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.
Despite the fact lazy eye (also known as amblyopia) affects 2 out of every 100 children, there are still a lot of misconceptions about the condition. Eyes on Norbeck, your local optometrist, explains how this condition develops and debunks some of these myths below:
Vision problems can adversely impact your child’s learning and development. That’s because vision skills— like focusing the eyes and using information gathered from sight—don’t come naturally to children. They need to be learned through visual stimulation. To correct vision problems, optometrists would usually recommend prescription eyeglasses. But what about contact lenses? Are they suitable for children? […]
Styes are the result of a bacterial infection. They are painful red bumps that typically appear in or on your eyelid. They are small bumps, but styes cause significant amounts of discomfort and pain. With a little home treatment, most styes last only several days. However, if you notice that your stye isn’t going away, […]
Working in an office can put a strain on your eyes. Harsh fluorescent lighting, not enough natural light, dark work areas, blue light from computer screens and touchscreen devices, and many other things combine to produce eyestrain. This situation is so common that more people are in need of eyeglasses for vision correction, as well as protection […]
As you sleep, you may accumulate discharge at the corner of your eyes. Also known as “sleep”, this discharge is a combination of mucus, oil, skin cells and other debris. It looks a bit unpleasant, but is it actually something you need to be worried about? Eyes on Norbeck, the go-to specialist for computer vision exam in […]
Contact lenses and eyeglasses offer a simple and effective way to correct refractive eye errors. But wearing them tends to be uncomfortable and inconvenient to some people, prompting them to seek alternate solutions. These include orthokeratology, or ortho-k, which is one of the newest available treatments for myopia and other refractive eye issues. But how exactly does […]
January is considered as Glaucoma Awareness Month and the eye care professionals at Eyes On Norbeck understand that people need to know about this serious condition so they are more equipped at finding the right treatment and solutions for this problem. In this article, a leading optometrist shares some of your most commonly asked questions about the […]
Most times, patients are not entirely certain whether they need to consult with an ophthalmologist or an optometrist for their eye issues. It is important to know the key differences between the two eye care professionals and learn about the services that they usually offer to find the right treatment and solutions for the vision problems you […]