Family Eye Clinic Blog

Family Eye Clinic Blog

Family Eye Clinic Blog

Family Eye Clinic Blog

Symptoms of Dry Eye Syndrome: When to Seek Evaluation from a Specialist

Dry eye syndrome is a common eye condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the eyes do not produce enough tears or when the tears evaporate too quickly. This can lead to discomfort, irritation, and even vision problems. If you are experiencing symptoms of dry eye syndrome, it is important to understand the causes and know when to seek evaluation from a specialist.

Your First Contact Lens Fitting: What to Expect and How to Prepare

Your first contact lens fitting is a crucial step in your journey to clear, comfortable vision. It's a unique experience tailored to your specific needs and eye health. In this process, a professional eye doctor will assess your eyes and discuss the best options for you. Understanding what this process entails can help you prepare adequately and make the most of the experience.

How Computer Glasses Minimize Eye Strain and Improve Posture

In today's digital age, our lives are increasingly centered around screens. We work on them, learn from them, and use them for entertainment.

The Benefits of Investing in High-quality Glasses

Clear and comfortable vision is essential whether you are driving, working on a computer, or simply enjoying a good book. Investing in high-quality glasses is imperative.

How to Choose Glasses That Suit Your Face Shape and Style

Knowing your face shape is essential when looking for glasses or sunglasses. This guide provides expert recommendations on how to determine your face shape.

Early Signs That Glaucoma Is Developing and What to Do

Glaucoma is a serious eye disease that can lead to vision loss and is caused by damage to the optic nerve. Fluid buildup in the eye increases pressure (intraocular pressure) that damages the nerve over time.

10 Signs that Cataracts are Ready to be Removed

One of the most common misconceptions about cataracts is that you have to wait before you can get them removed. However, the reality is that cataracts can essentially be removed at any time. Most patients prefer to wait until their eyesight is significantly affected before undergoing the procedure.

How to Care for your Contact Lenses

Just like glasses, contact lenses still require some care to keep them in good condition, particularly if you opt to wear weeklies, monthlies, or even longer-wearing varieties. Proper contact lens care is also essential to minimize the risk of developing eye infections and other potentially painful and sight-limiting conditions that can occur when harmful microorganisms enter the eye when contacts are inserted. Dirty contact lenses are a leading cause of issues like conjunctivitis (pink eye) and dry eye.

Ideal Candidates for LASIK

The limitations, and sometimes frustrations (after all, how many people lose or break their glasses?) felt by people who wear prescription eyewear are very common. Whether for farsightedness, nearsightedness, or astigmatism, laser eye surgery is something many will consider. While there are many types of laser vision correction, one is more popular than any other – LASIK.

Why You Need Regular Eye Exams

Most people tend to overlook regular eye exams. Just because your vision is good does not mean you do not need an eye exam. Eye exams help identify problems early. Regular eye exams help your doctor provide medical help you may need before the condition exacerbates.

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