During a comprehensive eye exam, your optometrist will thoroughly assess your eyes and vision, taking special care to examine your pupils. Did you know that the health of your pupils can provide a lot of information about your overall state of health? [Read more…]
Red eye is a condition where the sclera has become bloodshot. The redness may take the form of various squiggly pink or red lines or look diffusely red on the white of the eye. Sufferers may experience irritation, burning, itching, dryness and pain. This eye condition can also be associated with light sensitivity, watery eyes, blurry vision and discharge.
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.