As the temperature drops, you may experience some visual discomfort that could require a visit to the eye doctor. Many people don’t realize that the cold winter months can take a toll on your eyes. Read on as we discuss common eye-related problems you may have to deal with this winter. [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.
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.
Watching the annual Fourth of July fireworks display is a long-standing tradition for many American families. To make the most of the event, however, you and your children need to take certain safety precautions.
The eyes are among the most important organs in the body, playing a critical role in our perception of the world and quality of life. That’s why your eye doctor urges you to take good care of your eyes. However, even for those who take precautions, hypertensive retinopathy remains a risk.