Lens coatings are applied to the lenses of your eyeglasses to enhance their durability and performance. If you are thinking about purchasing new eyeglasses, it is important to understand the different types of lens coatings available on the market.[Read more…]
If you work in an office, chances are you spend most of your time in front of a computer screen or another digital device. This can put extra strain on your eyes, causing them to feel fatigued.[Read more…]
An eye exam is as important as your yearly physical or dental exam. Eye exams allow for detecting eye conditions in their early stages. Your optometrist will also evaluate your visual acuity, as well as eye movement and alignment. Further tests help identify signs of eye disease like cataracts or glaucoma or even health problems like diabetes and heart-related ailments.[Read more…]
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye-related condition that occurs when the macula, the light-sensitive tissue located at the back of the eye, gets damaged. As a result, central vision becomes blurred or distorted while peripheral remains intact. AMD is among the leading causes of vision loss among adults, and while it doesn’t cause complete blindness, the loss of central vision makes it difficult for an individual to recognize faces or perform daily tasks.[Read more…]
Around 45 million people in the United States wear contact lenses. Most wear them to correct vision problems, but some select colored lenses to change the appearance of their eyes. In this blog, eyeglasses and contact lenses experts at Opti Care discuss what you need to know about colored lenses.[Read more…]
Dry eye syndrome occurs when your tear glands can’t supply enough lubrication for your eyes. Research has shown that there may be a connection between dry eye syndrome and migraines. It appears that there is a close relation in the underlying mechanisms that trigger symptoms of both conditions.
Hormonal shifts, like what occurs during menopause, can cause visual changes. During menopause, there is a decrease in estrogen and androgen levels, which can affect your health in different ways. In this post, the top expert on eyeglasses and eye health, Opti-Care, shares how menopause can affect your visual health and what you can do about it.