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.
Having vision insurance helps reduce the costs of eye care expenses. Just like health insurance, you pay a monthly premium for this coverage. While health insurance covers the cost of treating eye-related diseases or injuries, a vision plan covers the cost of regular eye care maintenance, including prescriptions for eyeglasses and contact lenses, as well as eye exam visits.[Read more…]
LASIK is one of the most effective ways to correct vision problems. It rectifies refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism by reshaping the cornea.[Read more…]
Orthokeratology (ortho-k) is a cutting edge treatment method for refractive errors that’s an excellent alternative to eyeglasses and contact lenses. The treatment involves the use of specially designed and fitted contact lenses that reshape the cornea temporarily to improve your vision. It’s important to find an optometrist trained in ortho-k that can provide you with expert services.
Approximately 2,000 people in the U.S. sustain an eye injury in the workplace every day. The really startling statistic is that 90% of these eye injuries could have been prevented with the use of appropriate eye protection.
Young adults, the demographic made up of 18 to 35 year olds, often lead busy lifestyles. Due to their hectic work or academic schedules, health, eye health in particular, can sometimes take a back seat to other matters, whether it’s paperwork, reports, or projects. The good news is that taking care of your eyes doesn’t take much time or effort, no matter how busy your schedule might be. [Read more…]
It is estimated that by the year 2050, half of the world’s population will have myopia, or nearsightedness. As of 2016, 40% of Americans had the condition. While there is no cure for myopia, the good news is that with the help of an eye doctor, there are ways to slow down the progression of the condition among children. [Read more…]