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Dealing with Foreign Objects: What to Do When Something Gets into Your Eye

Maintaining eye health should be a priority for everyone. It's not just about correcting vision impairments but also about preventing potential issues. Keeping your eyes healthy involves understanding the risks they face and how to respond effectively.


What is Sports Vision in Optometry?

The main goal of sports vision is to enhance an athlete's visual skills to improve their sports performance. These skills include eye-tracking, depth perception, peripheral vision, and reaction times, among others. By optimizing these skills through specific training and treatments, sports vision optometrists can help athletes gain a competitive edge.


Styling Tips for 2024 Eyewear Trends

As we delve into 2024, it's time we put our focus on one of the most impactful accessories that can instantly up our style game — eyewear. As the world of fashion constantly evolves, eyewear trends for 2024 are stepping onto the stage with an enticing mix of old-school charm and futuristic design.


How Does IPL Help Improve the Function of Meibomian Glands in Dry Eyes?

The meibomian glands play a crucial role in maintaining the health of our eyes. These glands are responsible for producing the oily layer of tears that helps keep our eyes lubricated and prevents excessive tear evaporation.


What are the Risks of Untreated Myopia?

Myopia is more than just a need for glasses or contact lenses. It is an eye health issue that, if left untreated, can lead to vision problems. The risk of developing certain eye conditions increases with the severity of myopia.


Can Diabetic Eye Problems Lead to Permanent Vision Loss If Left Untreated?

People with diabetes risk developing eye complications. High blood sugar levels can increase the risk of developing diseases, including diabetic retinopathy, macular edema, glaucoma, and cataracts. If not treated, the conditions can lead to vision loss. It usually takes several years for diabetic-related eye diseases to cause severe complications.


Pediatric Eye Exams vs. School Vision Screenings: What’s the Difference

Research reveals that many people see pediatric eye exams and school vision screenings as the same thing. But the American Academy of Ophthalmology stresses that these two eye tests are different from each other. Knowing the differences between them can motivate you to seek the right test for your child’s eye health needs.


From Blurry to Bright: The Revolutionary Approach of Orthokeratology

When you are used to eyeglasses or regular contact lenses, the first thing you see in the morning when you wake up is blurry images. While many people with myopia may be used to this, imagine waking up and everything is bright and clear. This is the appeal that comes with ortho-k, a revolutionary solution to correcting refractive errors. These lenses are worn overnight, allowing you to spend the entire day free of any contacts or glasses. One of the most alluring facts about the lenses is that they work for children and adults. 


Keratoconus and Contact Lenses: Finding the Right Fit

Keratoconus is a progressive eye disorder that affects the cornea shape, making it thin and bulge into a cone-like form. It can lead to distorted vision and increased light sensitivity.


Nearsightedness Symptoms and Diagnosis: How to Tell If You Have Myopia

Nearsightedness, or myopia, is a common vision problem that affects millions of people. It is characterized by blurred vision when looking at objects that are far away.


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