Age-related macular degeneration, also known as AMD, is a leading cause of vision loss in people who are 50 years or older in the country. But as prevalent as it is, several misconceptions and half-truths still surround it! This AMD awareness month, it’s important to know the facts behind the disease. To avoid misinformation surrounding […]
Today’s contact lenses look better than they did only a few years ago. In addition to monthly maintenance, there are even contact lenses that just require replacement every month instead of daily. This assumption is widespread, as individuals believe that they no longer have to clean or maintain their contact lenses as a result of […]
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 […]
Eye drops are a short-term solution to treat eye issues such as dryness and irritation. They’re easily available, but if you keep using it frequently, it may cause more problems in the long run. When the effects of the eye drops subside after you’ve stopped using them, you may feel the original symptoms again, sometimes […]
When working a job in construction, it’s important to keep your eyes safe. Eyeglasses won’t cut it; you’ll need protective eyewear. So, how important is eye safety when working industrial and construction jobs?
There’s no doubt that technological advancements have made our lives easier and more fun. Browsing through your laptop, watching TV series, or playing mobile games for hours are just some of the things that people do every day. While enjoyable, using digital devices for a prolonged time may be doing more harm than good for […]
Using and staring at your smartphones or gadgets continuously for over two hours each day may result in computer vision syndrome. This eye problem refers to the visual discomfort that you may experience after using digital devices. Eyes on Norbeck, an eyeglasses specialist in the area, discusses everything you need to know about computer vision […]
Apart from living a healthy lifestyle and eating properly, routine eye exams are an integral part of staying healthy. With another year coming up, it’s only appropriate that you take this time to have your visual health evaluated. Today’s post by your optometrist, from Eyes On Norbeck, aims to highlight the importance of scheduling annual […]
Increasing age can cause hormonal changes that may affect the quality of your tears, causing them to dry up easily. Staying in a place with arid climate may also cause your tear film to evaporate. Certain conditions can also result in reduced tear production as well.
Keeping your eyes in good health is necessary if you want to continue giving your best at work. Many, however, fail to take care of their eyes when on the job. Eyes on Norbeck, your provider of premier quality eyeglasses and other eye care, discusses some steps you can take to protect your eyesight while […]