Contact lenses are a good option for those who don’t prefer to wear eyeglasses. However, you have to make sure you’re wearing and taking care of them properly to avoid eye problems.
Digital eye strain is commonly addressed by making changes in computer viewing and wearing eyeglasses with special lenses or coatings. To help individuals who experience sensitivity and fatigue from bright white screens, developers have made dark mode available on their platforms.
Your eyes are the only pair you have so it’s important to take care of them and keep them healthy for as long as you can. Unfortunately, you will probably require the use of eyeglasses as you age. This is perfectly normal and should be no cause for panic.
If you have difficulty seeing things at night or in situations with poor light, then you may be suffering from nyctalopia or night blindness. Night blindness affects over 20 million Americans, a majority of which is aged 60 years old and above, however many optometrist and ophthalmology experts note that the condition can also present […]
The average American spends over 10 hours a day using a device with a screen, with at least one hour spent on playing video games. In this blog, your local optometrist Eyes on Norbeck discusses how playing video games can affect your vision.
How Our Eyes Focus Up Close When we are focusing at something near, it is called accommodation. Here’s what happens to our eyes when we are focusing on something at near like our cell phones and computers. This process is called Accommodative Response. Eyes Converges. When viewing something up close, our eyes are pulled in (convergence). […]
Improper disposal of contact lenses is contributing to one of the biggest problems the ocean is facing today: plastic pollution. In this blog, your local optometrist Eyes on Norbeck discusses why it is important to dispose of contact lenses properly.
Enjoying summer can be hard when you’re wearing contact lenses. Wearing them on the beach is a bad idea since wind-blown sand and the scorching sun can irritate your eyes. You can’t swim while wearing them either; microorganisms in the water can cause serious eye infections.
Parents always have the best intentions for their kids, but they can get it wrong at times, especially when it comes to eye health. They may unwittingly have told their kids some vision myths at one point or another.
Smoking can cause serious health problems such as lung disease and cancer. In a recent study, researchers have found that heavy smoking may harm your eyes, as well.