Eye allergies are quite uncomfortable to experience. Oftentimes they result in various symptoms like eye redness, burning, itching and clear, watery discharge. These may also appear alongside other allergic symptoms such as a stuffy nose, sniffling and sneezing.
Ortho-k treatment involves wearing gas-permeable lenses overnight to gently reshape the cornea and correct vision. However, without proper care and cleaning, these lenses can cause eye infections and discomfort. To help you maximize the benefits of ortho-k treatment, Eyes on Norbeck, your local optometrist, shares some care and maintenance tips:
Recovery times for eye surgeries depending on how invasive the procedure was as well as the condition itself. After undergoing an operation of any kind, it’s important to talk to your optometrist about any restrictions on certain activities. That said, it would be a good idea to have an idea of which procedures might keep you from […]
Stop “Fogging” Around And Try These Tips Are your glasses fogging up constantly due to wearing certain face masks? Not only is it annoying and disruptive, but it also increases the chance of touching your mask and/or glasses and we all know that is not ideal. We normally exhale outwards and because of the mask, […]
As a result of COVID-19, schools are being shut down and students are being home schooled. What that means is that your child is being glued to the screen more than ever before! They are doing school work on the computer, passing time by playing video games on the computer and cellphone, and watching movies […]
Like most parents, you are probably documenting your little ones’ childhood by taking lots of photos. But have you noticed a golden glow in one of their eyes? This may not be a trick of the camera’s flash, it can be a warning sign of Coats disease, a rare eye disorder that is diagnosed in […]
Working From Home and Eye Strain In the event of COVID-19 causing us to stay home, we are using our digital devices more than ever. We are working from home. We are watching the tv to pass time. We are using our digital devices to stay current with major events around the world. Heck, even […]
To enjoy a lifetime of clear and healthy eyesight, you should consider subscribing to a vision insurance or benefits plan. Having one allows access to the more cost-effective routine eye care, making it especially handy for those who wear prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses. But how do you choose the vision insurance plan that best […]
Keep your body healthy During these crazy times, it is never been more important to keep our bodies healthy and strong. Having a healthy body allows our natural immune system to fight off infections. As we are staying home to help flatten the curve, we are also being more sedentary and more likely to adopt […]
As long as you follow proper wear and care instructions, wearing contact lenses should be as comfortable as using eyeglasses. You must also replace your contacts as recommended by your eye specialist. Failure to follow these directions can cause problems with your vision and eyes.