2016

  • Choose A Great Pair Of Glasses To Wear When Enjoying The Outdoors

    If you are someone who loves being outdoors and you have less than perfect vision, it may be hard to enjoy the outdoors as much as would like to. There are many options now available when it comes to glasses, and knowing how to choose the right glasses to wear when outdoors can help you ensure that you are as comfortable as you can be at all times and can still see clearly, as well.
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  • Signs Of Vision Problems

    Vision changes can come on so slowly that you won't even know you are seeing any different than you always have. However, these changes can actually become pretty severe if you don't pay attention and look for the warning signs. The information in this article will help you to catch changes happening to your vision as soon as possible, so you can get in to see the optometrist to have your condition treated correctly before it progresses any further.
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  • Thinking About Contacts? Ask Yourself These 3 Questions

    If you've finally decided to make the move from eyeglasses to contact lenses, you may be a little scared. You may also be a bit intimidated. After all, there many options and a number of things that you need to keep in mind to ensure that you're getting the best possible optical good for your needs. When buying contact lenses, here are three questions you'll want to make sure to ask yourself or an eye professional to help you make a well-informed decision regarding your eye health:
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  • Makeup Tips For Women Wearing Glasses

    If you've always worn glasses, you may already know how to wear your makeup. If, however, you just recently started wearing eyewear, you may not know how to balance your makeup with your new accessory. You have to remember that your eyeglasses are not only going to help you see better, they can also attract attention to things like dark under-eye circles and makeup creases. They may even make some of your better features disappear behind your frames.
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  • Selecting The Best Laser Safety Glasses

    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.
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  • Astigmatism And Contacts: Finding A Comfortable Fit

    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.
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  • Makeup Tips For Those Who Wear Glasses

    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
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  • Does Your Child Want Contacts? What To Know

    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.
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