Costume contact lenses can be a fun way to experiment with your appearance. But before you rush to buy a pair, it’s important to understand the risks. Today, your eye doctor answers some of the most common questions concerning costume contact lenses.[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.
Parents have an uneasy relationship with digital devices. On the one hand, they’re an essential part of modern life. On the other hand, there’s the question of how much screen time is appropriate for your kids. And more importantly, for parents with toddlers, there’s the question of at what age should you should let your kids start playing with a digital device.
Contact lenses are an effective way to correct refractive errors and give you better visual clarity. They are also convenient to use. Nevertheless, some people hesitate to give contacts a try due to misconceptions surrounding them.
Your children’s eyes are still developing, warranting the need for special care and attention when maintaining their visual health. This helps ensure their continuous learning and development. This August, let your reliable eye doctor from Alderwood Optical and Canyon Park Vision Clinic share four ways to keep their eyes in great condition as we celebrate Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month.
Overexposure to solar radiation may cause health problems. Your vulnerable eyes, in particular, are likely to develop eye sunburn and UV-related ocular changes. This is why Alderwood Optical and Canyon Park Vision Clinic emphasizes the need to wear sunglasses all the time. June 27th is the national Sunglass day and to celebrate it let your trusted optical care clinic share four good reasons to wear sunglasses. [Read more…]
Studies show that cataract development is responsible for 51% of the reported cases of blindness worldwide. In the United States alone, approximately 24.4 million individuals are affected with this condition. Researchers predict that this number will increase up to 50 million by 2050. At Alderwood Optical and Canyon Park Vision Clinic, we believe spreading awareness about this disease and how to manage it is the best way to prevent these numbers from growing. Here, your expert optometrist shares some important facts about cataracts:
A leading cause of vision loss among individuals aged 50 years and above is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Although increasing age is the determining factor of this condition, recent studies also point to your diet as a contributing element. In today’s post, your trusted Bothell optometrist from Alderwood Optical and Canyon Park Vision Clinic sheds light on the connection between diet and AMD. [Read more…]
Maintaining your child’s eyesight plays an important role in their capacity to learn and to socialize with others. Regular eye exams can ensure your child’s normal vision development. [Read more…]