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  1. How To Read Your Contact Lens Prescription

    How To Read Your Contact Lens Prescription
    How To Read Your Contact Lens Prescription Understanding how to read your contact lens prescription is incredibly important. Without understanding the metrics displayed on your prescription, you’ll likely end up with a box of lenses that don’t aid your vision or fit your eye. We’ve created this super handy guide to help you understand your contact lens prescription and order...
  2. Benefits of contact lenses

    Benefits of contact lenses
    Clear sight Contact lenses move with your eyes to give you a full field of focused vision, wherever you look. They help you view the movement with sharp direct and peripheral vision. In addition, reflections and distortions are eliminated unlike wearing spectacles: splashing is not a problem ensuring clear sight in spite of the weather. Steaming up when entering a...
  3. How A Healthy Diet Can Help Prevent Cataracts

    How A Healthy Diet Can Help Prevent Cataracts
    How A Healthy Diet Can Help Prevent Cataracts They say that you are what you eat. While some might take this sentiment lightly, scientists have spent sleepless nights compiling studies on how the food we consume affects both our physical and mental health. The American Optometric Association, for instance, has gathered mountains of research that proves that a healthy diet can...
  4. How Can Omega 3 Fatty Acids Promote Eye Health?

    How Can Omega 3 Fatty Acids Promote Eye Health?
    How Can Omega 3 Fatty Acids Promote Eye Health? Staying healthy is the first step toward a prosperous lifestyle. We drink water, eat healthy meals, and exercise. One thing we often tend to neglect, however, is our eyes. Just like every organ, our eyes are there to serve a purpose, very important at that. This means that they need just...
  5. The Role of Carotenoids in Healthy Eyesight

    The Role of Carotenoids in Healthy Eyesight
    The Role of Carotenoids in Healthy Eyesight Our eyes are an essential component of our being. They don’t only make up the biology of our bodies but without them, life wouldn’t be as we know it. Giving their importance, they’re definitely worth looking after. Right? As the years pass, we’ll find ourselves in the rooms of optometrists and many of...
  6. Why Does Strabismus Occur?

    Why Does Strabismus Occur?
    Why Does Strabismus Occur? Strabismus, also known as crossed eyes, is caused by the two eyes failing to maintain proper alignment. This means that when you’re looking at something, one eye looks directly at the object while the misaligned eye looks in a different direction. This can be inwards (esotropia), outwards (exotropia), upwards (hypertropia) or downwards (hypotropia), depending on the...
  7. What Causes Blepharitis and How to Treat It

    What Causes Blepharitis and How to Treat It
    What Causes Blepharitis and How to Treat It Blepharitis is the medical term used to describe inflammation of the eyelids, a problem that is very common. This inflammation causes red eyelids and crusty eyelashes that can become very painful for the individual. Luckily, it’s easy to treat and, providing it is caught early, it won’t cause any severe damage to your eyes...
  8. What’s Causing Your Eye Twitching?

    What’s Causing Your Eye Twitching?
    What’s Causing Your Eye Twitching? Eye twitching actually refers to the twitching of the eyelid rather than the eye itself and is a common problem that most people have experienced at some point in their lives. But while eye twitching typically lasts just a few moments for most people, for some it’s an issue that can last for days or...
  9. Hayfever Tips You Need To Know

    Hayfever Tips You Need To Know
    Hayfever Tips You Need To Know Just about everyone looks forward to spring. Everyone that is, except perhaps those affected by seasonal allergies. Because whether you wear contacts or not hay fever is no laughing matter. “Hay fever” is a general term used to describe a person’s exaggerated immune system response to pollen and other allergens released into the air...
  10. Signs That Your Child Needs an Eye Test

    Signs That Your Child Needs an Eye Test
    Signs That Your Child Needs an Eye Test The health of your child is your paramount concern. But there is more than one category of health issues you need to be aware of. Certainly, the most obvious health issues are those that affect their entire body like colds and flu. But there are narrower concerns that need your attention as...

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