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Watch for These Signs of Cataracts As You Age

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Cataracts are quite common in older adults. Those who have experienced a lot of unprotected sun exposure, frequent smoking, or suffering from diabetes are more likely to develop cataracts, but they can truly happen to anyone. As such, you should keep an eye out for the following early signs of cataracts as you age. Cloudy Vision Many cataract sufferers initially assume their vision is just worsening due to age. Your entire visual field may get a bit cloudier. Read More»

5 Ways To Take Great Care Of Your Eyeglasses

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Eyeglasses can be expensive, so when you purchase eyeglasses, you want to make sure that you take good care of them. Additionally, many insurance companies will only pay for one pair of eyeglasses every two years, so you really need to make sure that you make your eyeglasses last. #1 Rinse Your Glasses Before Cleaning Before you try to wipe your glasses off or clean them in any way, you should rinse your glasses under water. Read More»

5 Things You Should Know About An Epiretinal Membrane Peel

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An epiretinal membrane is a layer of scar tissue that forms on your retina. There are several reasons this can happen. One example is diabetic retinopathy, which can lead to blood vessels in the retina to rupture. This, in turn, can lead to the formation of scar tissue. Often this scar tissue will be concentrated in the center of the retina and can obstruct your vision such as distortion and opaque spots. Read More»

Eyeglasses: More Lens Options Than Ever

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While contact lenses are easier to wear and care for than ever before, aging can mean your contact lenses just don’t work anymore. Presbyopia, which is the normal farsightedness that affects most adults over the age of 40, can be corrected with special bifocal contacts, but they do have a few drawbacks. Bifocal contacts are pricey, they require daily wear to lessen changes to the eye, and they aren’t sufficient for everything. Read More»

Does Your Child Require Corrective Lenses? 4 Tips To Help With The Transition

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If your child has been prescribed corrective lenses, they’ll take some getting used to. It’s hard enough for adults to get used to their first pair of prescription glasses. It’s going to be even tougher for young children, especially if they’ve never worn any type of glasses before, including sunglasses. You’ll not only need to help your child get used to their glasses, but you’ll also need to help keep the glasses safe. Read More»