From laptops to gaming consoles, digital devices have become more compact and portable through the years. As a result, people are spending more time using these gadgets than ever before.
The medical term “myopia” refers to nearsightedness caused by the lengthening of the eyeballs. A common refractive error seen in children and teens, it requires vision correction, most commonly through eyeglasses or contact lenses.
Myopia can worsen later in life, increasing the risk for cataracts, glaucoma, retinal detachment and even blindness. Fortunately, myopia control, which involves treatments that help slow down the condition’s progression, can significantly help. Vision Care Plus, home of your local eye care doctors, explains more below.
Vision Care Plus offers contact lenses to help improve your visual health and comfort. They may be one of the safest forms of vision correction, but not handling them the right way increases the risk of developing lens wear-induced infections. In addition, improper disposal of these devices also poses a threat to the environment.
In today’s post, your local eye care services provider discuss what you need to know about proper contact lens disposal.
August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. With the school year about to start, it is important to keep your kids’ eyes healthy and safe. After all, 80% of what is taught inside the classroom involves visual learning. Failing to look after your children’s visual health and wellness can lead to problems that may interfere with their performance at school and even affect their safety.
Vision Care Plus, home of your local family eye care specialists, provides five tips to help you safeguard your children’s visual health.
Cataracts are one of the leading causes of vision loss. Thankfully, the condition can be treated with surgery in just about 15 minutes. With such a fast and effective procedure available, there’s no reason for you to delay getting this treatment.
From laptops to gaming consoles, digital devices have become more compact and portable through the years, making them more convenient to carry around with you. In fact, recent studies show that Americans spend an average of 10 hours a day on screens, with at least one hour of that spent playing video games.
Together with IIS Aragon and Devices for Integral Visual Examination (DIVE) Medical, Chinese telecommunications company Huawei is working to create artificial intelligence (AI) technology that would detect and diagnose early signs of visual problems in children as young as six months old.
Summer is a great time for kids to spend time outdoors. Whether they’re playing in your back yard, exploring bike paths or swimming at the pool, make sure their eyes are protected all the time.
Prescription sunglasses may cost more than regular eyewear. But with the convenience they offer, they might just be worth the additional investment.