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How Your Diet Can Impact Your Risk of Glaucoma

How Your Diet Can Impact Your Risk of Glaucoma

June 27, 2022

Glaucoma is a type of eye condition that can ultimately lead to blindness. There are multiple types of glaucoma, which affects the optic nerve. Typically, pressure in the eye damages this nerve, impacting eyesight. While what you eat can’t necessarily cause or treat glaucoma, your diet could impact your risk of developing the condition. How …

Signs You Need Glasses for Driving

Signs You Need Glasses for Driving

June 14, 2022

You use your eyes a lot when you drive. Not only do you need to be able to see where you’re going and read signs, you also need to be able to avoid hitting pedestrians, cyclists, and other motorists. If you need glasses, then you may be endangering yourself and those around you while you’re …

How Do I Stop My Glasses From Hurting My Nose?

How Do I Stop My Glasses From Hurting My Nose?

May 28, 2022

Wearing glasses can take some getting used to if you’ve never worn them before. Many people who are new to wearing glasses find that they hurt their nose after extended periods wearing the glasses. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to stop your glasses from hurting your nose. What Causes Glasses to Hurt …

How to Protect Your Eyes from Computer Eye Strain

How to Protect Your Eyes from Computer Eye Strain

May 27, 2022

As screen time becomes more common both for work and for entertainment, eye strain has also become more common. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to minimize eye strain even if you can’t reduce your computer screen time. Practice the 20-20-20 Rule What is the 20-20-20 rule? Essentially, this rule is that every …

Check Out These Tools that Will Help You See More Clearly With Low Vision

Check Out These Tools that Will Help You See More Clearly With Low Vision

May 2, 2022

If you have low vision, then it can be challenging to perform daily tasks and get through daily life. Some people with low vision struggle to feel as independent as they want to be. Fortunately, there are technological advancements in the world of vision aids that can help those with low vision to better navigate …

How Long Does It Take for Your Eyes to Adjust to a New Prescription?

How Long Does It Take for Your Eyes to Adjust to a New Prescription?

April 29, 2022

Sometimes it feels like you need a new prescription every time you visit the eye doctor. This can be a pain because it can feel like the new glasses don’t correct your vision as well as the old ones. It can also take some time to adjust to them. How Long Is the Adjustment Period …

New Nasal Spray to Treat Dry Eye Now FDA-Approved

New Nasal Spray to Treat Dry Eye Now FDA-Approved

March 29, 2022

Millions of people suffer from dry eye. It’s an uncomfortable condition that can occur for a variety of different reasons, including flying on an airplane, looking at a computer screen for too long, or as a side effect of certain medications. For some, it’s a temporary condition, but for many it’s a chronic problem. Treating …

Can You Put New Lenses in Old Frames?

Can You Put New Lenses in Old Frames?

March 3, 2022

Finding the right frames can sometimes be a tricky process. You need to make sure they fit and flatter your face. With frame designs changing all the time. If you have a pair of frames that you like and that look good on your face, it’s understandable that you’ll want to keep them for as …

New Study Finds Eyes & the Aging Process Linked

New Study Finds Eyes & the Aging Process Linked

February 12, 2022

They say that the eyes are the window to the soul. According to researchers from the Center for Eye Research Australia, the eyes may also be windows into the aging process. These researchers found that the retinal age gap could be used as a screening tool for someone’s overall health and their risk of death. …