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  1. Is Sun Damage to the Eyes Reversible?

    Is Sun Damage to the Eyes Reversible? According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), extended exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays may lead to eye damage. If you spend enough time in front of UV light sources, including the sunshine, you may be at risk for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts, photokeratitis, pterygiums, and more.  Fortunately, stepping away Read more...
  2. I Accidentally Looked at UV Light. Will I Be Okay?

    I Accidentally Looked at UV Light. Will I Be Okay? When you spend time outdoors, it’s just as important to protect your eyes against ultraviolet (UV) light as it is to protect your skin. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), you may be exposed to UV light from the sun, in addition to tanning beds. The most common forms of UV light are UVA and UVB. Your eyes may take in a Read more...
  3. What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Trifocal Lenses?

    What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Trifocal Lenses? How old you are has a huge impact on your vision. You may need to get a new prescription on occasion to ensure you have the ultimate visual clarity, especially if you have any current eye conditions, such as presbyopia. If you require multiple prescriptions as a result of having both distance and near vision problems, your eye doctor may prescribe Read more...
  4. Why Do I Have Sudden Vision Changes?

    Why Do I Have Sudden Vision Changes? Moderate changes in vision are normal as you age. Your eye lenses may lose their elasticity due to a condition called presbyopia. But even presbyopia isn’t usually sudden. It might start with near vision issues in your 40s and worsen over the next several years. So, should you worry if you have sudden vision changes? Here’s what you need Read more...
  5. Is Sudden Brightness in Vision Normal?

    Is Sudden Brightness in Vision Normal? The ability to see light is a requirement for clear vision. If your eye lens takes on an abnormal form, your eyes can’t direct light to the retina, which can cause blurry vision. This is the case with many refractive errors, such as astigmatism.  While you need to process light to see, you might wonder if sudden brightness in vision is Read more...
  6. What Are the Symptoms of Sun Damage to the Eyes?

    What Are the Symptoms of Sun Damage to the Eyes? Did you know that you can experience temporary eye damage from the sun’s reflection? A corneal sunburn is one of the first things you may notice. In technical terms, this is called photokeratitis, and you don’t have to be out in the sun all day to get the side effects.  You can get photokeratitis from spending any amount of time outside, Read more...
  7. Is There Such a Thing as No-Line Bifocals?

    Is There Such a Thing as No-Line Bifocals? Do you ever find yourself keeping a distance between your favorite book and your face? Perhaps, your eyes feel tired after working on a close-up project for long periods. If this sounds like you, you might have presbyopia, a refractive error that’s common in adults over age 40.  A comprehensive eye exam is vital to diagnose presbyopia, and Read more...
  8. Is 20/10 Vision Good?

    Is 20/10 Vision Good? Your visual acuity can affect many things in your life, from how you perceive images to how close you need to be to see them in the first place. Eye doctors use 20/20 vision as a standard for the average person’s vision, and when performing a comprehensive eye exam on your eyes, they’ll use it for you, too. With 20/20 vision being a baseline, Read more...
  9. What Types of Vision Problems Are Common in Children?

    What Types of Vision Problems Are Common in Children? According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), children’s eyesight and academics go hand in hand. Proper visual skills are fundamental to helping your child do well in the classroom. Kids use their eyesight in many ways during school, from reading textbooks to working on the computer.   If your child has vision issues, they may Read more...
  10. What Are the Best Nutrients for Eyesight Improvement?

    What Are the Best Nutrients for Eyesight Improvement? The older you get, you may be at a higher risk for vision loss due to age-related eye diseases. For this reason, preventive eye care steps are essential. Our suggestion? Turn to your diet first and foremost.  Just as your eating choices can affect your body, they can impact your ocular health, too. Let’s examine some of the best nutrients Read more...

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