Selecting The Best Laser Safety Glasses
10 March 2016
Anything from a laser pointer to an industrial laser has the potential to cause eye damage. Lasers have the ability to cause eye damage because the focused light is either too strong or it lasts for too long. By absorbing light, the part of the retina that contains a pigment generates heat. Thermal damage can cause a blank spot that is impossible to treat and has to be replaced. Oftentimes, the damage only takes a few seconds to occur.
Astigmatism And Contacts: Finding A Comfortable Fit
8 March 2016
Astigmatism is a condition where the cornea is misshapen. Normally round, the cornea of someone with astigmatism will often be oblong instead. This causes blurriness in their vision and makes it difficult for normal contact lenses to correct their vision properly, or for the lens to sit on the eye without slipping. It can be an inherited condition or caused by a trauma to the eye. It may even develop in people who move their eyes frequently in a back and forth fashion, like avid readers.
Makeup Tips For Those Who Wear Glasses
4 March 2016
If you had just been informed you are in need of corrective lenses, and you selected a pair of glasses to adjust your vision, you may wonder what your options are when wearing cosmetics. Since you have glasses drawing attention to your eye area, the makeup you wear will need to be applied a bit differently to have a favorable appearance. Here are some makeup tips to use when wearing glasses.
Draw Some Attention Downward
Does Your Child Want Contacts? What To Know
1 March 2016
If your child has been wearing glasses since they were diagnosed with an eye problem, but they are now interested in contacts, you'll want to talk with your eye specialist to reach a verdict. You want to make sure that contacts will be accommodating to your child's vision impairment, and that they are ready for this responsibility.
Children as young as 8 years old can start wearing contacts. This is if the parent thinks they are responsible enough to do so and the eye specialist recommends it.