There are various types of contact lenses that serve specific purposes, ranging from vision correction to cosmetic. It’s important to choose the right type of contact lenses for your unique needs. Below are some questions that you should think about before purchasing contacts.[Read more…]
Uveitis is a term that refers to a group of inflammatory diseases that affect the middle part of the eye, called the uvea. The main symptom is swelling, but redness and pain may occur as well. When left untreated, uveitis can destroy eye tissue and lead to severe eye problems including blindness.[Read more…]
Astigmatism is a common refractive error that causes blurred vision. For example, if you’re looking at your watch, the hour hand may appear clear, while the minute hand appears blurry. Your focusing ability may also change depending on how far away your watch is from your eyes. An eye doctor can help you determine whether you have astigmatism or not.[Read more…]
Orthokeratology, or “ortho-k,” is a noninvasive treatment method for refractive errors that involves the use of special contact lenses worn during sleep. In this blog, your local eye care specialists at Opti-Care shares tips on how to help your teenager take care of their ortho-k lenses.
Vision problems in children can be difficult to detect. Young children in particular may not consciously realize they have a vision problem. As parents, it’s important to be vigilant about your child’s visual health, especially given how important vision is to learning. In this blog, local eye care center Opti-Care discusses signs of hidden vision problems in children and discusses when you should call an eye doctor.