everyday eye care

Frequently Asked Questions About Eye Sight Answered!

When it comes to our eyes and concerns with our vision, we may have several questions. Here are some common questions aimed at optometrists. How often do I need to visit my eye doctor? If you require corrective lenses or are over the age of 60, it is recommended to visit your family eye care provider every year. For individuals who do not need corrective lenses, you can visit your optometrist every two years. Regardless of the group, you fall in, comprehensive eye exams are important for both your vision and health!

New Year, New Look

With 2019 in full swing, it’s the perfect time to update your look with a new set of frames. Whether you are looking to replace an old, worn out a set of frames or even try a fresh look here are tips to remember when you search for a new set. 

True or False: Eye Myths

When you know how to take care of your eyes, you can lead a better life. Clearly distinguishing right information from wrong is crucial for your eyes, vision, and leading a quality life. Here is information regarding common myths about our eyes. 

Feed Your Vision, Food for Your Eyes!

A proper diet can help many parts of your body, including your eyes. In fact, there are several foods that are shown to help your overall eye health and your vision. Raw bell peppers are a perfect place to start. Packed with the greatest concentration of Vitamin C per calorie, bell peppers help the blood vessels in your eyes and can reduce your risk for cataracts. But remember that heat breaks down Vitamin C, so go raw when eating your peppers. Bright colored peppers are also packed with vitamins A and E.

Contact Lenses for People with Dry Eyes

Do you suffer from dry eyes? If you do, then you should know that there are contact lenses for people just like you. 

Chronic dry eye is a condition that affects millions of contact lens wearers every day. Dry eyes can be caused be over exposure to air conditioning, heat or staring at computer screens too long. Poor fitting contact lenses and certain medical conditions can also lead to dry eyes. 

The Basics: Contact Lenses

If you currently wear contact lenses or are considering them, there are several things you need to know in order to properly take care of them. 

Safe and clean handling of your contact lenses is the most important way you can protect your contacts and your eyes.