Understanding contact lens care is essential in extending the life of the corrective vision device that your optometrist prescribed you. Lack of it can lead to infections and conditions that may cause discomfort or interfere with your eyesight. This article shares some tips to keep in mind when taking care of your contacts and your […]
Your eyes are delicate organs that must not be taken for granted. Apart from visiting your eye doctor for a computer vision exam or eating healthy foods to enrich your eyesight, it is important that you protect them from injuries. Fortunately, October is the time to do just that. This month, in fact, is Eye […]
The World Health Organization found that more than 50% of reported vision loss cases are caused by cataracts. Millions of Americans suffer from this disease. At Eyes on Norbeck, we believe that understanding this condition is an effective way to prevent it. Let your expert optometrist explain what you need to know about cataracts:
Structural changes and irregularities with your eyes’ shape can cause refractive errors. There are four general types of errors, which are detected by an optometrist through a comprehensive eye exam. Eyes on Norbeck discusses them in detail:
LASIK, or laser-assisted in site keratomileusis, reshapes the cornea to help treat various eye problems. This is a pain-free process meant to improve vision and is a good alternative for patients who don’t want to use contact lenses or eyeglasses. Our optometrist can provide reliable and professional LASIK evaluations so you can see if you […]
As part of Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, Eyes On Norbeck shares some tips to help you maintain your children’s visual health. Because their eyes are still developing, kids need special care when it comes to keeping their eyesight healthy. Our optometrist talks about four ways you can help your kids.
There’ a difference between seeing and SEEING. What in the world does that mean? Your child could be seeing “fine,” but they may not be seeing efficiently. They are unaware of what clear actually can be, so they are constantly straining. Often times kids are unknowingly “working” to see the prints in the books and/or […]
The conjunctiva refers to the clear membrane lining the inner part of your eyelids. When it gets irritated or infected, you may have conjunctivitis. While it’s a common eye problem, many still lack a basic understanding of how it happens and how it’s managed.
Increasing age can cause hormonal changes that may affect the quality of your tears, causing them to dry up easily. Staying in a place with arid climate may also cause your tear film to evaporate. Certain conditions can also result in reduced tear production as well.
Short answer. No. For example, you walk into a store and you see a generic solution next to the brand solution. Both boxes are designed similar. However, the brand name one has more of “updated” ingredients vs the generic one which has “outdated” ingredients. Why is this important? As the materials and technology of contact […]