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Finding Better Contact Lenses

After I realized that I was living with terrible vision, I started looking into ways to see better each and every day. I met with a great eye doctor, and he talked with me about how to live with poor vision. He suggested trying contact lenses because you can't feel them, and they offer incredible vision correction. I was a little nervous, but I went with it, and I am so happy that I did. I actually love contact lenses so much that I created an entire website completely dedicated to finding better contact lenses. Check it out to learn more about vision correction.

Getting Older? Symptoms Of Glaucoma And Treatment Options

It is important that you take proper care of your eyes, and the best way to do this is to see an optometrist to have your eyes examined at least once a year. This is especially true if you are getting older, as you may start having a variety of eye problems. One of these eye problems is known as glaucoma. Below is information about what this is, how an eye doctor tests for glaucoma, and the treatment options you have available. Read More 

Having Problems Seeing? You Might Need Eyeglasses

If you've never worn eyeglasses before, you may not notice some of the signs that you need eyeglasses. As your vision begins to fade or worsen, you probably make adjustments to be able to see, so you aren't even aware that you need eyeglasses. If you're having some problems seeing, this is usually a key factor that you need eyeglasses, but there are some other signs as well. Read on for some signs that could signal a need for eyeglasses. Read More 

Four Signs That You May Need Cataract Eye Surgery

If you're over the age of 50, you may be at increased risk of developing cataracts. In fact, over half of all American citizens will develop cataracts in one or both eyes during some point before they reach their 80th birthday. Cataracts are a condition that affects the lens of the eye, and they can happen in one eye or in both. Fortunately, cataract surgery is fairly routine and has a high success rate. Read More 

How Optometrists Can Help Relieve Anxiety Among Their Patients

Just like with dentists or other doctors, optometrists will often have patients who experience a certain amount of anxiety when coming to an appointment. This can range from a mild discomfort to an anxiety disorder that is difficult for the patient to control. There are a few things a doctor can do to help relieve their patients' anxiety however and it can be as simple as a good conversation. Find Out What Is Making Them Anxious Read More 

Consider an Eye Exam if You Experience These Symptoms

If you've had perfect vision your whole life, you may ignore early warning signs that it's time to get glasses. Your eyes change as you age, and some of those changes bring problems with muscles that focus your eyes. Medical problems are more common as you get older too. Conditions such as macular degeneration and cataracts can affect your vision. That's why you shouldn't wait until you can't read distant signs or see up close until you get an eye exam. Read More