If you have just taken the leap from glasses to contact lenses, you may not be too familiar with how they are supposed to feel. When you first put them in, they may have felt hard and floated around your eyeball. While the initial wearing may have felt strange, additional wear should become easier. In fact, you shouldn't be noticing your contacts at all while they're in. If you feel any discomfort whatsoever—scratching, burning, redness, etc.
8 April 2015
As a parent, you might be cautious about allowing your child to switch from eye glasses to contact lenses, but you might be worrying for nothing. According to All About Vision, kids and teens find it easy to use and wear contact lenses, and contacts offer many benefits over eye glasses. If you decide to go through with this, here are two important things you will need to know to help your child make this switch.
13 March 2015
If you have been told by your optometrist that you have cataracts, then you will likely need to have surgery. With cataracts, the lens of your eyes are clouding, which can cause gradual vision loss over time. While it is typically a condition affecting people due to the natural aging process, anyone can have cataracts. Here is more information about this condition and cataract surgery. About Cataracts Cataracts are something many people get as they age.
8 March 2015
When considering purchasing new eyeglass frames, there are a number of different factors to take into account, such as color, style, price, and designer. However, before you begin to consider any of these variables, you should know what type of frame you are looking for in order to narrow down your search. There are three main types of frames for eyeglasses, all of which offer different benefits over each other. Understanding the differences between the three types of eyeglass frames can help you choose the one that best fits your needs.
4 March 2015
Glaucoma is a degenerative eye condition that can result in blindness. Inside your eye is fluid that circulates and allows your eye to retain its shape, as well as deliver nutrients to the eye tissue. In a normally functioning eye, this fluid flows into the eye and then drains out. When glaucoma is present, the fluid does not drain properly. The fluid builds up inside the eye and creates pressure within the eye.
1 March 2015
Are you new to wearing prescription glasses? Then you've noticed an issue that no one really tells you about until after you get glasses -- your sunglasses. Unless your prescription is minor, your old sunglasses aren't going to be very safe to wear anymore because you won't get the benefit of the prescription, and everything will be blurry. So you need to figure out what to do about blocking bright sun while still being able to see.
25 February 2015