A corneal abrasion happens when you poke your eye or something gets trapped under your eyelids such as dirt or sand. Symptoms may include blurry vision, sensitivity to light, and headaches. Eyes on Norbeck explains corneal abrasion further below.
According to many eye experts, women are more likely to experience eye-related problems than men. In general, women have a longer life expectancy than men, making them more at risk for degenerative eye diseases such as glaucoma and cataracts. Hormonal changes can also make women more prone to dry eye and changes in prescription.
What are multifocal contact lenses? Basically, they are made with different lens powers which target vision at varying distances from the wearer. Think about them as an all-in-one lens with multiple prescriptions. These are prescribed to people with presbyopia, a gradual loss of your eyes’ ability to focus on nearby objects which becomes noticeable in […]
Healthy vision is crucial for continuous productivity, especially in the workplace. That’s why Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety group, declared March as Workplace Eye Wellness Month to increase awareness among employers and employees about the importance of eye health and safety in various industries, be it in a factory, field […]
Keratoconus is a vision disorder which happens when the round cornea or the frontal part of your eyes become thin or cone-shaped. In turn, this abnormal shape prevents light from entering your eyes and being focused on the retina. In turn, this distorts your vision. In this blog, your source for eyeglasses and eye exams, Eyes on […]
With the new year coming in, this is a fresh opportunity for you to start over and see the world in a new light. You might have some habits that can hurt your eyes which you should try your best to avoid this 2022. In this post, your expert on eye care and eyeglasses, Eyes on […]
Numerous people prefer to wear contact lenses over eyeglasses. To put this into perspective, over 45 million Americans wear prescription lenses, and this should come as no surprise since many people around the world need help with visual correction. It’s also important to know that everyone has different needs, especially with contact lenses. In this […]
Glasses that fit properly aren’t only important for comfort, but they also play an important role in your visual health. If you have glasses that don’t fit properly, this could affect the placement of your lenses, as well as how you see with them. Your trusted Potomac optometrist will use different measurements, including frame width, arm length, […]
LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) is a medical technique that allows you to see clearly enough to perform most daily chores without glasses or contacts. Blurred vision is normal just after surgery, although it goes away over time. If it doesn’t, your surgeon can intervene and assist you in your recovery.
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, […]