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The Protective Benefits of Wearing the Right Eyeglasses

Eyeglasses are a necessary part of daily life for many North Americans. In the U.S. alone, more than six out of every 10 adults wear some form of corrective lenses, be that over-the-counter reading glasses, prescription glasses or contact lenses. Glasses not only correct our vision, they also play an important role in protecting our eyes, so it’s very important  Read More →

Choosing Sunglasses for the Whole Family

In the eyewear industry, nonprescription fashion sunglasses are called plano. It’s a huge category that offers many choices in styling, frame materials and designer names. But, besides the fact that fashion sunglasses make you look cool, they serve the very important purpose of shielding your eyes from the sun’s harmful UV rays and every member of the family should have  Read More →

How to Get Relief from Springtime Eye Allergies

It’s estimated that more than 50 million people in the North America have seasonal allergies. Eye allergies are very common. Red, itchy, watery eyes and swollen eyelids are caused by the same irritants that cause sneezing and runny noses among seasonal allergy sufferers. In some cases, allergies can play a role in pink eye and other eye infections. Here’s how  Read More →

Three Ways to Protect Your Eyes

We often take the things in our lives for granted, until something goes wrong with one of them. Needless to say, our eyes are especially important to us, so it’s essential to pause now and then to consider what we’re doing, or not doing, to keep them healthy. Here are three ways to protect your eyes. Shield Them Too much  Read More →

Read This Before You Buy Halloween Contact Lenses

If you want your eyes to look like those of a vampire or some other spooky character this All Hallows’ Eve, special contact lenses can do that for you but you should read this before you buy Halloween contact lenses. Get Them from an Optician In order to buy Halloween contact lenses, you need a prescription from a qualified eye  Read More →

The Importance of Wearing Your Sunglasses All Year Long

If you’re a little older and your eyes are sensitive to bright light, you’re probably already used to wearing your sunglasses outside year ‘round. Others may not realize the importance of keeping their sunglasses handy, even during the winter months. The importance of wearing your sunglasses all year long cannot be over-emphasized. Here’s why. UV Rays Unfortunately cloud cover doesn’t  Read More →

Reading with Proper Lighting Helps to Avoid Eye Strain

Reading in the dark won’t cause permanent damage to your eyes, but it can lead to short term problems, such as headaches and eye strain, that are totally avoidable. Whether you’re reading a paperback book, an e-reader or on a tablet, you should know why reading with proper lighting helps to avoid eye strain. The following are some reading environment  Read More →

Causes of Watery Eyes and What You Can Do About It

Watery eyes are not usually something you need to be concerned about but it can be annoying when you feel that you are constantly dabbing your eyes with a tissue. Tears are essential for the nourishment and lubrication the human eye. Whenever you blink, you’re washing your eyes with tears produced by the lacrimal glands in your upper eyelids. These  Read More →

Causes and Treatments of Double Vision

Normally, each of your eyes sees a slightly different view of the same object and an intricate system of muscles, nerves and the brain puts these two images together to create one 3D image. When this visual processing system isn’t working correctly or when the eyes point or focus improperly, you may find yourself seeing two of each object. This  Read More →

9 Ways to Reduce Computer Screen Eye Strain

In these modern times, it’s nearly impossible to go even a few hours a day without staring at some sort of electronic screen. Indeed, many of us have jobs that require us to work at computer screens for hours at a time and that can put a real strain on your eyes. Eye problems caused by constant computer use come  Read More →

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