Any changes to your vision should be taken seriously. In today’s post, Alderwood Optical, a trusted optometrist in your area, discusses vision changes, what can cause them and how to detect them.[Read more…]
Wearing eyeglasses can help correct vision errors, but can be uncomfortable when you’re out in the sun. You’ll need to carry a pair of prescription sunglasses with you all the time and regularly switch back and forth between the two, which can be inconvenient. Fortunately, there’s a solution–photochromic lenses. Read on as Alderwood Optical, a trusted eye doctor in the area, discusses the benefits of photochromic lenses.
August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month. As an eye doctor, we are committed to informing parents about children’s eye health and development so they can better safeguard their children’s visual health. In particular, we always want to emphasize the importance of regular pediatric eye exams, which allow for early detection of underlying eye conditions and prompt treatment.
Due to COVID-19, some patients have expressed concerns about whether contact lens use is safe during the pandemic. Given that inserting contact lenses requires touching your eyes, there are concerns about increased risk of exposure to the virus. Read on as we shed light on this question.
Many people who spend hours a day working on a computer complain of eye strain. One of the ways to alleviate the symptoms of eye strain is to improve the lighting in your workspace. Read on as we share some tips.
LASIK is one of the most common procedures for correcting refractive errors. Unfortunately, there are many myths and misconceptions about LASIK. In today’s post, we separate myth from reality to help you make an informed decision about whether LASIK is right for you.[Read more…]
Children who lead an active lifestyle might find wearing contact lenses or eyeglasses uncomfortable. Orthokeratology (ortho-K) is a popular alternative to eyeglasses and contact lenses, but is it a viable option for your child? Alderwood Optical, the premier eye doctor in the area, sheds light on this question below.
When you’re experiencing red, itchy or watery eyes during specific seasons, it is likely due to allergies. To help you better understand this issue and how to deal with it, Alderwood Optical, the trusted optometrist in the area, discusses some of the most common reasons eye allergies occur.