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.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is currently the world’s third leading cause of blindness as reported by the World Health Organization. This condition is asymptomatic in the early stages and there’s no proven cure for it yet, which is why your optometrist emphasizes the need to detect and manage it as early as possible.
Your child’s visual development is key to their social and educational development. This is why Alderwood Optical and Canyon Park Vision Clinic emphasizes the need for effective pediatric preventive eye care. An important component of this plan is to have your kids undergo regular vision screenings and comprehensive eye exams. Here, your dependable optometrist explains why these tests are so important. [Read more…]
Having stable visual health is essential in maintaining your general well-being and every-day efficiency. This is why Alderwood Optical and Canyon Park Vision Clinic works to spread awareness about how your eyes work and why it is so important to take good care of them. In today’s post, your expert eye doctor explains how the vision process works: [Read more…]
Engaging in sports and similar recreational activities plays an important role in maintaining your overall well-being. That said, they may actually do more harm than good for your eyes if proper preventive measures are overlooked. A recent survey even revealed that 40,000 of the reported eye injury cases are sports-induced. As we observe the Sports Eye Safety Month this April, your dependable optometrist from Alderwood Optical and Canyon Park Vision Clinic shares three tips for preventing sports-related eye injuries. [Read more…]