wearing the right glasses prescription. But your prescription can change quite quickly, so it’s important to be on the lookout for signs that you need a different prescription in case yours changes before you have an eye appointment scheduled. Other than having a hard time seeing clearly, here are a few signs it may be time for a new glasses prescription. You notice yourself squinting. When you squint, you can see things that...

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Diabetes And Eye Problems: Diabetic Eye Disease

Posted by on Sep 16th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Diabetes And Eye Problems: Diabetic Eye Disease

When you see the eye doctor, one of the questions you’ll always be asked is whether you suffer from diabetes. This is because diabetes and eye problems go hand in hand, so doctors are on the lookout for any signs of disease. Here is what you need to know about diabetic eye disease in order to protect your vision and treat it in the future. Not Just One Condition Diabetic eye disease is actually the name given to a group of conditions. They include diabetic macular edema, glaucoma, cataracts, and more. All of these diseases are serious,...

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