It’s one thing to experience the occasional headache; it’s another thing when your headaches start affecting your vision or vice versa. To give you a better idea of how these conditions occur, your trusted optometrist at Eyes on Norbeck shares more information below.
Eye allergies are quite uncomfortable to experience. Oftentimes they result in various symptoms like eye redness, burning, itching and clear, watery discharge. These may also appear alongside other allergic symptoms such as a stuffy nose, sniffling and sneezing.
Ortho-k treatment involves wearing gas-permeable lenses overnight to gently reshape the cornea and correct vision. However, without proper care and cleaning, these lenses can cause eye infections and discomfort. To help you maximize the benefits of ortho-k treatment, Eyes on Norbeck, your local optometrist, shares some care and maintenance tips:
As a result of COVID-19, schools are being shut down and students are being home schooled. What that means is that your child is being glued to the screen more than ever before! They are doing school work on the computer, passing time by playing video games on the computer and cellphone, and watching movies […]
Like most parents, you are probably documenting your little ones’ childhood by taking lots of photos. But have you noticed a golden glow in one of their eyes? This may not be a trick of the camera’s flash, it can be a warning sign of Coats disease, a rare eye disorder that is diagnosed in […]
To enjoy a lifetime of clear and healthy eyesight, you should consider subscribing to a vision insurance or benefits plan. Having one allows access to the more cost-effective routine eye care, making it especially handy for those who wear prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses. But how do you choose the vision insurance plan that best […]
As long as you follow proper wear and care instructions, wearing contact lenses should be as comfortable as using eyeglasses. You must also replace your contacts as recommended by your eye specialist. Failure to follow these directions can cause problems with your vision and eyes.
Around 20 to 30 percent of people who are over the age of 45 have dry eyes. Prolonged use of digital devices can worsen the symptoms of this eye condition. It’s the same for certain medications used to ease migraines, such as amitriptyline and antihistamines.
Convenience and safety are some of the primary benefits of orthokeratology. But before opting for this type of treatment, you should study its pros and cons and ultimately consult with your eye doctor. In this article, Eyes on Norbeck, a trusted expert in computer vision exam, discusses a few valuable tips regarding ortho-k.
It’s not uncommon for some patients to be negative about orthokeratology. This is probably due to the early, unsuccessful techniques used in ortho-k. However, orthokeratology has come a long way since its introduction in the 1960s. Needless to say, orthokeratology is a safe and reliable treatment, so you shouldn’t shy away from this option.