You need prescription eyewear if you have a refractive error like nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Besides eyeglasses, contact lenses can sharpen your vision. If you’re interested in getting contacts, you must meet your eye doctor and schedule a fitting appointment.[Read more…]
Archives for November 2022
Do You Need to Wear Reading Glasses?
As you age, the lenses of your eyes can start to lose flexibility and change shape. Presbyopia is a common eye condition that occurs in individuals over 40. It makes seeing nearby objects difficult because the lens can’t focus light properly on the retina. All people will eventually have it because it is an inevitable part of aging.[Read more…]
How Do You Slow the Progression of Diabetic Eye Disease?
In the U.S., over 30 million people have diabetes, and around 80 million have prediabetes. If you have diabetes, you might need to see your eye doctor more frequently because it puts you at risk of diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, glaucoma and cataracts. Taking certain measures and making lifestyle changes can help preserve your vision.[Read more…]