Cases of myopia or nearsightedness are growing in number worldwide. To answer the expanding need for myopia correction, eye doctors are using multifocal lenses. The National Institutes of Health funded a study that proved the effectiveness of multifocal lenses in controlling myopia in children.
Every child needs to have good eyesight to learn comfortably in school. This does not mean that a visually impaired child cannot learn. It just means that good eyesight makes learning slightly easier for your child. Visual impairment may breed other problems for your child.
If you currently wear glasses, you’ll know that they can make a big difference to the way that you look and feel about your appearance. The style you choose can enhance your facial features, complement your skin tone and even reflect key elements of your personality.
There are many different issues that can affect our eyes during our lifetime. Two of the most common are eye allergies and dry eyes. Dry eye and eye allergy sufferers may experience many of the same symptoms and so this can make identifying which they are affected by a little more difficult.
Proper use of your contact lenses, including the case, is crucial to keep your eyes healthy. The use of contact lenses can already put you at an increased risk of developing issues, such as dry eyes. If you fail to clean and store your contact lenses properly, you set yourself up for other problems, including eye infection. So, how do you make sure you are handling your contact lenses as directed?
We all know that we should wear sunscreen before we go outside and most of us remember to take this precaution in order to protect our skin. However, many people still think of sunglasses as being purely a fashion accessory when in actual fact, they are a vitally important piece of protective eyewear that can ensure that your eyes aren’t damaged by the harmful effects of the sun.
Blue light is all around us. Some blue light is natural, emitted by the sun. This blue light is a short wavelength, high energy light that is responsible for how blue the sky can appear on a bright day. Other blue light is artificial, and is produced by LED lights and digital screens, such as those of smartphones, computers, tablets and televisions.