How to Tell if You Need Eyeglasses

In the U.S. 61%  of people wear glasses, contact lenses, or other vision aids. If you find yourself experiencing the disruptions to your life that come with uncorrected vision problems it’s time to visit and eye doctor to see if you need glasses. Blurry vision, headaches, and difficulty focusing can all make life tough when it doesn’t have to be. You may be asking yourself, do I need glasses? Here are some signs:

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Best Ways to Treat and Prevent Eye Infections

The chances are high that at some point in your life you've experienced an issue with your eyes or even an eye infection. Eye infections can be a scary experience for many people. For some, panic sets in as the discomfort or pain overwhelms and leaves you feeling anxious. Is it serious? When should you go to the doctor? It's very important for your eye health to be aware of common infections your eyes are at risk for, and steps you need to take to prevent, and treat more common eye infections.

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Cataract Facts and Myths

Like most medical conditions, there are plenty of misconceptions about cataracts. Most people understand that cataracts are a clouding of the eye’s lens, and a negative indicator of eye health. But what about the cause(s) behind them, their progression and what they can ultimately mean? The following will separate some common myths from the facts so you’re better informed about your eye health as it relates to cataracts.

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Before and After LASIK Checklist

You’ve decided you’re ready to get LASIK eye surgery and finally be free from your glasses or contacts .  This can be a really exciting time, as you think about how getting LASIK surgery can improve your vision and eliminate some of the hassles from your daily life. In order to be sure you have the best experience possible when you get your LASIK procedure, there are two checklists with which you might want to become familiar. Here we’ve laid out for you the things you’ll want to arrange and/or keep in mind, both before and during LASIK.

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Tips for Youthful Eyes Inside and Out

Your eyes are truly the window to your soul and are often the first thing others notice about you. But what do your eyes say about you? When you look into the mirror do you see tired and puffy eyes, or do you see youthful and energetic eyes? And while we’re on the subject, how is your eyesight? Our eyes often give the first clues to others, and ourselves, that we are aging. But by taking care of your eyes, and eyesight, you can maintain a youthful appearance.

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