2 Things The Eye Doctor Will Do At Your Exam


There are many people who wonder if they should be going to the eye doctor. Since many people don't have insurance for these types of appointments, they put off getting an eye exam for far too long. The recommendation is seeing the eye doctor every couple years while you are young and healthy, and then as you get old the time gets shorter until you should be seeing the eye doctor annually.

17 November 2017

Warm Weather Eye Protection


During the summer months most people like to surround themselves with plenty of water. Whether this means white water rafting on an exciting adventure, wading in the local swimming hole, or spending time in a swimming pool, there are things that should be done in order to make sure that you are doing all that you can to keep your eyes protected. Make sure you are wearing sunglasses Since you are going to be outside while you are enjoying the water, you want to be sure you are wearing sunglasses that offer you UV protection while you are outside.

8 June 2017

Turning 60? 2 Health Problems You Should Be Aware Of


When you start aging, there are health problems that can creep up on you. It can be helpful to learn about these problems so you can watch out for the signs. You can then get treatment early so you can feel better again. Keep reading to learn of two of these things. Cataracts Cataracts are not life threatening but they can make you go completely blind if you do not get them treated.

13 March 2017

How Eye Doctors Measure Your Eyes For Contact Lenses


If you are considering contact lenses, and you have never had them before, you may be wondering how doctors fit the lenses to your eye. There is actually a part of your eye exam referred to as the "contact lens exam." Really, this is just a few extra steps that your optometrist (a.k.a., eye doctor) takes to get the exact measurements of your eyes. Here is how that part of the exam works.

24 February 2017