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Posted May 21, 2018

Even though it may not feel like it, it’s officially spring time. And soon enough the sunshine, blooming flowers, and warm weather will entice us outside day after day. But for many people, spring time means allergy season and a time of annoyance for both their sinuses and their eyes. Eye...

Posted May 19, 2018

Burning and irritable eyes are something everyone suffers from time to time. It almost feels like your eyes are being scratched. Yet for millions of people these symptoms are chronic. These chronic symptoms are known as Dry Eye Syndrome and some estimates note that three times as many women...

Posted May 15, 2018

When it comes to eye care for children and adults alike, the eye glasses are still a popular option to help people of all ages see clearly. So, what are some of the best ways to help keep them from breaking, since eye glasses are expensive? Breaking a set of eye glasses is never fun. So when you...

Posted May 11, 2018

Eye glasses today in modern society can be status symbols, signs of wealth or intelligence, or even worn purely as a fashion statement. But eye glasses have evolved over thousands of year dating back to ancient times. The first usage of eye glasses actually dates back to Italy in the 13th...

Posted May 07, 2018

Eye care for the whole family is important, but it’s especially important when it comes to children.

 

If your child has complained about their vision or struggles to see the front of the classroom, it’s important to not find simple, cheap substitutes. Instead, schedule a...

Posted May 04, 2018

Diabetes is a disease that brings a slew of health complications along with it. Unfortunately, eye problems are one of those issues that can be directly related to diabetes, such as blindness.

 

Diabetes has been linked to three major eye ocular complications — cataracts, diabetic...

Posted April 30, 2018

As office work becomes the norm and with computers a part of daily life, it can seem like every where you turn there are screens.

 

In this day and age screens may be a normal part of life at school, work, and home. But that doesn’t mean you can exercise proper habits for good eye...

Posted April 27, 2018

 

Taking the appropriate care when handling and dealing with contact lenses is paramount. Yet, so many people still develop bad habits when it comes to contact lenses.

 

It may be tempting to tell yourself you can extend the life of your contacts by wearing them a few extra...

Posted April 23, 2018

Getting eye glasses as a child can be a challenging experience to navigate. Yet eye glasses are a simple solution for correcting eye sight issues.

 

According to the American Optometric Association, 1 in every 4 elementary aged children have undetected vision problems. And those...

Posted April 18, 2018

Getting a new pair of eye glasses can be a stressful time. There’s so many consideration like what types of frames should you get? How has your prescription changed? And how much will they cost?

 

But the fashion of a pair of eye glasses comes in second place to their function — as...

Posted April 17, 2018

It is an unfortunate fact of life that women are more likely than men to have eye-related problems. Two-thirds of blindness and other visual impairments worldwide occur in women.

Glaucoma, cataracts, dry eye and Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) are more prevalent issues for women....

Posted April 14, 2018

“Turn on a light or you’ll hurt your eyes.”

 

You probably read that with your parents’ voices in your head. And while reading in dim light won’t damage your eyesight, it can lead to eye strain.

 

Eye strain is the result of performing any task that requires our eyes...

Posted April 10, 2018

It’s a normal part of life for millions of women to apply makeup each morning before they head out into the world.

 

Yet there are dangers with applying makeup, especially when it comes to working around the eyes. So here are some tips for proper eye care for adults who apply...

Posted April 05, 2018

Driving during night time hours poses additional challenges to commuters for a variety of reasons. Below are some tips from your Wooster family eye care team at Pycraft Family Eye Care.

Make sure to keep your windows clean in order to avoid glare and condensation, which can affect your...

Posted March 30, 2018

Sunglasses are a part of modern life and are easy enough to implement into your daily lifestyle to protect against the sun’s powerful rays and protect your eyes.

So why not consider prescription sunglasses?

If you have prescription sunglasses or wear contacts, there are plenty of...

Posted March 26, 2018

Many people wear glasses each and every day to aid their vision. Several more wear contact lenses in order to also see properly.

Yet there are differences between the two and therefore things to know and consider before either switching to contacts or starting out with them.

First...

Posted March 20, 2018

Proper eye care routines for the whole family can help preserve your eye sight and prevent eye problems.

Several everyday habits you may not think of can help address your family eye care needs.

One key habit to protecting your eyes and vision is to protect your hands. It may seem...

Posted March 14, 2018

For even those lucky ones with perfect 20/20 vision, proper eye care for the whole family is important year round.

Preventative and protective measures to help your eyes is a major part of taking care of your eyes, and the eyes of your loved ones.

The first step towards taking care...

Posted March 07, 2018

It may seem obvious to some, but not so obvious to others — head injuries, no matter how serious, can affect your eye sight and necessitate a visit to your family eye care provider.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention claims at least 1.4 million people are treated for traumatic...

Posted March 01, 2018

Family eye care encompasses a wide range of services and your regular eye exams make up a piece of that puzzle.

But what exactly does a comprehensive eye exam consist of, and what can you expect?

At eye specialists like Pycraft Family Eye Care doctors, a comprehensive eye exam is...

Posted February 23, 2018

Taking care of your mind and body is part of living a healthy lifestyle. And make no mistake, taking proper care of your eyes — including regular eye exams — is a component of leading a healthy life.

A complete eye exam includes a dilated eye exam, where an eye doctor widens the pupil of...

Posted December 12, 2017

It can be tempting to think that bad vision is something that just happens—that you don’t have any control over whether your eyes stay healthy or not. However, the Wooster family eyecare experts at Pycraft are quick to note that following a few basic tips will actually help keep your eyes...

Posted December 06, 2017

When should you start making eye care for children a priority? In reality, you should visit a kids eye care specialist much earlier than you’d think. By following these recommendations from the American Optometric Association, you can create positive eye care experiences for your child and...

Posted November 28, 2017

How to choose between glasses or contact lenses? For most people, the decision comes down to personal style preferences. However, each option has its own advantages and disadvantages that adults and youth should be aware of.

Glasses

Getting a first pair of glasses...

Posted November 22, 2017

Almost everyone has heard how eating carrots can improve their eyesight—but this isn’t the only food that can affect your vision! Nor is healthy eating something that just affects eye care for children. Indeed, the right diet is a great form of eyecare for the whole family.

So which...