How To Avoid Eye Damage During Home Renovations

DIY home renovation can save you money, but it can also be a dangerous project if you aren't careful. For example, there are many things that can damage your vision during the renovation project; splashes of paint, clouds of dust, and solid projectiles are some of the things that can hurt your eyes. Take these measures to ensure that doesn't happen: Wear Protective Goggles The greatest threat to your eyes during the construction process is an impact from flying debris. Read More 

An Eye Exam? No Problem

There are some parts of the body that change so slowly that you may not even know they are changing. It can happen to your eyes, and the only way that you know it is happening is that you suddenly can't see things you used to be able to. It is a frustrating feeling realizing that your eyes may have changed and that it is time to go to the eye doctor. Read More 

A Guide to Choosing Your Eyeglasses

There are many parts of eyeglasses that you can choose individually to meet your personal needs. Here is a guide for choosing each part of your eyeglasses. The Right Prescription This part will be taken care of by your optometrist. First, be sure to get an updated prescription from your eye doctor before you purchase any new lenses. Then, your optometrist will make sure that your lenses contain the correct strength and alignment of prescription. Read More 

Signs You Should Switch To Contact Lenses

If you have been debating switching to contacts for a while now, the chances are that you are unhappy with some aspect of wearing glasses. But is it worth the switch, and would you enjoy wearing glasses more? Here are some signs that it's worth considering. You Haven't Adjusted to Glasses Some people have a very difficult time adjusting to wearing eyeglasses. You'll always have the frames within your vision, and while many people get used to this over time, some don't. Read More 

Reducing Your Risk Of Macular Degeneration

The prospect of macular degeneration can be frightening, especially if you're genetically predisposed to it. While you can't change your genetics, there are steps you can take to reduce your overall risk of developing this disease that robs people of their sight. UV protection is the best thing you can do to lower your risk, but read on to learn how you can more thoroughly protect your eyes. UV-Filtering Contact Lenses or Glasses Read More