If you've noticed your prescription at the eye doctor increasing in strength year after year, you may be wondering if your eyesight is going to continue to degrade for the rest of your life. While age will eventually take a toll on everyone, there are some things you can do to help your body maintain its current vision, and possibly even improve your eyesight in the long run. Here are three easy tips that might pay dividends for your eyesight if you follow them every day.
6 March 2018
Almost everyone in their elder years will develop cataracts, but it can still come as an unpleasant surprise to learn that you have them. Thankfully, cataract surgery is very safe and effective at repairing the problem. As a bonus, if you've had astigmatism for all your life, the repair process for cataracts could actually benefit your vision and make it better than ever. This guide will describe how astigmatism and cataracts tie together and how the cataract surgery can potentially improve your astigmatism.
18 December 2017
Eye problems and discomfort can be extremely disruptive problems to experience. Unfortunately, eye strain can be a common problem for those that spend much of their time on a computer. While eye strain is fairly common, it is also a condition that people will overlook or assume is unimportant, but learn a few care tips can help you to minimize these issues. Know The Warning Signs Of Eye Strain When eye strain first starts to develop, you may be able to stop its progress or greatly slow it by taking a break away from the computer.
10 August 2017
Nearly everyone knows that wearing sunglasses is a good idea on bright days, but it might come as a surprise to learn that your eyes can actually be sunburned. If you spent a lot of time in the sun and your eyes are now incessantly itchy, it's possible that they've been burned from too much ultraviolet radiation. Keep reading to learn more about this condition, how it's treated, and how you can keep it from happening again.
27 June 2017
Are you about to get your first pair of glasses? Having those extra things on your face will take some getting used to, and glasses have some special issues that require care as you learn to live with them and use them properly. The first few days can seem like you're trying to deal with glasses that are not right for you, but once you get used to them, you'll be fine.
11 May 2017
For patients that have had surgery for cataracts, experiencing cloudy vision afterwards can be frightening and frustrating. Many people develop a condition referred to as secondary cataracts after cataract surgery. If you are one of these people and are worried you are having vision trouble despite surgical intervention, you should know that secondary cataracts are a common occurrence and can be treated. Learn more about secondary cataracts and the steps you can take to getting back clear vision.
3 May 2016
Conjunctivitis is a very irritating problem, and one of the most irritating things about it is how easily it spreads. When one person in a family has conjunctivitis, it's often not long before everyone does – especially if there are children in the household. So if you have a child with pink eye, what can you do to keep it from spreading to the rest of your family – or even beyond?
4 November 2015