Costume contact lenses can be a fun way to experiment with your appearance. But before you rush to buy a pair, it’s important to understand the risks. Today, your eye doctor answers some of the most common questions concerning costume contact lenses.[Read more…]
As the holidays draw near, you may be planning a trip to visit family or take a much-needed vacation. When getting organized for your trip, don’t forget to consider your eye health.[Read more…]
Glaucoma occurs when the optic nerve sustains damage due to increased pressure in your eyes. The condition can cause changes to your vision that may affect your daily life. In particular, you may find driving to be challenging, which is why optical care providers recommend extreme caution.[Read more…]
Glaucoma is a condition caused by high intraocular pressure (IOP) that results in optic nerve damage, which, without effective treatment from an optometrist, can lead to progressive, irreversible vision loss. The second leading cause of blindness in the United States, glaucoma is typically managed with either eye drops or through laser surgery, though medical professionals are constantly researching and developing new methods for controlling the condition.
In today’s blog post, Alderwood Optical & Canyon Park Vision Clinic takes a look at the future of glaucoma treatment and management.
Contact lenses are one of the most popular and widely used vision correction options. However, failing to follow the contact lens-care instructions provided by your optometrist increases the chances of infection.
Today, Alderwood Optical & Canyon Park Vision Clinic raises awareness about common mistakes people make when handling their contact lenses.
Selecting eyewear for your child can feel overwhelming if it’s your first time doing it. Fortunately, with the help of an experienced eye doctor, the process can be simple and stress-free.
Today, Alderwood Optical & Canyon Park Vision Clinic, provides a simple guide to help you chose the right eyewear for your child.
Cataracts affect as many as 24 million Americans aged 40 and older, with 50% of people over the age of 80 suffering from the condition. Unfortunately, there is no guaranteed preventive action that can stop the development of this age-related disease. However, your eye doctor emphasizes that you can greatly minimize the chances of developing cataracts by making some important lifestyle changes.
Night blindness, or nyctalopia, can be caused by a number of different eye conditions. If you are experiencing trouble seeing things at night but not necessarily during the day, you may be suffering from night-blindness. Consult with your optometrist for the right treatment immediately.
With proper use, contact lenses are a great vision correction alternative to eyeglasses. Unfortunately, many people don’t understand how to properly and safely wear and care for these delicate devices. Your eye doctor will give you thorough instructions on how to care for and handle your contact lenses, and it’s important that you follow them.
Seniors suffer from a wide range of conditions, with vision loss and depression being among the most common. Recently, doctors have found that there’s a correlation between these two conditions. Alderwood Optical & Canyon Park Vision Clinic, a top optometrist in the state, elaborates on the findings below.