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Remedies for Eye Floaters: Can Visiting the Eye Doctor and Lifestyle Changes Help?

Eye floaters are a common yet bothersome eye condition that can cause blurry or distorted vision. These tiny, dark shapes appear to move within your field of vision.

Infection Control: Tips for Managing and Treating Pink Eye

Pink eye, or conjunctivitis, is a highly contagious infection. Bacteria, viruses, or allergens can cause it. To prevent the spread of pink eye and other infections, practicing good hygiene and following infection control protocols is important.

Seeing Double: Understanding the Causes and Treatments of Double Vision!

Did you know that an estimated 850,000 visits to doctors’ offices and emergency departments occur in the U.S. on an annual basis due to double vision? That’s according to research from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Here are the common types, causes, and treatments of double vision so that you can better understand this condition and how it can be managed.

The Benefits of Orthokeratology for Myopia Control

Orthokeratology is a form of corneal refractive therapy that is effective in lessening myopia. You wear these gas-permeable contacts as you sleep, and they reshape your cornea over time. If you are contemplating orthokeratology (ortho-k) as a treatment for your myopia, you may want to know its benefits—more so if you have experienced many inconveniences and frustrations from wearing conventional contact lenses or eyeglasses.

Signs That Your Child May Need to See an Eye Doctor for an Exam

Good eyesight is necessary for reading, writing, playing, walking, and other routine tasks and activities. All kids need good vision to meet the demands of school and enjoy the highest quality of life.

5 Early Warning Signs of an Eye Problem

Taking care of your eyes will help ensure you prevent eye conditions and enjoy good vision. Monitoring your eyes will help detect eye issues before they become serious problems. If they are diagnosed early, the eye doctor can recommend a treatment plan to protect and preserve your vision. Apart from scheduling regular eye exams, you should visit the doctor if you experience vision changes. 

Am I a Good Candidate for Scleral Lenses?

Nowadays, scleral lenses are an increasingly common strategy to address various vision problems and eye disorders. Many people prefer them to regular contacts due to their comfort, better fit, and less irritability.

Vision Screening vs. Comprehensive Eye Exam: What's the Difference?

Caring for vision and eye health are vital for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Vision screenings and eye exams help detect vision and eye issues. Early detection and diagnosis can help ensure the effective resolution of eye issues, which can help prevent vision loss. 

Can Gentle Vision Shaping System Improve Eyesight?

People who need vision correction are increasingly embracing treatment options that do not involve wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses. Traditionally, the only option was to get laser surgery to correct the refraction error. 

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