Light sensitivity or photophobia causes someone to experience difficulty seeing when it’s bright or sunny. While it does not usually cause permanent vision loss, it can make your eyes water or squint when exposed to bright light. Moreover, there is a common notion that blue eyes are more sensitive to the sun.
Hyperopia or farsightedness is a common refractive error that affects five to 10 percent of the American population. People with this condition can see things far away clearly, but objects appear blurry when viewed up close. Prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses can usually correct this refractive error.
During the night, various things can make you uncomfortable while driving, such as glare from headlights. Individuals who are suffering from cataracts and glaucomas are more sensitive to glare. Those with uncorrected refractive vision errors may experience worse symptoms due to the pupils’ tendency to increase in size at night and scattered light rays.
Laser eye surgery treats different vision refractive errors, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and myopia. During the procedure, your eye doctor will use a laser to change the cornea’s shape without affecting the adjacent cell layers. One benefit of getting it done is that you may not need to wear eyeglasses anymore.
The summer season is in full swing, and with restrictions easing up, more people are spending time outdoors. Exposure to sunlight can increase the risk of eye conditions caused by UV radiation. In today’s post, local optometrist and eye care center Eyes on Norbeck share the conditions linked to UV exposure.
With quarantine restrictions being loosened, more people are visiting beaches and pools this summer season. If you’re one of these people, don’t let irritated eyes ruin your day out. In today’s post, your local optometrist and eye care specialist at Eyes on Norbeck shares tips on how to protect your eyes while swimming.
Cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness. It can be caused by one or more factors, one of which is heredity and there is no known way to prevent it. However, a proper diet can help lower the risk of cataracts. To coincide with Cataract Awareness Month, local optometrist and eye care center Eyes on […]
If you’re just getting your first pair of eyeglasses or are getting replacements with stronger prescription, you’re probably concerned about how long it will take for you to adjust. In today’s post, Eyes on Norbeck shares tips on how to adjust to your new eyeglasses.
Optometrists prescribe people with either eyeglasses or contact lenses if they need vision correction. Many people do not replace their eyewear as long as they can still see clearly on them. Over time, your vision changes, and you’ll only know it after seeing your eye doctor.
A healthy lifestyle and diet can help you avoid different health problems and eye conditions. Meanwhile, poor habits such as smoking and drinking excessive amounts of alcohol have adverse effects on your overall health. If you want to maintain good eye health, knowing which kinds of food to include in your meals will help.