Your eyes frequently make tiny, unnoticeable, jerking movements known as microsaccades. However, certain circumstances may cause your eye muscles to contract abnormally, a condition referred to as blepharospasm. In today’s post, Opti-Care, your trusted provider of dry eye treatments and other eye care services, discusses the different underlying causes of this condition.
Your baby’s vision will undergo many changes throughout their first year of life. Being familiar with these events can help you identify any irregularities as early as possible and seek effective treatment for your child.
A cigarette contains around 4,000 active, toxic compounds, including formaldehyde, carbon monoxide and tar. Medical researchers have irrefutably established the harmful effects of cigarettes on your heart and lungs. However, did you know that smoking is also a major risk factor for many eye conditions?
The plummeting temperatures of winter lead to drier air, which can cause dry eye syndrome. You may also be at a greater risk of UV-related eye conditions in the winter too, since UV rays can be reflected off of snow. [Read more…]
Blepharoptosis, more commonly known as ptosis, is a condition that causes you to have low-lying upper eyelids. This impacts both your physical appearance and, in some cases, your vision. In today’s post, your expert optometrist from Opti-Care answers commonly asked questions about this condition. [Read more…]
Temperatures are falling as we get further into autumn and winter approaches. While the beautiful changing leaves and crisp temperatures make fall the perfect season for outdoor activities, the cold, dry weather of the season increases the risk of dry eye syndrome. In today’s post, your trusted eye doctor from Opti-Care explains how to manage this condition. [Read more…]
The Eye Injury Snapshot, an annual clinical survey about eye injuries in the U.S., reported that approximately two million household-related eye accidents happen each year. To put a halt to their increasing occurrence, your reliable optometrist from Opti-Care share some helpful tips for maintaining visual safety in your home. [Read more…]
Advancements in technology have yielded vision correction methods that are more effective and convenient than ever before–such as LASIK (laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis). In addition to our wide selection of eyeglasses and contact lenses, we also LASIK evaluation, referral, and post-surgery care. This includes determining if you are a good candidate for this procedure. Here are four basic requirements you need to meet: