As students across the country are saying goodbye to summertime activities, their parents are preparing for the upcoming school year. School supplies and new clothes are usually at the top of back-to-school lists. But a comprehensive eye exam should be there, too. Here’s why:
1. Diagnosing...Read More
While conditions like cataracts and glaucoma are more talked-about, macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in the United States. Macular degeneration affects more than 10 million Americans – more than cataracts and glaucoma combined. While this condition isn’t curable, treatment can help....Read More
It would be hard to say which of your body’s organs is the most important. But if you were to make a list, chances are your eyes would be near the top. With that in mind, you should be taking steps every day to develop...Read More
Myopia, or “nearsightedness,” is a condition of the eye in which objects that are closer to the eyes can be seen clearly, but objects far away appear blurry or hard to distinguish. You may also have heard myopia referred to as “shortsightedness.” Along with astigmatism,...Read More
Many people treat eye exams the same way they would a common cold or flu virus – they only make an appointment when they’re feeling bad. But only calling your optometrist when you’re not seeing well could mean that you’re missing out on all the...Read More
With June being Cataract Awareness Month, it’s a great time to bring attention to this and other conditions that cause vision loss. An estimated 24million Americans are currently dealing with cataracts, most of them over the age of 40.
In the hustle and bustle of 21st-Century...Read More
One of the most valuable gifts we have is the gift of vision. It’s easy to forget about our eye health in an age of diets, skincare, and workout programs. But our eyes are just as precious to our health as any other aspect.
While the...Read More
Aging is an unavoidable outcome in the process of life. While there are many “fountain of youth” products and gimmicks out there, the fact is we all will get older. Hair starts turning a little more silver (or disappears altogether), hips begin to creak, car...Read More
by Aaron Lynch, Contributing Editor
I sometimes wonder whether I’ll ever need glasses. I’ve had great eyesight since I was a kid, but more recently I noticed I was holding menus further away in order to read them, and so I started doing some research. Everything...Read More