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.
Over 2,000 people experience eye injuries in the work place every day in the U.S. Alarmingly, 90% of these eye injuries could have been prevented with the right type of eye protection.[Read more…]
In general terms, glaucoma refers to a group of diseases affecting the optic nerve. It’s one of the leading causes of visual disability. However, eye care professionals say that it can be prevented if it’s diagnosed early and treated immediately.[Read more…]
The sun’s UV rays aren’t only damaging to your skin; they can be harmful to your eyes as well. That is why your optometrist often recommends you to wear sunglasses in sunny settings or limit the exposure of your eyes to direct sunlight. If you’re a contact lens wearer, you may also benefit from the UV protection of certain types of contacts. Read on to know more about contact lenses and UV protection.[Read more…]
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.
Vision care insurances can either be purchased individually or through your employer. Either way, you’ll have to pay a premium or have that amount deducted from your paycheck. In exchange, you’ll receive benefits that are specific to maintaining your eye health.