When scheduling your annual eye exam, finding time in your calendar can be challenging, especially if you don’t know how long an eye exam can take. Do you have time to schedule it before your work meeting? How long will the kids be away from school? It’s important to know so you can balance your […]
How To Remove Scratches From Glasses
For regular eyeglass wearers, there’s always a possibility of wear and tear, such as marks that appear when you use your clothes to wipe your lenses. Issues like scratches on your glasses can be frustrating—and they may affect your vision too. Not all scratches on glasses can be removed, but you may be able to […]
Do Glasses Make Your Eyes Worse?
There are many vision myths and misconceptions. One, in particular, is about wearing glasses and the belief that they can make your eyes worse. But this is not true. Wearing glasses to correct a vision problem helps you see clearly but does not worsen your eyesight. If you wear glasses and your vision deteriorates, it’s […]
Why Do My Eyes Burn?
Burning eyes can be a frustrating and uncomfortable experience. Whether it’s a mild irritation or severe pain before bed or when you wake up, it can be a frustrating part of your day. But what causes this burning sensation and how can we alleviate it? There are a few things that could be causing this […]
Ortho-K Lenses: Everything You Need to Know
If you’re looking into nearsighted treatments, you might’ve encountered something called ortho-k and seen it described as “orthodontics for your eyes.” But what does that mean? Ortho-k, also known as orthokeratology, is a non-surgical treatment that uses specialized contact lenses to reshape the cornea, the clear front part of the eye. These lenses can work […]
How to Fix Nearsightedness
Nearsightedness, also known as myopia, is one of the most common childhood refractive errors. It affects around 40% of Americans, with some projections saying as much as 50% of the world will have it by 2050. Nearsightedness usually first appears in childhood and is often diagnosed in a comprehensive eye exam. It means your child […]
Can Dry Eyes Cause Headaches?
If you’ve ever had dry eyes, you know how frustrating the symptoms can be. Your eyes may feel dry, irritated, or as if something is stuck in them. You may even start noticing that you have headaches and dry eyes at the same time. Dry eyes and headaches are common conditions that affect many people, […]