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Common Eye Injuries/Emergencies

A workplace is a common area for people to get eye injuries or emergencies. Around 2,000 workers in the United States get eye injuries daily. Raising workplace eye safety awareness during Eye Safety Month is crucial. The knowledge can help most people be keen to protect their eyes and learn what to do if facing an eye emergency. Read on to learn more.

When Should My Child Have Their First Eye Exam?

As a parent, you must prioritize your little one's eye health. Vision problems at a young age can significantly impact your child's overall development. It is best to schedule regular eye exams from a young age to ensure your child's eyes develop properly.

Candidates for Ortho-k Treatment for Myopia

Ortho-k is a medical revolution that helps treat refractive eye issues like myopia. The treatment involves using unique contact lenses overnight while you sleep. To receive the benefits of ortho-k, you must wear the contacts every night. It works by reshaping your cornea to enable you to see when you remove them during the day. The effects of the treatment are temporary, so you must wear the lenses consistently every night.

Do I Have Dry Eyes or Seasonal Allergies?

You are not alone if you suffer from red, itchy, dry eyes. Many individuals experience dry eyes or seasonal allergies in the summer and spring. It is not easy to tell the difference between the two conditions, but sometimes they interlink. 

Finding the Most Effective Dry Eye Treatment for You

Dry eye can be chronic or temporary. Environmental factors often cause temporary dry eyes. You may experience symptoms after being in an arid environment or wearing contact lenses for a long time. Chronic dry eye most times occurs due to an underlying condition.

Can Myopia Be Cured or Only Managed?

Living with myopia can be rather disheartening and challenging. It can be difficult not to be able to see distances clearly, especially when driving or identifying people. Aside from being inconvenienced, myopia can damage your vision as you age.

At What Age Can My Child Start Myopia Treatment?

Myopia, also called nearsightedness, is a common eye problem that usually develops between the age of six and 14. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, 50 percent of people (one in every two) have myopia.

Recognizing Signs of Nearsightedness in Children

More than 40 percent of adults in America have nearsightedness. Unfortunately, the numbers rose by 25 percent over 40 years, with children adding to the statistics. Some are as young as three years old.

How Is Dry Eye Diagnosed?

Dry eyes occur when your eyes cannot produce enough tears to remain lubricated. As a result, your eyes can feel uncomfortable, and you can experience vision problems. If you have scratchy and dry eyes, your doctor can use the following tests to diagnose dry eyes.

Preparing for Cataract Surgery: What to Know

Aging is the most common cause of cataract development. Growing older makes the eye lens gradually become cloudy and lose clarity. You may begin considering cataract surgery when your quality of life gets affected. Once your doctor recommends surgery, there are a few things you need to know and do to ensure you get your desired outcome. Read on to learn more.

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