2 Measurements to Make Before Getting Prescription Glasses


If you are having difficulty seeing, then now may be the time to see an eye doctor about prescription glasses. The glasses will be made to correct your specific visual deficit and the eye doctor will use a variety of different measurements to make sure that your glasses fit you correctly. Keep reading to learn about a few of them. 1. Pupillary Distance When glasses are created for you, the technician will need to know the center point of each lens.

9 July 2020

The Basics Of Caring For Your Eye Health


Your eyesight is easily among your most important senses. Unfortunately, many people will fail to take a proactive approach to protect their eye health from common threats. More specifically, there are a few steps that people can overlook that will put their eyesight at a much greater risk of encountering serious problems. Appreciate The Role Heart Health Can Play With Your Eyesight One eye health factor that is easy to overlook is the role that your heart and circulatory system will play.

12 March 2020

What You Should Understand About Cataracts


There are a lot of things you want to watch for when it comes to your eyes. You want to make sure you are going in for your annual exams to have your vision checked, since you can't always know when things are starting to go bad with your vision. Sometimes, it happens so slowly over time that you won't recognize that you are starting to have issues. Also, going in for your annual exams can help you to catch other issues early on, such as cataracts.

30 July 2018

Eyeglasses That Fit Your Round Face


Trying to find eyeglasses to fit your round face can prove to be somewhat of a challenge. If you choose frames that are too small, your cherubic features can appear much larger than they are, giving your cheeks a full appearance you may not like. You may end up accentuating the roundish features you are trying to hide. Before you give up on glasses entirely, use this guide to help you pick the perfect frames for your beautiful round and full face.

17 January 2017

Suggestions For Dealing With Presbyopia When You Already Wear Glasses


If you are nearsighted and wear glasses to improve your distance vision, and notice you're having a hard time seeing fine print, it could be due to presbyopia. Presbyopia is a vision problem that often occurs as people age. If you don't normally wear glasses and get presbyopia, that's when you start buying reading glasses. If you already wear glasses for nearsightedness, you'll need to have an eye exam and get a prescription for glasses that treat both conditions.

4 January 2017

Stop More Pucks By Taking Eye Supplements


As an ice hockey goaltender, your ability to quickly and easily spot the puck is critical when it comes to blocking shots and ensuring your team's victory. Improving the overall health of your eyes can be a simple and effective way to increase visual attachment, allowing you to stop more pucks in the future. Here are three supplements that you can take to bolster the health of your eyes and improve your ability to spot incoming shots the next time you are in net.

27 December 2016

Should You Worry About Double Vision?


Temporary double vision might not be cause for concern, but it is important to take it seriously. Visual problems might be an indication that you have a more serious condition. If you have suffered from temporary or long-lasting double vision, here is what you need to know.   What Causes Double Vision? Temporary bouts of double vision can sometimes be attributed to fatigue or even drinking too much alcohol. If you have been subjected to either a lack of sleep or over-drinking, you might not have cause to worry.

18 December 2016

Your Large Pupils: Should You Be Concerned?


You may have never noticed you have large pupils before, but people may have commented to you about them. Most people have small pupils (the little black center in your eye) that enlarge in the dark and constrict in the light, but there are a few reasons why a person would appear to have very large black centers in their eye without doing anything knowingly to cause them to do so.

15 December 2016

Make Your Child Feel More Comfortable Wearing Their New Glasses


If your child is apprehensive about wearing the glasses their doctor will be prescribing to them, you may be wondering if there is anything you can do to make the process less stressful and more comfortable for them overall. Luckily, there is! Consider implementing one or more of the following tips and tricks: Do Some Practicing An excellent way to get your child used to wearing glasses on a daily basis is to encourage them to practice with toy glasses before they are prescribed their real pair.

9 December 2016

Reading Glasses: When You Can't See Clearly But You Don't Need Prescription Eyewear


Despite the many changes in vision as you age, you may never need prescription eyeglasses. Some people are just lucky like that. However, your optometrist may recommend reading glasses, and this may be confusing information to you. After all, what is the difference between reading glasses and prescription glasses? Actually, there is quite a bit of difference, and this is how it sums up. Prescription Glasses If your eye doctor insists you need eyeglasses, it is because you cannot see well enough to drive safely or do your job without potential physical harm of yourself and others.

6 November 2014