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.
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.
The New Year is the best time to finally start paying more attention to your eyes. Keep in mind that your eyes grow weaker as you age. By properly caring for your eyes, you can reduce your risk of developing common age-related eye conditions. Certain diet and lifestyle changes can also help improve your eye […]
Cold winter air doesn’t hold much moisture, which can dehydrate your skin and eyes. Your eyes’ surface is made up of 99 percent water and exposure cold, dry air dries up its moisture content. Another thing you should be concerned about this season is ultraviolet radiation. Even when the sun is hiding behind the clouds, […]
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.
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.
Sleeping in Contact Lenses It will catch up to you Why do we continue to ignore the FDA, NIH and CDC’s recommendation in regards to eye safety? Do we think we are smarter than the unseen geniuses at those institutes? Or, do we just “brush it off” because we believe we are lucky and think […]
Short answer. No. For example, you walk into a store and you see a generic solution next to the brand solution. Both boxes are designed similar. However, the brand name one has more of “updated” ingredients vs the generic one which has “outdated” ingredients. Why is this important? As the materials and technology of contact […]