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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. Is Sudden Dimming of Vision Common in Adults?

    Is Sudden Dimming of Vision Common in Adults? As you get older, it’s not uncommon for your vision to be clear one day and blurry the next. But is it normal to have sudden dimming of vision?  Let’s find out.  Is sudden dimming of vision common in adults? Sudden dimming of vision isn’t standard in adults or children, but it can happen. Think of this symptom as having grey 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. 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...
  6. Do I Need Glasses for 20/30 Vision?

    Do I Need Glasses for 20/30 Vision? A visual acuity test is the first step toward finding out if you need glasses. If you have 20/20 vision, based on your eye test, your vision is standard, allowing you to see what the majority of people do from 20 feet away.  What does 20/30 vision mean? It indicates that you can observe something at 20 feet that others see from 30 feet away. Read more...
  7. Are Nuts Good for Your Eyes?

    Are Nuts Good for Your Eyes? From almond butter on apple slices to a peanut butter and jelly sandwich with a glass of cold milk, nuts are the perfect snack. They give you an ample supply of protein, conveniently packaged in a bag or jar for easy consumption when you’re on the go.  But while you might love nuts and eat them every day, have you been wondering if nuts are Read more...
  8. What Are the Most Common Problems With Bifocal Glasses?

    What Are the Most Common Problems With Bifocal Glasses? Presbyopia can affect anyone, so understanding the best types of eyewear to correct your symptoms should be a top priority the older you get. Over time, your eye doctor may suggest you try out bifocal glasses to get your vision to where it needs to be.  Bifocal glasses feature multifocal lenses with two distinct viewing areas, separated by a Read more...
  9. Can You Get Sunburned Eyes?

    Can You Get Sunburned Eyes? One of our favorite summer ventures is spending time on the beach with family and friends. The only downside? Sunburns. Since you were a kid, you’ve probably made sure to apply sunscreen to protect your skin before heading outdoors during the brightest hours of the day.  But what about your eyes? Can you get sunburned eyes, and if so, what Read more...
  10. 3 Eye Care Tips for Beautiful Eyes

    3 Eye Care Tips for Beautiful Eyes Do you spend a lot of your morning perfecting your eye makeup before heading into the office? Blending your eyeshadow and framing your brows with a quality brow gel or pencil can take time.  But while you might put considerable effort into your eye makeup, have you been taking care of your eyes while you’re at it? Beautiful eyes start with Read more...

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