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Advantage and Disadvantages of Contacts vs. Glasses

If you do not have perfect vision, corrective lenses can help improve your eyesight. When choosing corrective lenses, you need to decide whether to get glasses or contacts. Both options will help correct your vision. They have specific uses, and both have their pros and cons. 

How Can You Tell If Diabetes Is Affecting Your Eyes?

The last few years have seen an alarming increase in people suffering from diabetes. Studies suggest that diabetes may affect about 30 percent of the population. There are different types of diabetes: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. 

What Is Blue Light and How Does It Damage Eyes?

Nowadays, many people spend hours staring at screens at work, at home, and even outdoors. Do you love swiping and scrolling on social media? Do you watch TV for hours at a time? Are you always reading work reports on your laptop? Whatever the case, you need to understand that blue light emanating from digital screens can harm your eyes.

What Is Sports Vision Training?

Whether you are a professional or amateur, if you are involved in sports, you’ll want to put in your best performance every single time. However, great sporting achievement isn’t only achieved by physical ability. It is also just as important for your visual skills to be at their peak. One of the best ways of achieving this is through sports vision training, which is also known as performance vision training.

Importance of UV Protection in Sunglasses

Most people are not aware of the health risks they expose their eyes to every day. Whether it is sunny or cloudy outside, dangerous UV rays are always present. Unfortunately, many people do not wear sunglasses when outdoors, even in the summer months.

Tips on Picking the Right Frames for Your Face

There are many types of eyeglass frames to choose from. The wealth of options can make it difficult to choose those that will help you feel more confident. Fortunately, you do not need to be a fashion expert to find those that look great on you. Whether you have an oval, heart, triangular, round, or square-shaped face, there are frames out there meant just for you. 

Cataract Post-Op Care

During cataract surgery, your eye doctor will remove the cloudy lens in your eye and supplant it with an artificial, clear lens. It's a safe and very common procedure. But like any surgical procedure, there are risks associated with it. To get the best visual outcome possible, you must have the best post-operative care. 

Diagnosing and Preventative Care for Glaucoma

Most people have heard of glaucoma. It may not be the most common eye condition among U.S. adults, affecting around just 3 million. However, it does have the ability to cause permanent vision loss, meaning that it’s important for people to know what it is and how they can prevent it. 

Preventing and Treating Dry Eyes

Most people take tears for granted. However, when they stop doing their job, you will start to understand just how important they are. Besides lubricating your eyes, tears flush away debris, deliver oxygen to the cornea and promote healing. Tears also maintain visual clarity and keep your eyes comfortable. 

Diagnosing and Treating Diabetic Eye Diseases

You’ve heard how diabetes causes eye complications like blurry vision, or worse, blindness. People who suffer from this chronic condition do have an increased risk of developing eye problems. This group of eye complications that can affect diabetic patients is known as diabetic eye diseases. Here’s how these eye problems are diagnosed and treated:

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