Keeping your eyes in good condition starts with maintaining a healthy lifestyle. One of the best ways to do so is to eat foods rich in eye-friendly nutrients. Opti-Care, your leading provider of quality eyeglasses and other eye care services, shares some great examples below.
Good eyesight is an essential part of your well-being and daily efficiency. This is why Opti-Care highlights the importance of taking good care of your eyes. Widespread misconceptions about how your eyes actually work can undermine these efforts, however. Read on as your optometrist reveals the truth behind common vision misconceptions.
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…]