Do MiSight® Contacts Slow Myopia?

September 21, 2020

According to a recent study, it is highly likely that at least half of the world’s population will suffer from myopia by 2050. Cases of myopia have been on the rise at an alarming rate. Also known as nearsightedness, myopia develops when an individual’s eyeball grows longer than normal, resulting in blurry vision. This condition is very common among children. Fortunately, new research has brought about strategies to manage myopia. One of the ways to slow down the development of myopia is the use of MiSight® contact lenses.

What are the best contact lenses for keratoconus?

August 31, 2020

Keratoconus is an eye disease that’s characterized by the continued and progressive thinning of the cornea. When this happens, the cornea develops a cone-shaped bulge that extends outwards from the center of the cornea.

Specialty Contact Lenses: Soft Lenses, Hard Lenses, Scleral and Ortho-K

July 21, 2020

If you have corneal transplants or corneal issues, conventional contact lenses cannot help you. According to the National Eye Institute, specialized contact lenses work in various ways to treat different corneal issues. The aim of these contact lenses is to provide visual clarity while tending to your symptoms.

Can Staring at a Computer Screen Cause Dry Eyes?

June 8, 2020

How much time each day you spend looking at a digital device? And do you really know what impact it’s having on your health? Research has shown that as many as 60% of U.S adults spend more than 5 hours each day looking at a digital device.

What Is Binocular Vision Dysfunction and How Do I Know If I Am Affected?

May 20, 2020

Binocular vision dysfunction, also called BVD, refers to a group of conditions where both eyes find it hard to work together as a team. As a result, misalignment between the line of sight occurs. Vision misalignment, whether vertical, horizontal, or both, can significantly impact your everyday life.

What Is Keratoconus?

April 14, 2020

If you have keratoconus, your cornea swells up into a cone and emaciates. When the cornea’s shape changes, the rays of light become out of focus and your vision then becomes askew and blurry which can make your daily activities challenging to perform. If you want to further understand keratoconus, keep reading.

What are Prism Eyeglasses?

March 23, 2020

If you have double vision, you might benefit from having prism eyeglasses. The eyeglasses will do either convergence correction or positional correction. Prism lenses will help your eyes to work together better. Your eye doctor can help you decide if prism eyeglasses are a good option for you.

Dry Eye Prevention Tips

February 25, 2020

Dry, scratchy eyes are a common problem that will likely affect all of us at one point or another during our lifetime. They can occur for a variety of reasons – some of which we can control, and others which we can’t. Unfortunately, the symptoms of dry eye can be irritating and inconvenient, having a significant effect on your day to day life. The symptoms include stinging, scratchy and dry-feeling eyes, redness, sensitivity to light, blurred vision and more. Here are our top tips for the prevention of dry eyes.

Eye Exercises to Improve Vision and Eye Health

January 15, 2020

Do you take your eye health and vision for granted? Most of us do to some extent, not really realizing how much we rely on our eyesight until we experience a problem that affects our ability to see clearly. However, eye health is just as important as your general health and wellbeing and we should ensure that making time to take care of our eyes is just as much of a priority as eating right or exercising regularly. It may surprise you to learn that it isn’t just our body that can benefit from frequent exercise. Our eyes have muscles that serve them too, and these can become stiff and sore if we don’t use them enough. Fortunately, there are exercises that can ensure that we can use our eyes comfortably. In the process, we can potentially increase our productivity, eliminate any headaches that we have been experiencing and keep our vision clear and our eyes healthy.

Wearing Contacts with Astigmatism: What you Should Know

December 17, 2019

Millions of people rely on prescription corrective lenses to help them see the world around them more clearly. A large percentage of these people have a condition called astigmatism. While there are several different vision correction options for people with astigmatism, many people prefer to wear contact lenses. There are some important things to understand when it comes to astigmatism and contact lenses.

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