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Top 2023 Eyewear Trends

Optica, the former Optical Society of America, states that having your own style is important for your self-image. Studies show that wearing fashionable items can help you deal with situations and interact with others with more ease.

Risk Factors for Glaucoma

Do you cherish your vision and want to maintain the health of your eyes? If so, learning more about glaucoma risk factors will help you achieve it.

What Options Are There to Treat Myopia?

Are you tired of squinting to read restaurant menus or struggling to see the whiteboard during a presentation? If so, you are not alone—nearsightedness, or myopia, is a prevalent refractive error affecting millions worldwide. 

Medical Eye Care for Eye Diseases

It makes sense to have a primary care physician who regularly takes care of your family. Having a clear history of your family's health and lifestyle makes them well-placed to make knowledgeable and trustworthy healthcare decisions. In the same vein, having a good eye doctor to attend to your family’s eye health needs will ensure the same level of trust and care.

Symptoms of Dry Eye

Dry eye syndrome commonly affects between 16 and 49 million Americans. More women have the condition than men. Also, older people deal with dry eye more than young people. It occurs when the eyes produce insufficient or unstable tears. It can lead to various symptoms that can be uncomfortable and painful and may even affect your quality of life.

5 Common Eye Care Myths Debunked

Our culture is filled with numerous health misconceptions hardly supported by facts. Always check the source's credibility, reliability, and validity when seeking health-related material. The internet is unregulated, and many sources make assertions without supporting data. False information can easily distort our perceptions and alter our choices, harming our well-being.

Process of Getting Contact Lenses From Start to Finish

After being diagnosed with a vision problem, you may choose to get either prescription glasses or contacts. Contact lenses are thin, transparent pieces of plastic that you wear directly on the eye. They are ideal if you prefer not to have corrective surgery or wear spectacles. After finding and scheduling an appointment with your eye doctor, you will undergo the following process.

How Can Diabetes Affect the Eyes?

Diabetes affects many people, young and old. The American Diabetes Association always reminds patients to regulate their sugar levels. Doing so can prevent many complications, including the onset of eye conditions. Here are the details if you want to know how diabetes can affect your eyes.

Halloween Eye Safety for Kids and Adults

Eye safety should happen all year round. People should especially not neglect it during Halloween. Dressing like a pirate can be fun. However, you probably don’t want to wear a bandage over your eye for several weeks because of an injury.

How Should Eyecare Change As We Age?

As you age, you will notice changes in your vision. These are common. They should not alarm you, but that does not mean you should not be mindful of them. Take care of your vision since it is the first way you interact with your environment and one of the senses we rely on most.

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