Ever felt that annoying grittiness in your eyes or dealt with persistent irritation and itchiness? If so, you’re not alone in asking why your eyes are so dry. Dry eyes might be a common issue, but the discomfort they bring is anything but ordinary. Uncovering the causes of this dryness is vital to finding relief. […]
Choosing between eyeglasses and contact lenses can be daunting. Both options have unique advantages and potential drawbacks, which is why it is important for you to consider your lifestyle, comfort, and eye health before deciding. Eyes on Norbeck explores the advantages and disadvantages of using contact lenses instead of eyeglasses.
Welcome to the new year! As is tradition, you’re likely considering various resolutions to improve various areas of your life. But have you given thought to your eye health? Considering how essential your vision is in daily life, it makes sense to vow to take better care of it this year. As a trusted optometrist, Eyes […]
Winter is when you cozy indoors and spend more time with your loved ones. Along with its chilly temperatures and shorter days, it brings along conditions that can affect your vision and eye health. A local optometrist shares how winter weather can affect your eyes.
Orthokeratology or ortho-k involves wearing a special type of rigid gas permeable (RGP) contact lenses overnight that temporarily reshape the cornea. As you sleep, the lenses slowly change the shape of the eye’s surface. When you wake in the morning and remove them, you should be able to see well without eyeglasses or contacts.
Are you struggling to read small print or holding your book further away to clarify the words? If yes, you might be experiencing early signs of presbyopia. Presbyopia is a natural, often age-related, condition where the eye’s lens hardens, making it more challenging to focus on close objects.
Eye hygiene is crucial in ensuring your vision stays sharp, and your eyes remain healthy. Have you ever considered the essential steps to maintain good eye hygiene or what poor eye hygiene could mean for your sight?
As you age, your body experiences various changes and your eyes are no exception. You may start noticing that it’s not as easy to read in dim light as it once was or that you need to turn on more lamps to see clearly. A primary reason is that as your eyes age, they typically […]
If you are putting in countless hours in front of digital screens daily, your eyes will undoubtedly feel the toll and your overall health may be affected too. Screen breaks, or scheduled periods away from screens, can give your eyes a much-needed rest. In this post, a trusted provider of prescription eyeglasses delves deeper into why screen […]
People with refractive errors, such as astigmatism, nearsightedness, and farsightedness, need eyeglasses or contact lenses. These eye conditions can affect both children and adults. They can also progress as you age, causing your vision to change.