When you look around the room, what do you see? Do you see everything clearly, or are there spots in your visual field that are a bit blurry or fuzzy? If your answer is the latter, you need to see an optometrist for an assessment. In fact, it is a good idea to see an optometrist once a year whether or not you are actually noticing any changes to your vision. Optometrists offer vital services for us all. If you're seeking a better understanding of those services, then we invite you to read the articles provided on this blog, which is all about optometrists and their work.
26 January 2021
Are you someone who tends to shrug off various medical symptoms and minor problems, figuring they will go away on their own? Sometimes, the problems probably do fade away, never to return again. Other times, though, they really are an indication that something is amiss. The following symptoms, for example, are often brushed aside, when really they indicate that you should see an optometrist. Frequent Headaches There are a lot of reasons why you may be getting headaches frequently.
2 November 2020
Vision is arguably the most important of the five senses. If you want your eyesight to serve you for many years, you have to be careful about what you eat, the kind of light you expose your eyes to, and how you deal with eye infections. While some eye diseases such as strabismus, short and long-sightedness, squinting, and walleyes are genetic, there are other conditions that you can control. The most important thing is to understand the common indicators that your eye health might be failing and see an experienced optometrist at the right time.
19 October 2020
Vision care is most likely something you are skimping out on, and eye care as well. Both are very important in your day to day living and important in preventing vision or eye concerns that could be irreversible. Taking care of your eyes is something you should be doing daily, but most rarely even think about this. Read on for some eye care you may be forgetting about or skimping out on to help you care for your eyes.
28 September 2020
Vision loss is something very serious and shouldn't be taken lightly. If you are experiencing a loss of vision, you should report it to your optometrist. If you have sudden vision loss especially, it should be reported immediately. A sudden loss of vision is usually a sign of some other type of disorder, which will also need to be treated in order to help prevent further vision loss. Health issues, such as diabetes, can result in a loss of vision.
27 August 2020
Clear vision is critical to a child's early learning and social development, and the sooner eye problems are detected and treated, the better the treatment outcome. Unfortunately, children may not understand or be able to communicate that they are having vision problems. That's why vision screening in prekindergarten children is so important. Yet too many parents are unaware of the importance of early screening and wait until it is provided by their child's school.