Your eyesight plays a major role in your quality of life, which is why it’s so important to have regular checkups with your eye doctor. One of the most serious eye problems is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). In this post, Alderwood Optical & Canyon Park Vision Clinic provides a brief overview of AMD.[Read more…]
Menopause is a natural process women go through later in life. Your body may experience many changes during menopause, including changes in your vision and eye health.[Read more…]
Every optometrist is familiar with common myths about eye health, like how eating tons of carrots will improve your vision, or how eyeglasses can actually worsen your eyesight. What are the most common myths about eyeglasses? Is there any truth to them? Alderwood Optical & Canyon Park Vision Clinic answers these questions below.
Laser eye surgery can correct refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. This procedure typically takes around 30 minutes and involves a quick and easy recovery. It shouldn’t take long before you can go back to your daily routine after surgery.[Read more…]
While it is widely known that ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause damage to the eyes. But what you might not know is that eye color is a factor in how much you’re susceptible to UV damage. In today’s post, your local optometrist at Alderwood Optical & Canyon Park Vision Clinic discusses why people with light-colored eyes are at higher risk for UV damage.[Read more…]
An optometrist can help your child choose the right pair of prescription eyeglasses to correct refractive errors such as myopia (nearsightedness) and hyperopia (farsightedness). However, it’s not uncommon for a child to refuse to wear glasses. What should you do if this is your child? Here are some suggestions.[Read more…]
One of the newest treatment options for myopia or nearsightedness is orthokeratology, or more popularly known as ortho-k. It is also used to treat other refractive eye conditions.[Read more…]
March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month. Employers and employees are encouraged to observe this month as an opportunity to improve working conditions relative to eye health and safety. As an employer, what can you do for your employees to make sure their eyes do not suffer injuries at work?[Read more…]