Are you experiencing an acne breakout around the area where your eyeglasses touch your face? If so, it may be wise to have your frames checked by a trusted eye doctor.[Read more…]
As you age, the lens inside your eye becomes less flexible. While this is a normal part of aging, you may need eyeglasses to make regular activities like reading easier. Multifocal lenses — such as bifocals, trifocals and progressives — contain two or more prescriptions for correcting vision at different distances, but wearing them can be a bit of a challenge if you’re new to them. An optometrist shares some tips to help your eyes adapt to multifocal lenses.[Read more…]
Too much sun exposure not only affects your skin but also your eyes. If not addressed right away, it can increase your risk of getting diagnosed with certain eye diseases like cataracts and age-related macular degeneration, as well as cancer and eye growths. In this blog, the esteemed local eye doctor from Alderwood Optical & Canyon Park Vision Clinic shares the signs your eyes have been overexposed to the sun. We’ll also touch on some tips to protect yourself from the sun’s damaging effects.[Read more…]
As much as you enjoy the outdoors this summer, the occasional glare can be annoying. It happens when sunlight bounces off a smooth surface like a piece of metal or a body of water. This intense burst of light can be dangerous and harmful to your eyes, but you can minimize it by wearing polarized sunglasses. Let the esteemed eye doctor of Alderwood Optical & Canyon Park Vision Clinic talk about their features and benefits below.[Read more…]
Keeping your eyes healthy is as essential as ensuring the other systems in your body are in top condition. Since they are complex sensory organs, they need many different nutrients to function. The esteemed optometrist of Alderwood Optical & Canyon Park Vision Clinic shares some of the top vitamins and minerals that help maintain eye health.[Read more…]
When shopping for new glasses, you’re likely to come across a wide variety of frame materials. They vary in price and style, as well as strength, flexibility, and corrosion resistance. Choosing the right frame material is imperative to ensure your new spectacles are both durable, long-lasting and comfortable to wear.[Read more…]
Digital retinal imaging is a painless, quick and effective method that your optometrist or ophthalmologist can use to see and capture changes in your eyes. This helps professionals detect any vision problems that may develop or are already developing. Using digital retinal imaging technology lets eye doctors address issues with your eyesight before serious complications occur. It also allows doctors to spot other diseases not limited to your eyesight.
Diabetes is a condition that affects millions of Americans. When you have diabetes, you are at a higher risk of developing other health problems, including diseases that affect your eyes and which can lead to loss of eyesight. That’s why your eye doctor may warn you about glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and cataracts, among others.
Contact lenses are a convenient, highly effective vision correction method for people who don’t want to deal with eyeglasses. Now, scleral lenses are available for patients that aren’t able to wear traditional contact lenses. These larger and gas-permeable lenses are designed to sit right on top of the sclera, or the white of your eyes. [Read more…]